Region 6 Transportation - Climate Summit
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.
Approaches to Asset Management and Adaptation to Climate Variability and Extreme Weather
Dr. Michael Meyer (Senior Advisor to Parsons Brinckerhoff)
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)
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)
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)