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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

08:00 – 08:30 Coffee, tea, and light refreshments
08:30 – 08:40 Workshop Welcome (Louis Uccellini, NWS Director)
08:40 – 09:00 Workshop Overview
  • NWS (John Murphy, NWS/OST/PPD Chief)
  • OAR (Gary Matlock, OAR/PPE Director)
09:00 – 09:45 Testbed Roundup: Aviation Weather Testbed (Bruce Entwistle, NWS/AWC) [Abstract]
  • General overview
  • Featured accomplishments/significance/results
  • Q&A (15 min)
09:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:30 Testbed Roundup: Coastal and Ocean Modeling Testbed (Becky Baltes, NOS/IOOS) [Abstract]
10:30 – 11:15 Testbed Roundup: Hydrometeorology Testbed (Allen White, OAR/ESRL/PSD) [Abstract]
11:15 – 12:00 Testbed Roundup: GOES-R Proving Ground (Steve Goodman, NESDIS/GOESPO) [Abstract]
12:15 – 01:15 Lunch (on-site)
01:15 – 02:00 Testbed Roundup: Hazardous Weather Testbed (Lans Rothfusz, OAR/NSSL) [Abstract]
02:00 – 02:45 Testbed Roundup: Developmental Testbed Center (Zoltan Toth, OAR/ESRL/GSD) [Abstract]
02:45 – 03:30 Testbed Roundup: Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (Sid-Ahmed Boukabara, NESDIS/STAR) [Abstract]
03:30 – 03:45 Break
03:45 – 04:30 Testbed Roundup: Joint Hurricane Testbed (Shirley Murillo, NWS/NCEP/NHC) [Abstract]
04:30 – 05:15 Testbed Roundup: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Robbie Hood, OAR)
05:15 – 05:30 Day 1 Wrap-up / Day 2 Preview / Adjourn
6:30 Dinner organized by participants

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

07:30 – 08:45 Coffee, tea, and light refreshments
08:00 – 08:45 NCWCP Tour (registered tour participants meet in Atrium)
08:45 – 09:30 Testbed Roundup: Climate Testbed (Jin Huang, NWS/CPC) [Abstract]
09:30 – 10:00 Testbed Roundup: Operations and Services Proving Ground (Kim Runk, NWS/OCWWS) [Abstract]
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:00 Emerging Capabilities Updates
11:00 – 11:30 Attend NCEP/WPC Weather Map Discussion (registered map participants meet in Atrium)
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch (on-site)
12:40 – 02:00 High Impact Environmental Events – Session I
02:00 – 03:30 Break and Poster Session with a light snack
Posters of High Impact Environmental Events Posters of Affliated Programs
03:30 – 04:50 High Impact Environmental Events – Session II
04:50 – 05:00 Day 2 Wrap-up / Day 3 Preview / Adjourn
6:00 Dinner organized by participants

Thursday, April 4, 2013

08:30 – 09:00 Coffee, tea, and light refreshments
09:00 – 10:00 Affiliated Programs
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:45 Testing Coordination, Collaboration and Challenges
  • Influencing SEE / NOAA long-range planning
  • Update on Performance Metrics
  • Opportunities for collaborative activities
  • Future workshop themes
11:45 – 12:00 Summary and Next Steps (Paula Davidson, NWS/OST, and Kevin Kelleher, OAR/NSSL)
12:00 Adjourn Workshop