Opening Session
Mon, 12 Sep, 09:30–13:30  / Room Saturnia

Monday, 12 September 2016

09:30–10:30 Opening by the EMS President and Welcome Addresses

Renato R. Colucci, UMFVG President
Ingeborg Auer, Climate Programme
Col. Silvio Cau, Aeronautica Militare
Roberto di Piazza, Mayor of Trieste
Debora Serracchiani (invited), President of Friuli Venezia Giulia
Luca Marchesi, General Director of ARPA FVG
Fabio Trincardi, Director of Marine Science Institute – CNR
Bernardo De Bernardinis, Director of ISPRA
Maria Cristina Pedicchio, President of OGS
Dennis Schulze, PRIMET

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00–13:00 Strategic Lectures
Chair: Horst Böttger, EMS President

Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization
Title: More people, more value, more weather and climate extremes: challenges and solutions for strengthening coastal resilience

Barbara Stenni, Universita Ca’ Foscari, Venezia
Title: Antarctic ice core climate records: a lesson from the past

Filippo Giorgi, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste
Title: Challenges and prospects in regional climate projections

Fred Carr, President of the American Meteorological Society
Title: Analysis, Prediction and Observing Systems Experiments for an Urban Testbed in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas

13:00 Closing