Space Weather Users Workshop 2015

By on 23 June, 2015
Solar Flare

An X2.8-class flare recorded by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory on 13 May, 2013. Copyright: NASA.

 

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s Space Weather Services will be holding its inaugural Space Weather Users Workshop at the Bureau’s New South Wales offices in Sydney. The one day workshop will provide an opportunity to hear from expert speakers, owners and operators of technological systems susceptible to space weather and other users of space weather services.

The workshop will also provide the opportunity to tour the Australian Space Forecast Centre, learn more about the Bureau’s space weather services, and to provide feedback on existing and future services.

Event organisers have indicated that space weather impacts a variety of technological systems and infrastructure that are essential for our daily activities, including:

  • power and energy supply
  • precision navigation and timing systems
  • aviation and transport
  • satellites and communications

Name: Space Weather Users Workshop

Time: 8:45am – 5:00pm

Date: 3 December 2015

Venue: Australian Bureau of Meteorology NSW Offices

Address: 300 Elizabeth St Sydney, Level 15

Cost: Free

Event Website: http://swworkshop.ips.gov.au

 

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