Joint Session 3 Working Toward a More Weather, Water and Climate-Ready World—Issues and Opportunities: Part 1 (Joint with The Board on Global Strategies)

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 255/257 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Fourth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; and the Special Sessions on US-International Partnerships )
Kenneth Carey, Earth Resources Technology (ERT), Inc., Vice President, Science and Engineering Business Unit, Laurel, MD and Melinda Marquis, NOAA, Boulder, CO

3:30 PM
The Weather Ready Nations Initiative
Sezin A. Tokar, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, DC

3:45 PM
4:15 PM
5:15 PM
Providing Impact-based Decision Support Services through the Applied Climate Information System (ACIS)
Arthur T. DeGaetano, Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and W. Noon
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