Goal: Develop contacts and improve coordination among organizations that have a relationship to EarthScope education, public outreach, or science to promote effective development, dissemination, sharing, and usage of the resources of the EarthScope project and of the participating organizations.

Monday, February 20

7:30 AM Breakfast at Sheraton Four Points

8:00 AM Meet in Four Points Lobby for guided walk to R. S. Dietz Museum of Geology

8:30 AM Welcome:

Ramón Arrowsmith (ESNO), Lina Patino (NSF), and Steve Semken (ESNO)

8:45 AM Review of EarthScope Education and Outreach (E&O) Programs: Past, Present, Planned

9:15 AM Brainstorming followed by group discussion:

What does your organization hope to achieve at this Summit?

These responses were offered by the participants:

  • Our young organization is seeking E&O partnerships and collaborations.
  • Our large membership-driven organization would like to help other organizations with E&O dissemination.
  • Share ideas, examples, models...budgets?
  • Advertise EarthScope more broadly in the Eastern United States.
  • Engineering organizations want to know what Earth science organizations do, know, and need (and vice versa).
  • Assemble a fracking module for the entire country.
  • Learning about different organizations in order to promote geoscience education and opportunities for Native American students, educators, and communities.
  • Incorporate more of a global perspective.
  • Develop more institutionalized and sustainable models of collaboration among organizations.
  • Work together to prevent dilution of the message.
  • Make our collaborations exothermic (∆Hcollaboration < 0)
  • Put faces with places; make connections; network.
  • Link organizational framework with intellectual framework.

9:45 AM Break

10:00 AM Review of existing resources and opportunities for collaboration:

John McDaris (SERC)

10:30 AM Organizational Presentations (15 minutes each)

  • 10:30 IRIS (Zip Archive 77.3MB Mar22 12): John Taber and Perle Dorr
  • 10:45 UNAVCO (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 33.4MB Mar22 12): Shelley Olds, Megan Berg, and Valerie Sloan
  • 11:00 SCEC/ECA EPIcenter Network (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 36.9MB Mar22 12): Robert de Groot and Kathleen Springer
  • 11:15 GeoPRISMS (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 8.6MB Mar22 12): Charles Bopp IV
  • 11:30 DOSECC (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 8.6MB Mar22 12): David Zurr and Shelton Alexander

12:00 PM Lunch – Catered in R.S. Dietz Museum

1:00 PM Organizational Presentations continue

  • 1:00 USGS (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 6.7MB Mar22 12): Elizabeth Colvard
  • 1:15 NEES (Zip Archive 20.4MB Mar22 12): Keith Adams and Thalia Anagnos
  • 1:30 CUAHSI (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 6.5MB Mar22 12): Rick Hooper
  • 1:45 NCED (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 10.7MB Mar22 12): Diana Dalbotten and Holly Pellerin
  • 2:00 CZO (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 63.9MB Mar22 12): Tim White
  • 2:15 AGI (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 19.3MB Mar22 12): Ann Benbow, Colin Malby, and Ian Macgregor

3:15 PM Break

3:30 PM Observations and recommendations:

John McDaris (SERC)

4:00 PM Brainstorm and organize Group Breakout Sessions for Tuesday


Other suggestions from the group are posted here for future reference.

4:45 PM End of Day Remarks:

Steven Semken (ESNO)

5:00 PM Return to Hotel

6:00 PM Group Dinner; Rula Bula, 401 S. Mill Avenue, downtown Tempe

Breakout Groups are welcome to meet informally after dinner.

Tuesday, February 21

7:30 AM Breakfast at Sheraton Four Points

8:00 AM Meet in Four Points Lobby and Walk to R.S. Dietz Museum

8:30 AM Comments:

Lina Patino (NSF)

8:45 AM Breakout Groups reconvene (Breaks as desired)

11:30 AM Breakout Groups Report Out

12:00 PM Concluding Remarks and Next Steps:

Steve Semken (ESNO), John McDaris (SERC), Lina Patino (NSF)

12:15 PM Lunch – Catered in R.S. Dietz Museum

Adjourn after lunch