On Wednesday, April 18th, noon to 5 pm, the Polar Prediction Project’s Societal and Economic Research and Applications subcommittee (PPP-SERA) in cooperation with the European Polar Board (EPB) will organize a PPP-SERA Open Session ‘Generating Societal Value from Improved Weather, Water & Ice Forecasts in the Polar Regions’ in The Hague, Netherlands.

The Polar Prediction Project’s Societal and Economic Research and Applications subcommittee (PPP-SERA) addresses the social-science and economics aspects of the Polar Prediction Project (PPP). The aims of the PPP-SERA Open Session to be held on April 18th, 2018, noon to 5 pm, include sharing developments and insights from the Polar Prediction Project and the social science agenda during the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP), to provide perspectives on the role and value of Weather, Water, Ice and Climate (WWIC) services from a range of maritime sectors, and to exchange ideas on the societal value of enhanced WWIC services. The meeting will be hosted by the European Polar Board. Lunch and refreshments are sponsored by the Environmental Policy Group of Wageningen University. 

Anyone is welcome to join. Please see agenda with more information on the PPP-SERA Open Session here. 

To register, please send an email to Berill Blair (berill.blair@wur.nl). 

Any further questions can also be directed to Machiel Lamers (machiel.lamers@wur.nl)

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