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Mid-Florida ACP Chapter April Meeting


Topics: Hurricane Season 2020 Outlook

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020; 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location: Your Computer (If you have a camera, please join us online - it"ll be good to see faces)

Last month's meeting on COVID-19/Coronovirus:

It’s been a very busy time for all of us personally and professionally, and I hope you can all take a break so we can collaborate together as we do monthly.

If there are any questions for the group from last month’s COVID RoundTable meeting, send them back on your RSVP- ON THIS MESSAGE and I’ll organize the questions for before and after the presentation.

RSVPs: Emails required to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bryan Blankenship, BS, CJM Meteorology | Chief Meteorologist

Bryan Blankenship is a professional with more than 35 years of comprehensive experience in meteorology and oceanography, physical and life sciences, weather management and operations, emergency management, research, education and technical training. He retired from the U.S. Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command in 2010 as a naval officer following a distinguished 30-year military career. During his tenure he served in a variety of positions of increased responsibility and complexity throughout the world both ashore and afloat. Significant duties included tours on five Flag Staffs, two aircraft carriers, amphibious carrier and the command of three Fleet Weather detachments. Following his naval career he has worked as a government technology consultant as a cybersecurity analyst. Bryan holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Science and Mathematics from Thomas Edison State College and is a certified Department of Labor Journeyman Meteorologist and certified Navy Meteorological and Oceanographic Analyst-Forecaster. He has operational forecasting experience throughout the United States, Central and South America, Caribbean, Asia, Western Pacific, Indian Ocean, Middle East, Europe, Mediterranean, and Polar Regions. While serving as a Naval Aircrewman, on the Naval Ice Reconnaissance Team, he accumulated over 1000 flight hours while operating in the Arctic and Antarctic. Bryan has also been certified as a Navy and National Weather Service aviation, synoptic, maritime, upper air, radar, climatology, oceanographic observer since 1982 and is a graduate of numerous Navy and Air Force schools.



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 RES/CON - The Global Resilience Summit

 April 28 - 30, 2020

 New Orleans, LA

Governor's Hurricane Confrence, 33rd Annual

 May 17 - 22, 2020

 Palm Beach, FL

Global Security Exchange (ASIS) 2020

 September 21 - 23, 202

 Atlanta, GA