Agenda

 

Hackathon, Wednesday, September 21, 2016

9:30

Bus pickup at Marriott Courtyard

9:45 

Bus pickup at Millennium Harvest House (overflow lodging)

10:05 – 10:45

Arrival at NCAR Mesa Lab: Registration, Coffee and Introduction

10:45 – 12:30

Session 1

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch and discussion of initial results

1:30 – 3:00

Session 2

3:00 – 3:15

Coffee Break

3:15 – 5:00

Session 3

5:00 – 6:00

Debriefing and closing

6:00

Bus departs NCAR for Marriott Courtyard 

CI Workshop, Thursday, September 22, 2016

7:45

Bus pickup at Marriott Courtyard to NCAR

8:15 – 8:45 

Registration and continental breakfast

8:45 – 9:00

Opening Remarks

9:00 – 10:00

Invited Talk - Doug NychkaExtremes in Regional Climate: What to do with 8000 Histograms?

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:30

Invited Talk - Pradeep Ravikumar: Poisson Graphical Models With Rich Dependence Structures

11:30 – 12:00

Spotlight Presentations:

Chintan Dalal: Covariance Structure Analysis of Climate Model Output

Haozhe Zhang: Identifying Precipitation Regimes in China Using Model-Based Clustering of Spatial Functional Data

Emma Pierson: Detecting and Predicting Beautiful Sunsets Using Social Media Data

12:00 – 12:10

Group Photo

12:10 – 1:30

Lunch (Cafeteria serves food from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, cash only)

1:30 – 2:30 

Invited Talk - Yulia Gel: Where Statistics and Data Science Meet Climate Risk Insurance

2:30 – 3:15

Poster Highlights, Part 1

3:15 – 3:45

Coffee Break

3:45 – 4:30

Poster Highlights, Part 2

4:30 – 6:30

Reception and Posters

6:30

Bus departs NCAR, return to Boulder Courtyard Marriott

CI Workshop, Friday, September 23, 2016

7:45 

Bus departs Boulder Courtyard Marriott to NCAR

8:15  – 8:30

Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 

Invited Talk - Jason SmerdonGigabytes, Megadroughts and Two Kiloyears of Climate History

9:30 – 10:00 

Coffee Break

10:00 – 11:00

 Invited Talk - Sudipto BanerjeeBayesian Modeling and Inference for High-Dimensional Spatial-Temporal Data

11:00 – 11:30

Spotlight Presentations:

Joanna Slawinska: Spatiotemporal Pattern Extraction with Data-Driven Koopman Operators for Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves

Yi Li: A Nonparametric Copula Based Bias Correction Method for Statistical Downscaling

Guruprasad Nayak: Multiple Instance Learning for Burned Area Mapping Using Multi-Temporal Reflectance Data

11:30 – 1:00

Lunch and Posters (Cafeteria serves food from 11:30 to 1:30pm, cash only)

1:00 – 2:00

Invited Talk - Allen PopeSnow and Ice from Space – how computing helps us harness Landsat 8 to study our cryosphere

2:00 – 3:00

Panel Discussion

Panelists: Sudipto Banerjee, Yulia Gel, Doug Nychka, Allen Pope, Jason Smerdon 

3:00 – 3:15 

Concluding Remarks

3:15 – 3:45 

Coffee Break

3:45 – 5:15 

Community-Building via Hiking

5:30

Bus departs NCAR, return to Boulder Courtyard Marriott (For those departing to the Denver airport from the NCAR Mesa Lab, prior shuttle or transportation arrangements must be made, do not leave this to the last minute.  NCAR organizers can assist with transportation information ahead of scheduled departure day.)