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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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Thursday, August 19 • 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Governance Plenary

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  • KEYNOTE: Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop, Chief, Geography Division, Census
  • Governance Panel: 
    • John Turner, DoD, Senior Advisor to the CDO
    • Katie Baynes, NASA, Deputy Program Manager
    • Laura Biven, NIH, Data Science Technical Lead

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Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop

Chief, Geography Division, Census
Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop is chief of the Geography Division at the U.S. Census Bureau, where she leads the development of a national geospatial database. This database of addresses, roads, and boundaries creates the foundation used to support the decennial census and ongoing surveys.Bishop... Read More →
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John Turner

Senior Advisor to the DoD Chief Data Officer, DoD
As the Senior Advisor to the Department of Defense's (DoD) Chief Data Officer (CDO), John develops strategy and builds engagement with stakeholders across DoD and the interagency on data governance, policy, architecture, and standards.  John has been a plank holder in cross-Component... Read More →
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Katie Baynes

Deputy Program ManagerDeputy Program Manager, NASA Earth Science Data Systems, NASA
Katie Baynes is the Deputy Program Manager for NASA’s Earth Science Data Systems. She was formerly a Systems Architect for NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) and has spent much of the past decade leading teams working on large-scale Earth Science... Read More →
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Laura Biven

Data Science Technical Lead, NIH
Dr. Laura Biven is the data science technical lead for ODSS. In this role she is responsible for strategic planning, coordination, and oversight in cloud computing, platform interoperability, and bringing together the computer science and biomedical communities. Before joining the... Read More →

Thursday August 19, 2021 1:45pm - 3:45pm EDT