Opening Ceremony Programme (Preliminary Programme)

Opening Session, 13 September 2010

09:00 – 10:00 Welcome Addresses, Awards Ceremony

Fritz Neuwirth, EMS President
Corine Mauch, Mayor of Zürich
Gerhard Müller, Director MeteoSwiss
Christof Appenzeller, ECSN
Christoph Schär, ETH Zürich
Markus Furger, SGM President
Ben Dieterink, HMEI Council
Chinese Meteorological Society

Awards Ceremony

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 13:00 Strategic Lectures: Towards high resolution climate services

Chair: Fritz Neuwirth

Keynote Speakers Profiles

Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General  WMO
"A Global Framework for Climate Services"

Johannes Schmetz, EUMETSAT
"On the Role of Climate Observations from Space for Climate Services"

Dick Dee, ECMWF
"The role of atmospheric reanalysis in future climate services"

Steve Noyes, EUMETNET
"Moving towards high resolution climate services - some of the challenges and opportunities"

Guy Brasseur & Irene Fischer-Bruns, Climate Service Center, Hamburg
"From Global Change Science to Earth System Management"

13:00 Closing