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NOAA SPACE WEATHER ADVISORY GROUP, Apr 12, 2024, virtual, 10:00 am-2:00 pm ET

NOAA’s Space Weather Advisory Group will meet on April 12, 2024 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ET.

Public participation is virtual only.

More information is in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XV197]

Space Weather Advisory Group Meeting

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.
SUMMARY: The Space Weather Advisory Group (SWAG) will meet for a half 
day on April 12, 2024.

DATES: The meeting is scheduled as follows: April 12, 2024 from 10 
a.m.-2 p.m. eastern daylight saving time (EDT).

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be a virtual event. For details on 
how to connect to the webinar or to submit comments, please visit 
https://www.weather.gov/swag or contact Amy Macpherson, National 
Weather Service; telephone: 816-287-1344; email: 
amy.macpherson@noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Macpherson, National Weather 
Service, NOAA, 7220 NW 101st Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64153; 816-287-
1344 or amy.macpherson@noaa.gov; or visit the SWAG website: https://www.weather.gov/swag.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Promoting Research and 
Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow 
(PROSWIFT) Act, 51 U.S.C. 60601 et seq., the Administrator of NOAA and 
the National Science and Technology Council's Space Weather Operations, 
Research, and Mitigation (SWORM) Subcommittee established the SWAG on 
April 21, 2021. The SWAG is the only Federal Advisory SWAG that advises 
and informs the interest and work of the SWORM. The SWAG is to receive 
advice from the academic community, the commercial space weather 
sector, and nongovernmental space weather end users to carry out the 
responsibilities of the SWAG set forth in the PROSWIFT Act, 51 U.S.C. 
60601 et seq.
    The SWAG is directed to advise the SWORM on the following: 
facilitating advances in the space weather enterprise of the United 
States; improving the ability of the United States to prepare for, 
mitigate, respond to, and recover from space weather phenomena; 
enabling the coordination and facilitation of research to operations 
and operations to research, as described in 51 U.S.C 60604(d); and 
developing and implementing the integrated strategy under 51 U.S.C. 
60601(c), including subsequent updates and reevaluations. The SWAG 
shall also conduct a comprehensive survey of the needs of users of 
space weather products to identify the space weather research, 
observations, forecasting, prediction, and modeling advances required 
to improve space weather products, as required by 51 U.S.C. 
60601(d)(3).

Matters To Be Considered

    The meeting will be open to the public. During the meeting, the 
SWAG will discuss the PROSWIFT Act, 51 U.S.C. 60601 et seq., directed 
duties of the SWAG including the required 51 U.S.C. 60601(d)(3) user 
survey. The full agenda and meeting materials will be published on the 
SWAG website: https://www.weather.gov/swag.

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Additional Information and Public Comments

    The meeting will be held over one half day and will be conducted in 
a virtual manner (for meeting details see ADDRESSES). Please register 
for the meeting through the website: https://www.weather.gov/swag.
    This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. For all 
other special accommodation requests, please contact 
amy.macpherson@noaa.gov. This webinar is a NOAA public meeting and will 
be recorded and transcribed. If you have a public comment, you 
acknowledge you will be recorded and are aware you can opt out of the 
meeting. Participation in the meeting constitutes consent to the 
recording. Both the meeting minutes and presentations will be posted to 
the SWAG website https://www.weather.gov/swag. The agenda, speakers and 
times are subject to change. For updates, please check the SWAG website 
https://www.weather.gov/swag.
    Public comments directed to the SWAG members and SWAG related 
topics are encouraged. For other written public comments, please email 
amy.macpherson@noaa.gov by March 22, 2024. Written comments received 
after this date will be distributed to the SWAG but may not be reviewed 
prior to the meeting date. As time allows, public comments will be read 
into the public record during the meeting. Advance comments will be 
collated and posted to the meeting website.

Details

Date:
April 12
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm