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Full Workshop Agenda, (PDF, 190 KB)

+Thursday, 30 July 2020
Session 1: Overview Talks, Part 1
TimeTitleSpeaker
1:00 - 1:05 p.m. Information on the 2nd NOAA AI Workshop: Logistics, Timeline and Structure Kevin Garrett (NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Local Organizing Committee)
1:05 - 1:15 p.m. Welcoming remarks and introduction of keynote speakers Harry Cikanek (NOAA/NESDIS, STAR Director)
1:15 - 1:25 p.m. Keynote Address, NOAA AI: Realizing Transformational Advances in Mission Performance and Our Culture of Innovation RADM Timothy Gallaudet (NOAA, Deputy NOAA Administrator)
1:25 - 1:35 p.m. Keynote Address Stephen Volz (NOAA, NESDIS Assistant Administrator)
1:35 - 1:45 p.m. Keynote Address Nicole LeBoeuf (NOAA, NOS Acting Assistant Administrator)
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. NOAA AI Implementation Plan Bill Michaels (NOAA, NMFS)
2:00 - 2:20 p.m. Efforts in NOAA to Leverage Modern AI techniques for Satellite Data Exploitation and NWP Sid Boukabara (NOAA/NESDIS, STAR Principal Scientist)
2:20 - 2:40 p.m. Machine Learning at ECMWF Peter Dueben (ECMWF)
2:40 - 3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion facilitated by H. Cikanek; Panelists: Dr. Volz, Dr. Jamese Sims, N. LeBoeuf, B. Michaels
+Thursday, 6 August 2020
Session 2: Fundamentals of AI, Part 1
Chairs: Dave Turner (NOAA. ESRL), Jebb Stewart (NOAA, ESRL)
TimeTitleSpeaker
12:00 - 12:35 p.m. Data Science and Machine Learning at the UK Met Office Samantha Adams (UKMO)
12:35 - 12:55 p.m. Recent Machine Learning Research at NCAR Sue Ellen Haupt (NCAR)
12:55 - 1:20 p.m. Asymmetric Loss Functions for Machine Learning Richard Berk (U. Penn)
1:20 - 1:45 p.m Data-driven (super-) parametrization using deep learning: Experimentation with a multi-scale Lorenz 96 system and transfer learning Ashesh Chattopadhyay (Rice U.)
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Panelists: Science Committee members
+Thursday, 13 August 2020
Session 3: Looking Ahead (Using AI for NOAA mission), Part 1
Chairs: Bill Michaels (NOAA, NMFS), John Ten Hoeve (Office of Organizational Excellence)
TimeTitleSpeaker
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. NOAA Center for AI (NCAI) Summary and Interview Synopses Eric Kihn, Rob Redmon (NCEI)
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. NOAA Center for AI (NCAI) Community of Practice Plans Eric Kihn, Rob Redmon (NCEI)
1:00 - 1:20 p.m. Panel Discussion Panelists: Science Committee members
+Thursday, 20 August 2020
Session 4: AI/ML for Post-Processing and Data dissemination, Part 1
Chairs: Greg Dusek (NOAA/NOS), Andre van der Westhuysen (IMSG at NWS/NCEP/EMC)
TimeTitleSpeaker
12:00 - 12:40 p.m. Artificial Intelligence for Advanced Earth Science Information Systems Jacqueline Le Moigne (NASA)
12:40 - 1:10 p.m. Using Random Forests to Create Probabilistic Next-Day Severe Weather Guidance from NWP Ensembles Eric Loken (OU CIMMS/OU)
1:10 - 1:40 p.m. Modeling Clouds From Sub-grid to Global Scales with Deep Generative Models Tianle Yuan (NASA GSFC/UMBC JCET)
1:40 - 2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Panelists: Science Committee members
+Thursday, 27 August 2020
Session 5: AI/ML for Environmental Data, Image, and Signal Processing, Part 1
Chairs: Imme Ebert-Uphoff (CIRA), Ryan Lagerquist (NCAR)
TimeTitleSpeaker
12:00 - 12:40 p.m. Combining data assimilation and machine learning for weather forecasting Alan Geer (ECMWF)
12:40 - 1:00 p.m. Viewing Climate Signals through an AI Lens Elizabeth Barnes (CSU)
1:10 - 1:20 p.m. Video and Image Analytics for Marine Environments (VIAME), a Do-it-yourself AI Toolkit Matthew Dawkins (Kitware Inc)
1:20 - 1:40 p.m. Generating High Temporal and Spatial Microwave Hurricane Image Products Using Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning Technique Likun Wang (RTi at NESDIS/STAR)
1:40 - 2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Panelists: Science Committee members

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