Call For Abstracts
Expanding the Possibilities of Early Warning Systems
- GIS applications in forecasting
- Quantitative precipitation forecasting
- Probabilistic forecasting
- Radar developments
- Flood and flash flood forecasting
- Advances in forecast run-off models
- Use of severe weather forecasts in flood response programs
- Designing and operating effective local and regional flood warning systems
- Proper equipment maintenance and calibration to improve system reliability
- Telemetry Options: ALERT1 & ALERT2 radio, satellite, network, cellular & SCADA
- Recent advances in stream flow measurement methods and technologies
- Automated sign and barrier technologies
- Real-Time monitoring for dam safety
- Case histories of recent flood events
- Flood response evaluation and planning
- ALERT2 Radio Protocol Training
- The Future of Federal Flood Programs: FEMA Project Impact, NWS StormReady, USGS Cooperative Water Program
- Federal Hydrologic radio frequencies: Radio license issues and requirements
- Coordinating state and regional flood response programs with local programs
- International perspectives on real-time flood warning and monitoring systems
- Effectively reaching & educating the public
- Evolving roles of the media, internet and social media during flood events: what are the opportunities and the challenges?
- Clean Water Act: How NPDES and TMDL programs are impacting agencies
- Integrating real-time water-quality monitoring into existing ALERT flood systems
- Using automated climate data to help manage drought
- FEMA Community Rating System
- Developing effective flood warning plans and emergency operating procedures
- Special programs for flood prone areas
- Advances in flood inundation mapping
- Data: Quality assurance & control
- Data-archiving solutions for future use
- Funding Opportunities for flood warning systems in challenging financial times
- Coordinating with First Responders
- Abstracts should not exceed one page.
- Abstracts should clearly describe the topic and have a title that clearly relates to the subject matter to be presented.
- A concise biography of all authors must be submitted. This should include the name, job title, employer, phone number, street and e-mail address of each author. The person or people who will present the paper at the conference must be clearly identified.
- Abstracts and biographies must be submitted as a PDF file by February 14, 2020.
- Preparation for a complete paper is highly encouraged, but is not a requirement for submitting an abstract and making a presentation at the conference.
- By submitting an Abstract or paper, authors agree to its distribution at the conference and to subsequent reproduction in the conference proceedings and on the website of the ALERT Users Group.
- Authors will be notified in March 2020 of their inclusion in the conference program.
Further Conference Information
Full conference registrationis $550 priorto April 17, 2020 and $640 after April 17, 2020.
Ventura Beach Marriott
2055 East Harbor Boulevard
Ventura, CA 93001
Reference the ALERT Users Group Conference to receive a special room rate of $149 per night.
Reservations MUST be made prior to April 10, 2020 to be eligible for the special rate.