The following is information you may find of interest:
- Professional Development Seminar Series Tonight (2/27/14)
Professional Development Seminar Series Tonight
The North Florida Chapter would like to invite you to join them in part one of the chapter’s Professional Development Seminar Series tonight. It will start at 7:30pm eastern time, and will be visible on YouTube. The North Florida Chapter of the AMS/NWA will be using Google Plus and its Hangout feature to bring you a panel of all-stars that will include:
Ken Carey: Our main guest and keynote speaker for this part of the series. Ken will be speaking about "Opportunities for Private-Sector Meteorologists" and has already gotten a few questions on various topics.
– Janice Bunting, Executive Director of the National Weather Association
– Frank Alsheimer, Science and Operations Officer at NWS Charleston, SC
– Andrew Briscoe, North FL AMS/NWA Science and Outreach Officer and host of this event
– Officers and members from the Blue Ridge Chapter of the AMS/NWA and from the OU Student Chapter of the AMS
Our (in progress) google + page is here: https://plus.google.com/104692355563537672217/posts
The facebook event is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/454499161318496/
The YouTube link will be posted on twitter @NorthFLAMSNWA when it is available
The hangout should appear live on both Google Plus and YouTube as the event begins. They will try to post the link to the video as soon as it appears. They will be taking questions via their chapter’s twitter handle: #AMSNWA. Questions are encouraged. The event is expected to run for an hour. If you miss this event, it will be recorded and posted to YouTube live.
Publication Date: February 2014
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