1. Report by Chairperson of the Scientific Steering Committee on the World Weather Research Programme (SSC-WWRP) on the Programme, its achievements, current activities and future plan
2. Report by the Chairperson of the Scientific Steering Committee on Environmental Pollution and Atmospheric Chemistry (SSC-EPAC) on the Programme, its achievements, current activities and future plan
3. Report by the Director of Atmospheric Research and Environment Branch (ARE) on progress and developments with CAS since its last session
Science for Services: Developing and implementing a new interactive model for integrating research and operations to apply the best science for improving all components of the service value chain including weather, climate, water and related environmental services.
Seamless prediction in 2023: Making fundamental advances in the understanding of the Earth system and improving predictive capacity at all time and space scales in a seamless context across weather, climate, water and environment.
Future infrastructures: Planning and investing in future infrastructures (computing, data-handling, observations, etc.).
Nurturing scientific talents: Guaranteeing the sustainable development of science; breaking through geographical, gender and age barriers; ensuring institutional continuity and transfer of knowledge.
Innovation and resources: Catalysing innovation and mobilizing resources in weather, climate, water and environment science globally and locally.
The documentation plan is available at: http://meetings.wmo.int/CAS-17/
CAS-17 will be preceeded by the Science Summit.