2016 Weather and Climate Summit

LINK TO LIVE STREAM

FACEBOOK FAN PAGE – EXCLUSIVE LIVE UPDATES FROM JENNIFER RUKAVINA

Join Chief Meteorologist Jennifer Rukavina as she travels to this year’s Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit at Breckenridge, Colorado. Starting Tuesday January 19th, watch for her live reports at 5 & 6 pm on WPSD Local 6. She will be talking with today’s leading meteorologists and scientists about the latest technology and forecasting tools plus the status of today’s climate.

When you log on to the live stream, you can also interact with Jennifer in a chat area if you have questions for her or the speakers/scientists. You can also send your questions to her at jrukavina@wpsdlocal6.com

 

Live Streaming Schedule

TUESDAY, January 19th

7:30-8:00 AM LIVE Streaming Begins

8:00-8:25 AMWeather Briefing: Dale Eck – Director, Global Forecast Center, The Weather Channel

8:30-10:00 AM SESSION 1: The Mega California Drought & Wildfires Gone Crazy – Is This the Face of Climate Change?

Dr. Tim Brown – Director, Western Regional Climate Center

10:00-10:15 AM BREAK

10:15-12:00 PM SESSION 2: Project Ice Bridge and the Massive Melting in Greenland – What Do We Know and What Does it Mean for US and Our Communities?

Dr. Lora Koenig – Research Scientist, National Snow & Ice Data Center

12:00-12:30 PM LIVE Stream – Q&A Session with Today’s Speakers

WEDNESDAY, January 20th

7:30-8:00 AM LIVE Streaming Begins (Agenda and Videos)

8:00-8:25 AM Weather Briefing: Dale Eck – Director, Global Forecast Center, The Weather Channel

8:30-10:00 AM SESSION 3: Seasonal Forecasting, the Tropics, a Record El Nino, Extreme Weather, and What Can We Expect in the Future?
Dr. Phil Klotzbach – Colorado State University

10:00-10:15 AM BREAK

10:15-12:00 PM SESSION 4: 2015 Severe Weather Summary & The Next Generation Warning Paradigm for High Impact Weather for a Weather Ready Nation (WRN)
Lans Rothfusz – Deputy Director, National Severe Storms Lab

12:00-12:30 PM LIVE Stream – Q&A Session with Today’s Speakers

7:00-8:00 PM Community Town Hall Meeting: Extreme Weather
DISCUSSION with Dr. Jennifer Francis (Rutgers University); Dr. Lora Koenig & Ice-Bridge Team (LIVE from NASA GSFC), Dr. Jim White (University of Colorado), Dr. Tim Brown, (Desert Research Institute); Greg Mandt (NOAA GOES-R), Jim Gandy, (Chief Meteorologist WLTX-TV Columbia, SC)

THURSDAY, January 21st

7:30-8:00 AM LIVE Streaming Begins (Agenda and Videos)

8:00-8:25 AM Weather Briefing: Dale Eck – Director, Global Forecast Center, The Weather Channel

8:30-10:00 AM SESSION 5: Crazy Weather and the Arctic Meltdown – How Are They Connected?
Dr. Jennifer Francis – Rutgers University

10:00-10:15 AM BREAK

10:15-12:00 PM SESSION 6: Extreme Weather, Climate, and Energy – Understanding the Links for a More Resilient Energy System
Dr. Ben Preston – DOE Oak Ridge National Lab

12:00-12:30 PM LIVE Stream – Q&A Session with Today’s Speakers

FRIDAY, January 22nd

7:30-8:00 AM LIVE Streaming Begins (Agenda and Videos)

8:00-8:25 AM Weather Briefing: Dale Eck – Director, Global Forecast Center, The Weather Channel

8:30-10:00 AM SESSION 7: GOES-R will be Launched This Year – How Can You Put This Data to Work?
Greg Mandt – GOES-R Program Manager

10:00-10:15 AM BREAK

10:15-12:00 PM SESSION 8: Atmospheric Drivers for the Winter of 2015-2016 and Outlook for Rest of 2016 Winter
Michael Ventrice – WSI Corporation

12:10-12:40 PM LIVE Stream – Q&A Session with Today’s Speakers

 

Related Articles

Weather Authority Alert Day Issued The National Weather Service in Paducah and Memphis have issued a WIND CHILL ADVISORY that goes into effect Saturday evening at 6PM and runs through T...
Friday night: Hurricane planes find Nate growing stronger Hurricane hunter planes have found Tropical Storm Nate growing stronger just off Mexico's Yucatan peninsula as of Friday night.