NDMC works across the U.S. and around the world with physical and social science researchers,
policymakers, agricultural producers and other stakeholders addressing topics related to drought monitoring, mitigation, planning and policy. Here are some of the places where we’ll be working in the days and weeks ahead:
Stockholm IDMP Meeting
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Date(s): August 22, 2019 to August 24, 2019
Mark Svoboda participates as an advisory panel member for the Integrated Drought Management Programme meetings in Stockholm.
Town Hall at State Fair
Location: Grand Island, NE
Date(s): August 23, 2019
Brian Fuchs joins a university delegation participating in a Town Hall discussion at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island at 11:30 a.m. on August 23. USDA Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is visiting Nebraska in celebration of the University's 150th anniversary and will appear at the public Town Hall discussion.
Billings NIDIS Meeting
Location: Billings, MT
Date(s): August 28, 2019 to August 29, 2019
Mark Svoboda participates and facilitates at an Upper Missouri River Basin meeting in Billings.
Location: New Delhi, India
Date(s): September 3, 2019 to September 8, 2019
Mark Svoboda is a speaker and participant at this year's United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Conference of Parties (COP14) meetings in New Delhi, India.
Kansas Climate Services Mtg
Location: Manhattan, KS
Date(s): September 10, 2019 to September 12, 2019
Brian Fuchs presents at a series of climate services meetings related to the U.S. Drought Monitor and other tools.
2019 Biennial U.S. Drought Monitor Forum
Location: Bowling Green, KY
Date(s): September 17, 2019 to September 19, 2019
The U.S. Drought Monitor Forum, Sept. 17-19, Bowling Green, Kentucky, is a biennial event organized by the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), Climate Prediction Center (CPC), Kentucky Division of Water, and Kentucky Climate Center at Western Kentucky University. The meeting was originally scheduled in March but postponed due to the government shutdown. Topics include the history of the U.S. Drought Monitor, drought in Kentucky and the Midwest, new drought monitoring products and more. Please contact Richard.Heim@noaa.gov or David.Miskus@noaa.gov if you have specific questions about the USDM Forum.
Registration is free and limited to the first 100 attendees. To register, go to the National Drought Mitigation Center’s registration page: drought.unl.edu/Registration.aspx?id=963
Climate Prediction Center Stakeholder Meeting
Location: Washington, DC
Date(s): September 24, 2019 to September 26, 2019
Mark Svoboda attends a stakeholder meeting at the Climate Prediction Center in Washington, DC. Also attends meetings with various agencies during the week.