Workshop on WICAP and Meeting of the RA V Task Team on Aircraft-Based Observations

Workshop on WICAP and Meeting of the RA V Task Team on Aircraft-Based Observations

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Start date

24 September 2019
26

End date

26 September 2019
Location:
Singapore, Singapore

Information for Participants

Workshop Program Outline

TT-ABO Meeting Provisional Agenda

TT-ABO Meeting Provisional Document Plan


Background

Following the recent 18th Congress of WMO (Cg-18) and its approval of  Resolution 39, Establishment of the Collaboration Between the International Air Transport Association and WMO on the Development and Operation of the Aircraft Meteorological Data Relay (AMDAR) Programme, and also Resolution 11 (RA V-17), Development of the Region V AMDAR Programme under the IATA-WMO collaboration on AMDAR, it has now been established that the WMO Regional Association V will proceed with the development and establishment of the Region V AMDAR Programme under the WMO-IATA Collaborative AMDAR Programme (WICAP), over 2020 to 2021. This workshop and meeting will be a critical first step in this process from which recommendations to the RA and a plan for development of the RA V AMDAR Programme will be outputs.

Program & Agenda

Aims of workshop

  • Provide information to RAV TT Members and other participants on AMDAR and WICAP
  • Present and discuss potential developments of AMDAR and ABO in RA V
  • Present and discuss the application of the WICAP framework for RA V
  • Present and discuss the IATA role in WICAP and RA V

Aims of RAV TT-ABO meeting

  • Explain WICAP Framework
  • Explain WICAP work packages for RAV TT-ABO
  • Identify RAV TT-ABO membership
  • Develop strategy and plans for RAV WICAP implementation
  • Develop initial recommendations to RAV management on RAV WICAP implementation plans and operational structure

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