Aviation | Events | AeroMetSci Webinars 2022 | RA II and RA V


Tuesday 7 June 2022 | Online via Zoom

for WMO Regional Associations II (Asia) and V (South-West Pacific)

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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Services Commission (SERCOM), in collaboration with the Research Board (RB) Aviation Research and Development Project 2 (AvRDP2), will convene a web-based seminar (‘webinar’) on 7 June 2022, 0400 to 0700 UTC, to showcase some of the latest state-of-the-art scientific and technological advances taking place in aeronautical meteorology in WMO Regional Associations II (Asia) and V (South-West Pacific). 

The theme of the webinar is: “Scientific and technological innovation in observation and forecast of severe convection to enable service delivery transformation and improve aviation safety”.

Webinar Information

The webinar will comprise a blend of pre-recorded video presentations and live panel discussions.

Concept Note (English only)

Information Note for Zoom (English only)

Official Announcement (English only)

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Provisional Programme

7 June 2022 
Time (UTC)
Title (tentative) Speaker Affiliation
0400 Opening remarks Ian LISK President of SERCOM
HHMM Predicting Convection Induced Turbulence with a Variable Resolution Atmospheric Model: Global Coverage with Regional Refinement Xiaoming Bill SHI Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
HHMM JMA's convection nowcast/forecast and its potential to support ATM Michiko IKEDA* Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
HHMM New Zealand Rainfall Nowcasting System, RainCast Iman SOLTANZADEH MetService (New Zealand)
HHMM Severe Convection Weather service for Massive Delay Response System in China Wei ZHANG TBC
HHMM Break    
HHMM Improving observation and forecasting of the convective system over Indonesia tropical region Edison KURNIAWAN Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi, dan Geofisika (BMKG, Indonesia)
HHMM Forecasting of convection and its impact in Hong Kong, China Sum Yee (Sharon) LAU* Hong Kong Observatory (HKO)
HHMM Impact of severe convection to aviation - now and looking into the future Ping CHEUNG** and Lei GU** Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) and Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)
HHMM ICAO and WMO response to user requirements for en-route meteorological hazards Piers BUCHANAN*, Sum Yee (Sharon) LAU* and Matt STRAHAN* UK Met Office (UKMO), Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) & National Weather Service (NWS)
HHMM Airlines future requirements for en-route meteorological hazards Matthieu DURAND-GOBERT Air France on behalf of IATA
0600 Live panel discussion Moderated by Kent JOHNSON 2nd vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Services for Aviation (SC-AVI)
0700 Close of webinar    

*Member of the Standing Committee on Services for Aviation (SC-AVI) and the Expert Team on Aeronautical Meteorological Hazards Science (ET-MHS)
**Member of the Standing Committee on Services for Aviation (SC-AVI) and Co-Lead of the Expert Team on Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Aviation (ET-CCV)

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Please CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (for free) to attend this webinar. The maximum number of attendees is 1,000.


A Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees approximately one week prior to the webinar.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the webinar, please contact the Organizing Committee via email: aviation@wmo.int

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