During the IUGG General Assembly 2019, there will be an opportunity for members of the scientific community to hold workshops, short courses and Town Hall meetings. We welcome your proposals for such meetings and encourage early submission to avoid scheduling conflict.  Please download the fillable PDF form* on to your computer and send it to


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IUGG Workshop: Next-Generation GOES-R Weather Satellites

Monday, July 8th, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm)

Registration will open in February.

The next-generation GOES-R weather satellites ( are here! GOES-16 is now operational in the East, and GOES-17 has launched and will be in operation to cover the West. Experts from the NOAA GOES-R program and ECCC will communicate the new capabilities of the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instruments and derived products which are used detect potential threats, and enhance forecasts and warnings to save lives and protect property.


  • The workshop will consist of a balanced mix of presentations and hands on exercises demonstrating the applications and case studies of the new GOES-R and GOES-S products.
  • Many areas will be covered, Severe Weather, Broadcast Meteorology, Aviation, Agro Meteorology, Wildfires, Air pollution, Oceanography, and other topics.
  • Participants are expected to bring their laptops or tablets for the hands-on exercises.
  • Registration fee is $50 per person. You don’t have to be signed up for the Congress to take this workshop, it’s open to all!
  • We have limited space; it will be first come first serve. Once registration is opened, it will fill up fast!

IUGG 2019 Conference Secretariat JPdL International

Tel.: 514-287-1070     Canada, USA: 1-800-361-1070