2018 Severe Storms & Doppler Radar Conference

Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference. We hope to see you this year!

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Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference

March 22nd - March 24th, 2018
Courtyard by Marriott
Ankeny, IA

*** Conference Update - Invited Speakers (12/13/2017) ***

To kick off our 22nd conference, we are bringing in some very special invited speakers:

  • Bill Read (KPRC Hurricane Expert, former Director, National Hurricane Center) will discuss Hurricane Harvey in Houston area.
  • Patrick Marsh (Storm Prediction Center) will cover latest happenings at SPC, and look back at 2017 severe weather.
  • Julie Demuth (National Center for Atmospheric Research) will talk about the public reaction to warnings, and use of social media to convey hazardous weather information.
  • Erik Rasmussen (NSSL/CIMMS) will discuss the theories and processes regarding tornadogenesis.
  • Josh Wurman (Center for Severe Weather Research) will give the banquet talk that features the 20th anniversary of Spencer SD tornado and what have improved radars revealed about near-ground tornado winds.

Conference News

2018 Conference Dates
March 22nd - March 24th, 2018
Ankeny, IA