25th Anniversary Dedication of the State Climate Office of North Carolina
October 26, 2001
Centennial Campus, North Carolina State University


Welcome by Stephen B. Jones
Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement, NC State University

Announcement of National Pilot Project by Marye Anne Fox
Chancellor, NC State University

Inauguration of NC ECONet by Molly Corbett Broad
President, University of North Carolina

Comments by Jane Smith Patterson
Executive Director, NC Rural Internet Access Authority

Comments by Daniel L. Solomon
Dean, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, NC State University

Comments by Johnny Wynne
Director, NC Agricultural Research Service, NC State University

Comments by William H. Glaze
Director, Carolina Environmental Program, UNC- Chapel Hill

Comments by Stephen Harned
Meteorologist in Charge, National Weather Service Forecast Office, Raleigh

Comments by Gavin Smith
Deputy Director, NC Division of Emergency Management




Keynote Session - Richard Patty and Sethu Raman, Chairs

"21st Century Challenges for Climate Services"

Thomas Karl, Director, National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC


Session 1 on Partnerships - Mike Janis and Katie Perry, Chairs
Adel Hanna, MCNC, Raleigh, NC
John Dorman, NC Flood Mapping Program, Raleigh, NC
Jerad Bales, US Geological Survey, Raleigh, NC
Steve Doty, National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC
Michelle Kennedy, WXII-TV, Winston-Salem, NC
Greg Fishel, WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC


Lunch and Presentation

"Climate and Weather in North Carolina"

Grant Goodge, Climatologist, Asheville, NC


Session 2 on Partnerships - Steve Harned and Steve Doty, Chairs
Sheila Holman, NC Division of Air Quality, Raleigh, NC
Alan Huber, US EPA / NOAA, Raleigh, NC
Mike Janis, Southeast Regional Climate Center, Columbia, SC
Ken Waite, Meso Inc., Raleigh, NC
Karen Siderelis, US Geological Survey, Reston, VA
Teddy Holt, Naval Research Lab, Monterey, CA
Katie Perry, NC State University
Vin Saxena, NC State University




Session 3 on Partnerships - Jerry Davis and Peter Robinson, Chairs
Pat Michaels, Virginia State Climatologist, Charlottesville, VA
Milt Brown, South Carolina State Climatologist, Columbia, SC
Amos Winter, Puerto Rico Commonwealth Climatologist, Mayaguez, PR
Jay Lennartson, UNC-Greensboro
Doug Gamble, UNC-Wilmington
Walter Martin, UNC-Charlotte
Chip Konrad, UNC-Chapel Hill
Fred Semazzi, NC State University


Concluding Remarks and Discussion by Sethu Raman and Peter Robinson

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