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Ohio University's 10th Annual Meteorological Symposium
March 23rd, 2019
11am-4:30pm

INFORMATION
Where When
  • Saturday March 23th, 2019. 11am - 4:30pm.
Cost
  • FREE TO ATTEND! If attending, please RSVP here!
Who
  • This event is open to all, including the general public and the Ohio University community.
Why
  • The AMS Student Chapter at Ohio University strives to provide a learning opportunities for students, professionals, and the general public. The goal with our annual symposium is to expand their knowledge of meteorology while also providing helpful insight to students entering or currently enrolled in a college meteorology program for future job opportunities and guidance.
Sponsors
  • We would like to thank all of our sponsors, as this event would not be possible without their tremendous support! The Ohio University Department of Geography, the Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis, and the Ohio University Senate Appropriations Commission are our primary sponsors. OUCAMS thanks you for all your support!


SPEAKERS/TOPICS

Presentations will be given by:

  • Kyle Clem

  • Ryan Fliechman

  • Ron Issac - Keynote Speaker

  • Bill Lapenta

  • Andrew Murray

  • Ryan Rickert

  • Robin Tanamachi

  • Bryan Wood

  • Kirstie Zontini
For full speaker biographies and abstracts, please click here.
AGENDA

Time
Speaker
Topic/Presentation Title
10:00am Coffee and Snacks
11:00am Joseph Shields, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences & Matt Thigpen, President of OUCAMS Opening Remarks
11:10am Ryan Rickert “The World Famous Hurricane Hunters”
11:40pm Robin Tanamachi “A New Weather Radar at Purdue University: The X-Band teaching and Research Radar (XTRRA)”
12:10pm Andrew Murray “No Business like Snow Business”
12:40pm Intermission/Lunch/Student Poster Session
1:20pm Bill Lapenta “Evolving the National Weather Service and the National Centers for Environmental Prediction to Meet User Needs”
1:50pm Kyle Clem “The Fate of West Antarctica Driven by the Tropics”
2:20pm Bryan Wood “Meteorology and Insurance- Helping People Recover after Disaster”
2:50pm Break
3:00pm Kirstie Zontini “Broadcast Meteorology: Communication is Key”
3:30pm Ryan Fliehman “From Fires to Floods, how the Ohio River Forecast Center supports the NWS Mission of protecting life and property”
4:00pm Ron Issac “The Adventures of an Accidental Meteorologist, A Retrospective”
4:30pm Closing Remarks followed by group photos
5:00pm Tour of Clippinger and Scalia Labs Optional
DIRECTIONS

Click the map below to enter your Starting Point and get directions to Walter Hall.


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Margaret M. Walter Hall
Athens, OH 45701

Walter Hall is located just off South Green Dr. across the street from Peden Stadium.
PARKING

In the below map, the areas in green and purple are free to the public on the weekend, and the blue square in the middle represents Walter Hall. Attendees are encouraged to park in lots 134, 132, and 84:


PLEASE CHECK SIGNS FOR LOTS BEFORE PARKING. SIGNS WILL HAVE TIMES FOR WHEN LOT IS OPEN. OUCAMS IS NOT RESPONISIBLE FOR TICKETED OR TOWED VEHICLES.

If you need additional information or have any questions, feel free to email Austin Patrick at ap513915@ohio.edu, or visit the Ohio University Parking Services webpage at http://www.facilities.ohiou.edu/parking/.
Campus Parking Map

RSVP

RSVP is greatly appreciated so we may get an accurate count of attendees. This event is open to all, so we encourage everyone to attend!

To RSVP, please fill out the form below, or email president.oucams@gmail.com with expected number of attendees.



QUESTIONS/CONTACT

If you have any questions, or would like additional information, please contact Matthew Thigpen mt274214@ohio.edu.

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