Agenda and Presentations Kick- off meeting ECOMS

General schedule kick-off meeting ECOMS (31.10.2012)

Tuesday, 6 November

15:00 - 15:30

Roundtable for press inquiries

Francisco J. Doblas-Reyes (SPECS) and

Carlo Buontempo (EUPORIAS)

15:30 - 20:00

Opening event: Plenary sessions

Presentation of EUPORIAS, NACLIM and SPECS and project partners

15:30 - 16:00

WELCOME 

Xavier Rodó, Director of IC3

Francisco Doblas-Reyes, Head of CFU at IC3

Jaume Bertranpetit, Director of ICREA

Lluís Rovira, Director of the Institution CERCA

Josep Enric Llebot Rabagliati, Secretary for Environment and Sustainability, Catalonia

16:00 - 16:15

European Commission perspectives

Claus Brüning (European Commission)

Panel Session I

Chair: Chris Hewitt

Keynote speeches

16:15 - 16:35

Global Framework for Climate Services 

Filipe Lucio (WMO) - F_Lucio_GFCS.pdf

16:35 - 16:55

Observation systems

Martin Visbeck (GEOMAR) - Visbeck_Observations_2012b.pdf

16:55 - 17:15

Climate Services in the US: IRI’s case

Lisa Goddard (IRI) -Goddard_Climate_services_US.pdf

17:15 - 17:45

18:00 - 20:00

Panel Session II

Chair: 

Overview of the three projects 

18:00 - 18:20

NACLIM

Detlef Quadfasel - NACLIM.pdf

18:20 - 18:40

SPECS

Francisco Doblas-Reyes - SPECS.pdf

18:40 - 19:00

EUPORIAS

Carlo Buontempo - EUPORIAS.pdf

19:00 - 19:30

ECOMS

Chris Hewitt (ECOMS) - ECOMS_Nov12.pdf

19:30 - 19:40

Meeting arrangements

Francisco Doblas-Reyes

19:40

Closing

20:00 - 22:00

Wednesday, 7 November

Parallel sessions with project specific kick-off meetings > EUPORIAS, NACLIM, SPECS

Thursday, 8 November

09:30 - 13:00

Parallel session with 'pillar'-specific discussion

09:30 - 11:00

1) Global observations and predictions

Chair: Antje Weisheimer

Speaker: Daniela Matei - Global_observation_session.pdf

Rapporteur: Johannes Karstensen - Global_ observations_predictions_summary.pdf

09:30 - 11:00

2) Downscaling

Chair: José Manuel Gutiérrez

Speaker: Colin Jones - Downscaling.pdf

Rapporteur: Rasmus Benestad - Downscaling_summary.pdf

09:30 - 11:00

3) Users needs & climate services 

Chair: Wilco Hazeleger

Speaker: Paolo Ruti

Rapporteur: Melanie Davis - Users_needs_session_notes.pdf

11:30 - 13:00

4) Communication & uncertainty in climate services

Chair: Drew Hemment

Speaker: Ghislain Dubois - uncertainty communication and climate services.pdf

Rapporteur: Mike Butts - Uncertainty communication and climate services_summary.pdf

11:30 - 13:00

5) Extremes

Chair: Bart van den Hurk

Speaker: David Stephenson - Extremes.pdf

Rapporteur: Christophe Cassou - Extremes discussion summary.pdf

11:30 - 13:00

6) Observed variability of the climate system

Chair: Jeff Knight -

Speaker: Laurent Terray - Observed_Variability_of_the_Climate_System.ppt

Rapporteur: Ed Hawkins

14:00 - 16:30

Plenary session of all three projects with final remarks

14:00 - 16:00

Conclusions of the morning sessions

Feedback: Presentation & discussion (10min each)

Pillar 1: Global observations and predictions

Pillar 2: Downscaling

Pillar 3: Users needs & climate services

Pillar 4: Communication & uncertainty in climate services

Pillar 5: Extremes

Pillar 6: Observed variability of the climate system

16:30 - 17:00

Final Wrapping-up Session

Chris Hewitt

Francisco Doblas-Reyes

Detlef Quadfasel

17:30

Side event - Invitation only

Joint Dissemination Activities

Lead: EUPORIAS, NACLIM, SPECS

Friday, 9 November

morning

Spare sessions for EUPORIAS and SPECS to finalise the stakeholder list and the engagement event