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2010 Central Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Conference, Baton Rouge, March 16-17
Date:3/2/2010

NOAA and Louisiana State University will host the first-ever Central Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Conference on March 16-17, 2010 in Baton Rouge, La. The meeting will bring together 300-500 experts and officials from all levels including federal and state emergency managers, local public safety personnel, forecasters, university officials to discuss key issues of concern prior to the June 1 start of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season.

Discussion topics will include hurricane preparedness, forecasting of storms and hurricanes, coastal inundation and storm surge models. The conference will also highlight new products and resources that NOAA and Louisiana State University will implement for the upcoming hurricane season.

Members of the media are invited to participate in all aspects of the conference, including a special discussion, "Communication during a Hurricane Emergency," on Wednesday, March 17, 1-3 p.m. CST. Registration and agenda: http://c4g.lsu.edu/hurricane.

WHAT:

2010 Central Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Conference
Hosted by NOAA and Louisiana State University

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 8:30 4:30 p.m. CST
Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 8:30 3:15 p.m. CST

WHERE:

Lod Cook Conference Center at Louisiana State University
3848 West Lakeshore Drive, Baton Rouge, La. 70808

WHO:

  • John Lombardi, president, Louisiana State University
  • Jamie Rhome, storm surge team lead, NOAA's National Hurricane Center
  • Ken Graham, NOAA meteorologist in charge, Slidell, La.
  • Andy Patrick, NOAA meteorologist in charge, Lake Charles, La.
  • Armando Garza, NOAA meteorologist in charge, Shreveport, La.

Ralph Izard, Ph.D., author of a new book "Covering Disaster: Lessons from Media Coverage of Katrina and Rita," and Prof. Bob Mann, former communications director for then-Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, will also be on hand to discuss dynamics of the state and the media's initial responses to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Louisiana State University is committed to excellence at every level, offering a challenging academic and research environment in one of the most unique cultural settings in the nation. Visit http://www.lsu.edu.

NOAA understands and predicts changes in the Earth's environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and conserves and manages our coastal and marine resources. Visit http://www.noaa.gov.


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Contact: John Ewald
john.ewald@noaa.gov
301-713-3066
NOAA Headquarters
Source:Eurekalert

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