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Workshop Agenda

As of April 6, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

07:30 – 08:00 Registration, coffee, tea and light refreshments
08:00 – 08:30 Workshop Welcome and Overview
08:30 – 10:15 SESSION I: Testbed Roundups #1–6 (10 mins + 5-min Q&A)
08:30 Aviation Weather TestbedJoshua Scheck
08:45 Developmental Testbed CenterLouisa Nance
09:00 Coastal and Ocean Modeling TestbedBecky Baltes [ Abstract ]
09:15 – 09:30 Break
09:30 Joint Hurricane TestbedJason Sippel [ Abstract ]
09:45 Joint Center for Satellite Data AssimiliationJames Yoe
10:00 Climate TestbedDave DeWitt
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:15 Testbed Roundups cont., #7–11 (10 mins + 5-min Q&A)
10:30 Hazardous Weather TestbedAlan Gerard and Russ Schneider [ Abstract ]
10:45 Hydrometeorology TestbedJim Nelson and Lisa Darby [ Abstract ]
11:00 Operations Proving GroundKim Runk [ Abstract ]
11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 GOES-R Proving GroundDan Lindsay
11:45 Space Weather Prediction TestbedRodney Viereck
12:00 Arctic Testbed and Proving GroundGene Petrescu
12:15 – 12:30 Break, Pick up Working Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 Discussion TBPG Priorities for FY18
02:00 – 4:45 SESSION II: Science Theme Presentations (Theme topics below)
01:30 – 2:00 NGGPS IntroductionTim Schneider
2:00 – 04:45 Science Theme Papers (10 mins + 5-min Q&A)
02:15 JCSDA Environment for Data assimilation Integration (JEDI)Tom Auligné [ Abstract ]
02:30 Unifying Verification with MET+: An UpdateTara Jensen [ Abstract ]
02:45 Evaluation of Physical Parameterizations for NGGPSMichelle Harrold [ Abstract ]
03:00 A comparison of FV3 and GFS forecasts within the Model Evaluation for Research Innovation Transition (MERIT) projectJeff Beck (presented by Michelle Harrold) [ Abstract ]
03:15 – 03:30 Break
03:30 Improving the NCEP Climate Forecast System (CFS) through enhancing its land modeling componentFei Chen [ Abstract ]
03:45 Investigation of cloud-aerosol interaction for extreme precipitation events using FV3GFSSarah Lu [ Abstract ]
04:00 Empirical based tools for prediction of US temperature and precipitation at weeks 3-4SLaura Ciasto [ Abstract ]
04:15 Day 8-10 Forecasting Experiment at the Weather Prediction Center Hydrometeorological TestbedMichael Bodner [ Abstract ]
04:30 Evaluating FV3 Model for Convection-Permitting Forecasting over CONUS in the 2017 Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment and Hydrometeorology Testbed FFaIR ExperimentMing Xue [ Abstract ]
04:45 – 05:00 Day 1 Wrap up/ Day 2 Preview/ Next Steps
6:00 Dinner on your own (or organized by participants)

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

07:45 – 08:15 Coffee, tea, and light refreshments
08:15 – 09:45 SESSION III: Emerging and Affiliated Capabilities
08:15 JPSS Proving Ground and Risk ReductionMitch Goldberg / Satya Kalluri
08:35 – 09:45 Posters

Emerging and Affiliated Programs
Science Theme
09:45 – 11:45 SESSION IV: Discussion
Panel: TBPG managers; followed by facilitated discussion with workshop participants
11:45 – 12:00 Review and Next Steps
12:00 Adjourn Annual Workshop
12:00 Exec Session