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Remote Attendee Information

Remote attendance information has been provided to all registered attendees through email. If you did not register but are still interested in viewing the Meeting and Fair, the event will be streamed live on YouTube here. Note when viewing the live stream, you will not be able to ask questions during the Panel Q&A sessions.


NCWCP
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker(s) Affiliation
1300 - 1315 Welcome and Meeting Overview Kevin Garrett and Lauren Koellermeier NESDIS, OAR
1315 - 1330 Get Smart: KAOS or Control? Craig McLean, Acting NOAA Chief Scientist and OAR Assistant Administrator OAR
1330 - 1345 Working Towards the Operational Unified Forecast System Supporting the Seamless Suite of Forecast Services Louis Uccellini, Director of the National Weather Service NWS
1345 - 1400 Maximizing Value of Observations in NOAA's Modeling Enterprise Mitch Goldberg, NESDIS Chief Scientist NESDIS
1400 - 1415 Modeling what we know and what we think we know: Different stages Evan Howell, Director of NMFS Office of Science & Technology NMFS
1415 - 1430 Modeling in the National Ocean Service - An Integral Part of Unified Modeling Mark Osler, NOS Senior Advisor for Coastal Inundation and Resilience NOS
1430 - 1500 Session 1 Q&A Kevin Garrett and Lauren Koellermeier
1500 - 1530 BREAK
1530 - 1540 Session 2 Introduction Hendrik Tolman and Patrick Burke NWS, NOS
1540 - 1555 METplus - A Verification and Diagnostic Capability for the Unified Forecast System Tara Jenssen, NCAR MET team lead NCAR
1555 - 1610 R2O in the Unified Forecast System (UFS) Hendrik Tolman, Senior Advisor for Advanced Modeling Systems NWS
1610 - 1625 Building towards a R2O process in fisheries: example - automated image processing Rick Methot, Senior Scientist for Stock Assessments NMFS
1625 - 1640 Joint Technology Transfer Initiatve: A Research to Operations Program in NOAA Chandra Kondragunta, Program Manager for the Joint Technology Transfer Initiative OAR
1640 - 1655 Coastal and Ocean Modeling Testbed: Communities of practice advancing research and operations Tracy Fanara, NOS Coastal Ocean Modeling Portfolio Manager NOS
1700 - 1730 Session 2 Q&A Patrick Burke
1730 - 1830 Early Career Scientist Gathering Jessica Meixner, Moderator NWS/EMC
1730 - 1830 Early Career Scientist Gathering Mary Erickson, National Weather Service Deputy Director NWS
1730 - 1830 Early Career Scientist Gathering Sharon Harrell, NOAA Mentoring Program OHCS
1730 - 1830 Early Career Scientist Gathering Amara Huddleston, Education Strategic Planning Specialist for OEd’s Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institution Office of Education
1730 - 1830 Early Career Scientist Gathering Sonya Legg, Associate Director Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System (CIMES) at Princeton University
1730 - 1830 Early Career Scientist Gathering Tracy Levstik , NOAA's Leadership Development Specialist (LCDP and LANTERN, formerly NRAP) Office of Education
1730 - 1830 Early Career Scientist Gathering Dr. Peter Roohr, NOAA Lapenta Internship Program Coordinator

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*Agenda is subject to change

NCWCP
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker(s) Affiliation
1300 - 1400 Special Event: Diversity and Inclusion Richard Grant, Deputy Director NOAA's Office of Inclusion and Civil Rights
1400 - 1430 Break
1430 - 1435 Session 3 Introduction Edward Davis and Carolyn Lindley NOS
1435 - 1450 UFS Infrastructure - Community Modeling Paradigm Arun Chawla, Chief Engineering & Implementation Branch NWS
1450 - 1505 Emerging Technology in HPC Frank Indiviglio, Deputy Director, High Performance Computing and Communications OCIO
1505 - 1520 Advancing AI at NOAA - The NOAA Strategy and Strategic Plan Greg Dusek, CO-OPS Chief Scientist NOS
1520 - 1535 The NOAA Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) version 12 and its reforecasts and reanalyses Jeff Whitaker, Research Meteorologist OAR
1535 - 1550 NOAA Data Lake Pilot Project - Update Patrick Keown, Project Manager, NOAA Data Program NOS
1550 - 1605 Implementing Camera-Based Monitoring in U.S Fisheries Brett Alger, Electronic Technologies Coordinator NMFS
1605 - 1630 Session 3 Q&A Edward Davis and Carolyn Lindley

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*Agenda is subject to change

NCWCP
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker(s) Affiliation
1300 - 1305 Session 4 Introduction Richard Methot and Hendrik Tolman NMFS, NWS
1305 - 1320 Session 4 Keynote Steve Kasperski, Economic and Social Sciences NMFS
1320 - 1335 Who counts as the "community" in community modelling? Why more expansive definitions can lead to higher impact. Renata Lana, Director of Communications NESDIS
1335 - 1350 Community Communication: How Social Science Can Help Implement Community Modeling to Improve Weather Forecasts Gina Eosco, Social Science Program Manager (TBD) OAR
1350 - 1405 Session 4 Keynote Cayla Dean, NOS Water Community NOS
1405 - 1420 Stock Assessment Models: Science to Support Sustainable Fisheries Kristan Blackhart, National Stock Assessment Program Leader NMFS
1420 - 1450 Session 4 Q&A Richard Methot and Hendrik Tolman
1450 - 1530 Break
1530 - 1600 Fair Lightning Round Moderator: Carolyn Lindley
1600 - 1700 Fair (see main menu for details)

4-13-2021 1:57 pm



 

*Agenda is subject to change

NCWCP
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker(s) Affiliation
1300 - 1330 Fair Lightning Round Moderator: Richard Methot
1330 - 1430 Fair (see main menu for details)
1430 - 1500 Break
1500 - 1505 Session 5 Intro Hendrik Tolman and Edward Davis
1505 - 1525 Modeling what we don't know: surprises and uncertainties Cisco Werner, Chief Scientist NMFS
1525 - 1545 NOAA Artificial Intelligence (AI) 101 Overview Jamese Sims, NWS Senior Advisor for Artificial Intelligence NWS
1545 - 1605 Science Development Priorities for the Unified Forecast System Ricky Rood, co-chair UFS Steering Committee University of Michigan
1605 - 1630 Session 5 Q&A Hendrik Tolman and Edward Davis

4-13-2021 1:56 pm



 

*Agenda is subject to change