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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Homeland Security and Emergency Management (OHSEM)


Weather Seminar

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27th DuPage County Advanced Severe Weather Seminar - March 10, 2018

The DuPage Advanced Severe Weather Seminar is geared towards providing education on severe weather phenomena to trained weather spotters, including but limited to, emergency management personnel, police, fire, public works personnel, utility workers, amateur radio operators, school safety officers, educators, and students. It is also open to the public who wish to broaden their understanding of severe weather.  


It will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at a cost of $40 per person, which includes a continental breakfast, lunch, special giveaway, and an opportunity to win a door prize. 

All registrations with payment must be received no later than Noon on Friday, February 23, 2018. Update: Registration extended until noon on Wednesday, Feb. 28. 

Please note: Payment must be made at the time of the registration, or the registration will not be accepted. No walk-in registrations or payments at the door will be accepted. 

Option 1 (Online)

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Option 2 (Mail-in Registration)

Mail-in registration and payment by completing the registration form and returning it with a check payable to: DuPage County OHSEM, 418 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.

Address and Directions for the 2018 Weather Seminar

The 2018 Weather Seminar will take place at the Todd M. Beamer Center's Coray Auditorium located on the Wheaton College campus (501 College Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187).  Please note: This event is not a function of Wheaton College.

Please print the directions map (PDF) and bring it with you to assist with parking and navigating as this is a college campus, which will require some walking to get to the building. 

1. Directions map (PDF)

2. Directions map (image)

Agenda and Speakers Information

Below is the tentative agenda and speakers information. For more information, including a short biography, please visit the Speakers section of the Weather Seminar website.

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Refund Policy

Registered individuals who find it necessary to cancel must contact the DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management at (630) 682-7925 as soon as possible. Cancellations received on or before the refund cut-off date of Friday, February 23, 2018 by 12:00 p.m. (noon), will receive a full refund. Refunds will not be possible for cancellations received after Feb. 24 as materials and food will already have been ordered.

Presenters and topics are subject to change without notice.

For updates about the Weather Seminar please stay tuned to this website, You may also follow us on Twitter and Facebook @ProtectDuPage for updates and news! Look out for the hashtag #DuPageWxSeminar for specific content. For weather enthusiasts, we have a Facebook Group. Feel free to join the group. 

We hope to see you all at our 27th Advanced Severe Weather Seminar!

- DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Registration Information

27th Annual Advanced Severe Weather Seminar