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ILWS Steering Committee & Working Group Meeting
July 15-17, 2010
Bremen, Germany

Location/Meeting Site | Traveling to Bremen | Hotel/Accommodations

    The 2010 ILWS Working Group meeting was held in Bremen, Germany, and was hosted by the DLR (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, or German Aerospace Center), represented by Dr. Wolfgang Frings, and organized by Prof. Eckart Marsch of the Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung.

    We are grateful to our hosts for all of their efforts in organizing this meeting.

    Meeting Schedule and Presentations


    15 July 2010

      1600 - 1800 Steering Committee Meeting (for members of the Steering Committee only)
      1900 Welcome Reception hosted by DLR


    ILWS Working Group Meeting: Day 1
    16 July 2010, 0900 - 1800

        Introductory Session

      0900 - 0905 Opening comments and welcome: E. Marsch and M. Guhathakurta
      0905 - 0915 Group Introductions
      0915 - 0940 Steering Committee report: M. Guhathakurta

        Task Group Reports

      0940 - 1000 End Users Task Group: A. Glover | PDF (.1 MB)
      1000 - 1035 Space Situational Awareness Programme: A. Glover | PDF (4.3 MB)
      1035 - 1125 Ground-Based Observations Task Group: W. Liu (for E. Donovan) | PDF (13 MB) | Movie #1 (4.5 MB)

      1105 - 1150 Morning break

      1150 - 1220 Outgoing Steering Committee Chair's discussion - Thoughts on the future of ILWS: M. Guhathakurta | PDF (10.7 MB)
      1220 - 1315 Discussion of ILWS Task Group plans and ILWS priorities

      1315 - 1445 Lunch break

      1345 - 1445 Lunchtime science presentation: New capabilities with the Solar Dynamics Observatory
      1445 - 1505 The new Heliosphere and Interplanetary Task Group: C. Wang | PDF (1.5 MB)

        Agency and Mission Updates

      1505 - 1530 ILWS Report for Denmark: T. Neubert | PDF (1.5 MB)
      1530 - 1550 ILWS and Finland in 2010: H. Koskinen | PDF (2.8 MB)
      1550 - 1615 KASI Activities and Plans: K.S. Cho | PDF (21 MB)
      1615 - 1635 The Brazilian Space Weather Program - Current Status: C. M. DeNardin | PDF (26 MB)

      1635 - 1655 Afternoon break

      1655 - 1720 Closing discussion led by J. Wu


      ILWS Working Group Meeting: Day 2
      17 July 2010, 0900 - 1600

        Agency and Mission Updates

      0915 - 1005 NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center - R. Viereck | PDF (20 MB)
      1005 - 1020 Swiss Contributions to ILWS - W. Schmutz | PDF (56 kB)
      1020 - 1045 ILWS @Belgium - D. Berghmans | PDF (10.4 MB)
      1045 - 1105 Monitoring Space Weather with Proba-2 - D. Berghmans | PDF (31 MB)

      1105 - 1135 Morning break

      1135 - 1155 ILWS Related Activities in France - N. Vilmer | PDF (8.2 MB)
      1235 - 1310 Canadian Report to ILWS - W. Liu | PDF (7 MB) | PCW Mission movie #1 (4.2 MB) | PCW Mission movie #2 (13 MB) Break for lunch
      1310 - 1340 JAXA Update - M. Fujimoto | PDF (10 MB)
      1340 - 1400 ESA Heliophysics Missions - P. Escoubet | PDF (18 MB)
      Space Research in Slovakia | PDF (3.4 MB)
      1400 - 1405 ILWS Related Activities in Germany (Update) - W. Frings | PDF (.3 MB)
      1405 - 1420 NASA Update - M. Guhathakurta | PDF (9.3 MB)

        Updates submitted prior to meeting

      International Space Weather Initiative: J. Davila | PDF (.6 MB)
      The UK Space Programme in 2010 - R. Young | PDF (.6 MB)
      Norwegian ILWS Activities - P. Brekke | PDF (3.1 MB)
      Russian Heliospheric & Magnetospheric Missions - A. Petrukovich | PDF (2.8 MB)
      National Report Greece - I. Daglis | PDF (4.1 MB)
      ILWS Report of Ukraine 2010 - A. Parnowski | PDF (12 kB)