2021 CF Workshop

The 2021 CF Workshop will be a virtual meeting on 21-23 September 2021. The meeting will run for three hours on each day, 15:00 to 18:00 UTC, plus an informal hour at the end of each day.


A registration form will be coming soon. There will not be any fee!

Virtual Meeting Information

More information coming soon.

Agenda (proposed - times approximate)

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

15:00 UTC - Welcome and Introductions (TBD)

15:15 - Review of CF-1.9 (David Hassell)

15:45 - Governance (TBD)

16:15 - CF Standard Names (Alison Pamment, Sadie Bartholomew)

17:00 - Developments in netCDF (Ethan Davis)

17:30 - Lossy Compression (Charlie Zender)

18:00 - Adjourn to Virtual Social Hour

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

15:00 UTC - Climate indices (Lars Bärring)

15:30 UTC - Experiences with CMIP6 (Martin Juckes)

16:00 - CF and the Global Community (Gui Castelão, Kevin O’Brien)

16:30 - Breakouts for Current Discussion Topics

18:00 - Adjourn to Virtual Social Hour

Thursday, 23 September 2021

15:00 UTC - Breakouts for Current Discussion Topics

16:30 - Report out from Breakouts

18:15 - Wrap-up and Conclusions (TBD)

18:00 - Adjourn to Virtual Social Hour

Topics for Breakout Sessions

We invite suggestions of topics for breakout sessions. To suggest a topic, please comment on GitHub Issue #114 “Inviting suggestions for breakout discussion topics at the 2021 CF workshop”.

Proposed Topics (with lead)

The organising committee

Aleksandar Jelenak Alison Pamment Antonio Cofiño Charlie Zender Daniel Lee David Hassell (chair) Ethan Davis Fernando Carvalho Pacheco Guilherme Castelão Kevin O’Brien