Workshop at a Glance

Theme Forecasting for the Future: New science for improved weather, water, ocean and climate services
Dates 25-29 November 2019
Location The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins, Melbourne, Australia
Registration Registration is now closed. Details of remote participation will be made available soon.

Keynote Speakers

Our confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • Dr Carlo Buontempo

    Director, Copernicus Climate Change Service, Copernicus Department, ECMWF

  • Dr Ilene Carpenter

    Earth Sciences Segment Lead, Cray Inc.

  • Scott Carpentier

    Antarctic Meteorology Manager, Bureau of Meteorology

  • Jeff Craven

    Chief, Statistical Modeling Branch, U.S. National Weather Service

  • Dr William Dubyak

    Vice President, Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning, USAA P&C

  • Dr Jan Flynn

    Chief Metocean Engineer, Woodside Energy Ltd.

  • Dr Ailie Gallant

    Deputy Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub, Monash University

  • Matthew Greensmith

    Solution Architecture, ANZ Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

  • Andrew Just

    ForecastBuilder Manager, U.S. National Weather Service

  • Prof David Karoly

    Leader, Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub, National Environmental Science Program

  • Hans-Joachim Koppert

    Director, Weather Forecasting Services, Deutscher Wetterdienst

  • Dr Sujay V Kumar

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

  • Dr Sean Milton

    Associate Director of Foundation Science, Met Office

  • Prof Ann Nicholson

    Data Science & AI, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

  • Dr Joao de Souza

    Physical Oceanographer, Metocean Solutions

  • Dr Kevin Tory

    Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Meteorology

  • Prof Ian Turner

    Director, Water Research Laboratory, UNSW

Workshop Schedule

The workshop will be composed of four days of presentations (Monday-Thursday) and one day of interactive workshops (Friday). An icebreaker reception will be held after the first day of presentations.

Plenary Sessions Monday 25th - Thursday 28th November 2019
Icebreaker Monday 25th November 2019
Interactive workshops Friday 29th November 2019