Dr. Tarendra Lakhankar played a crucial role in organizing the 2017 NOAA Satellite Conference and Workshops at The City College of New York in July 17-20, 2017. He served as Program and Technical Committee and various other roles to ensure the success of the conference.
The 2017 NOAA Satellite Conference Conference focused on the theme “A New Era of NOAA’s Environmental Satellites” to promote meaningful interaction and dialogue between user communities and satellite-based data product developers. The conference aimed to ensure user readiness for the next generation of satellite data, effective communication among users, program managers, and product developers, and identification and address of high-priority research needs and issues for both GOES-R and JPSS satellite information.
Dr. Lakhankar’s contributions to the conference were invaluable in achieving these goals. As a member of the program and technical committee, he helped to plan and develop the conference program, identify relevant topics and speakers, and ensure the overall quality and coherence of the conference.
In addition to his role in the program and technical committee, Dr. Lakhankar also served in various other capacities during the conference. He was a session chair for a technical session on satellite data applications for weather forecasting and hydrological modeling. The conference provided an important platform for sharing knowledge, exchanging ideas, and advancing research and innovation in the field of satellite remote sensing applications.