23|5 Talks: The 'Wow' of Weather, Water, and Climate
Monday, 11 January 2016: 7:15 PM-10:00 PM New Orleans Theater ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Please join us for the popular AMS program "23|5 Talks." This hour-long set of public talks will follow the format of the well-known TED Talks, and feature various views and perspectives on weather, water, and climate from engaging, thought-provoking people representing all facets of the enterprise. This year, four speakers will present topics of interest for meeting attendees as well as the general public:
- Bill Gail, Global Weather Corporation
- Mike Smith, AccuWeather
- Naomi Oreskes, Harvard University
- Bill Read, former head National Hurricane Center
Following the talks, we are also pleased to be screening the feature-length documentary film, “Merchants of Doubt,” based on the 2010 book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway.
For additional information, please contact Tom Champoux.