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SPACE WEATHER ADVISORY GROUP (NOAA), Mar 20, 2023, virtual, 11:00 am-3:00 pm ET

The NOAA-NSTC Space Weather Advisory Group will meet March 20, 2023 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm ET. Public participation is virtual only.

More information is in the Federal Register notice published on March 14, which is reproduced below.

SUMMARY: The Space Weather Advisory Group (SWAG) will meet for a half-
day on March 20, 2023.

DATES: The meeting is scheduled as follows: March 20, 2023, from 11 
a.m.-3 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 
www.weather.gov/swag or contact Jennifer Meehan, National Weather 
Service; telephone: 301-427-9798; email: jennifer.meehan@noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Meehan, National Weather 
Service, NOAA, 1325 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; 
301-427-9798 or jennifer.meehan@noaa.gov; or visit the SWAG website: 

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 Space 
Weather Advisory Group (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 section 60604(d) of title 
51, United States Code; 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 update to the 2019 National Space 
Weather Strategy and Action Plan (https://tinyurl.com/NSWSAP2019) 
Implementation Plan. The full agenda and meeting materials will be 
published on the SWAG website: https://www.weather.gov/swag.

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 
Jennifer.meehan@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 
jennifer.meehan@noaa.gov by March 17, 2023. 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.

    Dated: March 8, 2023.


March 20
11:00 am - 11:00 pm