National Centers for Environmental Prediction

Directors Day

Friday, October 27, 2000

Room 707 World Weather Building

8:00 a.m. Coffee and Donuts

8:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Jim Hoke, Host

8:25 a.m. Overview of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
Dr. Louis W. Uccellini, Director

8:55 a.m. NCEP Central Operations (NCO)
Mr. Carl Staton, Director

9:20 a.m. Environmental Modeling Center (EMC)
Dr. Steve Lord, Director

9:45 a.m. Break

9:55 a.m. Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC)
Mr. Dave Reynolds, Chief, Forecast Operations Branch

10:15 a.m. Marine Prediction Center (MPC)
Dr. Mark Waters, Deputy Director

10:35 a.m. Climate Prediction Center (CPC)
Dr. Ants Leetmaa, Director

10:55 noon Photo Opportunity & Tour
Dr. Bill Collins, Official NCEP Photographer
NOAA Media Center, 4th floor WWB

11:30 a.m. HPC Map Discussion
NOAA Media Center, 4th floor WWB

12:15 p.m. Brown-bag Seminar "NCEP -- Looking Back to Look Forward"
Dr. Norm Phillips (in absentia)
Dr. Fred Shuman, Dr. Bill Bonner, Mr. Jim Howcroft, Dr. Ron McPherson
(Order-out lunch)

1:30 p.m. Break

1:45 p.m. Aviation Weather Center (AWC)
Dr. Dave Rodenhuis, Director

2:05 p.m. Storm Prediction Center (SPC)
Dr. Joe Schaefer, Director

2:25 p.m. Break

2:35 p.m. Tropical Prediction Center (TPC)
Mr. Chris Burr, Chief, Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch

2:55 p.m. Space Environment Center (SEC)
Dr. Ernie Hildner, Director

3:15 p.m. Closing Remarks (5 minutes)
Drs. Uccellini and Hoke

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