3-7 Apr 2017 Paris (France)

PDEs on the Sphere 2017

The PDEs on the sphere workshop is about numerical solution techniques on modern and emerging computer architectures of the partial differential equations that govern weather, climate and ocean circulation. Particular topics of interest include:

  • All aspects of dynamical core formulation
  • Coupling between equations and with sub-grid scale parametrisations
  • Parallel scaling
  • Test cases
  • Equation sets

Registration opens Mon Feb 6 and closes on March 1st. Please note that a registration fee of 120 EUR (tax included) applies. Registered participants are now invited to pay their registration fee by following the link they received by email.

IMPORTANT : The dinner for yourself is INCLUDED in the baseline fee (120 EUR). Check the "extras" dinner checkbox ONLY in case you wish to attend dinner with an accompanying person (+50 EUR).

You will be asked to provide information, some of which you have already provided when registering. Please provide the "personal data" and "billing" information as it will be included in your payment receipt.  You may ignore the "logistical information".


Important dates

  • Abstract submission deadline : Jan 15th 2017 - EXTENDED to Jan 20 2017
  • Abstract acceptance : Feb 1st 2017
  • Registration deadline : March 1st 2017
  • Workshop : April 3rd-7th 2017


The workshop will be hosted by Ecole Normale Supérieure, 45 rue d'Ulm, 75005 Paris, France.

There is no special hotel for participants. A major booking website finds over 50 hotels within walking distance (10 min) from ENS. We provide a list of reasonably priced hotels at https://pdes2017.sciencesconf.org/data/hotels.pdf .




A final program can be found here, and the associated book of abstracts can be found here.


Unfortunately, due to technical limitations we are unable to post the presentations on the website. Insteady, a link to a copy of the presentations from the workshop can be obtained by emailing chris dot eldred at gmail dot com.

Maps, Lunch and Activities

A Google map outlining the conference locations, possible activities nearby for Wednesday afternoon and some suggested restaurant options for lunch is at goo.gl/fqsiWi. A limited offline pdf version can be found here.

Participants List

A list of registered participants can be found here.

Mailing list

In order to receive news and announcements, join the mailing list by visiting http://www.lmd.polytechnique.fr/mailing/subscribe/pdes (type your email address in the box right to "Votre adresse de messagerie" and click "valider"). To unsubscribe, email a blank message with subject "unsubscribe pdes" to sympa AT lmd.polytechnique.fr .

Organizing Committee

  • Jörn Behrens, Univ. of Hamburg, Germany
  • Thomas Dubos, LMD/IPSL & Ecole Polytechnique / Universite Paris Saclay , France
  • Christopher F. Eldred, LAGA & University of Paris 13
  • Evaggelos Kritsikis, LAGA & University of Paris 13
  • François Gay-Balmaz, LMD/IPSL & CNRS/Ecole Normale Superieure, France
  • Aymeric Spiga, LMD/IPSL & Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
  • Peter H. Lauritzen, NCAR, USA
  • Ram D. Nair, NCAR, USA
  • Paul A. Ullrich, Univ. of California, Davies, USA

Previous workshops


 We gratefully acknowledge support by École Normale Supérieure and Agence Nationale de la Recherche.

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