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Thu, 9 May, 9:00 – 17:00

Purpose of Day: Develop plans and direction for Ocean Predict based on activities and discussions highlighted on Days 1- 3

Forum format:

1. Opening remarks from co-leads / facilitators
        a. Objectives and outcomes of particular forum session
2. Opening remarks from key contributors (2 min each)
3. General Discussion with Audience
4. Recap on consensus in last 10 min

Goal for Day:  Generate cross cutting project ideas that increase Ocean Predict prediction capacity, but more importantly enhances the entire value chain from obs to end use with OP partners

09:00 – 10:30 International Partnerships in Operational Oceanography – Leads are Andreas Schiller and Fraser Davidson

Contributors: Albert Fisher (IOC), Pierre Pellerin (ECCC), Douglas Wallace (MEOPAR), PN Vinayachandran (Ocean Predict), Katy Hill (WMO)

Desired Outcomes: Ideas on how OceanPredict fits in or works within the existing or soon to be international frameworks/networks/activities such as IOC, GOOS, International Decade of Ocean Science, GEO, WMO

11:00 – 12:30 Collaborations / Knowledge exchange mechanisms: Ocean Prediction and End user linkages /service providers – Leads are Gary Brassington and Corinne Bourgault-Brunelle

Contributors: Laurence Crosnier, Mike Smit, Shayla Fitzgibbons

13:30 – 15:00  Collaborations / Knowledge exchange: Ocean Prediction and Ocean Obs – Leads are Elisabeth Remy and Greg Smith

Contributors: Shayla Fitzgibbons, Mike Smit, John Wilkins (?)

15:30 – 17:00  Cross-cutting theme projects
Leads are PN Vinayachandran and Eric Chassignet

Contributors: Fabrice Hernandez, Douglas Wallace, Pierre de Mey-Fremaux, Elisabeth Remy, Dany Dumont