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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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Friday, August 20 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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  • Awards Ceremony: Tim Haverland and Jason Cooper
  • ESIP Remarks: Susan Shingledecker, Executive Director
  • 2022 EDMW Lead Office Remarks: Karen Sender and Tim Haverland        
  • KEYNOTE: Janet Coit, NOAA Fisheries, Assistant Administrator
  • REMARKS: Evan Howell, Director, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology
  • Closing Remarks: Jason Cooper and Monica Youngman

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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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Tim Haverland

GIS Specialist, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology
I'm the GIS lead for Fisheries so do lots of map work, specializing in web-based mapping. As part of NOAA's Cetaceans and Sound (CetSound) project, I've been working on maps of ocean sound scapes, which has also led me to an interest in passive acoustic data, and how to manage these... Read More →
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Karen Sender

Information Architect, NOAA
Karen Sender is the Information Architect for NOAA Fisheries and leads the Fisheries’ Enterprise Data Management Program (EDM) and Fisheries Information Management Advisory Committee (FIMAC). She is currently leading efforts to modernize Fisheries information management and data... Read More →
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Janet Coit

Assistant Administrator, NOAA Fisheries
Janet Coit was named the new assistant administrator for NOAA Fisheries in June 2021. She has worked on environmental issues, natural resource management, and stewardship for more than 30 years. She directed the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) for more than... Read More →
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Evan Howell

Director, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology
Evan Howell is the Director of NOAA Fisheries’ Office of Science and Technology. Most recently, he served as the deputy director for the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, where he led research to better understand critical habitat and possible climate effects on highly migratory... Read More →

Friday August 20, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm EDT