Symposium on the Public/Private Sector Partnership (Expanded View)

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Compact View of Conference

Saturday, 28 January 2006
7:30 AM-7:31 AM, Saturday
Short Course and Student Conference Registration
Sunday, 29 January 2006
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Conference Registration
Monday, 30 January 2006
7:30 AM-6:00 PM, Monday
Registration Continues through Thursday, 2 February
12:00 PM-1:10 PM, Monday
Plenary Session 1 AMS Forum Kick-Off Luncheon (Cash & Carry available in the Meeting Room Foyer)
Chairs: Sue Grimmond, King's College, London United Kingdom; Steven Hanna, Harvard Univ., Boston, MA; Mark Andrews, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
12:00 PMPL1.1Forum opening  
Gregory S. Forbes, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and M. Andrews, C. S. B. Grimmond, and S. R. Hanna
12:10 PMPL1.2How should we compare and evaluate urban land surface models?  
Martin Best, Met Office, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Stanley Changnon, Changnon Climatologist, Mahomet, IL
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (M2)
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday
Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
7:30 PM, Monday
Holton Symposium Banquet
Tuesday, 31 January 2006
8:30 AM-8:45 AM, Tuesday, A404
Session 1 Symposium Introduction
Cochairs: Neil A. Stuart, NOAA/NWS, Wakefield, VA; Mary M. Cairns, NOAA/Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD
8:30 AM1.1Symposium Introduction: Stuart   wrf recording
Neil A. Stuart, NOAA/NWS, Wakefield, VA
8:45 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, A404
Session 2 Public Sector
Organizer: Lanz Rothfusz, NOAA/NWS, Peachtree City, GA
8:45 AM2.1Partnerships to Improve Safety and Mobility on the Nation's Highways   wrf recording
Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC
9:00 AM2.2The NOAA Policy on Partnerships in the Provision of Environmental Information—Where are we after the first year?   wrf recording
Edward R. Johnson, NOAA/NWS, Siver Spring, MD
9:15 AM2.3A NOAA Climate Data Public/Private Sector Partnerships: Success Stories and Future Collaboration   wrf recording
Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (T1)
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday
Exhbits Open (T)
11:00 AM-12:15 PM, Tuesday, A404
Session 3 Private Sector
Chair: Elliot Abrams, AccuWeather Inc, State College, PA
11:00 AM3.1XM Satellite Marine Weather - The successful result of Stennis Space Center's technology cluster   wrf recording
Patrick J. Fitzpatrick, GeoResources Institute, Stennis Space Center, MS; and E. Valenti and Y. Li
11:15 AM3.2Title to be announced   wrf recording
Christopher D. Bedford, Sailing Weather Services, Watertonw, MA
11:30 AM3.3Title to be announced.  
Jan Dutton, AWS Convergence Tech../WeatherBug Government and Professional Services, Gaithersburg, MD
11:45 AM3.4Title to be Announced..  
Steven Root, WeatherBank, Inc., Edmond, OK
12:00 PM3.5Maximizing the Benefits of the American Weather Enterprise   wrf recording
Barry Lee Myers, AccuWeather Inc, State College, PA
12:15 PM, Tuesday
Plenary Session Presidential Forum with Boxed Lunch (Lunch will be available for purchase outside the meeting room.)
1:45 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, A404
Session 4 Academic Sector
Chair: Rebecca E. Morss, NCAR, Boulder, CO
1:45 PM4.1Developing a “Weather Cluster”—How Academic Meteorology Can Contribute to Local and Regional Economic Development   wrf recording
John T. Snow, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
2:00 PM4.2Mixing Politics and Science   wrf recording
Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
2:15 PM4.3Academic Interactions with the Public and Private Sector: Opportunities and Challenges   wrf recording
Holly C. Hartman, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2:30 PM4.4Some Personal Memories of Developing Commercial Lightning Detection Systems  
E. Philip Krider, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2:45 PMDiscussion  
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (T2)
3:30 PM, Tuesday, A404
Session 5 Discussion of Policy and Issues
Moderators: George L. Frederick, Jr., AMS Commission on the Weather and Climate Enterprise and Vaisala Measurement Systems, Georgetown, TX; Neil A. Stuart, NOAA/NWS, Wakefield, VA; Mary M. Cairns, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD
Thursday, 2 February 2006
12:00 AM, Thursday
Symposium Ends

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