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Maximizing the Value of NOAA Data through Investment, Innovation, and Governance

August 16-20, 2021


NOAA’s Environmental Data Management Committee is proud to host the 11th annual NOAA Environmental Data Management Workshop (EDMW). The workshop will be presented in an entirely virtual format. We are taking advantage of the opportunities that this online format affords, to both encourage broad participation in breakout sessions and to line up high caliber plenary speakers.

There is no registration for any sessions, only for the plenaries. Click here for plenary registration info.

To view the many social activities available, click here. You could win recognition at the awards ceremony on August 20th! Jump into the virtual lobby for networking and discussion with your colleagues.

For help during the meeting, please visit the virtual help desk.  


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Monday, August 16 • 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Opening Plenary

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  1. Welcome and Logistics: Monica Youngman & Jason Cooper, EDMW 2021 Co-Chairs
  2. Remarks: Tony LaVoi, EDMC Chair and NOAA Chief Data Officer
  3. Remarks: Mary Wohlgemuth, Director, NESDIS/NCEI
  4. KEYNOTE: Dr. Steve Volz, AA, NESDIS, Acting Assistant Secretary for Environmental Observation and Prediction 
  5. Icebreaker activity: Mia Infante

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Monica Youngman

Chief, Data Stewardship Division, NOAA/NESDIS/National Centers for Environmental Information
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Jason Cooper

Archivist, NESDIS/NCEI
Jason Cooper is an archivist at NCEI. Among his many varied tasks, Jason manages the vast physical archives in Asheville, develops archive policy, and works with other NESDIS offices on archive projects. He led development of the NCEI weather and climate retention schedule and contributed... Read More →
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Tony LaVoi

Chief Data Officer, NOAA
Tony LaVoi serves as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Chief Data Officer(CDO). As the NOAA CDO, he is responsible for NOAA’s new Data Strategy and all aspects of itsimplementation. He and the CDO Team are also responsible for a suite of enterprise governmentinformation... Read More →
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Mary Wohlgemuth

Mary S. Wohlgemuth is Director of NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Headquartered in Asheville, NC and with offices in Silver Spring, MD; Stennis Space Center, MS; and Boulder, CO, NCEI is the nation’s largest environmental information authority and... Read More →
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Steve Volz

Assistant Administrator, NESDIS
Stephen Volz is now serving as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Environmental Observation and Prediction. He is responsible for all NOAA observing systems, including in situ instruments and satellites, and the process of converting observations to predictions for environmental threats... Read More →
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Mia Infante

Physical Scientist, NESDIS/NCEI

Monday August 16, 2021 3:00pm - 4:45pm EDT