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Fifth Technical Conference on Management of Meteorological and Hydrological Services in RA V

“Strategic Capacity Development of NMHSs in RA V”

 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20 - 24 April 2009

OPENING CEREMONY


Topic 1: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF NMHSs

  • WMO Strategic Plan and Regional Strategic Planning: Experience from RA II Strategic Planning
    Dr Tokiyoshi TOYA (WMO)
  • Strategic Planning and Management of Malaysian Meteorological Department
    Mr T. S. KANG (Malaysia)
  • Indonesia Meteorological Service (BMKG) Strategy in linking up National and International Policies on Climate Change
    Dr Sri Woro B. HARIJONO (Indonesia)
  • Kiribati Meteorological Report and Strategy Plan
    Mr T. KIREUA (Kiribati)
  • Introduction to the Draft RA V Strategic Plan and its Action Plan
    Mr G. FOLEY (Chairperson of the Task Team on RA V Strategic Plan)


Topic 2: SOCIO-ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF WEATHER, CLIMATE AND WATER SERVICES

  • WMO Activities on Socio-economic Benefits of Weather, Climate and Water Services
    Dr B.-C. CHOI (WMO)
  • Outcomes of and Follow-up on the WMO Coordination and Capacity Building Workshop for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in Asia-Pacific, Port Vila, Vanuatu (6-10 October 2008)
    Mr H. TAIKI (WMO)


Topic 3: BUILDING PARTNERSHIP WITH STAKEHOLDERS AND PUBLIC RELATIONSHIP

  • Enhancing Meteorological Services in the Pacific Islands – New Zealand Experience
    Mr P. LEFALE (New Zealand)
  • Building Public and Commercial Partnerships to Mitigate Impacts of Tropical Cyclones
    Mr M. BERGIN (Chairperson of RA V TCC)
  • Building Partnership and Public Relationship – Federated States of Micronesia Experiences
    Mr D. ARANUG (Federated States of Micronesia)


Topic 4: HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Human Resources Development and Training Opportunities including WMO Regional Training Centre (RTC) in the Philippines
    Mr N. A. CRUZ (Philippines)
  • Human Resources Development and Training in Indonesia Meteorological Service (BMKG)
    Dr E. ALDRIAN (Indonesia)
  • Human Resources Development and Training Opportunities in Niue Meteorological Service
    Ms R. PULEHETOA (Niue)
  • Human Resources Development and Training Opportunities – Solomon Islands Experiences
    Mr D. HIRIASIA (Solomon Islands)
  • Human Resources Development and Training Opportunities in Cook Islands
    Mr M. VAIIMENE (Cook islands)


Topic 5: EMERGING TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT)

  • Integrating ICT Advances to Support Small Islands Meteorological Services
    Mr E. YOUNG (USA)
  • The Usage of ICT in Malaysian Meteorological Department’s Multi-Hazard Early Warning System
    Mr K.C. LOW (Malaysia)
  • Development of RANET Network and Decision Support System to Determine Earthquake and Tsunami Warnings to Remote Rural Community
    Dr FAUZI (Indonesia)
  • ICT Requirements for Dissemination of Meteorological Information including Warnings in Vanuatu
    Mr J. MALA (Vanuatu)


Topic 6: QUALITY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

  • Implementation of ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System for the Provision of Meteorological Services to International Air Navigation in NMHSs
    Mr S. SILLAYO (WMO)
  • A Quality Management System for a Small NMHS – Tonga Experiences
    Mr ‘O. FA’ANUNU (Tonga)
  • Implementation of Quality Management System for Aviation Services in Fiji
    Mr A. WAQAICELUA (Fiji)


Topic 7: DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

  • WMO Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Activities for RA V
    Tropical Cyclone “Nargis”
    Mr K. SHIDA (WMO)
  • ISDR Regional DRR Programme
    Mr A.K. Nayani (UN-ISDR)
  • Report on the 12th session of RA V TCC Including Storm Surge Scheme Action Team and Severe Weather Demonstration Project in RA V
    Mr M. BERGIN (Chairperson of RA V TCC and Storm Surge Scheme Action Team in RA V)
  • Australia Bushfires 2008
    Mr G. FOLEY (Australia)
  • Enhanced Preparedness and Early Warning in Disaster Risk Reduction
    Ms C. G. ISMAIL (Malaysia)
  • Tropical Cyclone Warning Systems in the South-West Pacific and Challenges in this New Era
    Mr A. WAQAICELUA (Fiji)
  • Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction in Papua New Guinea
    Mr T. GABI (Papua New Guinea)
  • Early Warning System in Samoa
    Mr T. LAMEKO (Samoa)


Topic 8: CLIMATE PREDICTION AND INFORMATION FOR DECISION MAKING

  • Climate Information Services in WMO GPC-RCC-NMHS Framework – Experience in RA II
    Mr R. YAMADA (Japan)
  • World Climate Conference (WCC)-3
    Dr E. ALDRIAN (Indonesia)
  • Climate Prediction and Information for Decision Making in Malaysia
    Mr H. V TAN (Malaysia)
  • Climate Prediction and Information for Water, Agriculture and Energy Sectors in Indonesia
    Dr E. ALDRIAN (Indonesia)

 

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