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Conference on Laser-based weather control (LWC2011)

Date Do, 29.09.2011 - Sa, 01.10.2011
Location World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) in Geneva
Program Let’s build together a new community dedicated to laser-based weather modulation.

The purpose of the conference is to facilitate the contacts and sharing of ideas between researchers from different communities, including specialists of the atmosphere and of the laser physics. This will be achieved by tutorials of 30 minutes followed by 15 minutes of discussion.
More targeted results will be presented as posters. To help establishing contacts, each poster will be briefly presented orally in a few minutes in a plenary session at the beginning of the poster session.
Furthermore, long coffee breaks and lunch breaks are scheduled to allow time for informal discussions.

Thursdsay, September 29th

* 10:00 Registration and welcome
* 11:15 Welcome address
* 11:45 Session 1: Introduction – Climate / Weather modification
* 12:30 Lunch break
* 14:00 Session 2: Condensation in the atmosphere
* 16:15 Coffee break
* 16:45 Session 3: High-power lasers and filamentation
* 18:15 Free discussions
* 19:30 Conference Dinner

Friday, September 30th

* 09:00 Session 4: Laser-induced condensation
* 10:30 Coffee break
* 11:00 Session 5: Lightning and its control by laser filaments.
* 12:30 Lunch break
* 14:00 Poster session, beginning with express presentations
* 16:00 Coffee break
* 16:30 Session 6: Lightning and its control by laser filaments
* 18:00 Concluding remarks
* 18:30 Free discussions

Saturday, October 1st

* 09:00 Laboratory visit and discussion of practical experimental issues – Group of Applied Physics, University of Geneva
* 12:00 Farewell

Markku Kulmala, Univeristy of Helsinki
Bertrand Calpini, Meteoswiss / WMO
Takashi Fujii, CRIEPI, Tokyo, Japan
Jean-Claude Diels, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA
Roland Sauerbrey, FZD Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany
Marcos Rubinstein, HEIG-VD Yverdon / EPFL, Switzerland
Ludger Wöste, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Jérôme Kasparian, GAP, Uni Geneva, Swizterland
Martin Beniston, associated Nobel Laureate 2007 (IPCC), ISE, Uni Geneva, Switzerland
Thomas Leisner, KIT Karlsruhe & Universität Heidelberg, Germany

Jean-Pierre Wolf, Local Organizing Committee
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