Notices

Added GIC overview slides to the Presentations page on 24-Mar.

Added APA pipeline GIC slides and copyright notice to the Presentations page on 11-Feb.

Some presentation material from the workshop was made available on 13-Jan.

The workshop was held on 3 Dec 2015.

Introduction

Space Weather Services, Australian Bureau of Meteorology (formerly IPS Radio and Space Services) is holding its inaugural Space Weather Users Workshop.

When
3 December 2015, 8:45am - 5:00pm
Where
Rydges Sydney Central, 28 Albion St Surry Hills NSW
(near Bureau's NSW Office)
Cost
Free (lunch and refreshments provided)
Registration
Registration closed on 31 August 2015

Effects

Space weather impacts a variety of technological systems and infrastructure that are essential for our daily activities including:

  • power and energy supply
  • precision navigation and timing systems
  • aviation and transport
  • satellites and communications

Summary

This one-day workshop will provide an opportunity to hear from expert speakers, owners and operators of susceptible technological systems, and other users of space weather services.

The workshop will also provide the opportunity to tour the Australian Space Forecast Centre, learn more about the Bureau's space weather services, and to provide feedback on existing and future services.

Enquiries

Enquiries can made at +61 2 9213 8000 or sws_workshop@bom.gov.au.

Some subsidised accommodation will be available for those travelling from outside the Sydney area. Further information on accommodation and travel will be provided in the near future.