Schedule of Events

Attire for the entire weekend is casual, with the exception of the Saturday evening dinner banquet which is semi-formal. 

Friday, July 9, 2010

Symposium to celebrate Penn State’s accomplishments in the atmospheric sciences.

113 Information Sciences and Technology Building (2nd floor)

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
REGISTRATION:  The West Atrium (2nd Floor outside Room 113 Information Sciences and Technology Building)

8:30 AM - 8:35 AM
Welcoming Remarks
William Brune
8:35 AM - 9:30 AM
Penn State Meteorology
Charles Hosler
John Cahir
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Weather and Climate Modeling
Richard Anthes
Warren Washington
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Morning Break
 
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Mesoscale to Synoptic Scale Meteorology
Greg Forbes
David Stensrud
Jenni Evans
12:10 PM - 1:15 PM
Light lunch in the Joel N. Myers Weather Center (6th Floor Walker Building)

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Atmospheric Physics
John Wyngaard
John Hussey
2:15 PM - 2:35 PM
Afternoon Break

2:35 PM - 3:55 PM
Private Sector Meteorology
Ray Ban
Doug Kruhoeffer
Joel Myers
3:55 PM - 4:00 PM
Closing Remarks by John Dutton


Friday, 10:00 AM:   Walking tour of campus led by Lion Ambassadors

Meet in the Lobby of 1st Floor Walker (near the elevators).  Tour will last approximately one hour.

 

Friday Evening, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM:

    Welcome BBQ catered by Clems BBQ at The Hintz Family Alumni Center

      Live entertainment by a combo of jazz players including our own faculty member, Raymond Najjar
      Attire:  Casual (shorts and tshirts are ok
)



Saturday, July 10, 2010

Saturday Morning

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM:  Alumni and Family Breakfast -- Location to be announced

9:30 AM, 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM:  Guided tours of the Myers Weather Center and TV studio (meet at the Electronic Map Wall)

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM:  Record a weathercast in the TV studio -- 527 Walker Building

10: 00 AM:  Walking tour of campus led by Lion Ambassadors.  Meet in the Lobby of 1st Floor Walker (near the elevators).  Tour will last approximately one hour.

1030 AM - 1100 AM:  “VORTEX2 Update” -- Drs. Yvette Richardson and Paul Markowski -- 112 Walker Building

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM:  Joel N. Myers Weather Center Dedication -- Joel N. Myers Weather Center


Saturday Afternoon

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM:   Meet the Faculty--Emeritus and Retired Faculty too!  -- Joel N. Myers Weather Center

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM:  Panel discussion:  "Looking Forward..." -- 112 Walker Building

       PANELISTS

      Jan Dutton ('96 MS, '00 PhD), Vice-President of Business Development and Strategy, DTN
      Steve Greenberg ('02 BS, '05 MS), Product Marketing Manager, Natural Catastrophe Solutions, Risk Management Solutions
      Robert Hart ('95 BS, '97 MS, '01 PhD), Associate Professor of Meteorology, Florida State University
      Heidi Sonen ('86 BS), CEO, Global Market Math
      Dennis Stewart ('86 BS), Account Executive, AWS Convergence Technologies / WeatherBug
      Chris Strager ('83 BS), Director, Eastern Region, National Weather Service
      David Titley ('80 BS), Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy

 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM:   Record a weathercast in the TV studio -- 527 Walker Building

3:30 PM -5:00 PM:  Open House, National Weather Service -- Innovation Park (on your own, transportation not provided)


Saturday Evening

"An Anniversary Evening"

The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
Attire:  Semi-formal

Featuring special guests and presentations, buffet dinner, and an anniversary cake.

5:30 PM  Cocktail Hour (open bar)

6:30 PM  Dinner Banquet

Special reunion memento to all who register as an Alumnus or Friend of the Department!

 

Sunday, July 11, 2010

8:30- 10:00 AM:  Alumni Sendoff:  Pastries and coffee in Joel N. Myers Weather Center

9:30 - 11:30 AM:  Trolley tour of campus with Dr. Charles Hosler serving as your tour guide. (A sign up sheet will be available at the Friday BBQ and at the Myers Weather Center on Saturday)

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (times tentative): Open House, AccuWeather, Inc (on your own, transportation not provided)


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