Session 1 Building a Weather-Ready Nation Kickoff

Monday, 11 January 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 255/257 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Host: Fourth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; Kenneth Carey, Earth Resources Technology (ERT), Inc., Vice President, Science and Engineering Business Unit, Laurel, MD; Dave Jones, StormCenter Communications, Inc., Halethorpe, MD and Jennifer Sprague, NOAA/NWS, Strategic Planning and Policy, Silver Spring, MD

Keynote speaker along with other high-level presentations on WRN.

11:00 AM
NOAA/NWS New Orleans WFO Meteorologist-in-Charge - Keynote Speaker: Ken Graham
11:30 AM
Building a Weather Ready Nation: External Engagement and Effective Communication
Macy E. Howarth, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and D. Hilderbrand
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