Agenda

All times Mountain Standard Time (MST).

Sunday, JanuaryJan 8, 2017
5:00pm -
  7:00pm
Check-in and reception - 9600 Kitchen, Doubletree Hotel


Monday, JanuaryJan 9, 2017
7:30am -
  8:00am
Live Streaming Begins
8:00am -
  8:30am
Weather Briefing: Dale Eck - Director, Global Forecast Center, The Weather Company
8:30am -
10:00am
Session 1: Dr. Mitch Goldberg - Chief Scientist, Joint Polar Satellite Systems, NOAA/NESDIS
JPSS: Providing Global Monitoring and Environmental Intelligence for Improved Situational Awareness and Weather Forecasting (Abstract)
10:00am -
10:15am
Break
10:15am -
11:45am
Session 2: Deke Arndt - Chief, Monitoring Branch, National Center for Environmental Information (NCEI)
State of the Climate and the Extreme Events Around the World, Attribution and Communications Challenges (Abstract)
11:45am -
12:00pm
Q&A with the Day's Speakers


Tuesday, JanuaryJan 10, 2017
7:30am -
  8:00am
Live Streaming Begins
8:00am -
  8:30am
Weather Briefing: Dale Eck - Director, Global Forecast Center, The Weather Company
8:30am -
10:00am
Session 3: Dr. Rick Knabb - Director, National Hurricane Center (NHC), NOAA/NWS
The 2016 Hurricane Season, Summary, Challenges, and New Products (Abstract)
10:00am -
10:15am
Break
10:15am -
11:45am
Session 4: Greg Carbin - Weather Prediction Center, NOAA/NWS
Extreme Precipitation Events of 2016 and Emerging WPC Heavy Precip Products for a Weather Ready Nation (Abstract)
11:45am -
12:00pm
Q&A with the Day's Speakers


Wednesday, JanuaryJan 11, 2017
7:30am -
  8:00am
Live Streaming Begins
8:00am -
  8:30am
Weather Briefing: Dale Eck - Director, Global Forecast Center, The Weather Company
8:30am -
10:00am
Session 5: Dr. Jim White - Director, Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research, Univ. of Colorado
Greenland, CO2, and a Whole Lot of Worry
10:00am -
10:15am
Break
10:15am -
11:45am
Session 6: Dr. Ben Strauss - Director, Sea Level Rise Program, Climate Central
Tools to Communicate Sea Level Rise Impacts in Your Communities
11:45am -
12:00pm
Q&A with the Day's Speakers
6:00pm -
  7:00pm
Town Hall Meeting
Special Community Town Hall Meeting on Extreme Weather, Climate Change Impacts, Sea Level Rise, Tornado Research, Hurricanes, and the Upcoming Eclipse in 2017 – Featuring WXCS Speakers


Thursday, JanuaryJan 12, 2017
7:30am -
  8:00am
Live Streaming Begins
8:00am -
  8:30am
Weather Briefing: Dale Eck - Director, Global Forecast Center, The Weather Company
8:30am -
10:00am
Session 7: Howie Bluestein - Professor and George Lynn Cross Research Professor of Meteorology, Univ. of Oklahoma
Rapidly Learning About the Rapid Formation of Tornadoes from Rapid-Scan Doppler Radars (Abstract)
10:00am -
10:15am
Break
10:15am -
11:45am
Session 8: Dr. Lika Guhathakurta - NASA Headquarters
The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017, You Can’t Miss This One & You Can Involve Your Viewers!!
11:45am -
12:00pm
Q&A with the Day's Speakers

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