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Monday, 29 August, 2022

Program time zone is Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
8:30 – 10:00
Plenary Session: Opening
Chairs: Jeff Wilson, AWI Consultant; Jørn Kristiansen, Met Norway
8:30
Thanksgiving Address & Land Acknowledgement
Dr. Kenneth Deer, Mohawk Nation
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Thomas Jung, AWI, PPP SG; Estelle de Coning, Head of World Weather Research Programme, WMO and Chris Davis, NCAR, WMO; Jim Abraham, CMOS; Diane Campbell and Barbara Casati, ECCC
9:00
WMO and Polar Prediction
Petteri Taalas, WMO
9:15
PPP and YOPP: How it All Happened
Gilbert Brunet, BoM
9:30
Polar Prediction in the Future WWRP Implementation Plan
Chris Davis, NCAR, WMO
9:45
ECR YOPP Fellowship Awards
Clare Eayrs, Center for Global Sea Level Change NYU Abu Dhabi; Thomas Jung, AWI
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment Break (Poster and Exhibit Area)
10:30 – 12:00
Plenary session: Advancements in Polar Prediction
Chairs: Chris Davis, NOAA; David Bromwich, Byrd Polar Research Centre
10:30
The Year of Polar Prediction
Thomas Jung, AWI
11:00
Invited Keynote: Digital Twins
Peter Bauer, ECMWF
11:30
Invited Keynote: The Potential of Numerical Prediction Systems to Support the Design of Observing Systems
François Massonnet, Université Catholique de Louvain (France)
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12:00 – 13:30
Lunch Break (non-catered)
 
Parallel Session
13:30 – 15:00
Parallel Session: Modeling Advancements, OSE and Satellite
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Chairs: Jørn Kristiansen, Met Norway; Eric Bazile, Meteo France
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13:30 – 15:00
Parallel Session: Polar Processes
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Chairs: Gunilla Svensson, Stockholm University; Ian Renfrew, University of East Anglia
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15:00 – 16:00
Refreshment Break (Poster and Exhibit Area)
 
Parallel Session
16:00 – 17:30
Parallel Session: Modeling Advancements, OSE and Satellite
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Chairs: Peter Bauer, ECMWF; Eric Bazile, Meteo France
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16:00 – 17:30
Parallel Session: Polar Oceans
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Chairs: Gregory Smith, ECCC; Dany Dumont, University of Quebec at Rimouski
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17:30 – 18:00
Two Brainstorming Sessions on Future Polar Research & Services Priorities
Moderators: ➊ Peter Bauer, ECMWF; François Massonnet, Université Catholique de Louvain; ➋ Ian Renfrew, University of East Anglia; Gregory Smith, ECCC
18:00 – 21:00
Ice-Breaker Reception

Tuesday, 30 August, 2022

Program time zone is Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
8:30 – 10:00
Plenary Session: Processes and YOPPsiteMIP
Chairs: Taneil Uttal, NOAA; Eric Bazile, Meteo France
8:30
Invited Keynote: Enhanced Multi-variate Observations for Evaluating Process Representation in Numerical Models
Gunilla Svensson, Stockholm University
9:00
Coupled Observations of a Cold-air Outbreak and its Impact on the Iceland Sea
Ian Renfrew, University of East Anglia
9:15
YOPPSiteMIP: The YOPP Site Model Inter-comparison Project
Jonathan Day, ECMWF
9:30
An Overview of Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Enhanced Observations and NWP Comparisons during YOPP
Zen Mariani, ECCC
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment Break (Poster and Exhibit Area)
10:30 – 11:30
Plenary Session: Polar Predictions and Societal Implications - Canada
Chairs: Evelyn Hornbeck, MEOPAR; Daniela Ligget, University of Canterbury, NZ
10:30
Invited Keynote: Canadian Contributions to Improved Coupled Environmental Predictions for YOPP
Gregory Smith, ECCC
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11:00
Invited Keynote: Societal and Economic Research and Applications to YOPP
Jackie Dawson, University of Ottawa
11:30 – 12:00
Societal and Economic Implications: Canada
Sila Qanuippa? (How’s the Weather?): Integrating Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and Environmental Monitoring and Forecasting Products to Support Travel Safety around Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet, Nunavut, Canada)
Lead: Gita Ljubicic, McMaster University; Invited guests: Natasha Simonee, Mittimatalik; Natalie Carter, McMaster University; Andrew Arreak, SmartICE; Katherine Wilson, SmartICE
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12:00 – 13:30
Lunch Break (non-catered)
 
Parallel Session
13:30 – 15:00
Parallel Session: Polar Processes
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Chairs: Ian Renfrew, University of East Anglia; Lorenzo Zampieri, NCAR
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13:30 – 15:00
Parallel Session: Societal and Economical Implications
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Chairs: Machiel Lamers, Wageningen University; Vicki Heinrich, Australian Bureau of Meteorology (Aust. BoM)
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15:00 – 16:00
Refreshment Break (Poster and Exhibit Area)
 
Parallel Session
16:00 – 17:30
Parallel Session: YOPPsiteMIP
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Chairs: Jonny Day, ECMWF; Gunilla Svensson, Stockholm University
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16:00 – 17:30
Parallel Session: Sea Ice
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Chairs: Clare Eayrs, NYU Abu Dhabi; Bruno Tremblay, McGill University
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17:30 – 18:00
Two Brainstorming Sessions on Future Polar Research & Services Priorities
Moderators: ➊ Gunilla Svensson, Stockholm University; Jonathan Day, ECMWF; ➋ Bruno Tremblay, McGill University; Gita Ljubicic, McMaster University
18:30 – 22:00
Science Slam
To be held at Thomson House, Post-Graduate Students’ Society McGill University

Wednesday, 31 August, 2022

Program time zone is Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
8:30 – 10:00
Plenary Session: MOSAiC and Navigation in Polar Waters
Chairs: Amy Solomon, NOAA; Gregory Smith, ECCC
8:30
Invited Keynote: The Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of the Arctic Climate (MOSAiC)
Matthew Shupe, CIRES, University of Colorado and NOAA
9:00
Sea Ice in focus – The Year of Polar Prediction Sea Ice Drift Forecast Experiment (SIDFEx)
Helge Goessling, Alfred Wegener Institute
9:30
Invited Keynote: The Relevance of Environmental Prediction for Polar Tourism and Marine Transport
Karin Strand, Hurtigruten
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment Break (Poster and Exhibit Area)
10:30 – 11:30
Plenary session: Southern Hemisphere
Chairs: Neil Gordon, MetService NZ; Irina Gorodetskaya, University of Aveiro
10:30
An Overview of the Year of Polar Prediction in the Southern Hemisphere (YOPP-SH): Achievements and Future Plans
David Bromwich, Byrd Polar/Ohio State University
11:00
ARPEGE-4DVar during YOPP: Coupling with a 1D Sea Ice Model and OSE During the YOPP-SH
Eric Bazile, Météo-France/CNRS
11:30 – 12:00
Societal and Economic Implications: Antarctica
Environmental Forecasting for Antarctic Operations: Risks, Challenges and Practical Solutions
Leads: Daniela Liggett, Canterbury University; Emma Stewart, Lincoln University; Invited guests: Vicki Heinrich, University of Tasmania; Lisa Kelley, International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO)
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12:00 – 13:30
Lunch Break (non-catered)
 
Parallel Session
13:30 – 15:00
Parallel Session: Sea Ice
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Chairs: Jean-Francois Lemieux, ECCC; Clare Eayrs, NYU Abu Dhabi
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13:30 – 15:00
Parallel Session: Polar Mid-latitude Linkages
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Chairs: David Bromwich, Byrd Polar Research Centre; Thomas Jung, AWI
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15:00 – 16:00
Refreshment Break (Poster and Exhibit Area)
 
Parallel Session
16:00 – 17:30
Parallel Session: Observation Campaigns and MOSAiC
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Chairs: Matthew Shupe, NOAA; Zen Mariani, ECCC
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16:00 – 17:30
Parallel Session: Science to Services
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Chairs: Jørn Kristiansen, Met Norway; Daniela Liggett, University of Canterbury, NZ
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17:30 – 18:00
Two Brainstorming Sessions on Future Polar Research & Services Priorities
Moderators: ➊ Matthew Shupe, NOAA; Clare Eayrs, NYU Abu Dhabi; ➋ David Bromwich, Byrd Polar Research Centre; Machiel Lamers, Wageningen University
19:00 – 21:30
Reception & Dinner

Inuit Cultural Performance
Jimmy Uqittuq, drum dancing; Lydia Etok and Nina Segalowitz, throat singing

Panel Discussion:
Rick Thoman, Alaska Centre for Climate Assessment and Policy; Karin Strand, Hurtigruten Group; Pascale Bourbonnais, FedNav

Thursday, 1 September, 2022

Program time zone is Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
8:30 – 10:00
Plenary Session: Observing Systems and Sea Ice
Chairs: Bruno Trambley, McGill University; Matthew Shupe, NOAA
8:30
The Thin Ice Clouds and Far IR Emissions (TICFIRE) YOPP Project: a Canadian Contribution to NASA AOS Mission
Jean-Pierre Blanchet, Université du Québec à Montréal
9:00
The Sea Ice Outlook: Past, Present and Future
Edward Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, University of Washington
9:30
High Resolution NEMO Modelling for Northern Canadian Waters
Paul Myers, University of Alberta
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment Break (Poster and Exhibit Area)
10:30 – 11:30
Plenary session: Polar Prediction and Services – Europe
Chairs: Gita Ljubicic, McMaster University; Jonathan Day, ECMWF
10:30
How the YOPP Data Portal can contribute to the legacy
Øystein Godøy, MET Norway
11:00
Science for services in weather forecasting in the European Arctic
Jørn Kristiansen, MET Norway
11:30 – 12:00
Science to Services: Europe
Barriers and opportunities for optimizing WICC information value chains in the European Arctic Ocean
Leads: Machiel Lamers, Wageningen University; Jelmer Jeuring, MET Norway; Invited guests: Thomas Bøggild, DanPilot; Jørn Kristiansen, MET Norway
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12:00 – 13:30
Lunch Break (non-catered)
13:30 – 14:30
Panel: YOPP Accomplishments
Moderator: David Grimes, ECCC, WMO, retired; Panelists: Machiel Lamers, Wageningen University; Neil Gordon, New Zealand Meteorological Service, Retired; Taneil Uttal, NOAA; Jonathan Day, ECMWF; Vicki Heinrich, University of Tasmania
14:30 – 15:00
Report from Break-Out Groups on Future Polar Research and Services Priorities
PPP SG members and brainstorm session moderators
Chairs: Barbara Casati, ECCC; Machiel Lamers, Wageningen University
15:00 – 16:00
Refreshment Break (Poster and Exhibit Area)
16:00 – 17:00
Panel: Future Polar Research and Services Priorities
Moderator: Gilbert Brunet, BoM; Panelists: Chris Davis, NCAR, WMO; Daniela Liggett, University of Canterbury; Jørn Kristiansen, MET Norway; David Bromwich, The Ohio State University Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center; Gunilla Svensson, Stockholm University; Lorenzo Zampieri, NCAR
17:00 – 17:30
Official YOPP Final Summit Closure

This program was last updated: August 29, 2022.

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