ICEM 2018: Renewable Energy and the Environment

ICEM 2018: Renewable Energy and the Environment

Tuesday, 22. May 2018 to Thursday, 24. May 2018

ICEM 2018: Renewable Energy and the Environment

The 5th International Conference Energy & Meteorology (ICEM) will focus on creating effective approaches for improved weather, climate and water services for energy. An exciting line-up of Chinese and international industry speakers will lead the conference’s keynote presentations, complemented by an exceptional program of parallel sessions and poster presentations!

Targeted workshops, panel discussions and networking events will enable interaction with the conference’s global audience of energy specialists, water experts, economists, scientists, and policymakers working at the thriving nexus of energy and meteorology.

Training Course: Building Weather and Climate Services for the Energy Sector
Dates: 18-20 May 2018
Location: Shanghai, China
URL: http://www.wemcouncil.org/wp/wmo-wemc-gfcs-bcc-training-course-climate-energy-shanghai-china/

The course is targeted at energy sector specialists with a broad understanding of meteorology and climate, and to meteorologists and climate scientists who wish to better understand the energy business. The course will offer opportunities for discussions and practical examples. These activities will also be aimed at the drafting of mini-proposals for an energy climate service. The course will also include guest lectures to provide in-depth exploration of the current frontiers in the energy and climate nexus and a visit to a nearby energy site.

Purpose:
1. To update energy practitioners on the state-of-the-art in weather and climate modelling and forecasts at different timescales.
2. To create awareness about the application of weather & climate information for the energy sector and help foster a dialogue between both communities to address major energy challenges in upcoming years.

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