For the conference program, see the PDF iconCPASW Conference Agenda (PDF).

Links to PDFs of speaker presentations are included in the listings, below.

TUESDAY, March 22

Opening Remarks

  • Richard Galbraith, VP for Research, University of Vermont
    (Introduction by William Falls, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, UVM)
  • Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, Vermont State Climatologist, University of Vermont
  • Fiona Horsfall, Chief of Climate Services Branch, NOAA National Weather Service

Welcome

  • Peter Shumlin, Governor of Vermont
    (Introduction by Andrew Nash, Meteorologist-in-Charge, WFO Burlington)
  • Remarks from Senator Leahy's Office

Keynote Address

  • Introductions by Fiona Horsfall, Chief of Climate Services Branch, NOAA National Weather Service
  • PDF iconThe Global Weather, Climate, and Water Enterprise: Helping to Build Resilient Communities (PDF)
    David Grimes, WMO President, Assistant Deputy Minister and Head of Environment and Climate Change Canada's Meteorological Service
  • "The Challenge of Decision-Making in a Changing Climate"
    Filipe Lucio, Director, Global Framework for Climate Services, World Meteorological Organization

Session 1: Food Resilience

Session 2: Interactive Decision Support Services Tool Demonstrations

Session 3: Climate and Health Panel

WEDNESDAY, March 22

Keynote Address

Session 1: Managing Water Resources and Flooding

Session 2: Hydro-meteorological Disaster Risk Assessment and Management

Session 3: Interactive Decision Support Services Tool Demonstations

Banquet Dinner Talk

  • Introduction by Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, Vermont State Climatologist, University of Vermont, &
    David Herring, NOAA Climate Program Office
  • America‚Äôs Two "Climate Changes"
    Dan Kahan, Yale University
    Elizabeth K. Dollard, Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology

THURSDAY, March 24

Session 1: Coastal Issues in Disaster Risk Assessment and Management

Session 2: Regional and Local Climate Services / User Engagement

Session 3: Panel

Session 4: Localizing Climate Information

Summary and Closing Remarks

  • Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, Vermont State Climatologist, University of Vermont
  • Fiona Horsfall, Chief of Climate Services Branch, NOAA National Weather Service