2021 National Hurricane Conference

2021 General Session

Wednesday, June 16, 2021


1:00 pm
John Wilson, Chairman, National Hurricane Conference, Fort Myers, FL

1:05 pm
Ken Graham, Director, National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL

1:35 pm
Deanne Criswell, Administrator, FEMA, Washington, DC

2:05 pm
James Waskom, Director, Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Baton Rouge, LA

2:35 pm
Kevin Guthrie, Director, Florida Division of Emergency Management, Tallahassee, FL

3:00 pm
Networking Break/Coffee

3:30 pm
Annual Awards Presentation

4:00 pm
“Atlantic Basin Seasonal Hurricane Prediction and Initial Outlook for 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season”
Phil Klotzbach, Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

4:30 pm
Dr. Kishor Mehta, Ph.D., PE, Horn Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering; and Founder, Wind Science & Engineering Research Center, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

5:00 pm