Here’s the announcement from StormCenter.com:
The Weather and Climate Summit was established in 1985 to bring together television weathercasters and meteorologists from top U.S. and Canadian markets with leading scientists and researchers. This summit allows for dynamic and frequent interchange between the media and scientists in order to foster improved communication and collaboration between these diverse professions. The Weather and Climate Summit enables television meteorologists to learn more about upcoming technologies and research findings that will lead to improved public awareness. The Weather and Climate Summit also helps the attendees and scientists understand how each one operates, produces information, conducts research and communicates. The ultimate outcome of this summit is the establishment of improved media-scientist relationships that fosters continued dialogue for improved scientific communication to the public.
Goal of Summit Participants
To learn about advanced technologies that can help improve weather forecasting and warning dissemination; To understand the latest on the state of the climate and climate science research; To better understand how extreme weather and climate change may impact their viewers; Foster improved relationships with the speakers, scientists and subject matter experts.
For years, Summit participants have raved about the quality of the speakers and the benefits that come out of a week-long intimate gathering of professionals.