Workshop

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WEEK 1
North American Eastern Time Day 1
Monday, October 25, 2021
Day 2
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
12:00
  • Welcome - Nicki Hickmon
  • Secretary of Energy - Jennifer Granholm
  • Introduction to AI4ESP Initiative - Nicki Hickmon 
  • Earth & Environmental Systems Sciences Division (EEESD) - Gary Geernaert
  • Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) - Barb Helland
Plenary Talk - Amy McGovern
12:15 Plenary Talk - Pierre Gentine
12:30 Break
12:45 Earth Science Topic Session
Land Modeling (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Beth Drewniak
13:15 AI4ESP Workshop Structure, Charge & State-of-the-Science
AI4ESP Core Group: Nicki Hickmon, Haruko Wainwright, Forrest Hoffman, Scott Collis
14:00 Break
14:15 Panel Discussion 
Panel Chair: Rick Stevens
Panel: Grace E. Kim, Prabhat Ram, Kirk Borne
14:45 Break
15:00 Earth System Predictability Session
Atmospheric Modeling (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Ruby Leung
Cross-cut Session
Data Acquisition to Distribution (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Giri Prakash
17:00 Adjourn Adjourn
WEEK 2
North American Eastern Time Day 3
Monday, November 1, 2021
Day 4
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
12:00 Reports from Previous Sessions (15 min)
  • Atmospheric Modeling
  • Land Modeling
  • Data Acquisition
Plenary Talk - Chaopeng Shen
12:15 Plenary Talk - Rob Ross
12:30 Break Break
12:45 Earth Science Topic Session
Human Systems & Dynamics (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Christa Brelsford
Earth Science Topic Session
Watershed Science (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Mavrik Zavarin
14:45 Break Break
15:00 Earth Science Topic Session
Hydrology (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Charuleka Varadharajan
Cross-cut Session
Neural Networks (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Nathan Hodas
17:00 Adjourn Adjourn
WEEK 3
North American Eastern Time Day 5
Monday, November 8, 2021
Day 6
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
12:00 Reports from Previous Sessions (15 min)
  • Human Systems & Dynamics
  • Hydrology
  • Watershed Science
  • Neural Networks
Plenary Talk - Tapio Schneider
12:15 Plenary Talk - Alison Appling
12:30 Break Break
12:45 Earth Science Session
Ecohydrology (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Forrest Hoffman
Earth Science Session
Aerosols & Clouds (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Po-Lun Ma
14:45 Break Break
15:00 Cross-cut Session
Surrogate Models & Emulators (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Nathan Urban
Cross-cut Session
Knowledge-Informed Machine Learning (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Frank Alexander
17:00 Adjourn Adjourn
WEEK 4
North American Eastern Time Day 7
Monday, November 29, 2021
Day 8
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
12:00 Reports from Previous Sessions
  • Ecohydrology
  • Surrogate Models and Emulators
  • Aerosols & Clouds
  • Knowledge-Informed Machine Learning
Plenary Talk - Laure Zanna
12:15 Plenary Talk - Katie Dagon
12:30 Break Break
12:45 Earth Science Session
Coastal Dynamics, Oceans & Ice (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Matt Hoffman
Earth Science Topic Session
Climate Variability & Extremes (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Maria Molina
14:45 Break Break
15:00 Cross-cut Session
Knowledge Discovery & Statistical Learning (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Xingyuan Chen
Cross-cut Session
Explainable/Interpretable/Trustworthy AI (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Line Pouchard
17:00 Adjourn Adjourn
WEEK 5
North American Eastern Time Day 9
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Day 10
Friday, December 3, 2021
12:00 Reports from Previous Sessions
  • Coastal Dynamics, Oceans, & Ice
  • Knowledge Discovery & Statistical Learning
  • Climate Variability & Extremes
  • Explainable/Interpretable/Trustworthy AI
Reports From Previous Sessions
  • Hybrid Modeling
  • AI Architecture & CoDesign
12:15 Workshop session wrap-up and discussion motivation
12:30 Break Break
12:45 Cross-cut Session
Hybrid Modeling (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Sivasankaran Rajamanickam
Panel/Open Discussion (Invited Only)
Common challenges & opportunities Resources, capabilities, and facilities (DOE + Multi-agency)
14:45 Break Break
15:00 Cross-cut Session
AI Architecture Co-Design (Invited Only)
Session Chair: Jim Ang
Panel/Open discussion (Invited Only)
Short-term, 5-year, 10-year goals Earth system predictability and applied math and computer science research priorities
17:00 Adjourn Adjourn
WEEK 6
North American Eastern Time Day 11
December 7 or 8, 2021
 
12:00 Authors Meeting (Invited Only)