Session 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting

Program Chair: Douglas Hilderbrand , NOAA/NWS

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Monday, 18 July 2016

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Monday, 18 July 2016


National Water Center Tours

6:00 PM-8:00 PM: Monday, 18 July 2016


Icebreaker Reception
Location: Embassy Suites Lobby (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)

Registration
Location: Embassy Suites Lobby (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

7:30 AM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016


Registration
Location: Embassy Suites Lobby (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)

8:00 AM-8:15 AM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016


Session
Welcoming Remarks
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Cochairs: Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS; Frederick H. Carr, University of Oklahoma
8:00 AM
Opening Comments -- Douglas Hilderbrand, AMS BEC Chair

8:05 AM
Welcome Remarks -- Fred Carr, AMS President

8:15 AM-8:50 AM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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Keynote Speaker
Keynote #1: Antonio Busalacchi
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Keynote: Antonio Busalacchi, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
8:15 AM
Busalacchi
Antonio Busalacchi, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, College Park, MD

8:50 AM-9:25 AM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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Keynote Speaker
Keynote #2: Thomas Holden
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
8:50 AM
Holden
Thomas Holden, U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS

9:25 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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Keynote Speaker
Keynote #3: Tom Graziano
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Keynote: Thomas Graziano, NWS/National Water Center
9:25 AM
Graziano2
Thomas Graziano, NWS/National Water Center, Silver Spring, MD

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016


Coffee Break
Location: Embassy Suites Lobby (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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Panel Discussion 1
Advancing Extreme Precipitation Forecasts
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Moderator: Don Berchoff, TruWeather Solutions
Panelists: Alexander MacDonald, NOAA/ESRL; Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL; David Novak, NOAA/NWS/Hydrometeorological Prediction Center; David R. Vallee, NWS Northeast River Forecast Center
10:30 AM
MacDonald
Sandy MacDonald, SPIRE, Boulder, CO
10:50 AM
Yussouf
Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK
11:10 AM
Novak
David Novak, NOAA/NCEP/Weather Prediction Center, College Park, MD
11:30 AM
Vallee
David R. Vallee, NWS Northeast River Forecast Center, Taunton, MA

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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Lunch Keynote Speaker: James Spann
Location: Ballroom CD (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Keynote: James Spann, ABC 33/40, Birmingham
12:00 PM
Spann
James Spann, ABC 33/40, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

1:15 PM-2:45 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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Panel Discussion 2
Flooding and Messaging: Water, Words, and Weather
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Moderator: Susan A. Jasko, California Univ. of Pennsylvania
Panelists: Rachel Hogan Carr, Nurture Nature Center; Laura Myers, University of Alabama; Don Hartley, Alabama Office of Emergency Management; Hubb Harvey, Shelby County Emergency Management
1:15 PM
Hogan Carr
Rachel Hogan Carr, Nurture Nature Center, Easton, PA
1:35 PM
Myers
Laura Myers, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
1:55 PM
Hartley
Don Hartley, Alabama Office of Emergency Management, Tuscaloosa, AL

2:15 PM
Harvey
Hubb Harvey, Shelby County Emergency Management, Columbiana, AL

2:45 PM-3:15 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016


Coffee Break
Location: Embassy Suites Lobby (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)

3:15 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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Panel Discussion 3
Understanding Implications of Uncertainty in Engineering Practice Related to Flooding from the End User Perspective
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Moderator: Dan Walker, ClimateMonkeys, LLC
Panelists: Baxter E. Vieux, Vieux & Associates, Inc.; Miguel Medina, Duke University; Ed Back, University of Alabama
3:15 PM
Back
Ed Back, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
3:40 PM
Medina
Miguel Medina, Duke University, Durham, NC
4:05 PM
Vieux
Baxter E. Vieux, Vieux & Associates, Inc., Norman, OK
4:30 PM
Adapting Infrastructure and Civil Engineering Practice to a Changing Climate -- Dan Walker

4:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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Session
Discussion on current revision of the AMS Flash Flood Statement
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Moderator: Thomas Adams, NOAA/NWS
4:30 PM
Current Revision of the AMS Flash Flood Policy Statement - Draft -- Thomas Adams

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

8:00 AM-8:15 AM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016


Session
Kickoff Remarks
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Chair: Matthew J. Parker, Savannah River National Laboratory

8:15 AM-8:45 AM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016

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Session
Keynote Remarks
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Keynote: David Novak, NOAA/NWS/Hydrometeorological Prediction Center
8:15 AM
Keynote Remarks
David Novak, NOAA/NCEP/Weather Prediction Center, College Park, MD

8:45 AM-10:15 AM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016

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Panel Discussion 4
Water Availability (Too Much):--Building a regional-scale services solution for the Water Enterprise
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Moderator: Ellen Mecray, NOAA/NESDIS/National Centers for Environmental Information
Panelists: Mike Kalb, NESDIS/STAR; David R. Vallee, NWS Northeast River Forecast Center; Roy Schiff, Milone & MacBroom; Ben Rose, VTrans
8:45 AM
Kalb
Mike Kalb, NESDIS/STAR, Camp Springs, MD
9:05 AM
Vallee 2
David R. Vallee, NWS Northeast River Forecast Center, Taunton, MA

9:25 AM
Schiff
Roy Schiff, Milone & MacBroom, Waterbury, VT
9:45 AM
Rose
Ben Rose, VTrans, Waterbury, VT
10:05 AM
R2S - Research All the Way to Services -- Ellen L. Mecray

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016


Coffee Break
Location: Embassy Suites Lobby (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)

10:45 AM-12:15 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016

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Panel Discussion 5
From Science to Action: Building a water availability prediction regional-scale services solution for the Water Enterprise
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Moderator: Kevin Werner, NOAA/NWS
Panelists: David J. Gochis, NCAR; Edward Clark, NOAA/NWS; Brian Ashe, Riverside Technologies, Inc.; Heather Patno, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region
10:45 AM
Gochis
David J. Gochis, NCAR, Boulder, CO
11:10 AM
Clark
Edward Clark, NOAA/NWS, Tuscaloosa, AL

11:35 AM
Ashe
Brian Ashe, Riverside Technologies, Inc., Fort Collins, CO
12:00 PM
Patno
Heather Patno, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, Washington, DC
12:25 PM
From Science to action: Building a water availability prediction regional-scale services solution for the Water Enterprise -- Kevin Werner, Larry Brazil, Veva Deheza

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016


Lunch

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016


Panel Discussion 6
Reservoir Scenario Exercise
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Chair: Kevin Werner, NOAA/NWS
1:30 PM
Werner
Kevin Werner, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT

2:45 PM-3:15 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016


Coffee Break
Location: Embassy Suites Lobby (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)

3:15 PM-4:45 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016

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Panel Discussion 7
National Water Center & the National Water Model: A Conversation
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Moderator: William Hooke, AMS Policy Program
Panelists: Thomas Graziano, NWS/National Water Center; Edward Clark, NOAA/NWS; Brian Cosgrove, NWS/Office of Water Prediction; Scott D. Lindsey, NWS/Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center; David J. Gochis, NCAR
3:15 PM
Graziano
Thomas Graziano, NWS/National Water Center, Silver Spring, MD
3:35 PM
Clark 2
Edward Clark, NOAA/NWS, Tuscaloosa, AL

3:55 PM
Cosgrove
Brian Cosgrove, NWS/Office of Water Prediction, Silver Spring, MD
4:15 PM
Lindsey
Scott D. Lindsey, NWS/Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center, Anchorage, AK
4:35 PM
Gochis 2
David J. Gochis, NCAR, Boulder, CO

4:45 PM-5:15 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016


Session
Open Discussion on Topics of the Day
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting

6:30 PM-8:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2016


AMS Summer Community Meeting Banquet
Location: Ballroom CD (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Keynote: Conrad C. Lautenbacher, GeoOptics
6:30 PM
Lautenbacher
Conrad C. Lautenbacher, GeoOptics, Washington, DC

Thursday, 21 July 2016

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 21 July 2016


Session
Group Discussion reflecting back on Water Theme
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting

9:30 AM-11:30 AM: Thursday, 21 July 2016

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Session
Current Radio Frequency Spectrum Challenges for the Weather, Water, Climate Enterprise
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Moderator: Jonathan Porter, AccuWeather, Inc
Panelists: Beau Backus, Aerospace Corporation, NOAA-NESDIS; Jordan Gerth, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin
9:30 AM
Backus
Beau Backus, Aerospace Corporation, NOAA-NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
10:15 AM
Gerth
Jordan Gerth, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
11:00 AM
Green
Valerie Green, Ligado Networks, Reston, VA

11:30 AM-11:50 AM: Thursday, 21 July 2016


Session
Closing Remarks -- Bill Mahoney (Commissioner, Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise Commission)
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Chair: William Mahoney, NCAR

11:50 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 21 July 2016


Session
Final Announcements: Douglas Hilderbrand
Location: Ballroom AB (Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown)
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting
Chair: Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS

12:00 PM-12:05 PM: Thursday, 21 July 2016


Session
2016 Summer Community Meeting Adjourns
Host: 2016 AMS Summer Community Meeting