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Wednesday, 27 March 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 AM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Breakfast
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

9:00 AM-9:25 AM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Session
Call to Order and Welcome
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
9:00 AM
Call to Order (Heidi Centola, BEED Chair)
Heidi Centola, The Weather Company, An IBM Business, Phoenix, AZ

9:05 AM
Forum Preview (Tom Fahy, AWF Planning Committee Chair)
Thomas Fahy, Capitol Meteorologics, Washington, DC

9:10 AM
BEC Remarks (Jon Porter, BEC Chair with SCM preview)
Jonathan Porter, AccuWeather, Inc, State College, PA

9:15 AM
CWWCE Remarks (Pam Emch, CWWCE Commissioner)
Pam Emch, Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA

9:20 AM
Welcome from the AMS President (Jenni Evans)
Jenni L. Evans, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

9:25 AM-10:15 AM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Keynote Speaker
Administration Leadership Keynote
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
9:25 AM
Hon. Kelvin K. Droegemeier
Kelvin Droegemeier, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Break
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

10:50 AM-12:20 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Session 1
Agribusiness and Smart Farming -- The Importance of Weather Prediction for Future Farming and Sustainability
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Chair: Heidi Centola, The Weather Company, An IBM Business
Moderator: Heidi Centola, The Weather Company, An IBM Business
10:50 AM
Brad Colman
Brad Colman, Bayer Crop Sciences - The Climate Corporation, Seattle, WA

11:00 AM
Weather's Impact on Agriculture and Financial Markets
Chris Alston, Kraft Heinz, Chicago, IL

11:10 AM
John Manobianco
John Manobianco, BASF, Bellefonte, PA

12:20 PM-1:20 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Lunch and Networking
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

1:30 PM-1:45 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Session
Peering Through the Looking Glass: Preparing Alice for the Next Gen Weather Business Enterprise
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
1:30 PM
Richard D. Clark
Richard D. Clark, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA

1:45 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Keynote Speaker
NOAA Leadership Keynote
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Keynote: Hon. Timothy Gallaudet
1:45 PM
Hon. Timothy Gallaudet
Timothy Gallaudet, NOAA, Washington, DC

2:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Break
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

3:00 PM-3:15 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Session
University of Maryland (Undergraduate Students)- College Park, MD
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
3:00 PM
University of Maryland (Undergraduate Students)
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

3:15 PM-4:45 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Session 2
Session 2: NOAA Leadership Team
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Moderator: Joel Widder, Federal Science Partners
3:15 PM
Stuart Levenbach
Stuart Levenbach, NOAA Chief of Staff -- Office of the Acting NOAA Administrator, Washington, DC

3:30 PM
Kevin Wheeler
Kevin Wheeler, NOAA Director of Policy, Washington, DC

3:45 PM
Taylor Jordan
Taylor Jordan, NOAA Senior Policy Advisor, Washington, DC

4:00 PM
Kevin M. O’Connell
Kevin O’Connell, NOAA Office of Space Commerce, Washington, DC

4:45 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Session
Closing Comments for Day 1 (Heidi)
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum

5:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Break
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

5:30 PM-6:00 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Reception (Cash Bar) at the Marriott Metro Center
Location: Washington Marriott at Metro Center

6:00 PM-8:30 PM: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


Banquet with Keynote Speaker: Dr. Susan K. Avery
Location: Grand Ballroom AB (Washington Marriott at Metro Center)
6:00 PM
Susan K. Avery
Susan K. Avery, Avery Consulting, LLC

Thursday, 28 March 2019

7:45 AM-8:30 AM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Breakfast
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Session 3
Hurricane Resiliency: Protecting American Life and Property from Storms of the Future
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Cochairs: Erica A. Grow, CBM: WNBC-TV; Yaitza Luna-Cruz, Jupiter Intel; Donald H. Berchoff, TruWeather Solutions
Moderator: Erica A. Grow, CBM: WNBC-TV
8:30 AM
Ada Monzon
Ada Monzón, CBM: Meteorologist, WIPR-TV, San Juan, PR

8:45 AM
Leslie Chapman-Henderson
Leslie Chapman-Henderson, FLASH (Federal Alliance for Safe Homes), Tallahassee, FL

9:00 AM
Debra Ballen
Debra Ballen, Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, Tampa, FL

9:15 AM
Mark Bove
Mark Bove, Munich Reinsurance, Princeton, NJ

10:00 AM-10:15 AM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Session
Millersville University (Masters in Integrated Scientific Applications) - Millersville, PA
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
10:00 AM

10:10 AM-10:20 AM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Quick Break
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

10:20 AM-11:00 AM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Session
Are We There Yet? Measuring the Atmosphere from Space, Then and Now
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Moderator: Jamison Hawkins, Lockheed Martin
10:20 AM
Jamison Hawkins
Jamison Hawkins, Lockheed Martin, Arlington, VA

10:35 AM
Anne Connor
Anne Connor, Harris Corp., Herndon, VA

10:50 AM
Martin Frederick
Martin Frederick, Northrop Grumman, Falls Church, VA

11:00 AM-12:30 PM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Session 4
Augmented Weather Applications from Artificial Intelligence
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Chair: Thomas Fahy, Capitol Meteorologics
Moderator: Daniel Rothenberg, ClimaCell Inc.
11:00 AM
Daniel Rothenberg
Daniel Rothenberg, ClimaCell Inc., Boston, MA

11:15 AM
Sarvesh Garimella
Sarvesh Garimella, ACME AtronOmatic, LLC, Portland, OR

11:30 AM
Shawn W. Miller
Shawn W. Miller, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, Aurora, CO

11:45 AM
Mary Glackin
Mary Glackin, The Weather Company, An IBM Business, Washington, DC

12:00 PM
Rich Sorkin
Rich Sorkin, Jupiter Intel, Silicon Valley, CA

12:30 PM-1:00 PM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Session
NOAA Leadership Keynote
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
12:30 PM
Hon. Neil A. Jacobs
Neil A. Jacobs, Acting Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

1:00 PM-2:00 PM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Lunch and Networking
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

2:00 PM-2:45 PM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Session
Space-based Environmental Intelligence for Ocean Needs
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Moderator: Cory Springer, Ball Aerospace
2:00 PM
Cory Springer
Cory Springer, Ball Aerospace, Arlington, VA

2:15 PM
Carlos Del Castillo
Carlos Del Castillo, Ocean Ecology Laboratory, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

2:30 PM
Joellen L. Russell
Joellen L. Russell, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2:45 PM
Katherine Mulreany
Katherine Mulreany, Office of Naval Research, US Navy, Arlington, VA

2:45 PM-3:15 PM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Break
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

3:15 PM-4:45 PM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Session 5
Weather Decision Support for Mariners: Improving Maritime Safety and Strengthening National and Economic Security
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Chair: Thomas J. Cuff, Ocean Prediction Center and Weather Prediction Center, NOAA/NWS
Moderator: Kathryn Gilbert, Ocean Prediction Center and Weather Prediction Center, NOAA/NWS
3:15 PM
Helen Brohl
Helen Brohl, U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System, Washington, DC

3:30 PM
Rear Admiral Shepard Smith
Shepard Smith, NOAA Corps, Office of Coast Survey, NOAA, Silver Spring,, MD

3:45 PM
Joseph Sienkiewicz
Joseph Sienkiewicz, NOAA Ocean Prediction Center, College Park, MD

4:00 PM
Commander Heather Quilenderino
Heather Quilenderino, U.S. National Ice Center / Naval Ice Center, Washington, DC

4:45 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Session
University of Maryland (Graduate Students)- College Park, MD
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
4:45 PM
University of Maryland (Graduate Students)
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

5:00 PM-5:15 PM: Thursday, 28 March 2019


Session
Closing Comments for Day 2 (Heidi)
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum

Friday, 29 March 2019

7:45 AM-8:30 AM: Friday, 29 March 2019


Breakfast
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Friday, 29 March 2019


Session 6
Engaging the Enterprise: Ways to Expand Impact
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Chair: Zdenka Willis, Veraison Consulting LLC
Moderator: Lawrence Friedl, NASA, NASA Applied Sciences Program and USGEO co-chair agency
8:30 AM
Lawrence Friedl
Lawrence Friedl, NASA, NASA Applied Sciences Program and USGEO co-chair agency, Washington, DC

8:45 AM
Ann Bartuska
Ann Bartuska, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC

9:00 AM
Anthony Burn
Anthony Burn, Radiant Earth Foundation, Washington, DC

9:15 AM
Kevin Pomfret
Kevin Pomfret, The Centre for Spatial Law and Policy, Tysons, VA

9:30 AM
Erik Noble
Erik Noble, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Washington, DC

9:45 AM-10:00 AM: Friday, 29 March 2019

10:00 AM-11:00 AM: Friday, 29 March 2019


Session 7
Session 7: (Congressional Staffers) Discuss Legislation
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Moderator: Mike S. Henry, American Institute of Physics

11:00 AM-11:15 AM: Friday, 29 March 2019


Short Break
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

11:15 AM-12:30 PM: Friday, 29 March 2019


Session 8
Value of Weather Information and Services
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Cochairs: Jennifer Sprague-Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS; Wendy Marie Thomas, NOAA/NWS
Moderator: Jennifer Sprague-Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS
Jeffrey Lazo
Jeffrey Lazo, Jeffrey K. Lazo Consulting LLC, Gunnison, CO

Brian Golding
Brian W. Golding, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom

Monica Grasso
Monica Grasso, Office of the Chief Economist, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

Jeremy Weirich
Jeremy Weirich, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Washington, DC

12:30 PM-1:30 PM: Friday, 29 March 2019


Lunch
Location: Foyer (AAAS Building)

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Friday, 29 March 2019


Session 9
Federal Agency Leadership
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum
Chair: Keith Seitter, Executive Director, American Meteorological Society
Moderator: Rob Mitrevski, Environmental Solutions at Harris Corporation
1:30 PM
Louis Uccellini
Louis W. Uccellini, Director, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

1:45 PM
Ralph Stoffler
Ralph O. Stoffler, Director of Weather, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC

2:00 PM
Sandra Alba Cauffman
Sandra Alba Cauffman, Acting Earth Science Division Director, Science Mission Directorate, NASA, Washington, DC

3:00 PM-3:10 PM: Friday, 29 March 2019


Session
Closing Remarks (Pam and Tom)
Location: Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Host: 2019 AMS Washington Forum