CI2015 - Agenda

 

September 24, 2015, NCAR, Main Seminar Room (MSR)

8:00 am

Bus departs Millennium to NCAR

8:15 – 8:45

Registration and coffee

8:45 – 9:00

Jim Hurrell, Opening Remarks

9:00 – 10:00

Invited Talk – Claudia Tebaldi:  Opportunities and Challenges in the Analysis of Multi-model Ensemble Output

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:30

Invited Talk – Lawrence Carin:  Recent Machine Learning Methods and Their Potential for CI

11:30 – 12:00

PC Top 3:

-       Carlos Lima & Upmanu Lall: Analysis of Atmospheric Circulation Associated with Extreme Floods in Brazil Using Autoencoder Networks

-       Simon Goring, J. Sakari Salonen, Misku Luoto & Jack Williams: Non-analogues in paleoecological reconstruction: Model behavior and implications

-       Chintan Dalal, Vladimir Pavlovic & Robert Kopp: Sea-Level Estimation using the Riemannian Manifold and a Non-stationary Covariance Function

12:00 – 12:10

Group photo

12:10 – 1:00

Lunch (Cafeteria serves food from  11:30 to 1:30pm)

1:00 – 2:00

Invited Talk – Andy Rhines:  Dealing with Dirty Data: A Blueprint for Analyzing Climate Variability

2:00 – 2:30

Poster Highlights, Part 1

2:30 – 2:50

Coffee break

2:50 – 3:50

Invited Talk – Mike Tippett:  Hazardous convective weather risk: Big and small data problems

3:50 – 4:30

Poster Highlights, Part 2

4:30 – 6:30

Reception + Posters

6:30

Bus departs NCAR, return to Millennium

 

 

 

September 25, 2015, NCAR, MSR

8:00

Bus departs Millennium to NCAR

8:15 – 8:30

Coffee

8:30 – 9:30

Invited Talk – Rich Caruana:  Do Deep Nets Really Need To Be Deep?

9:30 – 10:15

Panel Discussion:  Deep Learning for Climate Science

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 – 11:45

Invited Talk – Imme Ebert-Uphoff:  Knowledge discovery in climate science

11:45 – 1:00

Lunch + Posters

1:00 – 2:00

Invited Talk – Yolanda Gil:  Intelligent Systems for Climate Research: When Will Deep Learners Meet Deep Knowledge?

2:00 – 3:00

Panel Discussion: Encoding climate knowledge into climate learning

3:00 – 3:30

Coffee break

3:30 – 5:00

Community-Building via Hiking (all)

5:15 – 6:00

Concluding Remarks

6:15

Bus departs NCAR, return to Millennium

 

September 26, 2015, Hackathon, NCAR, Damon Room

9:00

Bus departs Millennium to NCAR

9:15 – 9:30

Welcome of participants and Coffee

9:30 – 10:00

Introduction talk: Balázs Kégl and Claire Monteleoni

10:00 – 12:00

Session 1

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch and presentation of the first results

1:30 – 3:00

Session 2

3:00 – 3:30

Coffee break

3:30 – 5:00

Session 3

5:00 – 6:00

Debriefing and closing

6:00

Bus departs NCAR, return to Millennium