2020 AmeriFlux Annual Meeting Agenda

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A few talk titles are still tbd.

Tuesday, October 6th:

Time Pacific Meeting Program
08:30 AM Opening Session
Session Theme: Bringing the Americas together
09:00 AM-09:25 AM Keynote 1: Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa
“A vision on the estimation of Photosynthetic Active Radiation (fPAR) using sensor networks”
09:25 AM-09:40AM Aurelio Guevara-Escobar
“Water and carbon research at the University of Querétaro, México”
09:40 AM-09:55 AM Enrico A. Yepez
“Carbon and water flux assessment at seasonally dry ecosystems of northwestern Mexico”
09:55 AM-10:10 AM Dan Stover, DOE Program Manager, Office of Biological and Environmental Research
10:10 AM-10:35 AM Breakout pitch round (12×2 minutes)
10:35 AM-10:45 AM Break
10:50 AM-11:50 AM Breakout parallel sessions:
1: Soil moisture and vegetation fluxes (Gil Bohrer)
2: Eddy Covariance as a Service (ECaaS) (Bruno D. V. Marino)
3: Enhancing Representativeness and Collaboration Across the Americas (Samuel Villareal)
4: Theme Year for Network Action (Margaret S. Torn)
Session Theme: Informing Decision Makers
11:50 AM-12:15 PM Keynote 2: Gyami Shrestha
“Past to Future: A Vision for Diverse and Inclusive Carbon Cycle Science Collaborations”
12:15 PM-12:30 PM Patty Oikawa
12:30 PM-12:45 PM Forrest Melton
12:45 PM-01:00 PM Kim Novick
01:00PM-01:10 PM Reports from Breakout Sessions, End of Day 1

Wednesday, October 7th:

Time Pacific Meeting Program
08:45 AM Welcome Session Day 2
Open Science Session
09:00 AM-09:25 AM Keynote 3: Ben Bond-Lamberty
“Integrating large scale soil respiration and other datasets for understanding of global change”
09:25 AM-09:40 AM Jingfeng Xiao
Mapping terrestrial photosynthesis globally with solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and FLUXNET observations
09:40 AM-09:55 AM Xian Wang
Advancing Dryland Carbon Uptake using New Satellite-based indices
09:55 AM-10:10 AM Kyle Delwiche
FLUXNET-CH4: A global, multi-ecosystem database
10:10 AM-10:20 AM Break
10:20 AM-10:55 AM Session Theme: Early Career Lightning Talks
Intro to Lightning talks
Lightning talks, introducing new PIs and new projects
10:55 AM Intro to Poster Sessions in gather
11:05 AM Poster Session and technical exhibition
12:05 PM Breakout parallel sessions

1: Whole-ecosystem scale experiments with eddy covariance: a historical and future perspective (Adrian Rocha)
2: AmeriFlux Data Topics (AMP Data Team)
3: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in AmeriFlux (Margaret S. Torn)
4: Reducing Uncertainties in Biogeochemical Interactions through Synthesis and Computation (RUBISCO)-AmeriFlux Working Group (Bill Riley)
5: Career Panel hosted by FLUXNET Early Career Network

01:05 PM-01:15 PM Reports from Breakout Sessions, End of Day 2

Thursday, October 8th:

Time Pacific Meeting Program
08:45 AM Welcome Session Day 3
09:00 AM Breakout parallel sessions
1: New and existing atmospheric boundary layer observations across the AmeriFlux network (Manuel Helbig)
2: Eddy Covariance for Natural Climate Solutions (Kyle Hemes, Ben Runkle)
3: Mentor-Mixer hosted by FLUXNET ECN
4: Beyond the Year of Methane: New EC methane research directions and community activities (Gavin McNicol)
10:00 AM Poster Session and technical exhibition
11:00 AM-11:10 AM Break
11:10 AM-11:40 AM Virtual site visits
11:40 AM-12:25 PM Social mixer: get to know fellow flux researchers! Share your funniest research story!
12:25 PM-12:35 PM Reports from Breakout Sessions
12:35 PM Closing Session
01:05 PM End of Meeting