The Global Weather Enterprise (GWE) is the name coined for the organisations and individuals in the commercial, public and academic sectors who contribute to scientific research, technology, observations, modelling, forecasting, and forecast products and services associated with weather & climate change.
The GWE has a major role to play when it comes to mitigating and managing and giving early warning of the increasing impacts of extreme weather & climate change.
However, whilst it is widely accepted that the commercial, public and academic constituents of the GWE must co-operate if they are to address the huge challenges ahead, there is an increasingly vociferous debate about how this might be best achieved.
Taking the debate one step further …
Since its launch in 2014, InterMET Asia has helped facilitate this debate by bringing the GWE together to talk candidly, without the pre-set, formal agendas that characterise most other meetings.
In 2019 this will be taken a step further with a debate – What is the single biggest challenge facing the GWE in the next five years and how can it be addressed?
This is your chance to join that debate and have your say. What do you think is the single biggest challenge facing the GWE in the next five years? And more importantly, how do you think this challenge can be met?
To get the ball rolling, we’ve asked some experts what they think.
The challenges they’ve come up with include:
- Building trust & co-operation between the public, private and academic sectors.
- Building a long-term sustainable approach, especially in the developing countries, to addressing extreme weather and climate change.
- Striking a balance between existing and new technologies.
- Making weather data accessible to all, and especially to the less well-off countries.
- Bringing hydrology & meteorology together.
Now have your say …
- What do you think is the biggest challenge facing the GWE?
- How do you think it can be met?
- What are the issues standing in the way that must be resolved?
To make your views known, contact the InterMET Asia, Conference Director here >>
What you will take away from InterMET Asia 2019
From the Conference:
InterMET Asia, now in its 6th year, is one of the leading events on the calendar of the ‘Global Weather Enterprise’ – bringing together leading players the public, private and academic sectors who share the common goal of providing accurate and reliable weather information and services that save lives, protect infrastructure and enhance economic output.
The main theme of the 2019 conference programme is urbanisation and the rise of mega-cities and you will:
- Understand the increasingly important role weather, hydrology and related information has in the urban environment.
- Learn about the latest innovations in the use of weather and related information to support the activities of weather affected businesses and essential services – including aviation & transport; energy generation and supply; agriculture; and health services.
- Get an inside track on the very latest technologies for acquiring, processing and applying weather, flood and related data across business and essential services.
- Meet many of the world’s leading commercial providers of hydrometeorology technology and forecasting services and discuss how they can meet your requirements.
From the Exhibition:
InterMET Asia 2018 set new records, with over 80 participating organisations showcasing innovative technologies and solutions designed to address the impact of weather and flooding on business, critical infrastructure and essential services.
The exhibition offers speakers and delegates an excellent opportunity to meet top experts from the meteorology, hydrology and flood management and mitigation areas.
Find out more: www.intermet.asia
Register now: benefit from a 25% Acclimatise discount using the code ACCLIMATISE
International support and co-operation
InterMET Asia, along with InterFLOOD Asia and InterAIR Asia, is part of the international co-operation framework comprising the World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction & Recovery (GFDRR), the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), and the Association of the Hydro-Meteorological Equipment Industry (HMEI). Supporters include the Singapore National Environment Agency and Meteorological Services Singapore.