Agency Round Table Discussion on International Cooperation, strategy & policy

ESA/SSA Programme Office
Thursday 30/11, 14:00-15:00, plenary, Delvaux room

The main aim of the round table will be to explore the international coordination and cooperation which would underpin the development of a consistent international policy in response to extreme space weather. The panel will discuss recommendations for improved collection, exchange and delivery of space weather data, as well as improved operational analysis through the promotion of best practices. High priority next steps in international cooperation will be elaborated.

Panel members

Mr. Toshiyuki Kurino, WMO Space Programme Office
Mr Juha-Pekka Luntama, Space Weather Manager, SSA Programme Office, ESA
Dr Terry Onsager, NOAA Space Weather Prediction Centre, USA
Prof Hermann Opgenoorth, IRF, Sweden
Dr Elsayed Talaat, Heliophysics Division, NASA Headquarters

The debate will be moderated by Monika Jones.

About Monika Jones
Monika is one of Germany's leading bilingual journalists and presenters. As an English speaking news anchor at Germany's global TV broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, she is familiar to a wide international audience, especially in North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
For Deutsche Welle, Monika presents the flagship news show DW World News. She also anchors Made in Germany - a globally transmitted, weekly magazine focusing upon the latest developments in the German business world.
Monika presented one of the largest Livestream events ever as the official presenter of the ESA's Rosetta mission, which landed the Philae space probe on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.