10:00am —Welcoming Remarks, Charles Orloff, Executive Director of Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center  and Glenn Field, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Norton, MA.

10:15am—Dr. Louis Uccellini is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Assistant Administrator for Weather Services, and Director of the National Weather Service. He is a global leader in meteorology and renowned expert and author on U.S. winter storms. It is our privilege to feature Dr. Uccellini's expertise at the Southern New England Weather Conference this year, especially since he has just announced that he will be retiring from federal service on January 1, 2022.

Dr. Uccellini will discuss northeast U.S. winter storms along with NOAA's "Weather-Ready Nation" - a multi-level community action initiative, designed to help mitigate the impacts of destructive weather.

11:15am—Dave Vallee, Hydrologist-in-Charge, NOAA/NWS/Northeast River Forecast Center, will discuss the  30th Anniversary of Hurricane Bob.

11:35am—Dan Brown, Senior Hurricane Specialist, NOAA/NWS National Hurricane Center - Miami, FL, will discuss Northeast Hurricane Information and interpretation of the graphics.

11:55am—Alex Lamers, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NOAA/NWS National Centers for Environmental Prediction Weather Prediction Center (WPC) will present  on the impacts of "Ida" on the northeast U.S.

12:15pm—The National Weather Service - Norton MA Team will showcase their new virtual offerings of science webinars, storybook, public safety videos, and virtual EM briefings.

12:25pm—Blue Hill Observatory will present "Weather Observational Integrity through Major Renovations at Blue Hill Observatory."

12:35pm—A.J. Burnett, Meteorologist and the Weather Produce for WCVB’s StormTeam5 will present a “Winter Outlook Comparison”

1:00pm – Not just for students – our expert panel of professional meteorologists and climate scientists from various sectors will share their passion for their fields and the impact of their professional roles in understanding weather and climate.

Michelle Muscatello, Meteorologist, WPRI 12News Weather Reporter.

Dr. Janel Hanrahan, Associate Professor, Chair Atmospheric Sciences at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon.

Ed Vallee, Owner and Meteorologist at Empire Weather Consulting, a weather forecasting and consulting firm.

Doug Glowacki - Emergency Management Specialist with the CT Dept. of Emergency Management and Homeland Security.

Christina Speciale - Meteorologist, National Weather Service, Albany, NY.