My two favorite things about the Annual Meeting are knowledge and networking. When you come here you get to hear the latest research, the latest scientific findings from some of the top people in the field.
—Jay Trobec: Fellow, CBM, CCM and Chief Meteorologist at Kelo-TV in Sioux Fall, SD
38th U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker at the 96th AMS Annual Meeting in New Orleans. She was joined by NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan and former AMS President Marshall Shepherd.
These hour-long set of public talks 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. Here are the three speakers from the 96th Annual Meeting: