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Destination Earth initiative 3rd User Engagement Workshop

This workshop aims to build a common understanding on how to ensure that DestinE results are useful for policy users and to initiate a process towards co-design of future Digital Twin services between developers and policy users from the EU and global institutions as well as from EU Member States.

Agenda of the workshop

  • 9:30 – 9:45 Welcome & Objectives of the Workshop by Grazyna Piesiewicz (Head of Unit, CNECT/C1) and Paul Smits (Workshop Moderator, JRC)
  • 9:45 – 10:15 KEYNOTE 1: Climate Science for Driving Policy User Engagement and Impact Research by Prof. Georg Teutsch, Helmholtz Foundation
  • 10:15 – 10:45 General Discussion
  • 10:45 – 11:00 Break
  • 11:00 – 11:30 KEYNOTE 2: Conceptual Design of DestinE High-Priority Digital Twins by Peter Bauer (ECMWF)
  • 11:30 – 12:00 General Discussion
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
  • 13:00 – 14:45 Destination Earth as a game changer: Roundtable discussion on user-specific information needs & current gaps based on experiences from European &   international policy-making services
    • Introduction by the ECMWF
    • Interventions by the policy services of EC, EEAS, EU Member States and International Organizations, moderated by JRC & feedback from Peter Bauer and Georg Teutsch
  • 14:45 – 15:00 Break
  • 15:00 – 15:30 Conclusions & Next Steps by ECMWF, JRC and Grazyna Piesiewicz (CNECT/C1)