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TCORF/72nd IHC

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Forum Summary

Day 1 - Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Florida International Univeristy, Graham Center, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Welcome: Dr. William Schulz, Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research

Panel 1: Tropical Cyclone Operations: Challenges in 2017; New Products and Services Planned for 2018 and 2019

Session Leader: Eric Blake (NHC)

Panel 2: Recent and Planned Improvements in Modeling Capability
Session Leader: Sundararaman Gopalakrishnan (Gopal) (HRD)

Panel 3: Ocean Model Impact on Hurricane Forecasting
Session Leader: Nick Shay (RSMAS, UM) and Sue Chen (NRL)

Summary

Session 4: Satellite Advancements
Session Leader: Mark DeMaria (NHC)

Day 2: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Florida International Univeristy, Graham Center, 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

“Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model” (Invited Presentation)
Shahid Hamid, PhD, CFA

Chair and Professor, Department of Finance, College of Business, Florida International University

Session 5: JHT Project Status: (Pt 1)
Panel Moderator: Jason Sippel (HRD)

Session 6: JHT Project Status: (Pt 2)
Panel Moderator: Jason Sippel (HRD)

Session 7: HFIP Update
Panel Moderator: Frank Marks (HRD) and Nicole Kurkowski (NWS)

Update on NOAA’s Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project: Proposed Framework for Addressing Section 104 of the Weather Research Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017

Working Group for Tropical Cyclone Operations and Research (WG/TCOR) Meeting, chaired by Dr. Mark DeMaria (NCEP/NHC).

Day 3: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Florida International Univeristy, Graham Center, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Session 8: Advances in Airborne Observing Systems, Infrastructure, and Product Improvement
Panel Moderator: LT COL Kaitlyn Woods, 53rd WRS

Final Plenary Session

  • WG/TCOR Report, Dr. Mark DeMaria (NCEP/NHC), Chairperson
  • Conference action items, Glenn Austin (OFCM)
  • Presentation of the Richard H. Hagemeyer Award, Dr. William Schulz, Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research