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The Fifth Asia/Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users’ Conference

19-21 November 2014, Shanghai, China

[Final Announcement(中文会议通知)]   [Abstracts] [V-Lab Training Workshop Enrolment Information]  
Following on the successful first round conferences in China, Japan, Korea and Australia, we are pleased to announce that the fifth Asia/Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users’ Conference will be hosted by the China Meteorological Administration in Shanghai,19-21 November 2014, preceded by a two-day V-Lab training event from 17 to 18 November 2014.

China Meteorological Administration (CMA)

  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
  • Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
  • Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA)
  • Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)

Conference themes
  • Facilitation of data access and utilization,user preparation
  • Application of satellite data to weather analysis, numerical weather prediction and nowcasting
  • Application of satellite data to long term dataset for climate analysis, reanalysis and climate process studies
  • Application of satellite data to environmental and disaster monitoring, disaster risk reduction
  • Atmospheric parameters,land surface and ocean parameters derived from satellite observations
  • Global Spaced-based Inter-Calibration System (GSICS)

How to submit your paper
To submit a paper or show interest to the conference, please contact Ms. Xu Hanlie by writing to:
Please do indicate the theme, under which your paper will be presented. Abstracts should be submitted in English and no longer than one page (A4). In the case where there are several authors, we kindly ask for one coordinated response. Please note that the person who submits the abstract will automatically be identified as the presenter and point of contact for future correspondence.

The conference will be held in the Shanghai Meteorological Bureau compound in the Shanghai central business district.

Second announcement
The second announcement will be available in the upcoming weeks regarding accommodation details and travel information.
For further information, please contact Dr WU Xuebao at wuxuebao@cma.gov.cn

Week at a glance
Monday Nov.17,2014V-Lab Training
Tuesday Nov.18,2014V-Lab Training
Wednesday Nov.19,2014Opening
Keynote Speeches
Roundtable Discussion
Thursday Nov.20,2014Session Presentations(PART I)
Technical Visit (TBD)
Friday Nov.21,2014Session Presentations (PART II)
Panel Discussion

Important dates:
  • 31 August 2014: Deadline for Abstract Submission
  • 30 September 2014: Paper Acceptance Notification and Invitation Letter
  • 15 October 2014: Deadline for Hotel Reservation