COMPON Workshop in Bonn

Workshop Schedule

Saturday, April 25, 2009.

  • 11:45 AM to 12:30—Compon Workshop, Session #1.
    • Jeff: Welcoming remarks
    • Self-Introductions, Informal Discussion
    • Jeff: Project Overview
    • Jasmine: Project website
  • 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM -- Lunch together with ESG
  • 2 PM to 5 PM—Compon Workshop, Session # 2.
    • 2 PM to 4 PM –Media coding
      • Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 procedures
      • Media article selection, storage, random sample selection
      • Presentation of draft coding spreadsheets (Excel and SPSS versions)
      • Finalize coding keywords, variables, procedures for Levels 1, 2 and 3.
    • 4 PM to 5 PM—Semi-structured interviews
      • Expert panel (5 or 6 experts)
      • Organizational representatives (20 to 30)
      • Interview protocol
      • Interview questions
  • 7 PM – Dinner for all Compon participants

Sunday, April 26, 2009

  • 10 AM to 12:30 PM – Compon Workshop, Session # 3
  • 10 AM to 10:30 AM. Philip Leifeld demonstration of his Discourse Network Analysis software (very useful for our project).
  • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM—International Case: Discussion of integration of international case into whole project and its articulation with national case studies.
  • 11:45AM to 12:30 PM—remaining issues with media coding and interviews
  • 12:30 AM to 2:00 PM -- Lunch together with ESG
  • 2 PM to 5 PM—Compon Workshop, Session # 4
  • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM— Meeting with ESG Scientific Steering Committee (Frank Biermann, Reuben Zondervan, others) plus other Compon advisors (Richard Klein, others) to discuss the topic:
    • What main questions/hypotheses should the Compon project address, and what forms of data collect, so as to be of greatest service to the global scholarly community in our collective search for answers about the social, political and cultural barriers and facilitators to successful global and national efforts to mitigate global climate change?”
  • 3 PM to 5 PM
    • Remaining issues with Media and Semi-Structured Interviews
    • Survey Design: refine format and choose survey questions.
  • 5PM to 6:45 PM: Dinner
  • 7PM--Opening ceremony for IHDP conference hosted by City of Bonn.