Programme

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Programme Overview

Saturday

  • evening: Arrival, Dinner, Welcome, Opening Lecture, Informal Reception with Poster Session 1

Sunday

  • morning 9–12:30: Session mostly on Extreme events and climate change
  • afternoon 14–17:30: Session mostly on Energy supply
  • evening: Conference Dinner

Monday

  • morning 9–12:30: Session mostly on Health issues
  • afternoon 14–17:30: Session mostly on Cutting-edge modeling and data analysis methods
  • evening: Informal Reception with Poster Session 2

Tuesday

  • morning 9–14: Wrap-up Session, Lunch, Departure

 

Programme Details

Saturday December 6

17:00 Arrival and Check-In
18:00 Buffet Supper
19:00 Opening Lecture by Valerie Louis (in collaboration with Rainer Sauerborn),
Institute of Public Health, UniversitätsKlinikum Heidelberg:
Interrelations between energy supply, climate and health using the example of cooking with biomass
20:30 Informal Reception with Poster Session 1

Sunday December 7

Extreme events and climate change

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Keynote by Leonard A. Smith, London School of Economics:
Weather as a Changing Climate
10:00 two contributed talks:
1. Anna Deluca, MPI Physics of Complex Systems:
Inference of statistical patterns in complex geosystems: Fitting power-law distributions
2. Valerie Livina, National Physical Laboratory, UK:
Tipping point analysis of atmospheric oxygen concentration
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Petra Friederichs, University of Bonn:
Meteorological Extremes in a Changing Climate
11:30 Revati Phalkey, University of Nottingham:
Prepare or React? Aligning Health Systems to Climate Driven Extreme Weather Events
12:00 Valentin Aich, PIK:
Major floods - After the game is before the game
12:30 Lunch

Energy supply

14:00 Keynote by Ljupco Kocarev, Macedonian Academy for Sciences and Arts:
Plug-in vehicles and power grids: Economic costs, emissions benefits, and stability concerns
15:00 two contributed talks:
1. Mehrnaz Anvari, Forwind / U Oldenburg: Synchronization in wind farm
2. Benjamin Schäfer, MPI Dynamics and Self-Organization: Decentral smart grid control
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Katrin Schmietendorf, University of Oldenburg:
Synchronization in electrical power grids described by Kuramoto-like models Models
16:30 Michael Hiete, Kassel University:
Impacts of power outages on the healthcare sector
17:00 Heidi Heinrichs, Forschungszentrum Jülich:
Long-term impacts of electric mobility on the German energy system
17:30 free time
19:00 Dinner and social evening at the invidation of WE-Heraeus Stiftung

Monday December 8

Health issues

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Keynote by James Creswick (World Health Organization)
10:00 two contributed talks:
1. Walter Dragoni, Perugia University: Considerations on climate change, hydrological cycle and groundwater
2. Yoshito Hirata, Inst. of Industr. Sc., U Tokyo: Time series prediction for electric power systems: Confidence and credibility
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Gordon McCord, UC San Diego: Malaria ecology and climate change
11:30 Chris Barker, UC Davis: Climate and West Nile virus risk in the United States
12:00 Solomon Hsiang, UC Berkeley: Recent advances in research on climate and violence
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Deadline for proposing ignite talks for the wrap-up session

Cutting-edge modeling and data analysis methods

14:00 Keynote by Anne-Ly Do, MPI Physics of Complex Systems:
Network approaches to Complex Systems
15:00 two contributed talks:
1. Valerio Lucarini, U Hamburg: Towards a general theory of extremes for observables of chaotic dynamical systems
2. Maria Caterina Bramati, Sapienza University of Rome:
Modeling conflict insurgence in coastal areas: Climate change and human interactions in a fragile environment
15:30 Coffee Break
(with announcement of selected ignite talks for wrap-up session)
16:00 Aneta Koseska, MPI Molecular Physiology:
Nano-scale organization of proteins within assembling focal adhesions
16:30 Holger Kantz, MPI Physics of Complex Systems:
Statistical analysis of extreme weather events in a changing climate
17:00 Jonathan F. Donges, PIK / Stockholm Resilience Center:
Climate extremes and civil conflicts - a troubled relationship
17:30 free time
19:00 Dinner
20:00 Informal Reception with Poster Session 2

Tuesday December 9

Wrap-up Session

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Ignite talks on possible research projects
(will be selected after deadline on Mon. afternoon 13:30 and announced Mon. 15:30)
9:30 Discussion in small groups
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Joshua S. Graff Zivin, UC San Diego:
Key areas for future research on climate and health: a social sciences perspective
11:30 Henry D. I. Abarbanel, UC San Diego:
Insights from the seminar from a climate scientist's viewpoint
12:00 Jürgen Kurths, PIK / HU Berlin:
Using complex systems science to study the interrelationship of energy systems, health, and climate
12:30 Lunch and Departure

Abstracts Booklet

The abstracts booklet can be downloaded here.

 

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