Session 1 Be a Part of Building a Weather-Ready Nation: What's Going On?

Thursday, 10 January 2013: 8:25 AM-9:45 AM
Ballroom E (Austin Convention Center)
Host: First Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Kenneth Carey, Earth Resources Technology (ERT), Inc., Laurel, MD

8:25 AM
Weather-Ready Nation Opening Remarks

8:30 AM
NOAA's Weather-Ready Nation Initiative Presented by Dr. Sullivan
Christopher Strager, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and K. Scharfenberg and A. Bleistein

8:45 AM
NWS Weather-Ready Nation Pilot Projects
Kenneth Graham, NOAA/NWS, New Orleans, LA; and C. Strager, K. Scharfenberg, and A. Bleistein
9:15 AM
Building a WeatherReady Nation - An Integrated Warning Team (IWT) Concept
Charlie Woodrum, NOAA/NWS, Pittsburgh, PA; and F. M. McMullen, A. Smith, and C. M. Kauffman
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