First Annual Meeting of the IAMC

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September 22, 2008 - September 23, 2008
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Hotel Schloss Weikersdorf

The IAMC met in Baden, Austria in 2008 to discuss the development of the Representative Concentration Pathways (RCPs) and to discuss IAM community activities—completed, on-going, and forthcoming. (Original archived agenda and presentations are at the EMF website.)

Monday, September 22, 2008

9:00 AM – Welcome and Objectives for Workshop – Mikiko Kainuma, Nebojsa Nakicenovic, John Weyant

9:30 AM – Role of the IAMC and Scenarios Process – Nebojsa Nakicenovic

10:00 AM – Timing of Scenarios Process – Jae Edmonds

10:30 AM – BREAK

11:10 AM – Progress on the Representative Concentration Pathways “pre phase”- Steve Rose/Kathy Hibbard 

11:45 AM – LUNCH

12:45 PM – Report from 2.6/2.9 Watts/Meter Squared Panel – Weyant

1:10 PM – Panel – Brief Progress Reports From the RCP Modeling Teams – Tom Kram, Keywan Riahi, Toshihiko Masui, Allison Thomson

2:30 PM – BREAK

3:00 AM – Panel- Ongoing Work on Harmonization

  • Emissions Harmonization – Steve Smith
  • Land Use Harmonization – Detlef van Vuuren
  • Extension to 2300 – Keywan Riahi

4:00 PM – General Discussion

5:00 PM – Adjourn

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

9:00 AM – Proposed Role for the IAMC, Including Governance – Kainuma, Nakicenovic, Weyant

9:45 AM – General Discussion

10:30 AM – BREAK

11:100 AM – Current and Possible Future Scenario and Related Processes (10 Minutes Maximum)

  • Japan Low Carbon Society Scenarios – Mikiko Kainuma
  • IIASA Global Energy Assessment Project – Nebojsa Nakicenovic
  • EMF Transitions, Efficiency & Uncertainty Studies – Weyant
  • Possible Future Studies on Land Use, Bio-fuels, Overshoots – Steve Rose
  • Elmar Kriegler, PIK – The Adam Project
  • Valentina Bosetti, FEEM, Italy

12:00 AM – LUNCH

1:00 PM – Pre-Lunch Session Continued

  • Asian Scenarios Work at NIES, Toshihiko Masui
  • AMC Asian Scenarios Project, Steve Rose, Jiang Kejun
  • Asian Modeling Forum, Jiang Kejun, ERI China
  • Keigo Akimoto, RITE, Japan
  • Rachel Warren, Tyndall Center – The Community Integrated Assessment Model
  • Andreas Schafer, Cambridge
  • Asbjorn Aheim, CICERO, Norway
  • Helal Ahammad, ABARE, Australia
  • Stefan Pickl, Universitat der Bundeswehr Munchen
  • Tiina Koljonen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Brian O”Neill, NCAR, USA – Special issue of Environmental Research – Letters on global environmental scenarios
  • Atsushi Kurosawa, IAE, Japan
  • Steve Smith, JGCRI, Climate Change and Air Quality – (Ones We Don”t Yet Know About)

3:00 PM – BREAK

3:00 AM – Plans Continued

4:00 PM – General Discussion

5:00 PM – Adjourn

Original archived agenda and presentations are at the EMF website