TC51 Programme


ESCAP/WMO
Typhoon Committee
Fifty First Session

26 February – 1 March 2019

Guangzhou, China

  

DRAFT TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

UPDATED 26 Nov. 18

 

 

Item No.

Time

Programme

Day 1, 26 February 2019 (Tuesday)

 

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

Item 1

09:00 – 10:00

Opening ceremony

- Opening remarks and official opening of the 51st Session

- Dr. Kintanar Award delivery

· Group Photo

 

10:00 – 10:20

Coffee Break

Item 2

10:20 – 10:30

Report on Credential Committee

Item 3

10:30 – 10:50

Election of Officers (Chair and Vice-Chair of TC; Chair of Drafting Committee; Chair of Credential Committee)

Item 4

10:50 – 11:00

Adoption of the Agenda

Item 5

11:00 – 12:30

Keynote Session – “The next 50th years”

Keynote presentation - Prof. Taalas WMO SG, about 30 mins   (Title: WMO Reform) TBC

Panel discussion - WMO SG and PRs (Head of Delegation), about 60 mins

 

12:30- 14:00

Lunch

Item 6

14:00 – 17:30

Technical Presentations

· 6.1 Summary of the 2018 Typhoon Season - RSMC Tokyo

· 6.2 Verification of tropical cyclone operational forecast in 2018 typhoon season - Mr LEI Xiaotu, Chair of WGM

· 6.3 Others technical presentations

VIP technical tour

(WMO SG and PRs (Head of Delegation))

TBC

 

17:30 – 18:00

Drafting Committee Meeting

 

18:30 – 21:30

Welcome Reception TC51

Day 2 – 27 February 2019 (Wednesday)

Item 7

08:30 - 09:30

Report on TC’s Key Activities and Overview Summary of Members’ Reports

- Report on TC's Key Activities and Main Events in the Region

- Overview Summary of Members’ Reports

Item 8

09:30 – 10:15

Review of the Activities of RSMC Tokyo and Amendments of TOM

· 8.1 Review of the Activities of RSMC Tokyo 2018  

· 8.2 Typhoon Committee Operational Manual (TOM)

 

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

Item 9

10:30 – 12:30

Reports of TC Working Groups and TRCG

· 9.1 WGM Report - Mr. LEI Xiaotu, Chair of WGM

· 9.2 WGH Report - Mr. Toshio Tokunaga, Chair of WGH 

· 9.3 WGDRR Report - Dr. SHIM Jae Hyun, Chair of WGDRR 

· 9.4 TRCG Report - Dr. TC Lee, Chair of TRCG

 

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

Item 10

14:00 – 15:00

Reports of TCS and AWG

· 10.1 TCS Report - Mr. Yu Jixin, Secretary of TC

· 10.2 AWG Report - Mr. Raymond Tanabe, Chair of AWG

 

15:00 - 15:20

Coffee Break

Item 11

15:20 – 16:00

Procedures for new Membership of Typhoon Committee

Item 12

 

16:00 – 16:30

Publications

Item 13

16:30 – 17:30

Programme for 2019 and Beyond

· 13.1 TC Secretary New Term 2019/2022 early 2023

· 13.2 Replacement of Typhoon Names

 

17:30 – 18:30

Drafting Committee Meeting

Day 3 – 28 February 2019 (Thursday)

Item 14

08:30 – 10:00

Coordination with other activities of the WMO Tropical Cyclone Programme - Mr.Taoyong Peng, WMO

 

10:00 – 10:20

Coffee break

Item 15

10:20  12:30

Support Required for the Committee Programme

· 15.1 Technical Cooperation - Mr. Taoyong Peng, WMO

Ø Collaboration and coordination for tropical cyclone reconnaissance flights in TC region – HKO

· 15.2 Updated of Accounting issues with WMO and TC - Mr. Taoyong Peng, WMO

· 15.3 Typhoon Committee Trust Fund-TCTF by WMO (INF/TC. 51/15.3.1) - Mr. Taoyong Peng, WMO

Ø Statement of Account of TCTF, 1 Jan-31 Dec 2017;

Ø Provisional Statement of Account of TCTF, 1 Jan 2018 - 31 March 2019

- Typhoon Committee Trust Fund-TCTF by TCS (INF/TC.51/15.5.3.2) - TCS

Ø Summary Income and Expenditure Year 2016 and 2017;

Ø Provisional Summary Income and Expenditures from 1 Jan 2018-31 March 2019

· 15.4 In-kind Contribution (INF/TC.51/15.4) TCS

· 15.5 Approval of the Proposed Draft 2019/2020 Budget (WRD/TC.51/15.5) - Mr. Raymond Tanabe, Chair of AWG

 

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

 

14:00 – 17:30

Technical Tour hosted by China

 

18:00 – 19:30

Drafting Committee Meeting

Day 4 – 01 March 2019 (Friday)

Item 16

08:30 –12:30 (Coffee Break

10:00-10:20)

 

Date and Place of the 14th IWS

Flag Ceremony

 

Item 17

Hosting of the 15th Integrated Workshop

Item 18

Date and Place of the 52nd TC Session

Flag Ceremony

Item 19

Hosting of the 53rd TC Session

Item 20

Results of TC50 Photo Contest 

Item 21

Other Business

Item 22

Adoption of the Draft Session Report

Item 23

Closure of the Session

 

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

 

12:30 - 14:00

AWG Post-Session Meeting (Lunch)