European Extreme Events Climate Index (E3CI), a brand new, innovative operational service for weather hazard risk assessment and management.
21/01/2021 - 16:00

Launch of European Extreme Events Climate Index

The International Foundation Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Human Development (IFAB) has the mandate to promote cooperation between public and private sectors in the field of innovative technologies. Collaboration between the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) and Leithà resulted in the development and implementation of IFAB’s first project: the European Extreme Events Climate Index (E3CI).

E3CI is a brand new, innovative operational service for weather hazard risk assessment and management.

AGENDA

16:00 – Opening
 IFAB International Foundation Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Human Development
Patrizio Bianchi – IFAB Scientific Director
 Paola Salomoni – Emilia-Romagna Regional Minister
Antonio Zoccoli – Big Data Association Vice-president
Matteo Laterza – UnipolSai General Manager

16:15 – E3CI: European Extreme-Events Climate Index
 Presentation of the Index measuring the severity of extreme weather events
Chiara Cagnazzo – Copernicus Climate Change Service, C3S
 Antonio Tirri – Leithà | Unipol Group
Guido Rianna – CMCC

17:00 – Discussion
 Florence Rabier – ECMWF Director-General
Antonio Navarra – CMCC President
 Renzo Giovanni Avesani – Unipol Group, IFAB BoD member

Moderator
Paola Mercogliano – CMCC

17:45 – Open Q&A session

For further information, please visit the webinar web page: https://www.cmcc.it/lectures_conferences/advanced-science-and-innovation-for-resilient-societies