APPENDIX A
AGENDA

NATURAL DISASTERS ROUNDTABLE

June 28, 2002

Washington, DC

Forum on From Climate to Weather: Impacts on Society and Economy

8:30 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Rutherford Platt, NDR Chair

8:45 AM

Lessons from U.S. National Assessment

Anthony Janetos, Heinz Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment

9:05 AM

Lessons from the NAS Assessment

Vaughan Turekian, National Research Council

9:25 AM

Role of Congress in Shaping Policy Regarding Extreme Events

Jim Jensen, National Research Council

9:45 AM

Discussion

10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

Panel on Understanding the Science and Uncertainties

Chair, Robert Hirsch, USGS

10:20 AM

Climate Record and Extreme Weather

Jay Lawrimore, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA

10:40 AM

Role of Natural Modes of Variability in Influencing Extreme Events

Antonio Busalacchi, University of Maryland

11:00 AM

Role of Climate Change in Severe Weather Events

Howard Bluestein, University of Oklahoma

11:20 AM

Role of Climate Change on Tropical Cyclones

Tom Knutson, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory/NOAA

11:40 AM

Extreme Weather Projections from Climate Models

Francis Zweirs, Canadian Climate Centre for Modeling and Analysis

12:00 Noon

Panel Discussion



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From Climate to Weather: Impacts on Society and Economy - Summary of a Forum June 28, 2002 Washington, DC APPENDIX A AGENDA NATURAL DISASTERS ROUNDTABLE June 28, 2002 Washington, DC Forum on From Climate to Weather: Impacts on Society and Economy 8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions Rutherford Platt, NDR Chair 8:45 AM Lessons from U.S. National Assessment Anthony Janetos, Heinz Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment 9:05 AM Lessons from the NAS Assessment Vaughan Turekian, National Research Council 9:25 AM Role of Congress in Shaping Policy Regarding Extreme Events Jim Jensen, National Research Council 9:45 AM Discussion 10:00 AM Break 10:15 AM Panel on Understanding the Science and Uncertainties Chair, Robert Hirsch, USGS 10:20 AM Climate Record and Extreme Weather Jay Lawrimore, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA 10:40 AM Role of Natural Modes of Variability in Influencing Extreme Events Antonio Busalacchi, University of Maryland 11:00 AM Role of Climate Change in Severe Weather Events Howard Bluestein, University of Oklahoma 11:20 AM Role of Climate Change on Tropical Cyclones Tom Knutson, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory/NOAA 11:40 AM Extreme Weather Projections from Climate Models Francis Zweirs, Canadian Climate Centre for Modeling and Analysis 12:00 Noon Panel Discussion

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From Climate to Weather: Impacts on Society and Economy - Summary of a Forum June 28, 2002 Washington, DC 12:30 PM Lunch (cafeteria available) 1:30 PM Framing Policy Implications Chair, William Hooke, American Meteorological Society 1:40 PM Societal Impacts – Sorting Out Increased Vulnerability from Changes in Extremes David Changnon, Northern Illinois University 2:00 PM Economic Impacts of Extreme Weather Events Harold Cochrane, Colorado State University 2:20 PM Human Vulnerability and Adapting to Climate Change Thomas Wilbanks, Oakridge National Laboratory 2:40 PM Adaptation and Resilience (“No Regrets” Strategy) Ian Burton, Environment Canada 3:00 PM Role of Media in Public Education and Perception Steve Lyons, The Weather Channel 3:20 PM Panel Discussion 4:00 PM Wrap up James P. Bruce, Global Change Strategies International, Inc. 4:20 PM Adjourn