Invited Speakers

Confirmed list of invited speakers

(in the order of the Scientific Program)

Conference Introduction

Mike Hapgood, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK

Session 1. Solar drivers and activity levels

Mark S. Miesch, High Altitude Observatory/NCAR, USA
Dibyendu Nandi, IISER Kolkata, India
Nicole Vilmer, Observatoire Paris-Meudon/LESIA, France

Session 2. Solar wind and heliosphere

Alexei Struminsky, Space Research Institute, Moscow, Russia
Hebe Cremades, UTN-FRM/CONICET, Argentina
Alisson Dal Lago, National Institute for Space Research, Brazil
Aline A. Vidotto, Trinity College Dublin, Rep. Ireland

Session 3. Impact of solar wind, structures and radiation on magnetospheres

Stephen A. Fuselier, Southwest Research Institute, USA
David Brain, LASP Colorado, USA
Ian R. Mann, University of Alberta, Canada
Mike Lockwood, University of Reading, UK

Session 4. Impact of solar wind, structures and radiation on ionospheres, atmospheres

Aziza Bounhir, Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco
Esa Turunen, University of Oulu, Finland
Heather A. Elliott, Southwest Research Institute, USA

Session 5. Long-term trends and predictions for space weather

Arnab R. Choudhuri, Indian Institute of Science, India
Christopher T. Russell, IGPP/UCLA, USA

Session 6. Challenges and strategic plans for Earth and the heliosphere

Arik Posner, NASA/HQ, USA
Mauro Messerotti, INAF-Astronomical Observatory of Trieste, Italy
Ingrid Mann, UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Norway

Session 7. Forecasting models

Huaning Wang, National Astronomical Observatories/CAS, China
Masha Kuznetzova, NASA/GSFC, USA
K.D. Leka, NorthWest Research Associates, USA
Daikou Shiota, Nagoya University, Japan

Session 8. Space weather monitoring, instrumentation, data and services

Hector Socas-Navarro, Instituto de AstrofĂ­sica de Canarias, Spain
Terrance Onsager, NOAA/NWS/Space Weather Prediction Center, Colorado, USA
Lee-Anne McKinnell, SANSA Space Science, South Africa