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TT-AvXML-7 (Seventh meeting of the Task Team on Aviation XML)

Meeting information

Report of the meeting: Draft final report

Chair: Mark Hedley (UKMO by remote participation)
WMO & Webex contact: Steve Foreman (WMO)

Location: NCAR, 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Date: 7-8 May 2018
Time: 0900 to 1700 Boulder Time (1500 to 2300 UTC)

Meeting room

As you arrive at NCAR there is a large building on the right. Continue towards the car park, and to your left there will be a smaller building (circled in the satellite view). Our meeting room is downstairs in the smaller building.

From the car park, take the path to the building, and take the right hand branch to get to the lower entrance. At the entrance, you should find directions to find the meeting room.


Key objectives

The primary objectives of the meeting are to:
  • Respond to issues raised at the ICAO WG-MIE meeting held the previous week
  • Agree how iwxxm 3 would address the requirements of Amd 78 to Annex 3
  • Agree on whether and how the structure of IWXXM would be simplified and more responsive to future amendments to Annex 3.

Register for the meeting

Members of TT-AvXML will be sent an official invitation.

Travel information

Passport and visa requirements

All foreign nationals entering the USA must possess valid passports. It is recommended that all participants check whether they require a Visa or ESTA for entering the USA. Invitation letters can be requested if required for obtaining a Visa.

The MESA Laboratory is located at 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO, 80305 in the Damon meeting room. Please note that NCAR has several facilities in the Boulder area, the NCAR Mesa Lab is located in south Boulder. An airport bus is available to get to Boulder from the airport, and NCAR also recommends the Green Ride shuttle service.

There are many hotel options in Boulder and in the nearby city of Louisville, but few within the immediate vicinity of the NCAR Mesa Lab. Nearby hotels include but are not limited to:

Best Western Plus Boulder Inn 770 28th St, Boulder, CO 80303 https://boulderinn.com/
The Best Western Boulder Inn provides bicycles for guests.

Homewood Suites
4950 Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO 80303 http://homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/colorado/homewood-suites-by-hilton-boulder- BOUCOHW/index.html

Courtyard by Marriott
4710 Pearl E Cir, Boulder, CO 80301 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/denbd-courtyard-boulder/

Days Hotel
5397 South Boulder Road Boulder, Colorado 80303 http://www.daysinn.com/hotels/colorado/boulder/days-hotel-boulder/hotel-overview It is possible to walk to the Table Mesa Park and Ride where the NCAR shuttle stops.

2660 Canyon Boulevard Boulder, CO 80302 https://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/listings/boulder-marriott/869/ The Boulder Marriott is across the street from an NCAR Shuttle stop.

Millennium Hotel
1345 28th St, Boulder, CO 80302 http://www.millenniumhotels.com/usa/millenniumboulder/
The Millenium Hotel is located in south central Boulder near shopping and restaurants.


The mean minimum temperature in Boulder during the month of May is 7 degrees Celsius and the mean maximum temperature is 21 degrees Celsius. The mean monthly precipitation for May is 71 mm. May weather is generally mild and sunny but there can be snow storms.


The official currency of the USA is the US Dollar.

Time zone

In May, the local time in Boulder, USA is 6 hours behind Co-ordinated Universal Time (UTC-6).

Administrative documents

Document submission

Participants should submit their documents and presentations for the meeting using the document submission form.

Link for administration of meeting documents (for use by secretariat)

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