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Workshop on WICAP and Meeting of the RA V Task Team on Aircraft-Based Observations

Information for Participants 

Workshop Program Outline

TT-ABO Meeting Provisional Agenda

TT-ABO Meeting Provisional Document Plan


Following the recent 18th Congress of WMO (Cg-18) and its approval of  Resolution 6.1(2)/1, Establishment of the Collaboration Between the International Air Transport Association and WMO on the Development and Operation of the Aircraft Meteorological Data Relay (AMDAR) Programme, and also Resolution 11 (RA V-17), Development of the Region V AMDAR Programme under the IATA-WMO collaboration on AMDAR, it has now been established that the WMO Regional Association V will proceed with the development and establishment of the Region V AMDAR Programme under the WMO-IATA Collaborative AMDAR Programme (WICAP), over 2020 to 2021. This workshop and meeting will be a critical first step in this process from which recommendations to the RA and a plan for development of the RA V AMDAR Programme will be outputs.

Program & Agenda

Aims of workshop

  • Provide information to RAV TT Members and other participants on AMDAR and WICAP
  • Present and discuss potential developments of AMDAR and ABO in RA V
  • Present and discuss the application of the WICAP framework for RA V
  • Present and discuss the IATA role in WICAP and RA V

Aims of RAV TT-ABO meeting

  • Explain WICAP Framework
  • Explain WICAP work packages for RAV TT-ABO
  • Identify RAV TT-ABO membership
  • Develop strategy and plans for RAV WICAP implementation
  • Develop initial recommendations to RAV management on RAV WICAP implementation plans and operational structure