NOAA Industry Day on Round 2 Data Pilot

On June 19, NOAA held a community engagement event to discuss Round 2 of its Commercial Weather Data Pilot (CWDP). The event served to address questions about the draft Request for Proposals (RFP) issued on May 26, 2017. The event included a public session and one-on-one meetings with companies and other interested organizations.

NOAA officials delivered the following presentations during the public session:

  • Overview of NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Pilot, Karen St. Germain, Director, NOAA/NESDIS Office of System Architecture and Advanced Planning (OSAAP)
  • Sarah Waugh, Contracting Officer, NOAA/AGO Satellite and Information Acquisition Division (SIAD)

The presentations are posted at, along with a summary of the questions and answers discussed at the event.

CWDP Round 1 vs Round 2 comparison chartDownload the presentations and Q&A (1.4 MB PDF)

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NOAA will evaluate all inputs received during the industry day prior to issuing its final RFP for CWDP Round 2.

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