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Registration to the workhsop was open until 31 March 2016.

Call for papers/abstract submission is now closed.

Acceptance notifications have been issued and can be viewed on the abstract page.



Registration fees

Please note that we will ask for a fee of £85 payable at workshop registration to cover costs for breaks, lunch, poster boards, security and the workshop reception.

The fee has to be paid on-site in cash. Receipts will be provided.


Access to Met Office

All attendees will be required to present a valid ID to Met Office Reception Desk staff to be able to receive a name badge and enter the workshop meeting rooms.


Invitation letters

If attendees require invitation letters they should contact Kirsten Wilmer-Becker, Met Office.


Abstracts + presentations

All abstracts submitted by workshop participants for oral or poster presentations are available for download from the GOV website. It is planned to also make all presentation documents available online (pdfs) after the workshop.


Poster presentations/format

Poster presenters are asked to provide their posters in A0 format (841 x 1189 mm), portrait. Poster boards and fixings will be provided.


Agenda and workshop format

The workshop will run over 3 full days (plenary sessions) addressing a theme per day, offering invited talks and presentations from submitted abstracts.

 Theme 1Why is high resolution required? What are the expected improvements to processes and science outcomes?
 Theme 2Development of coherent designs and collaborations for experiments
 Theme 3What are the numerical, HPC and parameterisation challenges of high resolution?

On all three days the afternoon sessions will be followed by a panel discussion. The full agenda is available from the workshop website.


Special events

We will be organising an on-site ice-breaker reception (included in the workshop fee) on the first day of the workshop (13 April 2016, Wed) which will include canapés and drinks (incl. alcoholic drinks). The reception will be held either on the conference balcony or the main street (both indoors). We have also organised a Tour of the Met Office for all who are interested. We will need your final confirmation if you want to take part at registration.


Abstract submissions - is now closed

Submissions should be made in Word and ideally not exceed a maximum of one page (Ariel, 11). All submissions (oral & poster) should be assigned to one of the three themes listed below.


Further information about sessions/session descriptions can be found on the HRCP pages.

Invited speakers:  Invited speakers are invited to register and submit their abstracts via the standard abstract submission site (see registration page).