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California Drought Outlook Forum:

What's Ahead and What We Can Do
20 Feb 2014
Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento, CA

 

Presentations can be found here.

 

UPDATED AGENDA: NEW START TIME.

THE FORUM WILL BEGIN AT 9:30 A.M.

Kicking off the Forum will be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Conservation and Management and NOAA Deputy Administrator, Dr. Mark Schaefer.

Co-sponsored by the National
Integrated Drought
Information System (NIDIS)
and California partners

Purpose

This one-day event will address and provide information on critical drought topics:  current conditions; the outlook for continuing drought; impacts and responses among different sectors; assistance programs; and resources for early warning information and preparedness. The Forum will bring together government officials, agencies, industries, non-governmental organizations, decision-makers, scientists, tribes, and other stakeholders to discuss drought information needs and ways to improve preparedness.

The event is free of charge.  For a webcast of the Forum, register here.

Call-in for audio of webcast: 1-800-857-9881, Passcode 4471366.

Outcomes

  • Learn about the extent of drought conditions and the prospects for ongoing drought.
  • Provide new information and resources for drought early warning and response.
  • Develop key recommendations for improving drought readiness and resilience.

Agenda

View agenda.

Registration

Registration is closed.

Meeting Location

Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916.808.5291

Driving

View driving directions.

Parking

View city and privately owned parking maps.

Lunch

  A working lunch will be provided during the meeting.

FEDERAL ATTENDEES - Please note that UCAR is not allowed to provide meals for federal employees. Therefore, it is requested that federal employees contribute $15.00 towards each provided lunch (the lunch portion of the M&IE for Sacramento).

  It is now possible to pay UCAR via the Internet! Please note that UCAR accepts Visa and MasterCard only. See payment instructions below.


     1. Proceed to https://www.fin.ucar.edu/epayment/startEpayments.do

     2. Under "Payment Select", click on "Other Items" and then from the drop-down menu, choose "NIDIS California Drought Outlook Forum Lunch ($15)", and then click on the "Next" button.

     3. On the following screen, enter the amount ($15.00) and fill in your billing information. When you are ready, click on the "Start Process" button.

     4. You will receive an e-mail confirming your payment.

If you prefer to pay by check, please make it payable to "UCAR" and mail to Tara Torres; PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307.

Contacts

For meeting questions, please contact Dr. Anne Steinemann
asteinemann@ucsd.edu

For logistics questions, please contact Tara Torres
tara@ucar.edu

303-497-8694

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JOSS Contact Information

Office:
1-303-497-8666

Fax:
1-303-497-8633

Shipping Address:
UCAR/JOSS
3090 Center Green Dr.
Boulder, CO
80301  USA