1st Announcement

AOMSUC-9, Jakarta – Indonesia / 6-11 October 2018

Following on from successful 8 conferences in China, Japan, Korea, Australia, and Russia, the 9th Asia-Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users Conference (AOMSUC-9) will be hosted by the Indonesia Agency for Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG). The conference will be held in Jakarta on 8, 9, and 10 October 2018 and will be preceded by a 2-days regional training event on 6 – 7 October 2018, and to be followed with Coordination Meeting of WMO RA V Task Team on Satellite Utilization (TT-SU) on 11 October 2018.

This conference is the major Satellite Meteorology Conference in the Asia/Oceania region, where the densest constellation of advanced geostationary satellites resides and eminent scientific event in the Asia-Pacific for those scientists working in satellite remote sensing with applications in meteorology, climatology, oceanography and related fields. The attendees will include world leaders in the field of satellite meteorology, satellite operators and leading scientists from around the world.

Conference Topics

Topics or areas to be covered at the conference include:

  • Current and future meteorological satellite programs and user plans within Asia/Oceania
  • Facilitation of data access and utilization
  • Atmospheric parameters derived from satellite observations
  • Application of satellite data to weather analysis and disaster monitoring, nowcasting and forecasting
  • Application of satellite data to numerical weather prediction
  • Application of satellite data for climate and environmental monitoring
  • Satellite precipitation measurements
  • Land surface and ocean parameters derived from satellite observations
  • Global Spaced-based Inter-Calibration System (GSICS)
  • Capacity building and training activities

Conference Schedule

  • Saturday, 6 October 2018:
    Satellite training for trainer on RGB techniques for meteorological applications (Day-1)
  • Sunday, 7 October 2018:
    Satellite training for trainer on RGB techniques for meteorological applications (Day-2)
  • Monday, 8 October 2018:
    The Ninth Asia/Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users’ Conference (Day-1)
  • Tuesday, 9 October 2018:
    The Ninth Asia/Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users’ Conference (Day-2)
  • Wednesday, 10 October 2018:
    The Ninth Asia/Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users’ Conference (Day-3)
  • Thursday, 11 October 2018:
    The joint meeting of RA II WIGOS Project and RA V TT-SU for RA II and RA V NMHSs

Call for Papers

Those whose professional fields relate to the above themes and who wish to present at the conference are invited to register. To submit an abstract please fill the registration form at the registration menu.

The deadline for abstract submission is 1 July 2018 15 August 2018. There will be no nominal registration fee required for attendance at the conference.

The language of the conference is English. The abstracts should be no longer than 500 words. Please note that the person who submits the abstract will automatically be identified as the presenter and the point of contact for future correspondence.

Abstracts will be reviewed for inclusion in the conference programme. Authors may be asked to switch verbal presentations to poster presentations, or vice versa, if considered more appropriate. Selected authors will be notified via e-mail around 31 July 2018 31 August 2018, and the list of selected authors will be posted on the conference website.

2nd Announcement

Further advice will be provided with the 2nd announcement regarding conference details, presenter guidelines and other informations, accomodations and transportations details. The exact venue is yet to be confirmed but the conference will be held in Jakarta. The second announcement will be posted on the AOMSUC-9 website around 31 July 2018 31 August 2018.