Visit to European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)

Date/Time:
Thursday 11 January 2018, 3.00pm - 5.00pm

Venue:
ECMWF, Shinfield Park, Reading, RG2 9AX

Cost:
Free to both BCS and Non-BCS members

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Synopsis:

Please join BCS Berkshire for this informative event which will give you an insight to the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)

Agenda:

  • 3.00pm - Arrival - Meet & Greet / Coffee Chantal Dunikowski, Communications Section Concourse
  • 3.15pm Welcome and general overview of ECMWF - Speaker TBC  - Council Chamber
  • 3.30pm - How ECMWF gathers information from various resources and store them How ECMWF analyses the data gathered and do prediction based on it
    Anna Ghelli, Senior International Liaison Officer (Applications Section)  - Council Chamber
  • 3.50pm -  The challenges of producing large datasets on the HPC under time critical constraints Simon Smart, Computer Scientist (Scalability Section) - Council Chamber
  • 4.00pm -  The Copernicus Climate change service Climate Data Store and its Toolbox  - Kevin Marsh, Analyst (Copernicus Production Section)  - Council Chamber
  • 4.10pm -  Q&A  - Council Chamber
  • 4.20pm -  Computer Hall Tour User Support Section  - Computer Hall
  • 5.00pm -  Departure