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Sunday, 17 January 2010
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Annual Meeting Registration Begins
Wednesday, 20 January 2010
8:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday, B214
Session 1 Specialized Services
Chair: John F. Henz, HDR Engineering, Inc., Denver, CO
8:30 AM1.1Determining hurricane winds for forensic analysis  
Randolph J. Evans, ENSCO, Inc., Melbourne, FL
8:45 AM1.2Forensic Meteorology & Climatology: A rapidly emerging niche  
Elizabeth Austin, WeatherExtreme Ltd., Fallbrook, CA
9:00 AM1.3Climate Change and Professional Consulting: An Insurance Perspective  
Kyle Beatty, Willis Re Inc., Minneapolis, MN; and S. Bennett and S. Smith
9:15 AM1.4Meteorology and the Nuclear Industry—A Case Study of Industry/Government Cooperation  
Stanley Marsh, Southern Consolidated Edison, Rosemead, CA
9:30 AMPanel: Speakers on The evolution of specialized services by CCMs  
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Wednesday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
10:45 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday, B214
Session 2 Changing Climate of Consulting
Chair: John F. Henz, HDR Engineering, Inc., Denver, CO
10:45 AM2.1Climate Change Adaptation: Private Sector CCM Innovations to meet Stakeholder Needs  
John F. Henz, HDR Engineering, Inc., Denver, CO
2.1The Need for Standardization of Climate Data Products  
Jerry D. Hill, CCM, Houston, TX
11:00 AM2.2Opportunities for linking climate consulting and climate services  
Peter Robinson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
11:15 AM2.3Emerging Roles for Certified Consulting Meteorologists in Environmental Management  
Ryan A. Gesser, Georgia-Pacific LLC, Atlanta, GA
11:30 AMPanel: On the changing climate of consulting  
11:00 AM-6:30 PM, Wednesday
Exhibits Open
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Wednesday, B214
Session 3 Operational Support
Chair: John F. Henz, HDR Engineering, Inc., Denver, CO
1:30 PM3.1Census of Private Sector Meteorology  
Gale F. Hoffnagle, NCIM, Windsor, CT
1:45 PM3.2Marine Forecast and Hindcast for Hurricane Ike 2008 – The CCM as a Marine and Tropical Meteorologist  extended abstract
Jill F. Hasling, Weather Research Center, Houston, TX
2:00 PM3.3Weatherwise, Otherwise, and CCMs  
J. Giraytys, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA; and C. Anderson
2:15 PM3.4The Role of the CCM in the Air Quality Industry  
Anthony Schroeder, Trinity Consultants, Covington, KY; and G. Schewe
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Wednesday, B212
Joint Session 7 Communication Among Stakeholders That Addresses Issues of Policy, Operations, and New Opportunities (Joint between the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the First Environment and Health Symposium, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 24th Conference on Hydrology, the Presidential Forum, the Third Annual CCM Forum, and the Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research)
Chair: Gregg M. Garfin, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
4:00 PMJ7.1Great expectations: Improving climate data services  extended abstract
Trisha U. Ralph, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and H. Lau and T. H. Sopoco
4:15 PMJ7.2Customer satisfaction at NOAA's NESDIS data centers  extended abstract
Tamara G. Houston, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
4:30 PMJ7.3Applied climatology guidance for development of Army materiel for world wide use  extended abstract
Charles C. Ryerson, Cold Regions Research & Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH; and L. Spears, G. Stullenbarger, and L. Page
4:45 PMJ7.4NOAA Climate Users Engagement Using Training and Education Activities  
Marina Timofeyeva, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Verdin, J. Jones, and R. S. Pulwarty
5:00 PMJ7.5Developing indicators to support climate change policy and programs  
Jason Samenow, EPA, Washington, DC
5:15 PMJ7.6Beyond the boundary: it takes a village to provide climate services  
Daniel Ferguson, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. Owen
5:30 PM-6:30 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Wednesday, Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1-4
AMS Annual Awards Banquet

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