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Talks and Presentations 2015 - 2016

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13-18 March 2016 - CATS is involved in organising a workshop entitled 'Improving the Quantitative Interpretation of Simulation Models' at the Banff International Research Station, Canada.


8 October 2015 - Leonard Smith gave a keynote talk entitled 'Doing Science in the Dark' at the 3rd National eScience Symposium, Amsterdam.

6-10 September 2015 - Members of CATS gave the following talks at a mini symposium at the Dynamic Days Europe Conference, Exeter. Leonard Smith 'Pragmatic Bayes: Embracing with Model Inadequacy in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems' & 'Data Assimilation: What is the point?';  David Stainforth 'On quantifying the local climate response in observations and models': Ed Wheatcroft 'On the chance of rain: Probability forecasts in an operational setting' and Hailiang Du 'Data Assimilation for Imperfect models'. 

9-11 July 2015 - Leonard Smith gave a talk entitled 'Pragmatic Bayes:
towards extracting insight, if not numbers, from models which neither V nor V' at the 'How to Build Trust in Computer Simulations Towards a General Epistemology of Validation' Conference, Hannover, Germany. Abstract.

7-10 July 2015 - David Stainforth co-organised a session and presented two posters and a talk at the 'Our Common Futures Under Climate Change' Conference, Paris.

7-9 June 2015 - David Stainforth gave a presentation at the workshop on 'Assessing the Climate via Models, Prediction, Understanding, and Simulation Modeling' at the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Bielefeld University, Germany.

2 June 2015 - Ofer Engel gave a presentation with Professor Jeff French entitled 'How to make district heating and cooling matter to citizens and communities' at the CELSIUS social marketing event, Rotterdam.

14-15 May 2015 - David Stainforth was co-organiser of a workshop on 'Advancing Integrated Assessment Modeling' in Dartington, Devon, part of the EPSRC ReCoVER network. 

23 April 2015 - Ofer Engel gave a presentation entitled 'Heating and Cooling in the European Energy Transition: The Role for District Heating and Cooling' at the CELSIUS node group meeting at the Greater London Authority.

25 March 2015 - David Stainforth gave a lecture entitled 'Confidence from Uncertainty: Separating what we know from what we don't know about climate change', at the 'Galerkin Methods with applications in weather and climate forecasting' workshop at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh.

10-11 February 2015 - Leonard Smith took part in discussions with congressmen as part of the ASA Advisory Committee on Climate Change Policy (ACCCP) 5th Annual Climate Science Day 2015 meeting, Capitol Hill, Washington DC.

30 January 2015 - Nick Watkins gave a seminar entitled 'Madelbrot's other model of 1/f noise, and why it still matters' at MPIPKS, Dresden.

28 January 2015 - Erica Thompson gave a talk entitled 'The mystery of the missing (probability) mass: Understanding what the IPCC actually said about climate in 2100' at the 'Calculating and Communicating Uncertainty' Conference, London.

5 January 2015 - Leonard Smith gave an invited keynote talk entitled 'Anticipating Equilibrium Systems (Clarity Before Consensus)' and David Stainforth gave a presentation at the 'Non-equilibrium Dynamics of Climate: linking models to data' workshop 5-7 January 2015, Dartington Hall, Devon.