501 c3 Non-Profit

TUE - WED

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

All Day - Arrivals via Harlingen - Brownsville

Exhibitor set up

Registration Hilton Garden Room 2

Registration Sign In

Conference Materials w/conference polo

Select your restaurant for Thursday Evening

Select your optional activity for Saturday

 

7:00pm - 9:30pm

Welcome Reception - Hilton Garden Patio

Presented by: USAA

Heavy hors d'oerves and refreshments

Visit with presenters and conference attendees

 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

 

Session 1 Hilton Garden Meeting Room

 

8:00 am Early Registration Sign In

Conference Materials w/conference polo

Select your restaurant for Thursday Evening

Select your optional activity for Saturday

 

Confirm your Live-Shot Schedule

Confirm your Facebook LIVE schedule

Confirm you departure time and airport

 

8:30 am Opening Ceremony

Welcome from Mayor Dennis Stahl

Welcome from South Padre Island

Convention and Visitors Bureau

 

 8:45 am

Barry Goldsmith, NWS Brownsville

 

 9:00 am

Louis Uccellini, Director NWS

 

 

10:00 am Dr. Samantha Montano

Disasterologist

 

10:30 am - 11:00am  BREAK

 

11:00 am Dr. Josh Wurman and Dr. Karen Kosiba

 

12:00 pm - 1:30pm

Award Luncheon

John Coleman Award Presentation

Recipient: John Morales NBC6 Miami

Keynote - Dan Kottlowski

Expert Senior Meteorologist

Accuweather

 

1:30 pm

Tom Johnstone - MIC

National Weather Service

Corpus Christi, Texas

 

2:00 pm - PANEL: MEDIA COVERAGE

Bryan Luhn - Houston - Moderator

Blaise Labbe - San Antonio

Cathy Hobbs - Charleston

Tom Lea - The Weather Channel

 

2:45 pm - BREAK

 

3:00 pm

Dr. Tyra Brown

NOAA

 

3:30 pm

Baron (promoted)

 

4:00pm

"2017 Hurricane Field Operations: Harvey, Irma and Nate"

Mark Sudduth

HurricaneTrack

 

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Dine South Padre

Presented by:

An Island Dining Experience

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, April 5, 2018

7:30am - 8:30am

Exhibitor’s Showcase and Breakfast

Presented by: USAA

 

Session 2 Hilton Garden Meeting Room

 

8:45am  Opening Remarks

 

 -  LIVE BROADCAST START -

9:00am - 10:00am

2018 Hurricane Seasonal Outlook

Press Conference

Dr. Philip Klotzbach

 -  LIVE BROADCAST END -

 

10:00am - 10:30am

Morning Break

 

10:30 am

Introduction -  USAA

An Update from the National Hurricane Center

Kenneth Graham

Director

National Hurricane Center

 

11:00 am

Jaime Rhome

National Hurricane Center

Storm Surge Unit

 

11:30 am

Leslie Chapman-Henderson

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes

 

12:00pm -   1:20 pm

Award Luncheon

Robert & Joanne Simpson Award Presentation

Moderated by Bill Read

Recipient:

Ed Rapapport - Deputy Director

National Hurricane Center

Keynote - Lucas Mc Donald - Walmart

Presented by: USAA

 

1:30pm

Tim Marshall

Haag Engineering

 

2:00pm

Jeffry Lindner

Meteorologist

Harris County Flood District

Houston, Texas

 

2:30

Jeff Evans  MIC

National Weather Service

Houston, Texas

 

3:00 pm  BREAK

 

3:20 PM

PANEL: MEDIA COVERAGE - HARVEY

 

Tim Heller - Chief Meteorologist

KTRK- Houston, Texas

Juan Acuna - Meteorologist (invited)

KRIS - Corpus Christi, Texas

Bill Alexander - Chief Meteorologist

KAVU - Victoria, Texas

Dr. Jim Siebert - Chief Meteorologist

KRIV - Houston, Texas (invited)

 

4:00 pm

Live Shots/Interviews as scheduled

Facebook LIVE

 

4:00 pm

Harvey Impacts on Houston

Dr. Neil Frank

 

4:30p

Josh Morgerman

iCyclone

 

Live shots/ interviews as scheduled

Facebook LIVE

 

 

Friday, April 6, 2018

7:30am - 8:30am

Exhibitor’s Showcase and Breakfast

Sponsored by: USAA

 

Session 3 Hilton Garden Resort - Meeting room

 

 

8:45 am Harmany (promoted)

 

9:00 am

Matt Moreland

Meteorologist in Charge

National Weather Service

Key West, Florida (now San Diego)

 

9:30 am

Joe Arellano

Meteorologist in Charge

National Weather Service

San Antonio, Texas

 

10:00 am BREAK

 

10:20 am

Dr. Jeanette Sutton

Disaster Sociologist

 

10:50am

PANEL: MEDIA COVERAGE- IRMA

Max Mayfield - Hurricane Specialist

WPLG - Miami, Florida

Jeff Huffman - Chief Meteorologist

University of Florida

Jason Dunning - meteorologist

WBBH - Ft. Myers, Florida

Maureen McCann - meteorologist

News 13

Orlando, Florida

 

11:50am - 1:20 pm

Award Luncheon

William Gray Award Presentation

Moderated by Bill Read

Recipients:

Jeffry Linder - Harris County Flood Dist.

Presented by: South Padre Island

 

1:30 pm

Hurricane Hunters 53rd squadron

Major Ryan Rickert

Lt. Garrett Black

 

2:00 pm

Chris Hebert

StormGeo

 

2:30 pm

Tony Robinson, FEMA Reg VI Administrator

(invited)

 

3:00 pm BREAK

 

3:20pm

Jim Edds

ExtremeStorms

 

4:00pm

Live-Shots / Interviews as scheduled

Facebook LIVE

 

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Evening Dinner Reception

Hilton Garden Inn

Presented by: USAA

 

Saturday, April 7, 2018

To Be Announced

OPTIONAL SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER CRUISE $49

Includes drinks, dinner & live entertainment!

Buy Cruise Ticket(s) Here

 

 

Dinner Cruise Selection

 

 

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