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Agenda of the First Open Meeting

Thursday 14

9.00 Welcome 

9.10 – 9.40   DRIHMS Concept and Objectives, Antonio Parodi CIMA Foundation
9.40 – 10.10 Results from DRIHMS HMR questionnaire, Nicola Rebora CIMA Foundation
10.10 -10.40 Results from ICT questionnaire - Expectations and surprises, Michael Schiffer LMU

10.40 – 11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.30 Limited Area Ensemble Forecasting and TIGGE LMA, Tiziana Paccagnella, ARPA-SIMC Emilia Romagna
11.30 – 12.00 The COST 731 Action and the MAP D-PHASE initiative - overview on main outcomes, Andrea Rossa, ARPA Veneto 

12.00 – 12.30 Future Service Chain Platform, Quillon Harpham, HM-Wallingford

12.30 – 13.00 Flood forecasting and early warning systems @ Deltares How to be well prepared?, Simone van Schijndel, Deltares

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break

14.00 – 16.15 Open forum: 11 talks from registered participants:

  1. Luis Garrote, Technical University of Madrid, What Spanish users expect from ICT in flood forecasting
  2. Oliver Caumont, Météo-France/CNRS, HMR activities at CNRM-GAME
  3. Peter Salamon, JRC, Experience from the European Flood Alert System (EFAS)
  4. Marino Marrocu, CSR4, A grid-enabled Web portal for hydro-meteorological applications
  5. Dorian Gorgan, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Challenges to the Development of Service based Tools for Distributed Processing in Earth Science
  6. Marco Danelutto, Dipartimento di Informatica Pisa, Autonomic adaptive computations
  7. Arnold Tafferner, DLR Munich, WxFUSION
  8. Carmen de Jong, University of Savoy, Mountains under Observation
  9. Ole Einar Tveito, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, EUMETGRID Towards a common European data infrastructure for gridded climate data
  10. Michal Kulczewski, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, New approaches for advanced computing and data processing in climate modelling
  11. Antonella Galizia, IMATI-CNR, Exploiting HPC resources to characterize the predictability of extreme convective events

16.15 – 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 17.15  Efi Foufola-Georgiu on line from Department of Civili Engineering, University of Minnesota
17.15 – 17.30 Wrap-up and conclusions.



Friday 15

9.00 12.00 Open discussion: the way forward DRIHMS white paper production and final Open Conference