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.
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.
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.
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.
Material arrangements for the session are described in the INF1(1) document available from the Information Documents section of this website.
Entry requirements are described in
the INF1(1) document available from the Information Documents section of
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.
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).
Ms Anni Arumsari Fitriany
Head of Division
Telephone: + 62 21 4246321 ext. 1122
Fax: + 62 21 6546339
Mr Bagus Rachmat Rievan
Head of Sub Division for
Fax: + 62 21 6546339
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