Presidential Town Hall Meetings

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Monday, 8 January 2018

12:15 PM-1:45 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Presidential Town Hall Meeting: The Devastating 2017 Hurricane Season: Opportunities, Challenges, and Future Directions for the Weather Enterprise
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Presidential Town Hall Meetings
Cochairs: Tanja Fransen, NOAA/NWS; Maureen McCann, News 13; Zhuo Wang, Univ. of Illinois
Moderator: Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia
Introductory Remarks
Louis Uccellini, NOAA National Weather Service (NWS), Silver Spring, MD
12:15 PM
Response, Recovery and Future Mitigation
Tony Robinson, FEMA Region 6, Denton, TX
12:30 PM
Flooding Impacts from Hurricane Harvey
Jeff Lindner, Harris County Flood Control District, Houston, TX
12:42 PM
Communication Challenges and Best Practices
John Toohey-Morales, WTVJ NBC-6, Miami, FL
12:54 PM
Storm Surge Communication and Impacts
Jamie R. Rhome, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/TPC/NHC, Miami, FL
1:06 PM
Impacts from 2017 Season in Puerto Rico
Ada Monzón, WIPR-TV/WKAQ-Radio, San Juan, PR
1:18 PM
Connections to Climate and Future Research Opportunities
Kerry Emanuel, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

12:15 PM-1:15 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Presidential Town Hall Meeting: Integrating Social and Behavioral Sciences within the Weather Enterprise—Discussion of a new study from the National Academies
Location: Ballroom F (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Presidential Town Hall Meetings
Chair: William Hooke, AMS Policy Program
12:15 PM
Presidential Town Hall Meeting: Integrating Social and Behavioral Sciences within the Weather Enterprise—Discussion of a new study from the National Academies