National Symposium on the Great Plains Tornado Outbreak of 3 May 1999

Toward a Unified Approach of Understanding, Prediction, Warning, Response and Recovery


April 30 - May 3, 2000

Westin Hotel

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Free-to-the-public tornado safe room exposition from 2-6 pm on Sunday, April 30


Technology demonstrations and vendor booths


Keynote presentations by

           Jack Kelly, Director of the National Weather Service

           Mike Armstrong, Federal Emergency Management Agency

           James F. Kimpel, National Severe Storms Laboratory

           Bill Proenza, National Weather Service

           Carroll Fisher, Oklahoma Insurance Commission


Luncheon with Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating and OU President David Boren featuring a commemoration ceremony for victims and emergency personnel


Oral and poster presentations on

           Social Impacts of the May 3 Tornadoes


           Forecasting and Warning

           Modeling and Analysis

           Shelter Technology and Wind Engineering


Panel Discussions on

           Performance of the Forecast, Warning, and Response Systems

           The Future of Shelter Technology


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