Facility Operations During COVID-19 – Challenges Overcome & Lasting Impacts


Panelists: John Maclean, Director, NOIRLab Center Operations Services

Joe Giaime, Head, LIGO Livingston Observatory
Mike Landry, Head, LIGO Hanford Observatory
Derek Buffitt, WHOI Program Manager, OOI Coastal Global Scale Nodes (CGSN)
Michiel van der Hoeven, Director, NOIRLab
Lory Wingate, Senior Vice President, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Chris McKay, Operations Manager, Battelle

A panel of speakers from various large facilities will discuss their experiences over the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists will share helpful actions their facilities took and what lasting impacts will remain.