National Hurricane Conference scheduled for New Orleans

NOAA hurricane experts available for media interviews

March 20, 2013


NOAA’s National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb, Ph.D., and several hurricane experts will be available for one-on-one interviews during the 35th annual National Hurricane Conference, March 25 to 28, in New Orleans.
                                         
Throughout the four-day program, NOAA hurricane specialists will join experts from other federal agencies, academia and the emergency management community to conduct and participate in workshops and panel discussions on tropical cyclones.

All sessions of the conference are open to the media. For a full conference agenda, including session subjects, speakers and schedules, please visit the conference website at http://www.hurricanemeeting.com. Media should pre-register at this site for credentials.

WHAT:    

Availability for one-on-one media interviews

WHEN:    

Monday-Thursday, March 25 to 28, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT
Media should reserve interview blocks by contacting Dennis Feltgen directly.

WHO:       

WHERE:  

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Eglinton Winton Room, Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, La. 70130

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