List of WeatherFest Exhibitors
List of ExhibitorsWeatherFest As of Saturday, 6 February 2016
AERA -- William Huskin
Booth Number(S): W1104
Amber's Amazing Animal Balloons
Booth Number(S): W1027
AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY
Booth Number(S): 415, W1103
AMS Committee for Environmental Stewardship
Booth Number(S): W1105
Booth Number(S): W1227
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
1600 Commerce St.
Bldg RA-8 Boulder, CO 80301
Contact: Denise Henry
Booth Number(S): 313, W1116
Ball Aerospace is designing and building the next-generation weather satellite, the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS). This spacecraft will collect data for both weather forecasting and climate monitoring. Come and learn about weather satellites and how they’re built. Pick up a paper model kit for making your own JPSS.
Carteret County Schools - Retired Facilty
700 Hedrick Blvd.
Morehead City, NC 28557
Contact: Barbara Simon-Waters
Booth Number(S): W1102
Blowin' In The Wind
Wind is an important aspect of weather occurrences such as hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, or weather in general. Wind speed is measured in many different ways. Participants will measure their "wind speed" using a Kestrel or wind gauge and compare their results with the Beaufort, Fujita, and Saffir-Simpson Scales. Participants can create a "hurricane in a bottle." Directions for these activities will be presented. A weather sticker will be given to all participants!
Centennial Aviation Academy Centennial Aviation Academy
1915 Airport Road Ste:2-H
Atlanta, GA 30341
Contact: Rohan Bhatia
Booth Number(S): W1023
Center for Puppetry Arts Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
Contact: Brittany Harper
Booth Number(S): W1229
It’s a forecast for FUN as the Center for Puppetry Arts is set to rock out with the original tunes of Weather Rocks!. Playing Feb 4 – Mar 23, this en“lightning” musical is filled with cool facts about rain, snow, hurricanes, sunshine and more! Recommended for ages 4 and up. The Center offers puppetry performances, museum exhibits, and educational workshops for all ages all year round. Visit www.puppet.org for tickets to Weather Rocks! and to learn about our other programming.
Booth Number(S): W1214
Davis Instruments Corporation
Booth Number(S): 235, W1109
Emory University /Yerkes Center for Brain Science
Booth Number(S): W1204
Fox 5 Atlanta WAGA-TV
Booth Number(S): W1111
Georgia Aquarium, Inc
Booth Number(S): W1202
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta
Booth Number(S): W1241
Booth Number(S): W1120
Hialeah High School
Booth Number(S): W1011
How the Weatherworks / The Learningworks Foundation, Inc.
Booth Number(S): W1029
Institute for Earth Observations
Booth Number(S): W1009
International Association of Emergency Managers- Region 4
Booth Number(S): W1126, W1129
Kidwind Project KidWind Project
800 Transfer Rd, Suite 30B
Saint Paul, MN 55114
Contact: Michael Arquin
Booth Number(S): W1208
KidWind Project …Exploring brighter energy options together...
KidWind equips inquisitive learners and educators with renewable energy resources for the classroom and beyond.
Stop by booth 1208 … build a wind turbine…design your own blades…and test the energy output!
For educators and students: Countless online short videos, PowerPoint presentations, hands-on lessons, and student-friendly online reading will get you started learning about renewable energy. Thanks to generous support from KidWind sponsors, these resources are free for you to use and enjoy.
KidWind Challenge Competitions- for students: hands-on wind turbine design competitions both online and hosted by schools or community orgs across the country. Win prizes! Have fun!
For Educators: Attend a KidWind workshop: interactive, hands-on training session on science behind renewable energy; be provided with resources and confidence to effectively incorporate renewable energy science into your classroom. Become a WindSenator: We are always on the hunt for outstanding, committed educators to join our nation-wide network of KidWind trainers and outreach coordinators. WindSenators provide wind energy teacher training, help develop new wind energy curriculum and materials, & facilitate KidWind Challenge events in their own region.
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Booth Number(S): 500, W1039
Midland Radio Corporation
Booth Number(S): W1122
Booth Number(S): 300, W1115
NASA Langley Research Center
Booth Number(S): W1117
National Weather Center National Weather Center
120 David L Boren
Suite 2900 Norman, OK 73072
Contact: KEVIN KLOESEL
Booth Number(S): W1108
The National Weather Center houses a unique confederation of University of Oklahoma, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and state organizations that work together in partnership to improve understanding of events occurring in Earth’s atmosphere over a wide range of time and space.
NOAA Center for Atmospheric Science (NCAS)
Booth Number(S): W1213
NOAA Climate Program Office
Booth Number(S): W1127
NOAA Satellite & Information Services (NESDIS) Chief of Staff Office
1335 East West Highway, Rm 8142
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Contact: Nina Jackson
Booth Number(S): W1220
Explore the ocean depths to the earth stratospheres, from 1880s to the present. Build your own maps and graphics using the latest tools and technologies available. It’s NOAA View, only at the NOAA Satellite and Information booth. http://www.nnvl.noaa.gov/view/
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Booth Number(S): 217, W1203
NWS Peachtree City
Booth Number(S): W1121
Okemos High School/Okemos Public Schools
Booth Number(S): W1003
Oklahoma Climate Survey/ Oklahoma Mesonet
Contact: Andrea Melvin
Booth Number(S): W1110
The Oklahoma Mesonet is a world-class network of environmental monitoring stations. The network was designed and implemented by scientists at the University of Oklahoma (OU) and the Oklahoma State University (OSU).
The Oklahoma Mesonet consists of 120 automated stations covering Oklahoma. There is at least one Mesonet station in each of Oklahoma's 77 counties.
At each site, the environment is measured by a set of instruments located on or near a 10-meter-tall tower. The measurements are packaged into "observations" every 5 minutes, then the observations are transmitted to a central facility every 5 minutes, 24 hours per day year-round.
Booth Number(S): 507, W1216
State of Georgia Climate Office State of Georgia Climate Office
4244 International Parkway, Suite 120
Atlanta, GA 30354
Contact: Sean Miller
Booth Number(S): W1114
The State of Georgia Climate Office will offer a fun and interactive look at weather and climate in Georgia. The exhibit will feature hands-on demonstrations, online trivia, and the opportunity to see a fully operational suite of meteorological instruments on display.
Steampunk Robotics Club -- Clayton County
Booth Number(S): W1021
STEM -- AMS AERA
Booth Number(S): W1005
Taylor & Francis Taylor & Francis
325 Chestnut Street
Suite 800 Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact: Stephanie Kowalski
Booth Number(S): W1128
Taylor & Francis is committed to the publication of scholarly research and publishes a variety of journals. Visit us at the Taylor & Francis Booth W1128 to learn about our products and services, and to request FREE sample copies.
The Children's Musuem of Atlanta
Booth Number(S): W1017
The COMET Program (UCAR) COMET (A Part of UCAR)
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307-3000
Booth Number(S): 225, W1111
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Visit COMET® and learn about the many exciting features on COMET’s free MetEd Website! With over 700 hours of interactive distance learning materials, MetEd is the portal to a rich and fascinating computer-based multimedia library! Use “My MetEd” to manage student accounts and track student progress.
The Weather Channel/The Weather Company
4778 Oak Street #439 Kansas City, MO 64112
Contact: Allison Guidetti
Booth Number(S): W1235
Join The Weather Company at WeatherFest and meet on-camera meteorologists from The Weather Channel, try out our green screen, and meet Alan the Groundhog from Weather Underground!
UCAR Center for Science Education
Booth Number(S): W1015
UGA Student Chapter of AMS
Booth Number(S): W1210
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Booth Number(S): 738, W-OUTSIDE
The Mobile Integrated Profiling System (MIPS) is a unique ground-based remote sensing platform, which is used to study a variety of severe and hazardous weather phenomena by researchers in the Severe Weather Institute – Radar & Lightning Laboratories (SWIRLL) at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. The MIPS routinely participates in studies of land-falling hurricanes, winter cyclones, severe thunderstorms, lake effect snow, and tornadic environments.
Weather Research Center
Booth Number(S): 828, W1228
Weather Center Houston - home of the nation's first Weather Museum. The Museum's vision is to make the community weatherwise. Located in Houston Museum District, the Weather Museum is where you can experience Hurricane Force Winds, touch a tornado, learn about floods and watch weather videos. You can even make your own weather video.
Booth Number(S): W1239
West Central Florida Chapter of AMS West Central Florida Chapter of the AMS
Contact: Jennifer Collins
Booth Number(S): W1226
West Central Florida Chapter of the AMS (WCFLAMS) presents at Weatherfest for the first time. Officers and members will be conducting several hands on activities including "Cloud in the Bottle", "Soda Can Meteorology", and "Twister in a Jar" teaching about cloud formation, frozen precipitation, and tornadoes. Be a winner of a game to win a prize.
Booth Number(S): W1334
Booth Number(S): W1209