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free event! March 23, 2010

Filed under: Free Event,national weather service — Alexandria @ 6:53 am

10th
Anniversary Symposium on the March 28, 2000 Fort Worth-Arlington Tornadoes: A Homeland Security Perspective

Symposium Date is: March 24th, 2010, 8:30-4:30pm
Sponsoring Institution:
The Fort Worth Emergency Management Office and The Fort Worth National Weather Service Office
Description:
The City of Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service invite you to attend this day-long symposium on the 10th anniversary of an outbreak of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms affecting the DFW area. The event will be held on the campus of Texas Christian University in the Brown-Lupton University Union Building. The day will begin by revisiting the events that occurred on that day featuring speakers from the National Weather Service and the cities affected by the storms. 
  The agenda will also include presentations on storm damage assessment and the modeling of tornado damage using GIS datasets. The day will close with speakers addressing developments that have taken place in the region’s integrated warning system in the past ten years, and how those developments have affected preparedness efforts from a homeland security perspective. Radar image from the 2000 Downtown Ft. Worth tornado
Special Instructions:
The symposium is designed for emergency management officials, first responders, elected officials, and related disciplines, but is open to the general public. Please be aware that seating is limited to 450 people and parking is limited. Lunch is on your own. A cafeteria and restaurant located in the Brown – Lupton University Union offer the option of lunch without leaving the site of the symposium.
Date: March 24, 2010, 8:30 am -4:30pm
Location: Brown-Lupton University Union
2901 Stadium Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76129  (Map)
Contact: Fort Worth Emergency Management (817) 392-6170
oem@fortworthgov.org
NWS in Fort Worth at (817) 429-2631.
mark.fox@noaa.gov
To Register: Click Here
   
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