Mind the Gap Building Bridges Between the Public and Private Sectors to Advance Climate Services

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Wednesday, 7 January 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
222A-C (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: Third Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise
Moderators:  Stephanie Herring, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD
Panelists:  Mary M. Glackin, Glackin and Associates, Washington, DC; Thomas R. Karl, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC and Sascha Peterson, Institute for Sustainable Communities/American Society of Adaptation Professionals , Austin, TX

This panel will build off the presentations from the first session and continue to explore the relationship between the public and private sectors in optimizing the development and delivery of climate services. This panel will focus on: identifying lessons learned that can be applied to other locales and/or sectors; exploring best practices for the partnership between the public and private sectors; and the role of the broader AMS community in fostering these relationships for climate services as it has successfully done for the weather sector.