14th Annual CCSM Workshop: Announcement

NCAR's Climate and Global Dynamics Division is pleased to announce its 14th Annual CCSM Workshop being held at The Village at Breckenridge from 15 - 18 June 2009. This year's workshop will be a combination of plenary presentations, special interest presentations by the CCSM working groups, and a poster session for participants to highlight their work. We hope you'll join us this summer in Breckenridge. Registration is closed. [agenda] [webcast]

Poster Session

There will be a poster session -- details to follow. Please be available at that time for comments and questions regarding your poster. Posters will be available for viewing for the remainder of the workshop. Posters must fit in a 4' x 4' space. You may mount your poster with push pins that will be provided. You will have an opportunity to enter your title and authors in the on-line registration.

Travel Assistance

We have a limited number of funds to assist those who would not otherwise be able to attend the workshop. This usually includes ground transportation and lodging. Please request travel assistance in the on-line registration by registering in Phase I. Those who have requested travel assistance will be notified of their status by the end of April.


The town of Breckenridge has a lot to offer - a beautiful mountain setting, variety of restaurants, shopping, golf, hiking, 4-wheeling, horseback riding, kayaking, hot air balloon rides, and several spas, to name just some of the highlights. We think you'll enjoy your free time.

The workshop will be held at The Village at Breckenridge. The majority of our sessions will be held in the Liftside Inn Building. Final locations will be available on the agenda closer to meeting time.

The Village at Breckenridge
535 South Park Avenue
P.O. Box 8329
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Front Desk: 970-453-5192
Fax: 970-453-5116

Lodging and Ground Transportation

Most participants will fly into Denver International Airport on June 14th and  fly out on June 18th. Ground transportation between DIA and the workshop site is available through Colorado Mountain Express; instructions for making reservations will be sent out following your on-line registration. Lodging will be provided by the Village at Breckenridge; instructions for making reservations for lodging will also be sent out following your on-line registration.

Participants who have requested travel assistance or whose travel is otherwise covered by CCSM should not make travel arrangements until you have received confirmation of your acceptance to the workshop by e-mail.


Please let us know asap about cancellations. Registration fees cannot be refunded after May 15, 2009.


We are not able to provide interpreters for international participants. Some participants may wish to bring their families along. We will do our best to accommodate these requests. Any special needs may also be indicated during the registration process.

CESM Project

The Community Earth System Model (CESM) is a fully-coupled, global climate model that provides state-of-the-art computer simulations of the Earth's past, present, and future climate states.

CESM is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Administration of the CESM is maintained by the Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory (CGD) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).


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