Using ECMWF's Forecasts (UEF2021)

Tuesday, 1 June
08:30 09:00
Virtual arrival
30m
Presentations from ECMWF
Chair: Becky Hemingway (ECMWF)
09:00 09:10
Welcome
Speaker: Florence Rabier (ECMWF)
10m
09:10 09:20
Virtual housekeeping
Speaker: Becky Hemingway (ECMWF)
10m
09:20 09:40
ECMWF product development
Speaker: David Richardson (ECMWF)
20m
09:40 10:00
ECMWF future plans
Speaker: Florian Pappenberger (Director of Forecasts)
20m
10:00 10:20
ECMWF research plans
Speaker: TBC
20m
10:20 10:25
Lightning talks: Forecast User Forum
Speaker: Rebecca Emerton (ECMWF)
5m
10:25 10:30
Lightning talks: ESWoC
Speaker: Esperanza Cuartero (ECMWF)
5m
10:30 11:00
Break / Networking
30m
Presentations from ECMWF
11:00 11:20
Forecast performance
Speaker: TBC
20m
11:20 11:40
Diagnostics
Speaker: Sharanya Majumdar (University of Miami)
20m
11:40 11:45
Lightning talks: Support portal
Speaker: Helene Blanchonnet (ECMWF)
5m
11:45 11:50
Lightning talks: Dataset portal
Speaker: Helen Setchell (ECMWF)
5m
11:50 11:55
Lightning talks: Web tool
Speaker: Emma Pidduck (ECMWF)
5m
12:00 14:00
Lunch break
2h
Thematic Area: Severe weather and hazard forecasting
14:00 14:10
Weather in extraordinary circumstances - Introducing the theme
Speaker: Becky Hemingway (ECMWF)
10m
14:10 14:30
Correction tool of an automatic weather forecast database for severe events
Speaker: Marie Boisserie
20m
14:30 14:50
The potential of forecasting the evolution of severe European heatwaves in sub-seasonal time scale
Speaker: Natalia Korhonen (Weather and Climate Change Impact Research, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland)
20m
14:50 15:10
Mistal project and a new tool for flash flood forecasting in Italy
Speaker: Estibaliz Gascon (ECMWF)
20m
15:10 15:30
Break / Networking
20m
15:30 16:00
Poster session 1
30m
16:00 17:00
Science and Art event
1h
Wednesday, 2 June
08:45 09:00
Virtual arrival
15m
09:00 09:05
Day 2 welcome and virtual housekeeping
Speaker: Becky Hemingway (ECMWF)
5m
Thematic Area: Unforeseen impacts of extraordinary circumstances
09:05 09:35
Aircraft data and Covid-19: impact and mitigation measures at ECMWF
Speaker: Bruce Ingleby (ECMWF)
30m
Thematic Area: Severe weather and hazard forecasting
09:35 09:55
Multi-model ensemble prediction of Super Cyclone Amphan using ECMWF, GEFS and NEPS-G forecasts
Speaker: Paromita Chakraborty (National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting)
20m
09:55 10:15
Forecast performance during the cold spells in February 2021 in Europe and the USA
Speaker: Evelyn Müller (MeteoIQ)
20m
10:15 10:45
Break / Networking
30m
Thematica Area: Extraordinary collaborations
10:45 11:05
Beyond skill scores: Why we should include end-users in the model validation process
Speaker: Josh Dorrington (University of Oxford)
20m
11:05 11:10
Lightning talks: E-learning
Speaker: Becky Hemingway (ECMWF)
5m
11:10 11:15
Lightning talks: TBC
5m
11:15 11:20
Lightning talks: TBC
Speaker: TBC
5m
11:25 12:00
Poster session 2
35m
12:00 14:00
Lunch break
2h
Special session: Recent developments in assessing societal implacts of extreme meteorological events at national level
14:00 14:40
A brief look into impact-based forecasting
Speaker: Elizabeth Viljoen (South African Weather Service)
40m
14:40 15:00
Automating impact data collection and developing frameworks to support evaluation of impact-based forecasts
Speaker: Joanne Robbins (Met Office)
20m
15:00 15:20
Deep learning-based surveying of infrastructure to forecast building damage from drone imagery
Speaker: Thomas Chen (Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering)
20m
15:20 15:50
Break / Networking
30m
15:50 17:15
User Voice Corner
Chair: Tim Hewson (ECMWF)
1h 25m
17:15 18:00
Social event
45m
Thursday, 3 June
08:45 09:00
Virtual arrival
15m
09:00 09:05
Day 3 welcome and virtual housekeeping
Speaker: Becky Hemingway (ECMWF)
5m
Presentations from Copernicus
09:05 09:25
Introduction to Copernicus activities at ECMWF
Speaker: TBC
20m
09:25 09:45
CEMS
Speaker: Christel Prudhomme (ECMWF)
20m
09:45 10:05
European State of the Climate 2020 update
Speaker: Freja Vamborg (ECMWF)
20m
10:25 11:00
Break / Networking
35m
Copernicus: Impacts of extreme events for insurance and finance
11:00 11:20
Taskforce for planet related financial disclosures
Speaker: Climate Data Factory
20m
11:20 11:40
Insurance - private sector presentation
Speaker: TBC
20m
11:40 12:00
User-driven workflows and extreme events catalogue
Speaker: Chiara Cagnazzo (ECMWF)
20m
12:00 14:00
Lunch break
2h
Copernicus: Air Quality
14:00 14:20
Covid and air quality
Speaker: Vincent-Henri Peuch (ECMWF)
20m
14:20 14:40
Barcelona supercomputing AI to assess Covid and air quality
Speaker: Francisco Doblas-Reyes
20m
14:40 15:00
Forest fire and wildfire emissions influencing air quality
Speaker: TBC
20m
15:00 15:30
Break / Networking
30m
Presentations from Copernicus
15:30 15:50
ADS demonstration
Speaker: Mark Parrington (ECMWF)
20m
15:50 16:10
TBC
Speaker: TBC
20m
16:10 16:30
TBC
Speaker: TBC
20m
Friday, 4 June
08:45 09:00
Virtual arrival
15m
09:00 09:05
Day 4 welcome and virtual housekeeping
Speaker: Becky Hemingway (ECMWF)
5m
Focus on Extended Range Forecasting
09:05 09:30
Extended range
Speaker: Frederic Vitart (ECMWF)
25m
09:30 09:50
Extended range products survey
Speaker: Tim Hewson (ECMWF)
20m
09:50 09:55
Lightning talks: Open charts
Speaker: TBC
5m
09:55 10:00
Lightning talks: Sever event catalogue
Speaker: Linus Magnusson (ECMWF)
5m
10:00 10:30
Break / Networking
30m
10:30 11:50
Speakers' Corner
1h 20m
11:50 12:00
Concluding remarks and feedback poll
10m

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