83rd Annual

Session 1: Global Meteorological and Hydrological Services Update

Monday, 10 February 2003: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Organizers:  Jimmie Smith, Meteoquest, Inc. and Fredrick R. Branski, NOAA/NWS
  9:00 AM
Keynote Address: Global Hydrological Services (Invited Presentation)
Datius G. Rutashobya, WMO Commission for Hydrology, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

  9:30 AM
U.S. Navy Weather/Oceanographic Services Update (Invited Presentation)
Thomas Quinton Donaldson V, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, MS

  10:00 AM
U.S. Air Force Weather Update (Invited Presentation)
David Johnson, USAF, Washington, DC

  10:30 AM
National Weather Service (NWS) Update (Invited Presentation)
John J. (Jack) Kelly (Invited), NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  10:45 AM
NWS Hydrological Services Update (Invited Presentation)
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:00 AM
NWS Science and Technology Infusion Plan (Invited Presentation)
Jack Hayes, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. A. Hirschberg

  11:15 AM
NOAA/NESDIS Update (Invited Presentation)
Gregory Withee, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

  12:15 PM
Global Weather Services Update (Invited Presentation)
John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

  12:45 PM
European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Update (Invited Presentation)
David Burridge, Director THORPEX IPO (former Director ECMWF), Reading, United Kingdom

Canadian Private Weather Services Update (Invited Presentation)

  1:45 PM
Welcoming Remarks
Terry Tarbell, RS Information Systems, McLean, VA and Jimmie Smith, Meteoquest, Inc., Bedford, NH

  2:00 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  2:30 PM
Lunch Break

  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break