Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

CHy-15 Session Information

Provisional reports of CHy-15 are available  in the Documents sections (in the horizontal menu at the top) in the folders "2. Provisional Report (Approved documents)"

The Commission for Hydrology (CHy) will meet in Roma, Italy, 7 to 13 December 2016 at the Barceló Aran Mantegna, Via Andrea Mantegna, 130, 00147 Roma.

information.png Conference information and registration desk

A Conference Information and Registration Desk will be set up close to the meeting rooms to facilitate the registration of participants and provision of general information.

This service will be open from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.


confirmation.png Confirmation of registration of participants

Participants in CHy-15 are requested to register in advance using the registration process described under "Online Registration". Confirmation of registration for CHy-15 will take place from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 December 2016 and from 8 a.m. on Wednesday, 7 December 2016. Confirmation of registration will continue throughout the session. Participants will receive identification badges at the time of registration, which should be worn throughout the session.

paperless.pngPaperless session

Documents will be posted before and during the session on this CHy-15 website, in line with WMO greening efforts to promote paperless meetings. Therefore, participants are kindly invited to bring their portable computers to work on the documents during the session.

agenda.pngTentative Workplan of the Session

Download theTENTATIVE WORK PLAN_rev.pdf

The details of what is discussed under each item can be found in document "CHy-15-d01-ORGANIZATION-OF-THE-SESSION" which is available in the Documents sections (in the horizontal menu at the top) in the folder 1.Drafts for discussion.

You can also directly access it from here

AWG Nomination Form

how.png How to find and download documents from CHy-15 website - for delegates

This document explains you where to find the documents to be discussed as well as the information documents  and how to download them.

webstream.png Webcast of CHy-15 Session

You can follow the 15th Session of the Commission for Hydrology on ISPRA Video Streaming under following links:

Link to daily streaming of the Session:

ISPRA Video Streaming: Provides links to all video streaming of the Session


A side-event on “National space programs in support of environmental and civil protection hydrological applications”, organized by ISPRA, ASI and the Italian Civil Protection Department, will take place on Friday 9 December 2016 from 17:30 to 19:00Program of the side-event.

language.png Working language & interpretation

CHy-15: at plenary meetings of the fifteenth session of the Commission for Hydrology simultaneous interpretation will be provided in the six WMO official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Side meetings will be held in English.

Documents will be provided in the six WMO official languages.


INF.pngMaterial arrangements for the session

Material arrangements for the session are described in the INF-1 document available from the Information Documents section of this web site.

women.png Women in Women's Leadership in Hydrology Workshop

All information on this event, scheduled on 5 and 6 December 2016 at the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel, can be found on the Workshop website.



An Exhibition of Meteorological and Hydrological Instruments and Equipment will take place in conjunction with the 15th Session of the WMO Commission for Hydrology at the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel in Rome from 7 to 13 December 2016.

If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring opportunities of the HydroExpoRome 2016 please contact directly with copy to and the HMEI Secretariat (, using this application form:

More information about HydroExpoRome2016 can be found at the link

Visa.png Visa for Italy

The following website will inform you if you need a visa for Italy:

hotel.png Staying at the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel

It is advisable to make an early booking. As usual, participants are responsible for making their own arrangements. The local organizers have negotiated an advantageous agreement with the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel.

You can access the booking form using following link: Hotel_and_Meals_BOOKING_FORM_CHY-15_Rome 2016.pdf.

Please note that availability of rooms in this hotel, venue of the session, is guaranteed for bookings made before 5 November 2016.