IUMS 2014 - Montréal, Canada

Special Session: The Future of the Weather Enterprise

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We are pleased to announce that WWOSC 2014 will include a Special Session: The Future of the Weather Enterprise. Building on related discussions in the Science and User, Application and Social Science programs, this unique Session will include three separate panels:

  • Weather Services Infrastructure: Sustaining what we have and Building for Tomorrow - sponsored by AccuWeather
  • Weather Services: Present Status, Trends, and Innovations- - sponsored by PlanetIQ
  • Enhancing Weather Community Collaboration to Meet Shared Goals for the Weather Enterprise - sponsored by Harris Corporation

The Session will advance the dialogue on the collaboration of private, public and academic elements of the weather enterprise—with the first two panels exploring important issues and problems and the final panel oriented towards finding solutions.

Panelists include well known leaders from the global weather community:

  • Harinder Ahluwalia, President Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
  • Tom Bogdan, President University Corporation of Atmospheric Research USA
  • Jennie Campbell, CEO Meteogroup, UK
  • Brian Day, President of the WMO Hydrometeorological Equipment and Industry
  • Michael Eilts, CEO Weather Decision Technologies, USA
  • Bill Gail, President American Meteorological Society
  • David Grimes, Assistant Deputy-Minister Meteorological Service of Canada and President WMO
  • David Kenny, CEO The Weather Company USA
  • Jerry Lengoasa, Deputy Secretary-General World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • Kristin Lyng, Norwegian Meteorological Organization
  • Bob Marshall, CEO Earth Networks
  • Anne Miglarese, CEO Planet IQ USA
  • Barry Myers, CEO Accuweather USA
  • Roland Stull, University of British Columbia
  • Ajit Tyagi, Indian Meteorological Service
  • Louis Uccellini, Director USA National Weather Service
  • Eric Webster, VP and Director, Weather Systems,
    Exelis Geospatial Systems USA




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