2007 Symposium

Schedule

Time

Event

Morning Facilitator: Andrew Michael

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Sign In/Coffee

9:00 – 9:15 AM

Andrew Michael — OSU Meteorology Club President
Dr. Morton O’Kelly — Chair, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University
Dr. Jay Hobgood — Director of Atmospheric Sciences, The Ohio State University
Mike Ryan — Chairperson, Ohio Severe Weather Symposium; Meteorologist, NWSFO Wilmington, OH

9:15 – 9:55 AM

“The Recent Increase in Atlantic Hurricanes”
Dr. Jay Hobgood — Director of Atmospheric Sciences, The Ohio State University

9:55 – 10:40 AM

“Climate Change and Recent and Future Trends of North American Climate and Weather”
Dr. Bob Livezey — Chief, Climate Services Division — Office of Climate, Water and Weather Services, National Weather Service Headquarters

10:40 -10:50 AM

Morning Break

10:50 – 11:30 AM

“The 27 May 2004 Severe Event: Focus on Two Tornadic Storms”
John DiStefano — Science Operations Officer — NWSFO Wilmington, OH

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Lunch Break

Afternoon Facilitator: Allison Chinchar

1:00 – 1:40 PM

“Meteorology of FirstEnergy”
Peter Manousos — Meteorologist, FirstEnergy

1:40 – 2:20 PM

“Media’s Role of Reporting Severe Weather”
Mike Bettes — Meteorologist, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

2:20 – 2:30 PM

Afternoon Break

2:30 – 3:15 PM

“Severe Thunderstorms and Climate Change”
Harold Brooks — National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK

3:15 – 4:00 PM

“EF Scale — Ups and Downs”
Dan McCarthy — Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK

Speakers

Andrew Michael — OSU Meteorology Club President

Dr. Morton O’Kelly — Chair, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University

Dr. Jay Hobgood — Director of Atmospheric Sciences, The Ohio State University

Mike Ryan — Meteorologist, NWSFO Wilmington, OH

Dan McCarthy — Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Storm Prediction Center

Bob Livezey — Chief, Climate Services Division, National Weather Service

John DiStefano — Science Operations Officer, NWSFO Wilmington, OH

Mike Bettes — The Weather Channel

Harold Brooks — National Severe Storms Laboratory

Peter Manousos — Meteorologist, FirstEnergy

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