2021 MRCC WEBINAR WORKSHOP: AGENDA

Tuesday, January 26 & Wednesday, January 27, 12:00-3:00 p.m. Central Time (1-4 p.m. EST)

Presentation PDF files are linked from their agenda item below

VIDEOS:  Day 1 (all) • Day 2 (Breakout discussion outcomes)

AGENDA:  

TUE 1/26  
12:00-12:15 Welcome and Introductions: Karsten Shein & Deb Jacobson
12:15-12:30 Keynote presentation and Q&A: Trent Ford, Illinois State Climatologist
  "Research to Service, and Back Again"
12:30-12:40 Q&A with Trent
12:40-1:00 Overview of Regional Agricultural Climate Services: Mike Timlin, Regional Climatologist
1:00-1:35 Overview of MRCC Resources & Services, followed by Q&A
  - Heat Index and Wind Chill Climatology: Bryan Peake
  - Binational Precipitation Project: Travis Ashby
1:35-1:45 BREAK - Networking Opportunity (not recorded)
1:45-2:25 Lightning Talks and Discussion: Water Resources Climate Application
  - Frank S.
  - Ray W.
  - Jason Z.
  - George M.
2:25-2:30 Wrap-up remarks
   
WED 1/27  
12:00-12:05 Welcome and Introductions: Karsten Shein
12:05-12:20 Keynote presentation and Q&A: Stuart Foster, Kentucky State Climatologist
  "Missions and Visions: If all you do is what you do, then you won't do it for long"
12:20-12:30 Q&A with Stuart Foster
12:30-1:15 Open Mic Lightning Talks and Discussion
  - Mike G.
  - Matthew N.
  - Bryan P.
  - Molly W.
1:15-1:30 BREAK - Networking Opportunity (not recorded)
1:30-1:40 Introduction to Breakout Rooms and Purpose
1:40-2:20 Breakout Sessions: Climate Information Needs
  1. Agricultures and Farm Economy
  2. Water Resources and Coastal Management
  3. Federal, State and Local Government
2:20 Return to main workshop room
2:20-2:50 Synthesis of Breakout Discussion Outcomes
2:50-3:00 Wrap-up remarks