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​JCOMM-5 Session Information

The fifth session of the Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM-5) will be held in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia from Wednesday 25 to Sunday 29 October 2017 at the Patra Bali hotel.

The Technical Conference (TECO) “Toward an Integrated Met-ocean Monitoring, Forecasting and Services System” will be held from Monday 23 to Tuesday 24 October 2017. The TECO and session will be preceded by a “Women’s Marine Leadership” workshop taking place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October 2017 at the same venue.

information.png Information and registration desk

Registration for the TECO and JCOMM-5 will take place at the conference information and registration desk at the Patra Bali hotel and start on 22 October 2017 from 4 to 6 p.m. for the TECO and 24 October as of 4 p.m. for the JCOMM session. Registration 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.

paperless.png Paperless session

Documents will be posted before and during the session on the session website, in line with WMO and UNESCO/IOC 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.

language.png Working languages

During 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.


INF.png Material arrangements for the session

Material arrangements for the session are described in the INF1(1) document available from the Information Documents section of this website.

Visa.png Entry requirements

Entry requirements are described in the INF1(1) document available from the Information Documents section of this website.

hotel.png Hotel

Participants are strongly recommended to stay at the Patra Bali Hotel, where the meeting will be held. A block reservation has been made with very special rates. The reservation will be made on a first-come-first-served basis.

To secure the special rates at this hotel, participants are requested to fill in the hotel reservation form in Appendix B of INF 1(1) and return it to the hotel contact, with a copy to the local organizing committee (LOC) before 20 September 2017.

Appendix A of INF 1(1) contains a list of other hotels within walking distance.

Please note that there will be NO shuttle service provided by BMKG.

event.png Transportation from airport

Transport from the airport to the hotel is not provided by the host country. Participants can take a taxi from airport to the hotel. The taxi counter is next to the information desk after you walk through the little “Dufry” shopping arcade. Bali airport taxi rate estimate is USD 10 to the hotel (payment should be made directly to the driver, not at the counter).

information.png Contact information of local organizing committee (LOC)

Ms Anni Arumsari Fitriany

Head of Division for Cooperation


Telephone: + 62 21 4246321 ext. 1122

Fax: + 62 21 6546339



Mr Bagus Rachmat Rievan

Head of Sub Division for International Cooperation


Telephone: + 62 21 4246321 ext. 1122

Fax: + 62 21 6546339


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