Agenda

Hackathon, Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

9:30 CU bus pickup at Marriott Courtyard

10:00 – 10:30 Arrival at NCAR Mesa Lab: registration, coffee and introduction

10:30 – 12:30 Session 1

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch (provided) 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 Group presentations and closing

6:00 CU bus departs NCAR for Marriott Courtyard

 

CI Workshop, Thursday, September 21, 2017

7:45  GreenRide shuttle 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. Alexis Hannart: Methods for Attributing Climate Trends and Events: Overview and Challenges

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30 Spotlight presentations (15 minutes each)

10:30-10:45:  Savini Samarasinghe and Marie McGraw

A study of causal links between the Arctic and the midlatitude jet-streams

10:45-11:00:  Robert Wills

Extracting Modes of Variability and Change from Climate Model Ensembles             

11:00-11:15:  Seongchan Kim

DeepRain: ConvLSTM Network for Precipitation Prediction using Multichannel Radar Data

11:15-11:30:  Matthias Demuzere

Sensitivity of global ecosystems to climate anomalies in observations and earth system models

11:30 – 11:40 Group photo

11:40 – 1:00  Lunch (cafeteria serves food from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., cash only)

1:00 – 2:00  Invited talk. Sai Ravela: What can Systems Science teach Machine Learning?

2:00 – 3:00  Poster highlights (2 minutes each)

3:00 – 3:30  Coffee break

3:30 – 4:30  Panel discussion

4:30 – 6:30  Poster session and reception, Mesa Lab Cafeteria

6:40  GreenRide shuttle departs NCAR, returns to Marriott Courtyard

 

CI Workshop, Friday, September 22, 2017

7:45  GreenRide shuttle pickup at Marriott Courtyard to NCAR

8:15 – 8:30  Continental breakfast

8:30 – 9:30  Invited talk. Robert Lund: Climate Data Homogenization: Informatics and the Changepoint Problem

9:30 – 10:00  Coffee break

10:00 – 11:00 Invited talk. Prabhat: Deep Learning for Extreme Weather Detection

11:00 – 11:30 Spotlight presentations (15 minutes each)

11:00-11:15:  Zachary Butler

Fire Event Prediction for Improved Regional Smoke Forecasting

11:15-11:30:  Eniko Szekely:

Pattern extraction in dynamical systems using information geometry: application to tropical Intraseasonal oscillations

11:30 – 11:45 Sponsors’ session. Craig Tierney: Applications of Deep Learning in Climate Science and Data Analysis

11:45 – 1:00  Lunch and posters (cafeteria serves food from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., cash only)

1:00 – 2:00  Invited talk. Liz Moyer: Insights from Model Emulation for Climate Research

2:00 – 3:00  Panel discussion

3:00 – 3:15  Concluding remarks

3:15 – 3:30  Coffee break

3:30 – 3:55  Hackathon Presentation

3:55 – 5:15  Community-building via hiking around NCAR

5:30  GreenRide shuttle departs NCAR, returns to Marriott Courtyard