Second Annual Meeting of the IAMC

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September 15, 2009 - September 16, 2009
8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Tsukuba International Congress Center

The IAMC met in Tsukuba, Japan, September 15-16, 2009, to discuss progress on the RCPs, ongoing community activities, coordination with the IPCC, and potential future activities of interest to IAMC members. In addition, organization and governance of the IAMC was discussed.

Hosted by NEIS at the Tsukuba International Congress Center, Tsukuba, Japan.

Organized by Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Mikiko Kainuma, and John Weyant. (Original archived agenda and presentations are at the NIES website.)

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

8:30 AM – IAMC Update & Tentative Principles of Operation/ Participation (Kainuma, Nakicenovic, Weyant, Edmonds, Kram)

The Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium – Jae Edmonds

10:00 AM Break

10:30 AM RCP Process Update and Plans

Overview, Preparation details & result, Key Issues, and Future Research Directions

Noon – Lunch

12:45 PM – Panel on Ongoing Community Activities (15 Minute Max)

2:15 PM Break

2:30 PM Co-ordination With IPCC, Including Video Conference With IPCC Leadership & TSU Presentations

Video Message (36MB, mpeg) – Rajendra K Pachauri

IPCC”s Catalytic Role: Coordinating Scenarios Jointly with IAMC – Ottmar Edenhofer

4:00 PM Future Coordination With the CM Community – Jae Edmonds, Nebojsa Nakicenovic

4:30 PM – Future Coordination With the IAV Community (Start With RCP Teams)

5:30 PM – Adjourn

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

8:30 AM – Panel on Future Community Activities (20 Min. Max Each)

10:10 AM – Break

10:30 AM – Revisit IAMC Institutional Design


10:50 AM – Review of the Noordwijkerhout design (John Weyant)

11:00 AM – Discussion of Remaining Phases of Scenarios Process

  • Reference Scenarios
  • Other Scenarios
  • Scenarios Database

11:30 AM – Interactions with the CM and IAV communities: RCP Extensions to 2300, Story Lines, Detailed Data Handoffs, etc.

Noon – Working Lunch

1:00 PM – Further Discussion of Community Activities, Including Additional Proposals/Refinements

The TIMES Integrated Assessment Model (ETSAP-TIAM): Contribution to the discussion – Giancario Tosato

2:00 PM – Further Discussion of Role of the IAMC (topics to be updated at meeting and lead discussants identified)

3:00 PM – Discussion of Community Priorities

4:30 PM – Adjourn

Original archived agenda and presentations are at the NIES website.