2011 National Severe Weather Workshop - Norman, OK March 3-5, 2011

2011 National Severe Weather Workshop
Predictions of Peril: Managing Hazardous Weather Information

Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center
Norman, Oklahoma
March 3 – 5, 2011


Please join us in Norman for a unique and growing workshop focused on hazardous weather information-sharing, and discussions on the effective transmission of messages about meteorological risk. Emergency managers, weather enthusiasts, teachers, students, meteorologists, broadcasters, and vendors in threat alerting, sheltering, and communications will gather, present, and discuss inter-related topics about weather hazards in early March. Some of the subjects that will be highlighted during the 2011 National Severe Weather Workshop include:

  • Impacts of Hazardous Weather Events: Response and Recovery
  • The Role of Law Enforcement in Weather Emergencies
  • Progress in Prediction Technologies
  • Siren Policy
  • National Weather Service Products, Services, and Outreach
  • Weather Radar Technology Updates and Training
  • Media Relations
  • Psychological Impacts and Issues of Significant Weather Events
  • Weather Trade and Technology Expo
The National Severe Weather Workshop Banquet will be Thursday evening, March 3, 2011. Mr. Ken Graham, Meteorologist-in-Charge of the New Orleans/Baton Rouge National Weather Service Office, will be the invited speaker on Thursday evening. Mr. Graham will discuss support services provided for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The 2011 National Severe Weather Workshop will also, for the first time, feature an afternoon poster session. Poster presentations are currently being solicited – see the Call for Posters.

Enterprising companies will have tables and information kiosks set up at the National Severe Weather Workshop Trade & Technology Expo. Vendors attending the workshop this year will be highlighted in future additions to this web page. Details regarding 2011 sponsorship opportunities and vendor exhibits are now available.

For additional information and the latest updates, please visit the NSWW 2011 website:
http://www.norman.noaa.gov/nsww/
 
Update: 2011 National Severe Weather Workshop - Norman, OK March 3-5, 2011

I thought I'd follow-up and let everyone know that we have considerably added information to the 2011 NSWW website during the past month. This includes additional information about Workshop topics, speakers, and other logistical information such as registration and lodging.

2011 NSWW Website
2011 NSWW Tentative Agenda

Jared


2011 National Severe Weather Workshop
Predictions of Peril: Managing Hazardous Weather Information

Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center
Norman, Oklahoma
March 3 – 5, 2011


Please join us in Norman for a unique and growing workshop focused on hazardous weather information-sharing, and discussions on the effective transmission of messages about meteorological risk. Emergency managers, weather enthusiasts, teachers, students, meteorologists, broadcasters, and vendors in threat alerting, sheltering, and communications will gather, present, and discuss inter-related topics about weather hazards in early March. Some of the subjects that will be highlighted during the 2011 National Severe Weather Workshop include:

  • Impacts of Hazardous Weather Events: Response and Recovery
  • The Role of Law Enforcement in Weather Emergencies
  • Progress in Prediction Technologies
  • Siren Policy
  • National Weather Service Products, Services, and Outreach
  • Weather Radar Technology Updates and Training
  • Media Relations
  • Psychological Impacts and Issues of Significant Weather Events
  • Weather Trade and Technology Expo
The National Severe Weather Workshop Banquet will be Thursday evening, March 3, 2011. Mr. Ken Graham, Meteorologist-in-Charge of the New Orleans/Baton Rouge National Weather Service Office, will be the invited speaker on Thursday evening. Mr. Graham will discuss support services provided for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The 2011 National Severe Weather Workshop will also, for the first time, feature an afternoon poster session. Poster presentations are currently being solicited – see the Call for Posters.

Enterprising companies will have tables and information kiosks set up at the National Severe Weather Workshop Trade & Technology Expo. Vendors attending the workshop this year will be highlighted in future additions to this web page. Details regarding 2011 sponsorship opportunities and vendor exhibits are now available.

For additional information and the latest updates, please visit the NSWW 2011 website:
http://www.norman.noaa.gov/nsww/
 
For anyone that is traveling down to Norman for the event and needs a hotel room please let me know. I am currently working on a special rate for attendees with the La Quinta in Norman and will be able to get you a discount. Once I have it fully fleshed out on Monday I will edit this post with the rate and room details.
 
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