SEARCH Implementation Workshop Agenda

SEARCH Implementation Workshop
23-25 May 2005
The National Conference Center
Lansdowne,VA
Final Agenda

SEARCH Implementation Workshop Final Agenda (PDF - 19 KB)

Sunday, 22 May
2005
7:00 p.m. Reception and Registration: Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar

(Red Commons; North Building 2nd Floor)
Day
1 - Monday, 23 May 2005

(Plenary sessions held in Room N2-150; North Building 2nd Floor)
6:30 a.m. BREAKFAST Buffet (Cafeteria; North Building 2nd Floor)
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Overview

  • SEARCH Status and Implementation
  • International Study of Arctic Change (ISAC)

Peter Schlosser

Chair, SEARCH Science Steering Committee
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

9:40 a.m. Remarks from the National Science Foundation

Karl Erb

Director, NSF Office of Polar Programs
10:00 a.m. Remarks from the Interagency Program Management Committee (IPMC)

Neil Swanberg

Chair, IPMC

National Science Foundation
10:20
a.m.
BREAK
10:45 a.m. Priorities for Observing Arctic Change: Implementation of SEARCH observations

Hajo Eicken

Chair, Observing Change Panel

University of Alaska Fairbanks
11:10 a.m. Priorities for Understanding Arctic Change: Priorities for data analysis, synthesis, assimilation, and modeling

John Walsh

Chair, Understanding Change Panel

University of Alaska Fairbanks
11:35 a.m. Priorities for Responding to Arctic Change: Priorities for adaptive response to change

Jack Kruse

Chair, Responding to Change Panel

University of Massachusetts
12:00 p.m. LUNCH Buffet (Cafeteria; North Building 2nd Floor)

(Workshop Organizing Committee meet during lunch)
1:00 p.m. Charge to Breakout Groups

Peter Schlosser
1:30 p.m. Breakout Session: Panel Groups

All participants will break into three groups to discuss panel white papers. The
three breakout groups will be composed of corresponding panel members
(Observing, Understanding, Responding to Change), with additional participants
assigned to breakout groups according to expertise and interest.

  • Observing Change
  • Understanding Change
  • Responding to Change
3:00 p.m. BREAK
3:30 p.m. Breakout Session: Working Groups

The SEARCH SSC has identified several areas within the SEARCH
Implementation Strategy that require specific attention in order to set SEARCH priorities and draft a detailed implementation plan. Workshop participants will break into the following working groups to address these specific areas of SEARCH activities, using the Observing, Understanding, and Responding to Change white papers as a guiding framework:

  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Distributed Marine Observations (DMO): Physical Observations
  • Distributed Marine Observations (DMO): Ecosystems
  • Distributed Atmospheric Observations
  • Terrestrial Hydrology and Cryosphere
  • Human Dimensions
  • Paleo/Long-term Observations
  • Data and Data Products
  • Outreach and Education
5:30 p.m. Brief plenary: Review progress and plan for Day 2
6:00 p.m. Adjourn for day
6:15 p.m. DINNER Buffet (Cafeteria; North Building 2nd Floor)

(Organizing Committee and working group representatives meet together during dinner)
Tuesday,
24 May 2005
6:30
a.m.
BREAKFAST
Available (Buffet and Continental)
8:30 a.m. Plenary
Session - SEARCH relevant programs

EU Damocles, Craig Lee

USGS Carbon Cycles Science Program, Richard Alley



 Brief synthesis by panel chairs of progress in
working groups


Jack Kruse, Responding to Change


Matthew Berman, Understanding Change



10:00
a.m.
BREAK
10:30 a.m. Plenary
Session

Hajo Eicken,
Observing Change



Plenary
Session Discussion: Continued
12:00
p.m.
LUNCH
(Buffet)
1:00 p.m. Breakout Session: Working Groups

Working Groups will continue to work on specific areas
of SEARCH implementation,

guided by the morning plenary session presentations and discussion.

2:45 p.m. Plenary
Session:
Working Group Presentations
3:30
p.m.
BREAK
(3rd Floor)
4:00 p.m. Breakout
Session: Panel Groups

Participants will
break into the three panel groups to review working group progress and
discuss integration into panel white papers.
6:00 p.m. Adjourn
for day
6:15
p.m.
DINNER
(Buffet)
-
Organizing Committee meet during dinner
Wednesday,
25 May 2005
6:30
a.m.
BREAKFAST
(Buffet and Continental)
8:00 a.m. Putting it all together: Workshop report
and today's goals

Peter Schlosser

8:30 a.m. Plenary
Session: Panel Presentations

Panel chairs or
representatives will present progress of panel groups, and discuss
integration of working group discussions into panel white papers.
10:00
a.m.
BREAK
10:30 a.m. Breakout
Session: Panel Groups

Participants will
break into panel groups to finalize priorities for Observing,
Understanding, and Responding to Change activity areas.
12:00
p.m.
LUNCH
(Buffet)

1:00 p.m. Plenary
Session: Panel reports to plenary

Final plenary
reports and discussion on development of SEARCH priorities.
2:30 p.m. Next
steps, writing tasks, assignments, deadlines, closing comments
3:00 p.m. Meeting
adjourns (except for panel chairs and SSC)
3:30 p.m. Panel
chairs and SSC meet as one group to discuss final workshop report
4:30 p.m. Meeting
adjourns for panel chairs and SSC