Programme

The meeting is held in Reykjavík 18-20 June 2018 and is a 2.5 days of science and an afternoon excursion (Tuesday afternoon).

Scientific programme

Most session will start with an invited key note presentation. Currently the following speakers have graciously accepted our invitation:

  • Andrea Vajda (FMI, Finland): Extreme weather in Northern Europe
  • Ewan O’Connor (FMI, Finland) – Remote sensing systems and new data sources
  • Ingibjörg Jónsdóttir (University of Iceland, Iceland) – Remote sensing of sea ice
  • Marko Laine (FMI, Finland): Probability forecasts
  • Patrick Samuelsson (SMHI, Sweden) – Surface processes
  • Pererik Åberg (SVT, Sweden) – Communication of forecast and meteorological information
  • Øyvind Byrkjdal (Kjeller Vindteknikk, Norway) – Meteorological and climate information for the energy sector

The programme will be published here closer to the conference.

Student session

A student session is planned with shorter presentations, 8 minutes and 2 minutes for questions. This is an excellent opportunity for students to present their work in an international forum and to meet scientists, students and forecasters in a friendly environment.

Social programme

The afternoon to evening excursion on Tuesday is planned to Borgarfjörður, just north of Reykjavík.
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The conference dinner will be at Landnámssetur Íslands (The settlement centre) in Borgarnes, W-Iceland, on the way back. The set menu can be found under Downloads. Please contact us if you have dietarian requirements we should know of.