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2014 SeCAPS Official Agenda

Friday Afternoon Session

4:30-5:00 pm

5:00-5:10 pm
Welcome & Introduction

5:15-5:30 pm
Utilizing Historical Weather Events for Education and Weather Preparedness

-John Gordon, NWS Louisville, KY

5:30-5:50 pm
The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season: A Season of Numerous Short-Lived Storms, but Few Hurricanes

-Dr. Keith Blackwell, University of South Alabama

5:50-6:10 pm
The NASA DEVELOP National Program


6:10-6:20 pm

6:20-7:30 pm
Doppler on Wheels (DOW)

-Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joshua Wurman, The Center for Severe Weather Research

7:30-9:30 pm
Mixer at USA Faculty Club

Saturday Morning Session

8:00-8:30 am

8:30-8:40 am
Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:40-9:00 am
Beat the Heat, Check the Backseat

-John Gordon, NWS Louisville, KY

9:00-9:20 am
An Investigation into the Impacts of Land Use/Land Cover on Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Activity

-Nathan Owen, Mississippi State University

9:20-10:05 am
The Airline Meteorologist: Forecasting and Challenges

-Keynote Speaker: Tom Fahey, Delta Airlines


10:15-10:35 am
Objective Updraft Tracking in Mesoscale Model— Hurricane Rainband Convective Properties

-Dr. Wesley Terwey, University of South Alabama

10:35-11:30 am
Multiple Facets of Changing Urban Climate—A Global Perspective

-Keynote Speaker: Dr. Chandana Mitra, Auburn University

11:30-12:30 pm
Group Discussion Session

12:30-1:50 pm

Saturday Afternoon Session

2:00-2:30 pm
Poster Session

2:30-2:50 pm
Building a Weather Ready Nation: An Overview of the National Weather Service Strategic Vision
for Weather Services in the Next Decade and the Evolving Role of the Local Weather Forecast
Office Meteorologist

-Jeff Garmon, NWS Mobile, AL

2:50-3:10 pm
University of South Alabama CHILI Mesonet

-Dr. Sytske Kimball, University of South Alabama

3:10-4:00 pm
The Broadcast Meteorologist: Is There An App For That?

-Keynote Speaker: Sarah Dillingham, The Weather Channel

Previous Agendas: MS Word Format
SeCAPS 2014
SeCAPS 2013
SeCAPS 2012
SeCAPS 2011
SeCAPS 2010
SeCAPS 2009
SeCAPS 2008
SeCAPS 2007
SeCAPS 2006
SeCAPS 2005
SeCAPS 2004
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