|The theme of the 2017 NOAA Environmental Data Management Workshop is "Making
NOAA's Data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable for Societal Benefit."
The Purpose of the
workshop is to build on past work in environmental data management at NOAA by highlighting progress,
identifying issues, fostering discussions, and determining where new technologies can be applied. All
NOAA employees and contractors are welcome, including data producers, data managers, metadata developers,
archivists, researchers, grant issuers, policy developers, program managers, and others. EDMW includes an
Opening Plenary, concurrent Breakout Sessions, and a Closing Plenary feature a Keynote Talk by Dr William
Hooke, Associate Executive Director and Senior Policy Fellow of the American Meteorological Society.