NCEM-ECU Annual Hurricane Workshop

May 22, 2013

Hurricane Workshop- 2013

8:45 am to 3:15 pm 

Tentative Workshop Schedule

8:00 am Registration. Coffee and breakfast snacks
8:45-9:00 am

Welcome and introductions
Mike Sprayberry, Director, North Carolina Emergency Management
Dr. Ron Mitchelson, Interim Vice Chancellor, Research and Graduate Studies, ECU
Dr. Alan White, Dean, Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, ECU
Dr. Jamie Kruse, Director, Center for Natural Hazards Research, ECU

9:00-10:15 am Panel-Tools for Risk and Emergency Communication
Donna Kain, ECU; Steve Hawley, City of Greenville; Gloria Putnam, North Carolina Sea Grant; Tom Allen, ECU
10:15-10:45 am Break- Visit NC Coastal Atlas and Social Media Stations
10:45 am-12:00 pm Panel-Modeling and Planning for Storm Surge
Tom Allen, ECU; Jessica Losego, University of North Carolina; John Dorman, North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program; Traci Birch, The Verdant Group and ECU
12:00-1:30 pm  Lunch
12:30-1:15 pm  Posters and research representatives available for Q & A beside their posters
1:00-1:30 pm Keynote Speaker-Commander Linda Sturgis, Chief of Emergency Prevention, Coast Guard Sector, New York

1:40-
3:00 pm

Panel-Hurricane Sandy- Darlene Johnson, NCEM; Gary Szatkowski, National Weather Service, Mount Holly, NJ; Craig Smith, Greensboro Fire Department
3:00 pm 2013 Hurricane Season Forecast-Gary Szatkowski, National Weather Service
3:15 pm Closing Remarks-Mike Sprayberry, Director, NCEM