SECOORA 2020 Annual Meeting

SECOORA’s Annual meeting is going virtual!

From the comfort of your couch – join us for our 2020 Annual (Virtual) Meeting May 18-19! Everyone will be able to tune in remotely for updates on SECOORA, IOOS and more.

Registration closed on May 15, 2020 – please click here for more information.

Meeting Outline (PDF of Agenda)

The meeting has been designed so you only attend the specific sessions you are interested in! An email with each meeting’s webinar information will be sent to your inbox.

Monday – May 18, 2020

SECOORA Board Call

9:00 – 9:10 AMWelcome
Rick DeVoe, SECOORA Chair
• Introductions / Roll Call
• Approval of Agenda
• Minutes Approval – April 6, 2020
9:15 – 9:30 AMSECOORA Updates
Debra Hernandez, SECOORA
• Proposals
• Product Development
• Stimulus Funding
9:30 – 9:50 AMRegional Coastal Ocean Observing System Update
Jennifer Dorton, SECOORA
9:50 – 10:00 AMOther Business and Close Meeting
Rick DeVoe, SECOORA Chair

SECOORA Business Meeting

11:30 – 11:40 AMWelcome and Overview of Technology
Rick DeVoe, SECOORA Chair, and Abbey Wakely, SECOORA
11:40 – 12:00 PMUpdates from SECOORA
Debra Hernandez and Jennifer Dorton, SECOORA
12:00 – 12:20 PMUpdates from US Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS)®
Carl Gouldman, US IOOS
12:20 – 12:40 PMUpdates from IOOS Association
Josie Quintrell, IOOS Association
12:40 – 12:55 PMSECOORA Members Business Meeting
• FY 21 Budget and 2020 Board of Directors (Voting Results) – Rick DeVoe, SECOORA Chair
• Board Member Recognition – Rick DeVoe, SECOORA Chair
• SECOORA Committee Updates
12:55 – 1:00 PMAdjourn Meeting

The SECOORA Principal Investigator updates has been cancelled.

Tuesday – May 19, 2020

Q&A Session: SECOORA’s Response to US Integrated Ocean Observing System FY 2020 Notice of Funding Opportunity

10:00 – 10:15 AMOverview of SECOORA Process for Developing IOOS 5-Year Proposal
Jennifer Dorton, SECOORA
10:15 – 11:00 AMFacilitated Q&A Session
Megan Treml and Jennifer Dorton, SECOORA

Coastal Hazards and Resilience Panel – 12:00 – 1:00 PM (website)

SECOORA and the Southeast & Caribbean Disaster Resilience (SCDRP) are teaming up to host a panel to highlight climate related forecasts, data needs related to climate resilience, and share their insights on mitigating the pressing threats of rising seas. Below are the speakers. Click here for more information on the panel.

  • Gary Mitchum, University of South Florida 
  • Jan Mackinnon, GA Department of Natural Resources
  • Ben Kirtman, University of Miami

Meeting Materials