First plenary meeting

Wednesday at 10 to 16, September 28, 2005
Met Office, Exeter, UK

The first plenary E-GVAP meeting will take place at the UK Met Office in Exeter on Wednesday, September 28, 2005.

At the meeting the current status of of E-GVAP will be reviewed, both concerning the work and plans of the E-GVAP team, and the state of affairs in each E-GVAP member country. Based on that the plans for the future will be adjusted.

Each EUMETNET member of E-GVAP is to send a representative to the meeting. The representative will be expected to give an account of the current situation regarding production of ground based GPS delay data in the country, the possibilities for improvement, eventual obstacles, eventual existing collaboration between met service and GPS data owners and processing centres.

Registration - access to the Met Office - deadline.
To get access to the Met Office building it is mandatory to register in advance of the meeting. For that we urge everybody to register as soon as possible, in particular if you are NOT a national any of these countries [1].  Being from these countries the deadline is one week prior to the meeting.

To register mail to egvap@dmi.dk including your name, institute, address and nationality.

[1]  Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand,
Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, USA.

Accomodation is to be arranged by the participants themselfes. The following two links
provides further information about hotels in Exeter.

The Holiday Inn is the hotel nearest the Met Office and within walking distance, both placed outside downtown Exeter.  Buses (20 min) connects downtown Exeter to the Met Office.

Attendees are to arrange their own travel. However, to take advantage of the possibility of taxi pooling from Bristol airport to Exeter you are adviced to mail us you travel plans as when fixed, then we will attempt to help people with this. Travel guidance to the Met Office can be found here: http://www.metoffice.com/corporate/location/exeter.html

In planing your trip you can count on the meeting starting at 10:00 and finishing no later than