SWF Podcast
SWF Podcast
Aug 6, 2018
Space Weather as a Global Challenge: Perspectives from the Private Sector and Closing Remarks
Play • 1 hr 11 min

Recorded in Washington DC, on July 24, 2018.

The Embassy of Japan, the U.S. Department of State, and Secure World Foundation held a discussion on space weather as a global challenge with a focus on research, operations and preparedness. This event updated the international community on progress made toward implementing the U.S. National Space Weather Strategy and Action Plan.

This recording features presentations and a panel discussion about space weather's interaction with the commercial sector and concluding remarks.

  • Ryoichiro Yasumitsu, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Hideaki Matsumoto, Pilot, ANA Airlines
  • Susan Taylor, Senior Associate, Abt Associates
  • Conrad Lautenbacher, Executive Committee Member, American Commercial Space Weather Association
  • David Roop, Director, Electric Transmission, Dominion Electric Power
  • Moderator: Mamoru Ishii, Director, Space Weather and Environment Informatics Laboratory, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
  • Tomohiko Arai, Science Counselor, Embassy of Japan
  • Chris Cannizzaro, Physical Science Officer, U.S. Department of State

More details can be found at the event page on the SWF website.

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