Conference Topics

  • Current and future meteorological satellite programs
  • Geo-KOMPSAT-2A related status and application
  • New development of applications and innovative methods of processing,
    combining, assimilating and blending/fusing satellite data
  • Satellite data calibration/validation and climate/environmental monitoring
    [GSICS and ECV(Essential Climate Variables)]
  • Atmospheric parameters derived from satellite observations
  • Application of satellite data to data assimilation and numerical weather prediction(NWP)
  • Application of satellite data to weather analysis, disaster monitoring (Water and energy cycle), nowcasting and forecasting
  • Land surface and ocean parameters derived from satellite observations
  • Space-based space weather measurements, analyses and prediction models
  • Facilitation of data access and utilization
    [International sharing of software tools, documents, algorithms, and best practices]
  • Capacity building and training activities
    [coordination/interaction of satellite testbeds/proving grounds, and joint development of new satellite products, satellite training and education, services and dissemination]

Conference Schedule

  • 21~22 October : Training on meteorological satellite data usage
  • 24~27 October : The 7th Asia-Oceania/2nd AMS-Asia/ 2nd KMA Meteorological Satellite Users’ Conference
  • 28 October : The 4th meeting of the Coordinating Group of the RA II WIGOS Project

Call for Papers

  • Those whose professional fields relate to the above themes and who wish to present at the conference are invited to register.
  • http://nmsc.kma.go.kr/html/homepage/en/aomsuc/insertRegInfo.do
  • The registration/abstract form (MS Word form) can also be downloaded from the links of MS Word form
  • The form should include author information, title, abstract and presentation type (verbal or poster), and should be e-mailed to the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) at
  • The language of the conference is English. The abstracts should be no longer than one page (A4). In cases where there are multiple authors, we kindly ask for a single coordinated response. To register more than one author, please fill out and submit a form for each.
  • The deadline for submission: 16 September 2016(Extended!!!)
  • Conference fee: None
  • 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 August 2016, and their abstracts will be posted on the conference web-site.

Second Announcement

The second announcement will be posted on this web-site around July 2016. The preliminary program, details of VISA support and general information will be provided with the second announcement.