On 20 February 2021 Global Meteor Network had its first meeting. More than 50 participants attended the meeting online. The meeting took about 6 hours including some breaks. Apart from a workshop and Q&A session, there were several presentations. You can now watch the video of this meeting: https://youtu.be/QXBTLPnPDWs. You can skip through the program using the timing on the sliding bar in YouTube. As far as available the presentations can be consulted online too.

If you are interested in an up-to-date presentation of the origin and evolution of our solar system, and what our meteor observations can actually learn about this, the main talk by Denis Vida ( A brief history of the Solar System and the case for the Global Meteor Network) is much recommended. 

Interested to join this fascinating project? On the website https://globalmeteornetwork.org/ you will find all the information you need, about the project, how to purchase RMS cameras plug-and-play or how to build your own camera. Global Meteor Network is the fastest growing camera network but still needs more volunteers to obtain worldwide coverage on both northern and southern hemisphere. GMN has a very active community discussing problems and solutions: https://groups.io/g/globalmeteornetwork. If you need some help, you will easily get tips and tricks from other participants.

Schedule GMN Meeting 20 February 2021

16:45 10:45 AM 08:45 AM Optional: Presenters testing their slides with Zoom
17:00 11:00 AM 09:00 AM Meeting begins – Introductions
17:10 11:10 AM 09:10 AM Denis Vida – A brief history of the Solar System and the case for the Global Meteor Network.
18:10 12:10 PM 10:10 AM Break
18:15 12:15 PM 10:15 AM Workshop
19:00 01:00 PM 11:00 AM Dinner/lunch/brunch break
19:15 01:15 PM 11:15 AM Nick Moskovitz – Development of the Lowell Observatory GMN/CAMS Network
19:27 01:27 PM 11:27 AM Pete Eschman – The New Mexico Meteor Array
19:39 01:39 PM 11:39 AM Dmitrii Rychkov – Experience of deployment of a meteor network in the south of Russia
19:51 01:51 PM 11:51 AM Tammo Jan Dijkema – A tour of the meteor map
20:03 02:03 PM 12:03 PM Damir Šegon – The 16mm Lens Equipped RMS – Why?
20:15 02:15 PM 12:15 PM Break
20:25 02:25 PM 12:25 PM Pete Eschman – The New Mexico Meteor Array:  Lessons Learned
20:37 02:37 PM 12:37 PM Eugene Mroz – No Meteor Unobserved: Camera Network Optimization
20:49 02:49 PM 12:49 PM Pete Gural – Applying Deep Learning to RMS Meteor Classification – First Look
21:01 03:01 PM 01:01 PM Paul Roggemans – Orbit similarity criteria and meteor shower identification
21:13 03:13 PM 01:13 PM Lovro Pavletić – First GMN analysis of the the new Epsilon Ursae minorid meteor shower observed in 2019
21:25 03:25 PM 01:25 PM Damir Šegon – Some experiences in calibrating casual recordings of meteorite-dropping fireballs
21:37 03:37 PM 01:37 PM Hector Socas-Navarro – Current status and future plans of RMS camera(s) on Tenerife
21:49 03:49 PM 01:49 PM Break
22:00 04:00 PM 02:00 PM Q&A