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Online Workshop Participation Information

For online participation for the WCRP Cryosphere Grand Challenge Workshop, we used the GoToMeeting Platform (www.gotomeeting.com). If you have not used this system before, we suggest logging on ~15 minutes before the start of the first day - a small plugin will need to be downloaded from the web and installed on your computer the first time you use it (after that you should not need to reinstall the plug in). You have the ability to test your audio to make sure we can hear you, etc. There is a chat box that you can use to ask questions, chat to other online participants, etc. You will be able to hear the presenter and see the slides - and we are hoping to have video of the presenter as well (that part will depend on the bandwidth of participants, etc).

If you would like to ask a question or provide a comment during the meeting, please us the chat box to alert the online moderator that you would like to speak so we can get that attention of the presenter. We will then give you the floor to ask your question to the room. Please be sure to mute your line (by clicking the microphone icon) when you are not speaking to reduce background noise.

If you have participated in an online meeting before, you know that there can sometimes be technical glitches and challenges to overcome. We will do our best to make sure everything goes smoothly, but if at anytime during the meeting you have suggestions on how we can improve sound quality, etc, please send Jenny Baeseman a text: +47 4821 8095.

We will also keep the online meeting going during the breakout sessions, so we hope you will be interested in participating in that as well. You can log in and out as many times during the meeting as you would like, so if you need to leave and want to join back in later, that is no problem.

To join the meeting, simply click on the link corresponding to the day and follow the instructions.

Wednesday, 16 October (09:00 - 18:00 CET)
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/458630221

Thursday, 17 October (09:00 - 18:00 CET)
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/751468773

Friday, 18 October (09:00 - 12:30 CET)
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/465602445

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All presentations will be in the Ny-Ålesund room (2011), 2nd Floor, Fram Centre, unless otherwise noted

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Time Agenda Item
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:20 Welcoming Remarks
- Sebastian Gerland, Norwegian Polar Institute
- Greg Flato, CliC Chair, Environment Canada 
09:20 - 09:45 WCRP Grand Challenges and the Cryosphere in a Changing Climate
- Greg Flato, CliC Chair, Environment Canada [Download presentation] [Watch Video]
09:45 - 10:00 Polar Climate Predictability Initiative
- Marilyn Raphael, UCLA [Download presentation] [Watch Video]
10:00 - 10:30 Discussion
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30

Ice Sheets and Glaciers in a Changing Climate 
- Andrew Shepherd, University of Leeds [Download presentation] [Watch Video]

11:30 - 12:00

Sea Ice in a Changing Climate
- Dirk Notz, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology [Download presentation] [Watch Video]

12:00 - 12:30

Permafrost and Carbon in a Changing Climate
- Ted Schuur, University of Florida [Download presentation][Watch Video]

12:30 - 13:30 Group Photo followed by Lunch
13:30 - 14:00

Cryosphere Biases/Shortcomings in Earth System Models
- Gerhard Krinner, Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique de
   l'Environnement, France [Download presentation][Watch Video]

14:00 - 14:10

Introduction to Science Foci Breakout Groups
- Greg Flato, CliC Chair, Environment Canada 

14:10 - 15:20 Breakout Group Sessions
Red group: Ny-Ålesund (2nd floor, 2011)
Purple group: Barentsburg (2nd Floor, 2012)
Green group: Pyramiden (2nd floor, 2013) 
Orange group: Tre Kroner (5th floor, 5010-5012)
Blue group: Sarkofagen (5th floor, 5093)
15:20 - 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 - 17:00 Breakout Group Reports and Discussion
19:00 - Workshop Dinner at the Maritime School

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Time Agenda Item
09:00 - 09:20

Now What - Where Do We Go From Here?
- Greg Flato, CliC Chair, Environment Canada [Download presentation]

09:20 - 11:00

Approaches to Progress Breakout Groups
Breakout groups based on previous day's results 

Sea Ice [Download presentation]

Permafrost [Download presentation]

Snow [Download presentation]

Glacier & Ice Caps [Download presentation]

Permafrost Carbon [Download presentation]

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30

Breakout Group Reports and Discussion

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 13:40

Let’s Do This – Developing Concrete Action Plans
- Greg Flato, CliC Chair, Environment Canada 

13:40 - 15:30

Concrete Action Plan Breakout Groups
Breakout groups based on previous group's results 

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Report Back and Discussion
17:30 - 19:00 Poster Session with Appetizers

Friday, 18 October 2013

Time Agenda Item
09:00 - 10:30

Where Do We Go From Here Discussion
- Greg Flato, CliC Chair, Environment Canada [Download presentation]

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00

Summary of Plan and Strategy: A Way Forward
- Greg Flato, CliC Chair, Environment Canada 

Glaciers and Ice caps [Download presentation]

Permafrost/Carbon [Download presentation]

12:00 - 13:00 Farewell Lunch and Departure
13:00 - 16:00 Organizers and Report Writers Meeting