Upcoming Deadlines! RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting – 08 January 2021

November 11, 2020, from Jasmine Kaur Sandhu

We would like to remind the community of upcoming deadlines for an RAS Speciallist Discussion Meeting on “Space Weather Energy Pathways and Implications for Impacts” to be held remotely on Friday 08 January 2021. Deadlines for abstracts and discussion session contributions is ***this week on Friday 13 November***. Full details and links for submission are included below…

Keynote Speakers:
Prof Emilia Kilpua (University of Helsinki) – Title TBA
Dr Andrew Dimmock (Swedish Institute of Space Physics) – The geomagnetic response in Fennoscandia to the September 2017 storm: observations and modelling

Meeting format:
The meeting abstract can be found on the RAS meeting page: https://ras.ac.uk/events-and-meetings/ras-meetings/space-weather-energy-pathways-and-implications-impacts .

The meeting will run from 10:30 – 15:30 on Friday 08 January 2021. The programme will include:
(a) Contributed talks.
(b) A collection of contributed posters, including a poster session.
(c) An open discussion on the September 2017 storm, accompanied by contributed 1-slide lightning talks to aid the discussion.

Further information on talk and poster requirements and a detailed programme will be circulated closer to the time. If you have any accessibility requirements, please contact me at jasmine.k.sandhu@northumbria.ac.uk.

Abstract submission:
Abstracts should be submitted via the following Google Form by the end of Friday 13 November: https://forms.gle/BPEuj3WuibUqet5v7.

Contributions to the September 2017 open discussion:
We also invite contributions for the open discussion centred on the energy partitioning and Space Weather impacts of the September 2017 geomagnetic storm, in the format of short 1-slide lightning talks. The lightning talks could feature a particular set of observations, simulations, or modelling results for this event, or highlight a particular question or topic for discussion. If you would like to contribute a slide, please complete the following Google form by the end of Friday 13 November: https://forms.gle/aX1JVqLrmiPkzzCC7.

If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us!

Many thanks,

Jasmine Kaur Sandhu
Andy Smith, Mullard Space Science Laboratory UCL
Mervyn Freeman, British Antarctic Survey


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