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Norwich Auditorium

Roger Needham Building

7 JJ Thomson Avenue

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THE UN'SCONE'FERENCE IS BACK!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr Emily Shuckburgh

Dr Emily Shuckburgh is Director of Cambridge Zero at the University of Cambridge and Reader in Environmental Data Science at the Department of Computer Science and Technology.

Biography:

She is a mathematician and climate scientist and a Fellow of Darwin College, a Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, an Associate Fellow of the Centre for Science and Policy and a Fellow of the British Antarctic Survey.

She leads the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training on the Application of AI to the study of Environmental Risks (AI4ER). Until April 2019 she led a UK national research programme on the Southern Ocean and its role in climate (ORCHESTRA), and was deputy head of the Polar Oceans Team and head of the Data Science Group at British Antarctic Survey. In the past she has worked at École Normale Supérieure in Paris and at MIT.

She is a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society and co-chair of their Climate Science Communications Group. She has also acted as an advisor to the UK Government on behalf of the Natural Environment Research Council. In 2016 she was awarded an OBE for services to science and the public communication of science. She is co-author with HRH The Prince of Wales and Tony Juniper of the Ladybird Book on Climate Change.

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Following Dr Emily Shuckburgh's keynote, there will be four sessions of 25 minutes each, with a chance to grab a free tea/coffee and scones, AND network with colleagues.

  1. Sign-up to this event here

  2. Add a topic of discussion on a postit note on the white board by the reception desk

  3. On the day of the unconference, the topics with the most votes will be discussed.


We look forward to seeing you there!

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