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Project Title: Committee on Solar and Space Physics

PIN: DEPS-SSB-16-07         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Space Studies Board DEPS

RSO:
Sheffer, Abigail

Subject/Focus Area:
Math, Chemistry, and Physics; Space and Aeronautics


Committee on Solar and Space Physics
March 27, 2018 - March 29, 2018
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Abigail Sheffer
Email: asheffer@nas.edu
Phone: 2023343863
Fax:


Agenda:

Open and closed sessions subject to change.
Last updated 03/23/2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM CLOSED COMMITTEE ONLY SESSION

9:30 AM Briefing: NASA Heliophysics Peg Luce, NASA

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM Highlights from Heliophysics Advisory Committee Jill Dahlburg, NRL

11:15 AM Briefing: NSF Geospace Section Michael Wiltberger, NSF

12:00 PM Lunch


1:00 PM - 6:00 PM PLENARY SESSIONS

1:00 PM Welcome Fiona Harrison, SSB Chair

1:05 PM Quick Update on Current SSB Activities Dick Rowberg, Interim SSB Director

1:15 PM NASA-SMD Budget, Program, and Priorities Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA

2:00 PM Short 15-minute Talks From Agency Representatives

• ESA Space Science – Fabio Favata, ESA-SCI
• ESA Human and Robotic Exploration – David Parker, ESA-HRE
• ESA Earth Observation Programs - Status and Future Challenges – Maurice Borgeaud, ESA-EO
• Chinese Academy of Sciences: Current and Future Programs – Ji Wu, CAS National Space Science Center
• JAXA Institute of Space and Astronautical Science – TBC, JAXA-ISAS

3:45 PM Personal Perspective on State of International Collaboration:
Len Fisk, President of COSPAR

4:00 PM Moderated Q&A Sessions with NASA, COSPAR and International Agency Representatives
Moderator: Fiona Harrison, SSB Chair

5:30 PM Closing Comments: SSB Chair

Public Meeting Adjourns

Wednesday, March 28

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM CLOSED COMMITTEE ONLY SESSION

9:30 AM Briefing: NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) Bill Lapenta, NOAA

10:15 AM Break

10:30 AM Chinese Activities in Solar and Space Science Ji Wu, CAS National Space Science Center

11:00 AM Briefing: NSF Astronomy and DKIST update David Boboltz, NSF

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM A Decadal Strategy for Earth Observation from Space (joint briefing with CESAS)
Waleed Abdalati, University of Colorado Boulder, co-chair
William Gail, Global Weather Corporation, co-chair

1:45 PM Meet Steve, a New Type of Aurora Elizabeth MacDonald, NASA

2:30 PM SWORM Activities Update Steven Clarke, OSTP

3:00 PM Break

3:30 PM The Formation of the Slow Solar Wind and the Ground State of Space Weather
Nicholeen Viall, NASA GSFC

4:00 PM Heliophysics Science Opportunities with the Deep Space Gateway James Spann, NASA

4:40 PM Public meeting adjourns for the day, committee enters closed session

4:40-5:30 CLOSED COMMITTEEE ONLY SESSION

PUBLIC LECTURE

7:00 PM The Gravitational Wave Astronomical Revolution
Dr. David Reitze, Executive Director of the LIGO Project, CalTech


Thursday, March 29

8:30 AM Midterm study planning Committee and guests

9:00 AM Topics for future CSSP meetings and short reports Committee and guests

10:00 AM Break

10:30 AM Update on Parker Solar Probe and Virtual Tour Nicola Fox, JHU APL


11:30 AM Open session adjourns for the meeting

CLOSED COMMITTEE ONLY SESSION

11:30 AM Committee discussion

12:00 PM Working lunch

1:00 PM Meeting adjourns



Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: