WMO releases preliminary CIMO TECO-18 program

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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published its preliminary program for CIMO TECO-2018, taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from October 8-11. The conference will be hosted by the world’s biggest and most significant meteorological show – Meteorological Technology World Expo – running from October 9-11 at Amsterdam RAI. This year’s CIMO TECO speakers have been asked to address four key topics: the characterization and standardization of environmental measurements – traceability assurance; emerging measurement technologies: from development to operation; ensuring sustainability of measurements; and measurement and integration challenges in the next 20 years. The WMO had an outstanding response to its call for papers for the conference, with more than 220 high-quality abstracts submitted from all WMO regions. Key highlights from the program include a presentation on the Traceability and Calibration of Weather Radar Reflectivity Measurements by Means of a Target Simulator, by Dr Marc Schneebeli, Switzerland; the Remote Measurements of Volcanic Plume Electrification Using a Sparse Network Technique, by Dr Jeff L Lapierre, USA; and Experiences with Quality Evaluation of AMDAR Observations, by Dr Jitze van der Meulen, Netherlands. This year’s host, Meteorological Technology World Expo, is the must-attend event for any organization looking for next-generation weather forecasting and climate change measurement technologies and services. Now in its eighth year, this truly global exhibition is expected to attract more than 200 exhibitors and 4,000+ attendees from over 100 countries. Graham Johnson, managing director of UKi Media & Events, the company behind Meteorological Technology World Expo, says, “I’m particularly proud of the fact that the World Expo will this year host the WMO’s CIMO TECO-2018. We know that its addition will attract more visitors to the event than ever before, but also that it will help attract some of the most senior industry figures from around the world.” Among the latest exhibitors to join Meteorological Technology World Expo are Calypso Instruments, Spain; Comptus, USA; Firnas Shuman, Egypt; Naruida Technology, Hong Kong; Richard Paul Russell, UK; Seoul National University, South Korea; Starmans Electronics, Czech Republic; Swisens, Switzerland; and Theta Instruments, China. To learn more about CIMO TECO-2018, view the preliminary program and register to attend, click here.

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