HOLIVAR 2006 :: Programme

HOLIVAR 2006 :: Programme

HOLIVAR2006 – Programme

SC = South Cloisters, NC = North Cloisters, JBR = Jeremy Bentham Room (see maps)
All presentations take place in Lecture Theatre 1 (LT1), Cruciform Building.
All refreshments (tea, coffee and lunch) take place in the North Cloisters.

Monday 12th June, 2006

1500 – 1800 Theme 1 Poster Setup [SC]
1500 – 1800 Registration [NC]
1800 – 2000 Evening Reception [NC]

Tuesday 13th June 2006

0800 – 0900 Registration [NC]

0900 – 0930 Welcome by Professor Malcolm Grant, Provost and President of UCL. Introduction by Sir David King, Chief Scientific Advisor, OST

0930 – 0945 Introduction to HOLIVAR, Rick Battarbee, HOLIVAR SSC Chair

0945 – 1025 Keynote 1 John Birks – Holocene climate research – progress, paradigms and problems

1025 – 1105 Keynote 2 Paul Valdes – Climate modelling of the Holocene: Recent progress and future prospects

1105 – 1155 Coffee [NC] and Theme 1 Posters [SC]

1155 – 1235 Keynote 3 Frank Oldfield – The role of people in the Holocene

Theme 1 Millennial Time Scales (Chair: Bernd Zolitschka)

1235 – 1315 Keynote 4 Eystein Jansen – North Atlantic climate and ocean variability during the Holocene on multi-decadal and longer time scales

1315 – 1435 Lunch [NC]

1435 – 1515 Keynote 5 Michel Crucifix – Modelling of the evolution of climate during the Holocene

1515 – 1530 Theme 1 Posters Introduction: Christoph Spötl

1530 – 1610 Theme 1 Posters [SC]

1610 – 1640 Tea [NC] and Theme 1 Posters [SC]

1640 – 1720 Theme 1 Posters [SC]

Theme 2 Decadal to Centennial Time Scales (Chair: Jonathan Holmes)

1720 – 1800 Keynote 6 Jürg Beer – Holocene climate change: evidence for solar and other forcings

1800 Close

Wednesday 14th June, 2006

0900 – 0940 Keynote 7 Bas van Geel – Holocene climate change on decadal to centennial time scales and the potential role of solar variability and other forcing factors

0940 – 0955 Theme 2 Posters Introduction: Bas van Geel

0955 – 1100 Theme 2 Posters [NC]

1100 – 1130 Coffee [NC] and Theme 2 Posters [NC]

Theme 3 Climate Variability in the Last 2000 Years (Chair: Heinz Wanner)

1130 – 1210 Keynote 8 Michael E. Mann – Reconstructions of climate over the past two millennia

1210 – 1250 Keynote 9 Hugues Goosse – Simulating the climate of the last two millennia: the role of internal and forced variability

1250 – 1305 Theme 3 Poster Introduction: Tim Osborn

1305 – 1405 Lunch [NC] and Theme 3 Posters [SC]

1405 – 1530 Theme 3 Posters [SC]

1530 – 1600 Tea [NC] and Theme 3 Posters [SC]

Theme 4 Rapid Hydrological Change (Chair: Ingemar Renberg)


1600 – 1640 Keynote 10 Dirk Verschuren – Droughts and floods: proxy records of rapid hydrological change during the Holocene

1640 – 1655 Theme 4 Poster Introduction: Dan Charman

1655 – 1800 Theme 4 Posters [NC]

1900 Conference Dinner [JBR] Dinner is a self-service standing buffet with a cash bar and costs £15.

Thursday 15th June, 2006

0900 – 0940 Keynote 11 Martin Claussen – Rapid land cover changes – theory and potential implications

0940 – 1100 Theme 4 Posters [NC]

1100 – 1130 Coffee [NC] and Theme 4 Posters

1130 – 1230 Keynote 12 Ray Bradley – Future climate change: the need for a past perspective

1230 – 1400 Lunch [NC]

1400 – 1600 Final Panel (Chair: Ray Bradley) – Heike Langenberg (Nature), Chris Sear (DEFRA), Catherine Pearce (FoE) and Chris Mottershead (BP) More details

1600 Vote of thanks – Rick Battarbee

1615 Close