Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise

Program Chair: Sheldon D. Drobot , Harris

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Sunday, 22 January 2017

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 22 January 2017


Registration for Student Conference and Short Courses
Location: Skybridge (Washington State Convention Center )

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 22 January 2017


Registration Open for Annual Meeting
Location: Skybridge (Washington State Convention Center )

Monday, 23 January 2017

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Lecture 1
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Columbia University
1:30 PM
L1.1

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Panel Discussion 1
Making Climate Information Available to Decision Makers: Challenges, Risks, and Uncertainty
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 1 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; and the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice )
Moderator: Nazila Merati, Merati and Associates
Panelists: Marina Timofeyeva, NOAA/NWS; Steve Kopp, ESRI; Rich Baldwin, NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
8:30 AM
Panelist
Marina Timofeyeva, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
8:30 AM
Panelist
Steve Kopp, ESRI, Redlands, CA
8:30 AM
Panelist
Rich Baldwin, NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI, Asheville, NC

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Panel Discussion 1
The AMS Washington Forum’s Student Participation Program
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 1 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Moderator: Shawn Miller, Raytheon Corp.
Panelists: Amanda E. Kopil, Millersville University; Kelsey M. Malloy, Univ. of Maryland; Shadya J. Sanders, Howard Univ.
10:30 AM
Panelist
Amanda E. Kopil, Millersville University, Millersville, PA

10:30 AM
Panelist
Kelsey M. Malloy, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD

10:30 AM
Panelist
Shadya J. Sanders, Howard Univ., Washington, DC

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Meeting Energy Needs in a Changing Climate
Location: 606 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; and the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise )
Moderator: Melinda Marquis, NOAA
Panelists: Justin Sharp, Sharply Focused LLC; Kristen Averyt, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado; John (Skip) Dise, Clean Power Research; Tassos Golnas, DOE; Bryan Hannegan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
10:30 AM
TJPD6.1
Meeting Energy Needs in a Changing Climate
Jennifer F. Newman, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO; and J. Sharp, K. Averyt, J. Dise, T. Golnas, and B. Hannegan

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Panel Discussion 2
International Weather Service Information
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 1 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Moderator: Laura Furgione, NWS
Panelists: Linda Makuleni, South African Weather Service (SAWS); David Grimes, MSC; Qu Ya, Chinese Meteorological Services Association; Peter Lennox, MetService
1:30 PM
Panelist
Linda Makuleni, South African Weather Service (SAWS), Pretoria, South Africa

1:30 PM
Panelist
David Grimes, MSC, Ottawa, ON, Canada

1:30 PM
Panelist
Qu Ya, Chinese Meteorological Services Association, Beijing, China
1:30 PM
Panelist
Peter Lennox, MetService, Wellington, New Zealand

1:30 PM
Challenges and Opportunities in an Ever-Changing Context: Experiences of the Argentina Met Service - Celeste Saulo
1:30 PM
Martis Remarks - Albert Martis

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Panel Discussion 2
Why Energy and Water are Connected Challenges
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 1 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; and the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy )
Moderator: Kristen Averyt, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
Panelists: Robin Newmark, NREL; Steven Kerns, Bonneville Power Administration; Paul Fleming, Seattle Public Utilities
4:00 PM
Panelist
Robin Newmark, NREL, Golden, CO

4:00 PM
Panelist
Steven Kerns, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR

4:00 PM
Panelist
Paul Fleming, Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle, WA

4:00 PM
Energy and Water - Kristen Averyt

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Panel Discussion 3
Enterprise Opportunities in Ecological Prediction Services
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 1 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Moderators: Allison L. Allen, NOAA National Weather Service; Juli Trtanj, NOAA
Panelist
Allison L. Allen, NOAA National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD

Panelist
Juli Trtanj, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

8:30 AM
Werner Presentation - Kevin Werner

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Panel Discussion 4
The Coming Revolution in Satellite Data
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 1 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Moderator: Antonio Busalacchi, UCAR
Panelists: Eric Webster, Harris; Conrad C. Lautenbacher, GeoOptics; Sandy MacDonald, SPIRE; David Grimes, MSC
Panelist
Eric Webster, Harris, Fort Wayne, IN

Panelist
Conrad C. Lautenbacher, GeoOptics, Washington, DC
Panelist
Sandy MacDonald, SPIRE, Boulder, CO

Panelist
David Grimes, MSC, Ottawa, ON, Canada

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International; the Second Symposium on Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability; the Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects; the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate; the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment; and the Events )
Organizer: John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lecturer: Hoshin V. Gupta, University of Arizona
Cochairs: Michael Ek, NOAA; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
1:30 PM
L2.1
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Panel Discussion 5
Observing the Environment From the Ground Up
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 1 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Moderators: John Horel, University of Utah; Jerald A. Brotzge, New York State Mesonet; Judson E. Stailey, NOAA
1:30 PM
Panelist
John Horel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
1:30 PM
Panelist
Jerald A. Brotzge, New York State Mesonet, Albany, NY

1:30 PM
Panelist
Judson E. Stailey, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Panel Discussion 6
Developing a Comprehensive Climate Information System
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 1 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Moderator: Melinda Marquis, NOAA
Panelists: Kevin E. Trenberth, NCAR; Michael Tanner, NCEI; Andrew Freedman, Mashable; Stephanie Herring, NOAA
4:00 PM
Introduction -- Melinda Marquis
Panelist
Kevin E. Trenberth, NCAR, Boulder, CO
Panelist
Michael Tanner, NCEI, Asheville, NC
Panelist
Andrew Freedman, Mashable, Princeton, NJ
Panelist
Stephanie Herring, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Awards Banquet Reception
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )
5:30 PM
Awards Banquet Reception

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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97th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom 6ABCE (Washington State Convention Center )
7:00 PM
97th AMS Awards Banquet

Thursday, 26 January 2017

9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )