GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

GFDL’s 60th Anniversary Symposium Agenda

There will be two shuttles available to transport guests between the Hyatt Regency Princeton and the Frick Chemistry Laboratory leaving at 7:45am.

Monday, November 2

Time Topic Speakers

Past

8:00 – 8:30 Light Breakfast Available
8:30 – 8:45 Director’s Welcome V. Ramaswamy
8:45 – 9:05 NOAA Message and Greeting: NOAA Administrator’s message

Oceans and Atmospheric Research Assistant Administrator’s greeting

Kathy
Sullivan (video message)
Craig McLean
9:05 – 9:35 GFDL’s Scientific Legacy Ronald Stouffer
9:35 – 9:50 The Princeton University – GFDL Connection George Mellor
9:50 – 10:10 Break
10:10 – 11:20 Perspectives from Inside GFDL Moderator – Isidoro Orlanski

Panelists – Kirk Bryan, Dennis Hartman, James Kinter, David Crisp, Tracey
Holloway, Joellen Russell, Brian Soden

11:20 – 12:40 Perspectives from Outside GFDL Moderator – Leo Donner

Panelists – Brian Hoskins, Warren Washington, Kerry Emanuel, Ben Santer,
Claus Boning, Steve Pacala, Bess Ward

12:40 – 1:40 Lunch
1:40-2:10 Remembering GFDL’s Previous Directors Joe Smagorinsky: Suki Manabe

Jerry Mahlman: Anthony Broccoli

Ants Leetmaa: Hiram Levy

Present

2:10 – 5:15 Highlights of GFDL’s Current Science Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change – Tom Knutson

Initial Value Forecasts – Gabriel Vecchi

Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry – Yi Ming

Ocean’s Role in Climate Change – Rong Zhang

Climate and Carbon Changes – John Dunne and Elena Shevliakova

6:30 – 10:00 Conference Dinner (Hyatt Regency Princeton; 102 Carnegie Ctr. Princeton)

Tuesday, November 3

Time Topic Speakers

Future

8:00 – 8:30 Light Breakfast Available
8:30 – 9:00 Prediction and Relationship to Climate Change Research Moderator – Anthony Rosati

Panelists – Ben Kirtman and Alicia Karspeck

9:00 – 9:30 Strategies for Advancing Climate Modeling: Few versus Many Moderator – Thomas Delworth

Panelists – John Mitchell, J. Shukla

9:30 – 10:00 Importance of Aerosols in Climate Change Moderator – J. F. Lamarque

Panelists – William Collins, Bjorn Stevens

10:00 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:00 Impact – Climate Model Interface Moderator – Charles Stock

Panelists – William Easterling, Anne Hollowed

11:00 – 11:30 Future of the IPCC Moderator – Dian Seidel

Panelists – Kevin Trenberth, Michael Oppenheimer, Ko Barrett

11:30 – 12:00 Wrap-up Isaac Held
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch