Agenda

2019 Broadcast Weather Conference

All sessions in Discovery B room unless otherwise noted.

Friday, March 1

8:30 am – 11: 50 am
Revolving Transportation from The Element hotel to the Jackson Center

9:00 am – 11:30 am
Bonus Training Sessions

9:30 am – 11:30 am
One-on-One Training Sessions

12:00 pm
Lunch (Discovery A Room)

1:00 pm
Welcome
Mike Mougey, Baron

1:05 pm
Weather Briefing
Kevin Nugent and Joshua Rivas, Baron

1:10 pm
Unleashing Lynx – Explainers Your Way
Joshua Rivas and Steve Bray, Baron

1:55 pm
Hand Tracking: The Least Scary, Easiest Thing You Can Do to Maximize Lynx in Severe Weather
Jason Simpson, WHNT

Handling All Weather with Hand Tracking
Mark Reynolds, WJHL

Hand Tracking Every Day
Michael Coats, KIFI

2:45 pm
Break

3:00 pm
The Flo-relation Coefficient: Experiences with Dual-Pol and Hurricane Florence
John Ahrens, WSOC

3:25 pm
Be UN-predictable
Jeff Huffman, University of Florida

3:55 pm
Newest Products & Best Practices for the Ones You Know
Steve Bray and Bob Dreisewerd, Baron

5:00 pm
Transportation to The Element hotel

6:00 pm
Transportation to the Monte Sano Lodge for Evening Event

Saturday, March 2

8:00 am – 8:30 am
Revolving Transportation from The Element to the Jackson Center

9:00 am – 3:30 pm
One-on-One Training Sessions

8:30 am
Welcome
Mike Mougey, Baron

8:35 am
Weather Briefing
Kevin Nugent and Joshua Rivas, Baron

8:40 am
Baron Model – The Science and the Art
Bob Dreisewerd and Steve Bray, Baron

9:40 am
Social Media & Baron Lynx – Two Powerful Tools Used Together
Dayna Vettese, The Weather Network/Pelmorex

10:00 am
Team Rubicon – Turning Weather Data into Action during Hurricane Florence
Lauren Vatier, Team Rubicon

10:15 am
Break

10:30 am
Born from Necessity: Leveraging the Radar Advantage
Jarod Floyd, KTVE

11:00 am
Weather and Traffic, Truly Together
Ken Brewer, Baron

11:20 am
Microclimate Madness and the Baron Model
Dan Pope, KTVX

11:50 am
Lunch

12:55 pm
Workshop Instructions in Discovery B room

1:00 pm
Workshops (Winter, Severe, Tropical, Hand Tracking, Traffic)

2:35 pm
Break

2:50 pm
The Future of Convective Warnings
Brian Carcionne, National Weather Service – Huntsville

3:20 pm
GOES Satellite, Who the Heck Is MRLE?, and Much More
Matt Havin, Baron

3:50 pm
Small Group Feedback

4:35 pm
Hurricane Michael: A Life-Changing Storm
Justin Kiefer, WMBB

5:05 pm
Adjourn
Mike Mougey, Baron

5:10 pm
Transportation to The Element hotel

6:00 pm
Transportation to Top Golf for the evening event

Registration

Full conference details here. Remember to also book your hotel room at The Element!