Communication Challenges: Communicating the Costs, Impacts, and Needs of the Weather, Water and Climate Enterprise - Part 1

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Wednesday, 7 January 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
221A-C (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Hosts: (Joint between the Third Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the 10th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Sixth Conference on Environment and Health )
Cochairs:  Eileen Shea, NOAA/Pacific Fisheries Science Center, Honolulu, HI and Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  8:30 AM
Extreme Weather Resulting in Health Outcomes: Touchstone Events Communication
Justin S. Dumas, Florida Department of Health and Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Jagger, A. M. Wootten, and M. L. Griffin

  9:00 AM
  9:15 AM
The HHS Sustainable and Climate Resilient Health Care Facilities Initiative
John Balbus, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
  9:30 AM
Assessment of Efforts to Communicate and Warn for Extreme Heat Events
Michelle D. Hawkins, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and V. Brown, J. G. Ferrell, P. Stokols, and J. Trtanj