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Fifth Technical Conference on Management of
National Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Regional Association II (Asia)

- Opportunities and Challenges
for Delivery of Weather, Climate and Water Services -

Daegu, Korea, 29 November - 3 December 2010

 

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General Information

  • 0-1 Introduction to the Technical Conference and Working Arrangements (Dr Tokiyoshi Toya, WMO)

Keynote Lecture

  • 0-2 When Weather Matters: Science and Services to Meet Critical Societal Needs (Prof. John Snow, United States of America)

Session 1
STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF NMHSs

  • 1-1 Regional Strategic and Operational Planning (Dr Tokiyoshi Toya, WMO)
  • 1-2 Strategy and Management for the Better Meteorological Services in Asia (Dr Mitsuhiko Hatori, Japan)
  • 1-3 Strategic Planning and Role of Lao NMHS in Disaster Risk Management (Mr Singthong Pathoummady, Lao PDR)
  • 1-4 Development Strategy for National Hydro-Meteorological Service of Viet Nam (Mr Nguyen Van Tue, Viet Nam)
  • 1-5 NMHS of Tajikistan: State and Development Prospects (Mr Anvar Homidov, Tajikistan)

Session 2
CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN NMHSs

  • 2-1 Development of Human Resources for Contemporary Meteorological and Hydrological Services (Dr Yinka Adebayo, WMO)
  • 2-2 Enhancement of Capacity Development in RA II (Mr Hiroshi Koide, Japan)
  • 2-3 KMA’s Contribution to Capacity Building in RA II (Dr Won-Tae Yun, Republic of Korea)
  • 2-4 Opportunities and Challenges for Delivery of Weather, Climate and Water Services
    (Mr Zarylbek Itibaev, Kyrgyzstan)
  • 2-5 Work Plans and Recommendations of the RA II Working Group on Hydrological Forecasts and Assessment (Dr Sung Kim, Republic of Korea)
  • 2-6 Flood Forecasting and Early Warning Capabilities of Pakistan Meteorological Department (Mr Arif Mahmood Rana, Pakistan)
  • 2-7 Regional Climate Change and Capacity Building (Dr Won-Tae Kwon, Republic of Korea)

Session 3
IMPROVING CLIMATE SERVICES

  • 3-1 Global Framework for Climate Services (Dr Kumar Kolli, WMO)
  • 3-2 Climate Information System in RA II (Dr Kiyoharu Takano, Japan)
  • 3-3 Climate Application and Services of NCC (Dr Zhang Zuqiang, China)
  • 3-4 Climate Information Services of KMA (Dr Chung-Kyu Park, Republic of Korea)
  • 3-5 Climate Change and Extreme Events in Arabian Peninsula (Dr Saad Mohamad Mohalfi, Saudi Arabia)
  • 3-6 Climate Applications and Service in India (Dr Arvind Kumar Srivastava, India)
  • 3-7North Eurasia Climate Centre: Climate Services to CIS Countries (Dr Valentina Khan, Russian Federation)
  • 3-8 CLIPS in RA II: Prediction Services (Dr Vladimir Kryzhov, Russian Federation)

Session 4
IMPROVING THE QUALITY AND DELIVERY OF THE METEOROLOGICAL AND HYDROLOGICAL SERVICES

  • 4-1 WMO Strategy for Service Delivery (Ms Haleh Kootval, WMO)
  • 4-2 Recent Experience of Hong Kong Observatory in Service Delivery/Activities and Milestones of the WGDRS (Mr Lap Shun Lee, Hong Kong, China)
  • 4-3 Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Myanmar (Ms Ye Ye Nyein, Myanmar)
  • 4-4 Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project (SWFDP): Lessons and Opportunities (Ms Haleh Kootval, WMO)
  • 4-5 Current Status and Plan for the KMA Nowcasting and Very Shortrange Forecast Service (Dr Dong-Eon Chang, Republic of Korea)
  • 4-6 Recent Modernization Initiative by India Meteorological Department Resulting in Rendering of Improved Weather, Climate and Water Services to User Community in India (Dr Yesudhas Eben Aruma Raj, India)
  • 4-7 Meteorological Services in Mongolia (Dr Sarantuya Ganjuur, Mongolia)
  • 4-8 The WMO Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System (WMO SDS-WAS) Initiative (Dr Jaser Rabadi, WMO)
  • 4-9 Regional Collaboration of the Establishment of SDS Monitoring in East Asia (Dr Youngsin Chun, Republic of Korea)
  • 4-10 Dust Storms in Uzbekistan (Dr Sergey Myagkov, Uzbekistan)
  • 4-11 Tropical Cyclone Forecasting and Warning system in CMA (Dr Xu Jing, China)
  • 4-12 State of The Rivers in Kathmandu Valley and the Environmental Challenges (Ms Indra Kumari Manandhar, Nepal)
  • 4-13 Meteorological Services in UAE – Opportunities and Challenges (Mr Majed Al Shekaili, United Arab Emirates)

Session 5
ROLE OF NMHSs IN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION INCLUDING EMERGENCY RESPONSE

  • 5-1 Role of NMHS in DRR within a Changing Climate: Development in South East Asia (Dr Maryam Golnaraghi, WMO)
  • 5-2 Lessons learned from the November 2010 floods in Southern Thailand (Dr Somsri Huntrakul, Thailand)
  • 5-3 Meteorological Disaster Prevention and Mitigation in China (Mr Wang Zhihua, China)
  • 5-4 Public Perception on Weather Forecast and Warning: Lessons from Recent Episodes (Dr Woo-Jin Lee, Republic of Korea)
  • 5-5 Role of NMHSs in Disaster Risk Reduction including Emergency Response in Meteorological Department Of Cambodia (Mr Sam Oeurn Soknara, Cambodia)
  • 5-6 Decision Making in More Frequent Drought and Flood Events under Climate Change (Dr Oleg Pokrovsky, Russian Federation)
  • 5-7 Role of National Meteorological Centre in Disaster Risk Reduction (Mr Gunavi Samarasinghe, Sri Lanka)
  • 5-8 Super Flood 2010 in Pakistan (Mr Arif Mahmood Rana, Pakistan)
  • 5-9 WMO Actions Following the 2010 Pakistan Floods (Dr Tokiyoshi Toya, WMO)

Session 6
IMPLEMENTATION OF WIS/WIGOS

  • 6-1 Working Group on WMO Integrated Observing System and WMO Information System (Mr Arif Mahmood Rana, Pakistan)
  • 6-2 WMO Information System (WIS) Implementation Status (Mr Hiroyuki Ichijo, Japan)
  • 6-3 WIGOS Demonstration Project: KMA’s Activities and Plans in RA II (Dr Jae-Gwang Won, Republic of Korea)
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