Technical Advisory Board

2016 Fall

2016 Technical Advisory Board Meeting

IDDO held its annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting in Madison, WI, on September 13-14, with drilling experts from all over the world and from a wide variety of fields. IDDO also welcomed the attendance of IDPO-IDDO's NSF Program Officer, Mike Jackson, at the meeting. IDDO presented on the current status of IDDO field projects, equipment development projects, and equipment maintenance and upgrade efforts. As with each TAB meeting, IDDO gained very valuable feedback from board members on equipment development projects, ideas regarding new technologies in ice drilling and other fields, as well as input on field project logistics. Notes from the meeting are available at http://icedrill.org/about/tab.shtml .

2015 Fall

2015 Technical Advisory Board Meeting

IDDO held its annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting in Madison, WI, on September 14-15, with drilling experts from all over the world and from a wide variety of fields. IDDO presented on the current status of IDDO field projects, equipment development projects, and equipment maintenance and upgrade efforts. As with each TAB meeting, IDDO gained very valuable feedback from board members on equipment development projects, ideas regarding new technologies in ice drilling and other fields, as well as input on field project logistics. Notes from the meeting are available at http://icedrill.org/about/tab.shtml.

2014 Fall

2014 Technical Advisory Board Meeting

IDDO held its annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting in Madison, WI on September 9-10, with drilling experts from all over the world and from a wide variety of fields. The meeting was well attended by 9 of 12 TAB members, one proxy TAB member, IDDO staff, members from IDPO, former IDDO PI Charlie Bentley and new IDDO PI Mark Mulligan. IDDO presented on the current status of IDDO field projects, equipment development projects and equipment maintenance and upgrade efforts. As with each TAB meeting, IDDO gained very valuable feedback from board members on equipment development projects, ideas regarding new technologies in ice drilling and other fields, as well as input on field project logistics.

Notes from the meeting will be available at http://icedrill.org/about/tab.shtml

2012 Summer

Technical Advisory Board Meeting

IDDO held its annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting in Madison, WI on April 24-25, with drilling experts from a wide variety of fields. The meeting was well attended by all TAB members but one, IDDO staff, an IDPO representative, two distinguished guests from the Polar Research Center at Jilin University in China and others, including NSF Program Manager Julie Palais via phone. IDDO presented on the current status of IDDO field projects and current equipment status and gained valuable feedback from board members on equipment development projects. Notes from the meeting will be available at http://icedrill.org/about/tab.shtml

Image of 2012 TAB Meeting

Technical Advisory Board meeting in Madison, WI. Photo courtesy of Dr. Pavel Talalay.

2011 Summer

2011 Technical Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

IDDO organized and conducted the annual TAB meeting in Madison, WI on April 20-21 with all eleven board members (six international) present along with two Chinese drilling engineers. Also attending were IDPO PIs and staff members, Eric Saltzman representing the IDPO Science Advisory Board, SSEC staff members, two contract drillers, and the IDDO staff.

For more information about the TAB, visit: http://icedrill.org/about/tab.shtml

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