Pre-Conference Seminar

Date: Monday, 26 June 2017
Time: 13:00 – 18:00

Following on from the success of the ICEM 2015 pre-conference seminars on “Meteorology for energy specialists”, and “Energy for meteorologists”, this year’s seminar is again devoted to an update on the latest developments in both areas.

The first session will review the latest developments and achievements in meteorological science of relevance for the energy sector. The second session will give an updated view of energy in the World, as well as an outlook to the next decades ahead, particularly focusing on the weather and climate related parts of the business.

Monday 26 June
13:00 - 13:15
Welcome and introduction (Prof. Alberto Troccoli, WEMC)
"Overview of the latest operational meteorological products for energy
Convener : Sue Ellen Haupt (NCAR, USA)"
13:15 - 13:50
Update on weather predictions – Dr Sue Ellen Haupt (NCAR, USA)
13:50 - 14:25
Update on seasonal climate forecasts - Ms Hazel Thornton (Met Office, UK)
14:25 - 15:00
Update on climate projections - Dr Robert Vautard (LSCE, France)
15:00 - 15:15
15:15 - 15.45
Tea & Coffee Break
"Overview of the latest global energy developments
Convener: Laurent Dubus (EDF)"
15:45 - 16:20
World Energy Outlook (Vladimir Kubecek, International Energy Agency)
16:20 - 16:55
Focus on Renewable Energy Report (Christine Lins, REN21)
16:55 - 17:30
Meteorological needs: priorities and challenges (Dr. Laurent Dubus, EDF)
17:30 - 17:45
17:45 - 18:00
Wrap-up and closing (Prof. Alberto Troccoli, WEMC)
18:00 - 19:30
Conference Registration & Welcome Drinks
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