Workshop on the Development of Climate Information Systems for Heat Health Early Warning:

Assessing Knowledge, Needs and the Path Forward
28-30 July 2015
28 Jul 2015 to 30 Jul 2015
Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, Illinois

 

 WORKSHOP LOGISTICS

UPDATES
24 September - Presentation (Matte)
26 August 2015-Presentations (Becker, Koppe)
24 August 2015 - StormCenter Town Hall video
12 August 2015 - Presentations posted - NEW!, Participant List
24 July 2015 - Participant List - NEW!
23 July 2015 - Draft Agenda
21 July 2015 -
StormCenter Town Hall, Workshop Venue
20 July 2015 - StormCenter Town Hall
16 July 2015 - StormCenter Town Hall
10 July 2015 - StormCenter Town Hall
8 July 2015 - Registration and
StormCenter Town Hall
2 July 2015- Draft Agenda, Lodging and Room Reservations
29 June 2015 - Dietary restrictions added
1 June 2015 - Terms of Reference, Lodging and Room Reservations

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STORMCENTER EVENT AT THE FIELD MUSEUM ON WEDNESDAY, 29 JULY (UPDATED - 7/21/15)

StormCenter Town Hall graphic

Watch the video of the StormCenter Town Hall here.

For information on the StormCenter Town Hall event at the Field Museum on Wednesday, 29 July, please click here.   To see a description of the event, click here.

Transportation will be provided from the Palmer House to the Town Hall at the Field Museum, and back.

TERMS OF REFERENCE
Please click here for the Workshop Terms of Reference.

 

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION (UPDATED - 7/8/15)

Registration is closed.


AGENDA (UPDATED - 7/23/15)
Please click here to view/download the Agenda.

Please note that the workshop will run for two full days:  28-29 July 2015, and one-half day, 30 July.

 

PARTICIPANT LIST (UPDATED - 8/12/15)
Please click here to view/download the Workshop Participant List.

 

PRESENTATIONS (UPDATED - 8/26/15)

28 July 2015 - Tuesday morning

Gary Schenkel

Timothy W. Owen

Paul Becker (UPDATED - 8/26/15)

Rupa Kumar Kolli

Jon Gottschalck

28 July 2015 - Tuesday afternoon

Kris Ebi

Matt Roach

Abderrahmane Yagouti

Ursel Heudorf

Dileep Mavalankar

Jean-Paul Chretien

Shubhayu Saha

Thomas Matte (UPDATED - 9/24/15)

Christina Koppe (UPDATED - 8/26/15)

29 July 2015 - Wednesday morning

Yuri Hosokawa

Wayne Higgins (slide 2)

Andrea Bair

Sharon Jeffers

John Nairn

Brahm Yadav

Glenn McGregor

29 July 2015 - Wednesday afternoon

Rick Spinrad

Cheryl Nelson

James Creswick

Ned Gardiner

Olga Wilhelmi

30 July 2015 - Thursday morning

Roger Pulwarty


WORKSHOP VENUE (UPDATED - 7/21/15)
The workshop will be held at the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago, Illinois, USA, which is located 18 miles/30km from O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and 11miles/18 km from Midway Airport (MDW):

Palmer House Hilton
17 E. Monroe St.

Chicago, IL  60603  USA

Tel:  +1 312-726-7500
Website

The workshop will be held in the Crystal Room on the 3rd Floor.

 

LODGING AND ROOM RESERVATIONS (UPDATED - 7/2/15)
A block of 35 sleeping rooms has been reserved for our group at the discounted group rate of $209.00 plus 16.4% tax ($243.28) per night for the nights of 27-29 July.  The Group rate will be offered two nights prior to our workshop dates as well as two nights after our workshop dates based on date and space availability, i.e., the nights of 25-26 July and the nights of 30-31 July.  If you would like to book extra nights, please call the hotel directly.

To make your hotel reservation, please click here. 

If you prefer to make your reservation by phone, call 1-800-HILTONS in the US, or +1 312-726-7500.  Our Group Code is UCJ

Be sure to include your Hilton Honors number when booking your reservation.

TEL: 312.726.7500

Toll Free Reservations

1-800-HILTONS

- See more at: http://www.palmerhousehiltonhotel.com/about-our-hotel/contact-us/#sthash...

TEL: 312.726.7500

Toll Free Reservations

1-800-HILTONS

- See more at: http://www.palmerhousehiltonhotel.com/about-our-hotel/contact-us/#sthash...

The Group rate includes complimentary internet service in the guest rooms.

The cut-off date for making your reservations is Friday, 3 July 2015.

Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

 

EARLY DEPARTURE FEE
If you depart the hotel before your confirmed departure date, the hotel will charge your credit card for one night's room and tax ($243.28).  When you check in, you will be asked to confirm your departure date.

CANCELLING YOUR ROOM RESERVATION
You have until 48 hours prior to your scheduled arrival to cancel your reservation without penalty.  If you cancel your reservation within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival, your credit card will be charged one night's room rate and tax ($243.28).

 

MEALS
Continental breakfast will be served each day of the workshop.  Additionally, on Tuesday, 28 July a buffet lunch will be served in the Wilson Room and a reception, in the evening in the the Cresthill Room, which was Al Capone's office at one time.  Both rooms are on the 3rd Floor.

Federal attendees and those on federal travel orders - Please note that NOAA regulations prohibit UCAR from providing meals to federal employees. Therefore, it is requested that federal employees contribute $18.00 for lunch on Tuesday;  this amount is the lunch portion of the GSA CONUS M&IE for Chicago.

Please note that UCAR accepts Visa and MasterCard only; see PAYMENT INFORMATION below.  Also please note that some US government credit cards and travel credit cards have restrictions placed on the them by your agency regarding which merchant ID number categories they may be used for.  Such restrictions may prohibit you from paying online, due to UCAR's merchant ID number.

 

DIETARY RESTRICTIONS (NEW - 6/29/15)
Please contact Brian Jackson with any dietary restrictions.

 

PAYMENT INFORMATION FOR US FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
It is now possible to pay UCAR via the Internet!  Please note that UCAR accepts only Visa and MasterCard:

1. Proceed to https://www.fin.ucar.edu/epayment/startEpayments.do

2. Under "Payment Select", click on "Other Items" and then from the drop-down menu, choose "Heat Health Workshop 28-30 July 2015 - Meal Fee," and then click on the "Next" button.

3. On the following screen, enter the amount (18) and fill in your billing information. When you are ready, click on the "Start Process" button.

4. You will receive an e-mail confirming your payment and the amount paid.

If you prefer to pay by check, please make it payable to "UCAR" and mail to: Brian Jackson UCAR-JOSS, P.O. Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307.

 

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Most attendees will fly in and out of O'Hare International Airport, which is located approximately 18 miles/30 km from the Palmer House Hilton.  US travelers may fly in and out of Midway Airport, which is located approximately 11 miles/18 km from the Palmer House Hilton.  You may reach the hotel by taxi, shuttle, subway (called the "L" in Chicago) or rental car.  Smart-phone apps for car services such as Uber and lyft are also options.

The Palmer House Hilton does not offer shuttle service to/from O'Hare International Airport or Midway Airport.

 

TAKING THE SUBWAY FROM O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OR MIDWAY AIRPORT TO THE PALMER HOUSE HILTON

For more information on the taking the subway to downtown Chicago, please click here.

The Palmer House Hilton does not offer shuttle service to/from O'Hare International Airport or Midway Airport.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE PALMER HOUSE HILTON
Please click here for driving directions from O'Hare and Midway to the Palmer House Hilton.

 

VISIT CHICAGO
Please click here for information on Chicago and the surrounding area.

 

CHICAGO WEATHER
Please click here for the latest weather forecast for Chicago.

 

CHICAGO CAM
Please click here to see a live shot of Grant Park and the Chicago skyline.  The Palmer House is approximately one block from Grant Park and the Chicago Art Institute on Michigan Avenue.

CPAESS CAMP Proposal Website

To submit a proposal to the UCAR Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program (CAMP), please visit the CAMP website

 

See CPAESS OpenSky Publications

NCAR/UCAR Metrics Database

CPAESS Contact Information

Office:
1-303-497-8666

Shipping Address:
UCAR/CPAESS
3090 Center Green Dr.
Boulder, CO 80301