September 1998 Workshop
10-12 September 1998, Estes Park, Colorado, USA


Wednesday, September 9, 1998

Arrive in Estes Park in afternoon/evening. 7:00p reception in Aspen Lodge Bar

Thursday, September 10, 1998

8:00 a.m. Welcome/Overview; Introductions
9:00 Background, context, and expectations
10:00 Break
10:30 Case 1: Floods
Case Presenter: Stan Changnon
Response Panel: Dennis Walaker, Lee Wilkins, Lee Larson
  [Each of the six cases will include a 20-minute case presentation, followed by three ten-minute responses from the panel, followed by 40 minutes of open discussion among the entire group.]
12:00 p.m. Lunch: Keynote Talk: Environmental Impacts of Mining
Speaker: Robert Moran
1:30 Case 2: Radioactive Waste Disposal
Case Presenter: Dan Metlay
Response Panel: Tom Anderson, Priscilla Nelson, Naomi Oreskes
3:00 Break
3:30 Breakout Groups (to be assigned)
5:00-5:30 Breakout reports: Tom Tobin, Robert Wesson, Lee Wilkins
7:00 Group dinner in Longs Peak Room: Keynote Talk: Asteroid Impacts
Speaker: Clark Chapman


Friday, September 11, 1998

8:00 a.m. Case 3: Global Climate Change
Case Presenter: Steve Rayner
Response Panel: Jack Fellows, Jerry Mahlman, Ron Brunner
9:30 Break
10:00 Case 4: Earthquakes
Case Presenter: Joanne Nigg
Response Panel: Shirley Mattingly, Robert Wesson, Richard Bernknopf
11:30 Lunch: Keynote Talk: Oil and Gas Reserves
Speaker: Don Gautier
12:30 p.m. Case 5: Beaches
Case Presenter: Orrin Pilkey
Response Panel: Don Bryan, Hugh Lane, Tom Tobin
2:00 Break
2:30 Case 6: Weather
Case Presenter: Bill Hooke
Response Panel: Rob Ravenscroft, Jim Smithson, Thomas Stewart
4:00 Breakout Groups
5:30-6:00 Breakout reports: Thomas Anderson, Fielding Norton, Dennis Walaker


Saturday, September 12, 1998

8:00 a.m User Perspectives: Thomas Anderson, Don Bryan, Hugh Lane, Shirley Mattingly, Fielding Norton, Robert Ravenscroft (10 min. each)
9:00 Discussion
10:00 Break
10:30 Synthesis Panel: Bill Ascher, John Firor, Chuck Herrick (20 min. each)
11:30 Discussion
12:30-1:00pm Wrap-up
1:00 Adjourn [box lunches available]

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