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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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Brett Alger

Electronics Technology Coordinator
Silver Spring
Brett Alger is the NOAA Fisheries’ Electronic Technologies Coordinator in the Office of Science and Technology, based out of Silver Spring, MD. He works on technology and policy development, and implementation of electronic monitoring and reporting systems in fisheries-dependent programs for U.S. fisheries. He is also currently serving on the NOAA Artificial Intelligence Executive Committee. Prior to his current position, Brett worked in the NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office in Gloucester, MA for 8 years, helping coordinate and implement the Northeast Multispecies (groundfish) Fishery Management Plan and groundfish sector program, and supported electronic monitoring and reporting programs in the region.
Brett earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resources from Central Michigan University and Master of Science degree in Fisheries Management and Science from Michigan State University.
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