The 16th session of the Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology will take place from 24 to 27 July 2018 in Exeter, United Kingdom.
for the TECO and sixteenth session of the
Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology (CAeM-16) will take place at the
conference information and registration desk at the University
of Exeter and start on
22 July 2018, from 4 p.m to 6 p.m. It will continue throughout the TECO and the
session. At the time of registration, participants will receive identification
badges, which should be worn throughout the session.
will be posted before and during the session on the session website, in
line with WMO greening efforts to promote paper-smart meetings.
Therefore, participants are kindly invited to bring internet-enabled
portable computers capable of handling Microsoft Word 2010 and Adobe PDF
formats so that they can work in paper-smart mode during the session.
the session, simultaneous interpretation in the six WMO official languages
(Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish) will be provided in the main conference room. Additional meeting rooms without interpretation
facilities will also be available.
meeting will be in English only.
arrangements for the session are described in the INF1(1) document
available from the Information Documents section of this website.
All participants who require a valid visa for
admission to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland should
make their application for visas in accordance with the information set out at https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration. Applications must be made as
soon as possible (but maximum 3 months before departure). Please inform us
through firstname.lastname@example.org, if an individual invitation
letter is required for your visa application.
Time needed to obtain a visa may vary from
case to case. It is strongly recommended that delegates inform themselves on
the relevant appointment system and procedures as early as possible, to ensure
that the visa may be issued in a timely manner. Delegates can find this
information on relevant national government websites.
In cases where no diplomatic relations exist
between a Member and the UK, or where a Member considers that some difficulties
may be experienced in obtaining visas, delegates can submit a visa request
directly to the Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, in
accordance with Annex I of the General Regulations of the Organization, who
will in turn submit it to the UK for advice or assistance.
Such requests must contain all the necessary
details: name, surname, date and place of birth, father's name, nationality,
passport number, date and place of issue, expiry date, profession, place where
the visa is to be issued, and duration of stay in UK. Requests should be
received by the Secretary-General as far in advance of the meeting as possible.
Additional information regarding
UK representation abroad may be found through the following link: https://www.gov.uk/world/embassies.
Participants are advised that the University of Exeter has provided
a discount code (LOYAL18) for booking bed and breakfast accommodation in
Holland Halls. The bed and breakfast rate is £51.85 per night. This accommodation
is a 5-10 min walk from the conference room. Holland Hall accommodation can be
booked via https://bookings.eventexeter.com/.
As Exeter is a popular holiday destination in the summer months,
hotels in the city can get booked early. https://www.visitexeter.com/places-to-stay
lists recommended other accommodation options in the city centre area.
Exeter is easy to reach from Bristol airport and London by both bus
and train. Details on transport to and from the University of Exeter Streatham
Campus are available from: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/streatham/
enquiries related to the organization of the Technical Conference and
the sixteenth session of the Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology
should be sent to email@example.com with copy to firstname.lastname@example.org