Region 6 Transportation - Climate Summit

 

Download the summit announcement and schedule (PDF).

Dr. Harold Brooks NOAA National Severe Storm Laboratory

Dr. Harold Brooks
NOAA National Severe Storm Laboratory

Dr. Michael Meyer Senior Advisor to Parsons Brinckerhoff

Dr. Michael Meyer
Senior Advisor to Parsons Brinckerhoff

Dr. Kendra Dresback University of Oklahoma  

Dr. Kendra Dresback
University of Oklahoma
 

Dr. Kelvin Wang Transportation Engineering Oklahoma State University

Dr. Kelvin Wang
Transportation Engineering
Oklahoma State University

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe Texas Tech and SC-CSC  

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
Texas Tech and SC-CSC
 

Dr. Musharraf Zaman University of Oklahoma and Director SPTC

Dr. Musharraf Zaman
University of Oklahoma and Director SPTC

Dr. Renee McPherson University of Oklahoma

Dr. Renee McPherson
University of Oklahoma

 

8:30 - 9 a.m.           

9 - 9:30 a.m.                     

  
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.                



10:15 - 10:45 a.m.         

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.        
 

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.      

 

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.               

  1:15 - 2:00 p.m.                  
 

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.                   


2:45 - 3:15 p.m.           

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.                   

Welcoming Remarks

Overview of SPTC and SC-CSC Activities and Opportunities
Dr. Musharraf Zaman and Dr. Renee McPherson

Approaches to Asset Management and Adaptation to Climate Variability and Extreme Weather
Dr. Michael Meyer (Senior Advisor to Parsons Brinckerhoff)

Refreshments/Networking Break

Regional Weather Variability and Weather Forecasting
Dr. Harold Brooks (NOAA National Severe Storm Laboratory)

Climate Impacts (storm intensification, relative sea level rise) on Coastal Flooding and Implications for Civil Infrastructure 
Dr. Kendra Dresback (University of Oklahoma)

Lunch/Networking Break

Climate Variability and Long-Term Trends in the Southern Great Plains 
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe (Texas Tech and SC-CSC)

Big Data and Pavement Engineering in a Changing Climate 
Dr. Kelvin Wang (Oklahoma State University and Associate Director SPTC)

Refreshment/Networking Break

Closing Comments – Research Needs and Promoting Collaborations between Transportation and Weather-Climate Researchers  
Dr. Renee McPherson (University of Oklahoma and Director of Research SC-CSC) and Dr. Musharraf Zaman (University of Oklahoma and Director SPTC)