Joint Panel Disscussion 3 Future Challenges in Weather Analysis and Forecasting (Centennial)

Tuesday, 14 January 2020: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
257AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP); the Special Symposium on the Future of Weather, Forecasting, and Practice; the Eighth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation's Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; and the Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals )
Stephen Bieda III, NWSFO, NOAA/NWS Amarillo, TX, Amarillo, TX and Ryan A. Lagerquist, CIMMS, Meteorology, Norman, OK
Louis Uccellini, NOAA, Assistant Administrator, NOAA, Director, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD; Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Geography-Atmospheric Sciences, Athens, GA; Yvette Richardson, Pennsylvania State Univ., Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Univ. Park, PA; Peter Neilley, The Weather Company, an IBM Business, Andover, MA; Betty Davis, CIMMS, Meteorology, Norman, OK and Neil A. Jacobs, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Washington, DC

The session is scheduled to be a 90-minute panel discussion moderated by the co-chairs of the 30th WAF/26th NWP conferences.  A 5-minute introduction from each panelist will start the session, with each panelist discussing what they see as Future Challenges in Weather Analysis and Forecasting and how their work addresses said challenges.  The remainder of the session (about 60 minutes) will be an open-floor discussion, where audience members will be encouraged to ask questions to the panelists about Future Challenges in Weather Analysis and Forecasting.  The discussion will be guided by the moderator(s) as needed.  

8:30 AM
Centennial Panel Discussion
Stephen Bieda III, NWSFO, Amarillo, TX
9:45 AM
Memorial for Bill Lapenta (Centennial)
Stephen Bieda III, NWSFO, Amarillo, TX
- Indicates paper has been withdrawn from meeting
- Indicates an Award Winner