Second Stakeholder Workshop

The second workshop took place on November 29, 2017, during the 14th European Space Weather Week in Oostende, Belgium. The FLARECAST forecasting system and the scientific results were presented for discussion among forecasters and potential end users. Valuable input was gathered for future developments related to space weather forecasting.

 

Agenda

 

Time Content
Presenter
09:00 – 11:00

Session 1: Getting to know FLARECAST

09:00 – 09:10 Welcome address
09:10 – 09:30 Manolis Georgoulis (Academy of Athens)
09:30 – 10:00 Shaun Bloomfield (University of Northumbria)
10:00 – 10:30

The FLARECAST Architecture

Marco Soldati / André Csillaghy (University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland)
10:30 – 11:00

Discussion: clarifications on FLARECAST and possible future enhancements

Moderated by Manolis Georgoulis
11:00 – 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 – 13:00

Session 2: The FLARECAST User Survey and Related Actions

11:45 – 12:05

David Jackson (MET Office)

12:05 – 12:30 Manolis Georgoulis
12:30 – 13:00

Discussion: clarifications on the users survey and related actions – more suggestions

Moderated by David Jackson
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break (lunch provided)
14:30 – 16:30

Session 3: Outlook for Flare Prediction and Space Weather Forecasting

14:30 – 15:00

Shaun Bloomfield

15:00 – 15:30

Leila Mays (NASA/CCMC, USA)

15:30 – 16:30

Discussion: presentation of future forecasting results and the user community’s wish list

Moderated by Manolis Georgoulis
16:30 Adjourn
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