J3.4 Thinking About Disaster Communications: Who Is Going to Lead?

Thursday, 11 June 2015: 2:15 PM
304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Bryan Norcross, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

Handout (2.1 MB)

Forecasts during major weather events have dramatically improved over the past 20 years, but readiness and understanding in the public have not. There are many reasons for this, but most of them are related to the lack of an established communications system and structure. This talk puts the lessons learned from big disasters over the past quarter century into a framework for the future to increase the impact of effective leadership during an emergency.
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