The Townhall Meeting entitled "Moving forward from communication to action" is envisaged to discuss the following:
-> What are the issues in moving from communication to acting?
-> How do we get the general public and those in authority/responsibility positions to understand that warnings of severe weather and related events require them to act?
-> And how to help service providers to move from providing hazard information to providing impact information?
Three panellists have been confirmed their participation:
-> Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
-> Jenni Evans, President of the American Meteorological Society (AMS)
-> Pekka Tiainen, Senior Officer and Special Expert International Affairs at the Department for Rescue Services (The Ministry of the Interior, Finland)
The discussion will be chaired and moderated by Marianne Thyrring, Director Danish Meteorological Institute.