2016 Minnesota Severe Storms Conference, Saturday, April 9, 2016, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis Campus

Organized by

John Wetter, K0WDJ
Skywarn Coordinator
NWS Chanhassen

 

Sponsored by









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Bad Weather Brewery

 

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Agenda

Agenda is preliminary and subject to change

  No admittance prior to 8:00 a.m. The lobby will not open until 8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. Doors open, Conference Check-in 
Vendor booths open
  MORNING REFRESHMENTS
9:00 a.m. Conference Welcome & Announcements
John Wetter, MN Severe Storms Conference
9:10 a.m. Forecasting for the PGA Tour - player and spectator safety at professional golf events
Wade Stettner , On-Site Event Meteorologist, Schneider Electric Weather, Burnsville, MN  
9:45 a.m. MPCA Air Quality & Meteorology Operations
Daniel Dix, Meteorologist, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN
10:20 a.m. MORNING COFFEE BREAK
Sponsored by Metro Skywarn
11:25 a.m. QLCS Tornado Verification
Jacob Beitlich, Forecaster, NWS Chanhassen, MN
10:50 a.m. High Resolution Modeling of Severe Storms
Tom Hultquist, Science & Operations Officer, NWS Chanhassen, MN
12:00 p.m. BREAK FOR LUNCH
Pre-ordered lunch in dining area, lunch on your own
1:00 p.m. Keynote - Greensburg; 9 Years Later
Mr. Bob Dixson, Mayor, City of Greensburg, Greensburg, KS
2:30 p.m.

AFTERNOON SNACK BREAK
Sponsored by AllisonHouse

2:55 p.m.

Concurrent Session: Interactive Forecasting Workshop
Chris Franks, Lead Forecaster, NWS Chanhassen, MN

2:55 p.m. Concurrent Session: Interactive Radar Workshop
 John Wetter, Organizer, Minnesota Severe Storms Conference
4:10 p.m. Panel Discussion - Severe Weather, Skywarn Operations, Media & Response
Speakers Panel- All speakers available for questions and discussion
4:40 p.m.

MN Skywarn Operations Grant Announcement
John Wetter, Organizer, Minnesota Severe Storms Conference

4:50 p.m. Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
John Wetter, Minnesota Severe Storms Conference
5:00 p.m. Conference ends
5:30 p.m. After Party at Bad Weather Brewing

 

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