Meeting Venue


The Custom House, North Dock, Dublin 1 Tel: +353-1-8882000


Meeting Structure


Thursday, 26th of September

08:30 - 09:00 Registration

09:00 - 09:45 Session I ‘Introduction’:
Welcome Address Director of Met Éireann
Opening words (Christian)
Welcome of the new WGCEF members (Jos and Christian)
Tour de table: Participants introduce themselves
Agree agenda and review actions from last meeting (Jos and
Christian; ToR)

09:45 - 10:45 Session II ‘Updates since the last meeting’:
Round table: participants giving update on new
developments within their NMSs (5 minutes each)

10:45 - 11:05 Coffee/Tea

11:05 - 12:00 Session II ‘Updates since the last meeting’:
Round table: participants giving update on new
developments within their NMSs (5 minutes each)

12:00 – 12:30 Session II ‘Updates since the last meeting’:
Discussion of the 24th WGCEF Newsletter (Bernard)
WGCEF website and social media report (Andre-Charles)

12:30 -13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 13:50 EUMETNET Update (Dick)

13:50 - 14:10 EUMETNET Task Team on Storm-Naming Update (Evelyn)

14:10 - 15:10 Discussion Storm Naming in Europe (Evelyn)

15:10 - 15:30 Coffee/Tea

15:30 - 16:50 Session III Presentations: (20 minutes each including discussion):

15:30 - 15:50 Tim Hewson: ‘Recent and upcoming developments at ECMWF’

15:50 - 16:10 Janne R.T. Hansen: ‘DMI has recently moved the Operations Center – what was our intention and what to look out for?’

16:10 - 16:30 Bernard Roulet: ‘How to use high resolution model ensemble’

16:30 - 16:50 Elin Björk Jonasdottir: ‘New verifying tool for forecasters at IMO’

Approx. 18:00- 20:00 Meeting with the Irish Meteorological Society

Afterwards conference dinner
 

Friday, 27th of September

09:30 - 10:50 Session III Presentations: (20 minutes each including discussion):

09:30 - 09:50 Robert Hausen: ‘Extreme weather index: Use in in operational forecasts’

09:50 - 10:10 Zsolt Patkai: ‘Weather extremes in Hungary in 2019’

10:10 - 10:30 Paula Leitao: ‘Tropical cyclone Leslie landfall at Portugal mainland’

10:30 - 10:50 Alissa Razy: ‘Flash flood forecasting’

10:50 - 11:10 Coffee/Tea

11:10 - 12:30 Session III Presentations: (20 minutes each including discussion):

11:10 - 11:30 Jos Diepeveen: ‘Three cases of severe convection in the Netherlands during the first two weeks of June’

11:30 - 11:50 Piotr Manczak: ‘Extremely large hail in western Poland on 11th of June 2019’

11:50 - 12:10 Andre-Charles Letestu: ‘Severe thunderstorms on 15th of June 2019’

12:10 - 12:30 Christian Csekits: ‘New philosophy in warning severe thunderstorms at ZAMG’

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 16:00 Session IV ‘WGCEF Discussion Forum’:

Severe Weather Warnings
* automatization of warnings
* harmonizing warning strategy in Europe
* forecasting and verification of impact
* responsibility in cases of wrong warnings (questions from
Piotr)?

16:00 - 16:20 Coffee/Tea

16:20 - 18:00 Session V ‘Closure of the meeting’
* Decide location and date of next meeting
* New chairs of WGCEF from 2021 to 2024
* Agree actions
* Meeting closure
 

Saturday, 28th of September

Joint Excursion to Dublin (guided walk, Marshes Library, Lunch): finish at 14:00