NIDIS Workshop:

Status of Drought Early Warning Systems in the U.S.

June 17-19, 2008
Kansas City, MO

Welcome to the Workshop Information and Registration Page

Please register now to reserve your spot, as seating is limited. Registration is free.


Press Release (5/12/2008)

This workshop will bring together drought planners from watersheds, agriculture, energy, municipal water suppliers, and other sectors. Speakers and attendees will include providers, brokers, and users of drought information across a variety of climatic timescales.

The National Integrated Drought Information Systems (NIDIS) Program Implementation Team. For more information on NIDIS and the people involved, please see “What is NIDIS? ” at

National Weather Service Training Center
7220 N.W. 101st Terrace
Kansas City, Missouri

Detailed driving instructions:

Hotel information:
Room blocks available
Monday, June 16 through Thursday, June 19

$103 for a government rate single room, $20 extra for a guest.
Room blocks are reserved under the name "Early Warning"
Please reserve your room by May 26.

Questions? Please contact Kelly Smith, ksmith2 at, 402-472-3373.