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WIS Implementation in RA-I - Africa - GISC Pretoria WIS workshop 24-26 January 2017

Meeting information

Location: Regional Training Centre, Bolepi House, 442 Rigel Avenue South, Erasmund, Pretoria
Date: 24-26 January 2017
Time: 09:00am-5:30pm | South Africa (Geneva, UTC+2:00)

Objectives

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Advise their Permanent Representative of the expected contents of a National WIS Implementation Plan;
  • Prepare, edit and publish WIS metadata records;
  • Explain to their national colleagues the structure of WIS and what is needed to implement and maintain WIS in support of national and international activities.

Meeting information


Agenda

Note: Transport from hotel leaves daily at 08:30
Start Duration Topic Docs Leader
TUESDAY, 24 January 2017
09:00 Opening of workshop Led by local host
09:00 · Welcome Host and WMO
09:00 · Working arrangements for the workshop Host
09:00 30 · Objectives of the workshop WMO
09:30 60 Overview of WIS (101-1) P1 WMO
10:30 30 WIS Competences (101-0) P2 WMO
11:00 30 Break
11:30 30 Introduction to GISC Pretoria P3 GISC Pretoria
12:00 30 Introduction to GISC Casablanca P4 GISC Casablanca
12:30 60 Lunch
13:30 10 Summary of overview of WIS Participant
13:40 60 Exchanging data in WIS (101-2) P5 WMO / GISC
14:40 30 Practice downloading and subscribing to information
15:10 30 Break
15:40 50 WIS Discovery metadata (101-6) P6 WMO / GISC
16:30 30 GISC Pretoria metadata editor P7 GISC Pretoria
17:00 30 GISC Casablanca metadata editor P8 GISC Casablanca
17:30 Close for the day
WEDNESDAY, 25 January 2017
09:00 10 Summary of exchanging data in WIS Participant
09:10 10 Summary of WIS Discovery Metadata Participant
09:20 10 Reminder on metadata editors GISCs
09:30 60 Practice entering and editing metadata GISCs
10:30 30 Break
11:00 30 Experiences in entering and editing metadata Participants
11:30 60 Managing WIS (101-3) P9 WMO / GISC
12:30 60 Lunch
13:30 10 Summary of Managing WIS Participant
13:40 60 Operating WIS (101-4) PA WMO / GISC
14:40 60 Telecomms in WIS (101-5) PB WMO / GISC
15:40 30 Break WMO
16:10 60 Completion of national WIS questionnaires WIS Survey WMO
17:10 15 Ranking of national WIS-related priorities PD WMO
17:25 10 Summary of operating WIS Participant
17:35 10 Summary of telecoms in WIS Participant
17:45 Close for the day
THURSDAY, 26 January 2017
09:00 Summary of WIS training Participants
09:00 · Exchanging data
09:00 · WIS Discovery Metadata
09:00 · Managing WIS
09:00 · Operating WIS
09:00 20 · Telecommunications in WIS
09:20 60 Tour of operational centre Local organizer
10:20 30 Break
10:50 60 Introduction to RA I WIS plan PE Member of RA I WIGOS/ WIS Implementation Team
11:50 15 Review of WIS competencies relevant to creating national plan WMO
12:05 25 Feedback from countries (verbally) - national status of WIS and key challenges & identify common themes Participants & WMO
12:30 30 Lunch
13:00 35 Feedback from countries (verbally) - national status of WIS and key challenges & identify common themes Participants & WMO
13:35 60 Draft national plans PF Participants
14:35 60 Update outline national plans Participants
15:35 60 Identify actions arising from the workshop WMO
16:35 25 Summary and close
17:00 Close









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