Draft schedule below, subject to change

The symposium livestream (registration not required) can be viewed here. All oral presentations are in Kirsch Auditorium (Room 32-123), First Floor, Stata Center, Building 32, MIT.

Day 1: Tuesday 21 June

9:00-9:15 AM Welcome Remarks
9:15-9:45 AM Adam Sobel (Columbia University) A short history of tropical meteorology
Session 1 TC Dynamics Chair: Chris Davis (NCAR)
9:45-10:05 AM Rich Rotunno (NCAR) Supergradient Winds in Simulated Tropical Cyclones
10:05-10:25 AM Brian Tang (University at Albany) Tropical Cyclone Ventilation
10:25-10:45 AM Dan Chavas (Purdue University) Tropical cyclone size on the rotating sphere
10:45-11:05 AM Chun-Chieh Wu (National Taiwan University) Secondary Eyewall Formation

11:05-11:35 AM Break
Session 2 TC Forecasting and Risk Chair: Adam Sobel (Columbia University)
11:35-11:55 AM Frank Marks (NOAA/AOML Hurricane Research Division) Future Directions for Hurricane Research and HFIP
11:55 AM - 12:15 PM Rebecca Morss (NCAR) Integrating atmospheric and social sciences to understand the dynamic weather prediction and communication system
12:15-12:35 PM Ning Lin (Princeton University) Physics-based Hurricane Risk Analysis
12:35-12:55 PM Dail Rowe (Renaissance Re Risk Sciences) Reinsurance and climate change: Living on the back of the envelope

12:55-2:20 PM Lunch (on your own)
Session 3 TCs and Climate Change Chair: Allison Wing (Florida State University)
2:20-2:40 PM Jim Kossin (The Climate Service) Observed Tropical Cyclone Trends
2:40-3:00 PM Gabe Vecchi (Princeton University) Tropical cyclones in global models: Making sense of the past and future
3:00-3:20 PM Suzana Camargo (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University) Tropical cyclone environmental fields in CMIP6 models: Biases, projections and ENSO diversity influence
3:20-3:40 PM Rob Korty (Texas A & M) Tropical Cyclones in Past Climates

3:40-4:00 PM Break
Session Keynote Lecture Chair: Dan Rothman (MIT)
4:00-5:00 PM Kerry Emanuel (MIT)The enduring enigma of tropical cyclone formation
5:15-6:15 PM Public Reception 54-915, 9th Floor, Green Building, MIT
6:30-9:00 PM Dinner (registration required, spaces limited) Chair: Chris Forest (The Pennsylvania State University)
Morss Hall, First Floor, Walker Memorial, Building 50

Day 2: Wednesday 22 June

Session 4 Convective Organization Chair: Chris Bretherton (Allen Institute for Artifical Intelligence (AI2))
9:00-9:30 AM Allison Wing (Florida State University) Convective self-aggregation and the role of radiative feedbacks
9:30-9:50 AM Marat Khairoutdinov (Stony Brook University) Convective aggregation in near-global and global storm-resolving simulations
9:50-10:10 AM Loiuse Nuijens (Delft University of Technology) Organization of shallow convection and its impact on winds
10:10-10:30 AM Kathleen Schiro (University of Virginia) Thermodynamic controls on deep convection and convective organization in the tropics

10:30-11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Poster Session Stata Center, Charles Vest Student Street corridor
12:30-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
Session 5 Tropical and Severe Convection Chair: William Boos (UC Berkeley)
2:00-2:20 PM Zeljka Fuchs-Stone (NMT) The many splendid aspects of convection
2:20-2:40 PM Tim Cronin (MIT) A simple conceptual model for enhancement of rainfall over flat tropical islands
2:40-3:00 PM Morgan O'Neill (Stanford University) Water can get there from here: stratospheric hydration by convective hydraulic jumps
3:00-3:20 PM Howie Bluestein (University of Oklahoma) Mobile radar and visual observations of extreme, mesoscale and convective-scale weather: Supercell tornadoes and heavy snowbands

3:20-3:50 PM Break
Session 6 Modeling and Tropical Variability Chair: Tim Cronin (MIT)
3:50-4:10 PM William Boos (UC Berkeley) Mechanical forcing of the North American monsoon
4:10-4:30 PM Angel Adames-Corraliza (University of Wisconsin-Madison) The importance of water vapor in tropical motions: moisture modes and moisture-vortex instability
4:30-4:50 PM Rosimar Rios-Berrios (NCAR) Evidence of a westward-propagating moisture mode in convection-permitting aquaplanet simulations
4:50-5:10 PM Chris Bretherton (Allen Institute for Artifical Intelligence (AI2)) Improving climate models using corrective machine learning

5:10-5:30 PM Closing, Symposium concludes