Agendas, Presentations, and Resources

Agenda Track


Time (US MDT) Session/Title Presenter(s)

Monday, June 7  

Video Link of Monday Plenary Session

8:00 Opening Remarks Philip Judge
8:05 AI and Science, a perfect duo & Discussion Massimo Mascaro
8:30 Some Thoughts on Future Directions for Solar and Sun-Climate Research & Discussion Peter Foukal
9:30 Role of high-performance computing in solving fundamental problems in heliophysics & Discussion Amitava Bhattacharjee
10:30 The Emerging Discipline of Data Science & Discussion Rajesh Gupta
11:30 Break  
1:00 - 1:30 Poster Lightning Session Various
1:30 - 3:00 Poster Session Various

Tuesday, June 8   

Video Link of Tuesday Plenary Session

8:00 From paleo-climate to high-energy physics: Solar drivers of multi-disciplinary science & Discussion Gavin Schmidt
8:10 Adventures in solar wind plasma and radio datasets: examples from the Wind, Parker Solar Probe, and SunRISE missions & Discussion Justin Kasper
9:00 Big Data in Space Physics & Discussion Angela Burell
10:00 Open science in the cloud: what will it take to realize this promise? & Discussion Fernando Perez
11:00 Parallel Session Goals Ryan McGranaghan
11:30 Break  
PM Breakout Monitors: King-Fai Li (Florias Session - CANCELLED), Ankush Bhaskar (Samek Session), Ryan McGranaghan (Bhatt Session), Philip Judge (Pricopi Session)
1:00 - 3:00

Parallel Breakouts

  • Kostas Florias - Multi-Layer Perceptrons (MLP), Support Vector Machines (SVM) and Random Forests (RF) - THIS BREAKOUT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
  • Wojciech Samek -Explainable AI, how to make predictions of state-of-the-art machine learning models transparent and interpretable for humans Video
  • Asti Bhatt - How do I start developing using Jupyter Notebook in a collaborative and reproducible way?
  • Andreea Clara Pricopi - An end-to-end approach for predicting the geoeffectiveness of solar coronal mass ejections Video

Wednesday, June 9   

Video Link of Wednesday Plenary Session

8:00 Summary of Tuesday & Open Discussion Daniel Marsh
8:30 Solar Eruption Prediction: Where do we go from here? & Discussion Sophie Murray
9:30 Solar influences on climate: how to develop sloppy statistics to interdisciplinary science & Discussion Stergios Misios
10:30 Big data & Computational techniques for the Mars-solar wind interaction & Discussion Shannon Curry
11:30 Break  
PM Breakout Monitors:  Erika Palmerio (Jennings Session), Ankush Bhaskar (David Session), Rajesh Gupta (Panos Session)
1:00 - 3:00

Parallel Breakouts

  • Sara Jennings - Democratizing space science with MLOPS tools
  • John (EBo) David - ML and AI: what are they and what do I do to get started? Video
  • Brandon Panos - An introduction to how machine learning can help us analyze millions of solar spectra efficiently Video

Thursday, June 10

Video Link of Thursday AM Plenary Session

8:00 COMET® Presentation Vanessa Vincente
8:05 Summary of Wednesday and Open Discussion Philip Judge
8:30 Stellar High-Energy Radiation and its Effects on Exoplanets & Discussion Cecilia Garraffo
9:30 Collaborative Solar Data Science: Theory + Practice & Discussion Rafal Angryk
10:30 NASA Heliophysics: What's New and Good Under the Sun Panelists:
Dr. Kelly Korreck, Program Scientist, NASA Heliophysics Division
Dr. Madhulika (Lika) Guhathakurta, Program Scientist, NASA Heliophysics Division 
11:30 Break  
1:00 Meeting Summary Dan Marsh
1:30 Final Collaborations Ryan McGranaghan and Rajesh Gupta
2:30 Group Reports  
2:45 Closing Remarks Philip Judge & Madhulika Guhathakurta