Time Plenary-Auditorium Breakout 1 - Foyer Breakout 2- Commonwealth Room

Breakfast (provided by Rita's Catering)


Breakfast with Hayden
  Includes bagels, muffins, fresh fruit, coffee, tea, juice, and more   Hayden Frank (National Weather Service - Taunton, MA)
8:45-9:00 Welcoming Remarks    
  Glenn Field (National Weather Service - Taunton, MA)
Charles Orloff (Blue Hill Observatory Science Center - Milton, MA)
9:00-9:30 Capturing the Wind Requires Accurate Wind Forecasting Forming Meaningful Interactive Relationships with the Media Lightning Photos
  Mark Rodgers (Cape Wind - Boston, MA) Matt Noyes (New England Cable News - Newton, MA) Jesse Rudavsky (Chicopee, MA)
9:35-10:15 Performing a NWS Damage Survey in New York City    
  Gary Conte (National Weather Service - Upton, NY)    
10:15-10:30 Break    
10:35-11:00 The Challenge of Expressing Uncertainty for a Winter Storm in Densely Populated Southern New England Choosing Instruments for Home and School Lightning Photos
  Frank Nocera (National Weather Service - Taunton, MA) Robert "Ridge" White (Robert E. White Instruments, Inc. - Boston, MA) Jesse Rudavsky (Chicopee, MA)
11:05-12:00 Space Weather Storms: Responding to Global Concerns of a "Space Katrina" How Weather Works: FOX25 Bringing Weather Into the Classroom (Ends at 11:45)  
  Bill Murtagh (NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center - Boulder, Colorado) Cindy Fitzgibbon and A.J. Burnett (FOX 25 TV - Dedham, MA)  

Lunch (provided by Rita's Catering)

  Includes Orange and Sesame Glazed Chicken or Vegetable Lasagna, ginger grilled vegetables, salad, soft drinks and more    

Blooper Video

1:20-2:00 Delivering Drought Info Services to the Northeast and the World Extreme Weather In the Classroom  
  Dr. Michael Hayes (National Drought Mitigation Center - Lincoln, NE) Jeff DeRosa (Mount Washington Observatory - North Conway, NH)  
2:05-3:05 Winter Storms of December 26-27, 2010 & January 12, 2011    
  Joseph DelliCarpini (National Weather Service - Taunton, MA)
Kurt Schwartz (Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency)
Jeffrey Mullan (Former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation)
Joseph Pelczarski (Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs)
Matt Noyes (New England Cable News - Newton, MA)


3:30-3:55 Basics of Dual Polarization Doppler Radar Strategies for Teaching Severe Weather in the Classroom Extreme Weather In the Classroom
  Hayden Frank (National Weather Service - Taunton, MA) Jonathan Byrne (American Meteorological Society - Boston, MA) Jeff DeRosa (Mount Washington Observatory - North Conway, NH)
4:00-4:55 The 2011 Super Outbreak: A Huntsville Perspective and Implications for Future Events    
  Chris Darden (National Weather Service - Huntsville, AL)    
5:00-5:45 Wild Winters a Sign of a New Climate Regime? Another?
How Long Range Forecasts Benefit Commercial Users
  Joe D'Aleo (Icecap.us & WeatherBell Analytics, LLC - New York, NY)
Joe Bastardi (WeatherBell Analytics, LLC - New York, NY)