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ILWS Steering Committee & Working Group Meeting
June 11-13, 2007
Uppsala, Sweden
Hosted by the Swedish National Space Board

Meeting Agenda


11 June 2007

    1300 - 1700 Steering Committee Meeting (for members of the Steering Committee only)

    1730 Happy Hour Gathering to welcome arriving delegates, followed by Dinner


12 June 2007, 0900 - 1730 ILWS Working Group Meeting: Day 1

    0900 - 0915 1) Welcome and greetings: M. Guhathakurta, L. Nordh, H. Opgenoorth

    0915 - 0930 2) Introductions & New Delegates: M. Guhathakurta

    0930 - 0950 3) ILWS status: M. Guhathakurta, D. Sibeck

    0950 - 1230 4) Task Group Reports:

    20 minutes per report (15-minute presentation + 5-minute discussion). The discussion following the reports will run 30-45 minutes.
    Names in parentheses indicate reports will be delivered for the delegate by the Steering Committee.

    Ionosphere/Thermosphere: T. Neubert PPT (659 KB)
    Magnetosphere: H. Koskinen PPT (1.5 MB)
    End Users: Alexi Glover PPT (109 KB)
    Solar Task Group: W. Schmutz PPT (3.9 MB)
    Ground-Based: E. Donovan PPT (9.1 MB)
    Theory and Modeling: Not present
    The Community Coordinated Modeling Center (CCMC): M. Guhathakurta PPT (4 MB)
    ILWS and Data Systems: D. Sibeck PPT (1.1 MB)

    Discussion: Recent progress, and which goals would be appropriate for these working groups over the next couple of years.
    Discussion of how to stimulate these activities.
    Review of the ILWS member nations and their potential role in each of these working groups.
    Discussion of whether there is a perceived need for new groups, specifically a Data Task Group or Heliospheric Group

    1200 - 1230 Guest speaker: Lisa Rosenqvist, IRFU

    1235 - 200 LUNCH

    0200 - 0530

    5) Agency Delegate Reports:

    15 minutes per report (10-minute presentation + 5-minute discussion). The discussion following the reports will run 30-45 minutes.

    ILWS Delegates who were unable to attend or send a proxy will have their updates presented by the Steering Committee.

    Names in parentheses indicate reports will be delivered for the delegate by the Steering Committee.

    Canadian Space Agency: W. Liu PPT (1.1 MB)
    ESTEC-ESA: H. Opgenoorth PPT (23.2 MB)
    JAXA: (M. Fujimoto) (please see most recent ILWS Newsletter)
    NASA: M. Guhathakurta, D. Sibeck PPT (5 MB)
    Chinese National Space Administration: J. Wu PPT (213 KB)
    Center for Space and Applied Research, China: (J. B. Cao)
    CNES: J.-Y. Prado PPT (6.1 MB)
    DLR German Aerospace: R. Schwenn
    DSRI: T. Neubert PPT (437 KB)
    Finnish Meteorological Institute: H. Koskinen PPT (2.2 MB)
    IAC Astrophysical Institute, Spain: (V. Martinez Pillet)
    IKI Space Research Institute, Russia: (A. Petrukovich) PPT (4.2 MB)
    INPE National Space Research Institute: (W. Gonzalez)
    IPS Radio and Space Services, Australia: (D. Cole)
    ISRO: (J. Datta) PPT (29 KB)
    IWF/OEAW Austrian Academy of Sciences: (H. Rucker and R. Nakamura) PPT (5.5 MB)
    KFKI Research Inst. for Particle and Nuclear Physics, Hungary: (K. Kecskemety)
    INAF-ASI Turin Astronomical Observatory: E. Antonucci PPS (1.6 MB)
    Ministry of Development, Greece: (I. Daglis)

    Morocco: (N. Nour-Eddine)
    National Space Organization, Taiwan: (F. Cheng)
    National Ukranian Space Agency: (V. Korepanov)
    Norwegian Space Centre: P. Brekke PPT (17.6 MB)
    PMOD/WRC Davos: W. Schmutz PPT (3.2 MB)
    Royal Observatory of Belgium: D. Berghmans PDF (16.5 MB)
    Slovak Academy of Sciences: (K. Kudela)
    SNSB: L. Nordh PPT (6.8 MB)
    STFC (PPARC): C. Castelli PPT (14.3)
    Discussion: Roles ILWS can play in stimulating international coordination and activities within these nations, and which potential agencies we may want to consider inviting to join ILWS

    1730 Ice Breaker Reception
    1900 Dinner
    2130 Shuttle boat tour (weather permitting)


13 June 2007, 0900 - 1730 ILWS Working Group Meeting: Day 2

    5) National Delegate Reports continued - Proxy Reports and discussions (if necessary)

    6) Mission Updates

    Names in parentheses indicate reports will be delivered for the delegate by the Steering Committee.

    10 minutes per report