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24th October 2022
09:30 to 10:00 Registration, Tea and Coffee
10:00 to 10:10 Welcome and Introduction Maha Kaouri (Isaac Newton Institute)
10:10 to 10:25 Outline and Summary of INI Research Programme Antonio Moro (Northumbria University)
Gennady El (Northumbria University)
Session 1: Weather & Climate Forecasting and Oceanography (Chair: Gennady El (Northumbria University))
10:25 to 10:55 On a Method to Predict Extreme Events Peter Janssen (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF))
10:55 to 11:25 Broad community development of the Unified Forecast System, using the WAVEWATCH III™ wind model as an example Henrik Tolman (National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration)
11:25 to 11:45 Tea and Coffee Break
11:45 to 12:15 Global High Resolution Modelling of Ocean and Climate Joel Hirschi (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton)
Session 2: Random Networks and Machine Learning (Chair: Antonio Moro (Northumbria University))
12:15 to 12:45 Two Important Roles for AI in Weather/Climate Prediction Tim Palmer (University of Oxford)
12:45 to 13:45 Lunch
13:45 to 14:15 Machine Learning and Weather Forecasting, a Marriage of Pragmatism? Matthew Chantry (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF))
14:15 to 14:45 A Crossroad between Statistical Mechanics, PDE-Theory, Neural Networks and Machine Learning Adriano Barra (Università del Salento)
14:45 to 15:15 A statistical-mechanic approach to machine learning towards XAI Elena Agliari (University of Rome La Sapienza), (Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza)
15:15 to 15:35 Tea and Coffee Break
15:35 to 16:05 Unconventional Computing by Cnoidal Waves Collision Giulia Marcucci (Apoha Ltd)
16:05 to 16:30 Discussion and Questions Pavel Lushnikov (University of New Mexico), (University of New Mexico)
16:30 to 17:30 Networking Reception
17:30 Finish
19:00 Dinner at King’s College (for speakers and academic organisers)