Agenda

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

7:30 am to 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am to 8:30 am

Opening Ceremonies: Aspirations and Goals for GAIA and the WorkshopLarry Paxton, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory [slides] (pdf)

8:30 am to 9:00 am

Climate Change and Health OverviewCindy Parker, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health [slides](pdf)

9:00 am to 9:30 am

Focus on Climate Change Implications for Water SuppliesKellogg Schwab, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health [slides] (pdf)

9:30 am to 9:45 am

Break

9:45 am to 10:15 am

Climate and Sustainable Food SecurityJohn Lewis, Terra Global Capital, Managing Director [slides] (pdf)

10:15 am to 10:45 am

NCPP: NOAA Climate Prediction and Projection Pilot PlatformDonald E. Anderson Jr., The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Climate Program Office. Lawrence Buja, Climate Science and Applications Program, The National Center for Atmospheric Research [slides] (pdf)

10:45 am to 11:00 am

Break

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Presentations and Discussions: What Are the Data Gaps in Actionable Information?

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Lunch and Lecture: Climate 2.0, Useful Climate Science and Services for Decision MakersLawrence Buja, Climate Science and Applications Program, The National Center for Atmospheric Research [slides] (pdf)

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Presentations and Discussions: Adaptation Strategies

3:30 pm to 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 pm to 5:00 pm

Panel Discussion and Interaction Plenary: Report Backsummary of workshop discussions

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

GAIA Social Mixer

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

7:30 am to 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am to 8:30 am

Climate Information for Public Health ActionsMadeleine C. Thomson, International Research Institute for Climate & Society, Columbia University, New York [slides] (pdf)

8:30 am to 9:00 am

Complex Systems Modeling and ApplicationsSeth Guikema, The Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering [slides] (pdf)

9:00 am to 9:30 am

Federal Initiatives on Climate Change and Human HealthJohn Balbus, Senior Advisor for Public Health, The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences [slides] (pdf)

9:30 am to 9:45 am

Break

9:45 am to 11:15 am

Presentations and Discussions: Tools and Methodologies

11:15 am to 11:30 am

Break

11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Disaster Response: Climate, Health, and EnergyDan Barnett, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health [slides] (pdf)

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Lunch and Lecture: Impending Oil Shortages: Major Complications for Climate Change AdaptationStuart Chaitkin, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health [slides] (pdf)

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Presentations and Discussions: Adaptation Strategies in Light of Energy Scarcity

3:00 pm to 3:15 pm

Break

3:15 pm to 5:00 pm

Panel Discussion and Interaction Plenary: Report Back summary of workshop discussions

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Social Hour

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Dinner and Lecture: A Paleoecological Record of Changes on the Land and Estuarine HealthGrace Brush, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University [slides] (pdf)

Thursday, April 14, 2011

7:30 am to 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am to 9:00 am

Climate Negotiations and Actionable InformationBen Zaitchik, The Johns Hopkins University Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences [slides] (pdf)

9:00 am to 10:00 am

NASA Capacity Building Activities: Bridging the Gap Between Science and PolicyAna Prados, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center [slides] (pdf)

10:00 am to 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am to 12:00 pm

Plenary: Moderators Present Outlines of White Papers to Group

General Workshop Feedback forums

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

TBD

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Closing Review of the Meeting and the Path Forward Larry Paxton (The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory) and Cindy Parker (The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)