Aviation Research Demonstration Project(AvRDP)

A joint project between CAS and CAeM





Day 1
11 October 2018 (Thursday)

Time Event Representative
09:00 – 09:15 Registration All
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome Remarks Host & WMO
09:45 - 10:00 Group Photo All
10:00 - 10:10 Adoption of Agenda and Working Arrangements Peter Li
10:10 - 10:30 General Introduction of Participants All
10:30 - 10:45 Review Minutes of the 3rd SSC Meeting (Toulouse, Nov 2018) Peter Li
10:45 - 11:15 Verification and Validation
Verification and Validation.pptx
Herbert Puempel & Barbara Brown*
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 11:45 WWRP update & CAeM plan?
SSC-10_action sheet-WWRP.pdf WMO events 2018 - TMR-WWRP.docx
Nanette Lomarda & Stephanie Desbios
11:45 - 12:15 AvRDP Status Report including AeroMet Conference 2017 recommendations Peter Li
12:15 - 13:00 Roadmap of the Inter-commission Aviation Research Project Peter Li & Nanette
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 Progress report and plan of CDG
AvRDPSSC_progress_CDG - SDesbios v20181009.pdf
Stephanie Desbios
14:45 - 15:30 Progress report and plan of HKG
Sharon Lau
15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:30 Progress report and plan of JNB
SSC meeting 2018 - JNB.pptx
Morne Gijben
16:30 - 17:15 Progress report and plan of SHA
AvRDP in SHA -2018.pptx
Fengyun Wang
17:15 - 17:45 Update of NextGen
Strahan WMO SSC HongKong NextGen.pptx
Matt Strahan
17:45 End Day 1

Note: * via Webex

Day 2
12 October 2018 (Friday)

Event Representative
09:00 - 09:45 Progress report and plan of YYZ & YFB
Janti REID*
09:45 - 10:30 Progress report and plan of IGI
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break
11:15 - 11:30 Progress report and plan of LED
LED For Hong Kong.pptx
11:30 - 12:15 Progress report and plan of NRT
Progress report and plan of HND_NRT_JMA.pptx
12:15 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 Progress report and plan of SIN Chui Wah YAP
14:45 - 15:30 Air Traffic Management Expectation & Requirements
ATM Network Expectation and Requirements_Final2.pptx
Peter Chadwick
15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 17:30 Discussions:
  • - Summary of Training Workshop
  • - Progress of Phase I and Phase II
  • - Issues identified and possible solutions
  • - Deliverables and publications
  • - Preparation for Concluding Meeting in 2019
  • - Review of the Implementation Plan and modification
All AvRDP SSC members
17:30 - 17:45 Summary including action items Peter Li
17:45 - 18:00 Closing Remarks Nanette

Notes: Some presentations delivered via teleconference may need to be rescheduled due to time-zone considerations


Logistic Information

Date and Venue of the Events

The AvRDP Kick-off Meeting will be held from 24-25 June while the CBS Nowcasting Workshop will be held on 26 June 2015. Both events will be held at the Lecture Hall on the 6th floor of the new building (No.3 Building) of SMS, 280 Caoxin North Road. Wifi is available in the meeting room.

Entry Visa Requirements

Visitors to China must have a passport valid for at least 6 months and confirmed round-trip tickets. Any participant from countries with no diplomatic relations or no special visa exemption arrangement with China should obtain an entry visa before entering the country. When uncertain as to entry visa requirements for China, please contact your local Chinese Embassy or Consulate as soon as possible. For more information, please visit the http://cs.mfa.gov.cn/wgrlh/. If you are required to have an entry visa for China, you have to fill in the attached Form, and you are kindly advised to apply for the visa as soon as possible at the nearest Chinese Embassy/Consulate in your country.

Hotel Arrangement

It is suggested that participants stay at the Jianguo Hotel Shanghai which is just 5 minutes walking distance to/from SMS. Participants could either make their own booking through the hotel website or request the local secretariat to make the room reservation for them. If assistance is needed, please send an e-mail to Ms Wuyun with your check-in/check-out details.

Jianguo Hotel Shanghai 建国宾馆
Add: 439 Caoxi Road (N) 漕溪北路439号
Tel. +86 21 64399299
Website: http://www.jianguo.com/

Internet access (both wired and wireless network) is available in the hotel and free of charge in the hotel room.

Transport Arrangements

Airport pick-up can be arranged upon request. To avail of the pick-up participants must provide the local secretariat with their arrival information by 15 June 2015. After you exit the customs area look for the welcome board with the sign “AvRDP Kick-Off Meeting & CBS Workshop”.

In case of failure to be met at the airport, you may either take a taxi to the hotel or take the subway. It is however advisable to take a taxi especially if you are not familiar with Shanghai Subway System and if you have too much luggage. The taxi fare from Pudong Airport to the Shanghai Meteorological Service is around RMB 250.

Shanghai Taxi Rates

Comprehensive Price: price = base fare RMB 14 (first three kilometers) + RMB 2.4 for every succeeding km within 10 km and RMB 3.6 for every succeeding km after 10 km. Night taxi service (from daily 23:00 to the next 05:00 ): price = base fare RMB 17 + RMB 3.1 for every succeeding km within 10 km and RMB 4.1 for every succeeding km after 10 km.

Please print this hotel card below and show this to the taxi driver.

The card take you to the airport. Print it out and take with you if needed.

Climate and Weather

  • Mean daily maximum temperature: 28.2℃
  • Daily mean temperature: 24.4℃
  • Average monthly rainfall: 191.4mm
  • Average humidity: 79%

Health requirements/Medical care/insurance

Up to date information on international travel and health is provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) at the following website: http://www.who.int/ith/countries/listc/en/

For emergency health problems/issues please contact the local secretariat as soon as possible.

Medical services are of a high standard and most international prescription drugs are readily available through retail pharmacies. It is suggested that you bring personal medical insurance for the duration of the trip.

Participants are responsible for their travel and health insurance which covers their travel and visit period.

Time Zone

The China Standard Time (Beijing Standard Time) is eight (8) hours ahead of UTC/GMT


Currency Exchange/Credit Cards/Banks

Chinese Currency is called the China Yuan (CNY). Chinese paper money usually comes in: 1 yuan, 5 yuan, 10 yuan, 20 yuan, 50 yuan and 100 yuan. Chinese currency can be exchanged at banks, hotels and Pudong Airport.

Exchange rates are subject to market fluctuations. As of 22 April 2015, One U.S. Dollar is approximately 6.17 CNY.

Credit cards (Visa, American Express, Diner’s Club, MasterCard and JCB) are accepted at hotels, department stores, and most shops and restaurants. If your credit card does not have a photo please be sure to carry with you a photo ID.

Banking Hours : All banks are open only on weekdays 09:00 am – 05:00 pm


The electric current in China is 220V, 50/Hz, and the below plugs are usually used. If your appliances plug has a different shape, you may need a plug adapter.


Mobile phones with GSM configuration will not function unless your mobile service provider has a roaming agreement with China that will enable you to use your own SIM card and hence keep your own mobile number. For more details, please visit the website of Chinese mobile carrier,

Local Sim Cards (about 100 Chinese Yuan) can be purchased at the airport.


You will find more detailed information about Shanghai and all it can offer in terms of activities at the official Shanghai Tourism website: http://www.shanghai.gov.cn/shanghai/node27118/index.html

To know the current/ forecast weather of Shanghai and surrounding areas, please go to:http://www.cma.gov.cn/en/

For any additional information concerning arrangements for the meeting and the workshop please contact the local secretariat:

Ms. Wuyun Qiqige
Shanghai Meteorological Service (SMS)
166 Puxi Road
SHANGHAI, 200030, China
Tel.: +86 21 5489 6598
Mobile: +86 18918206598
Fax: +86 21 6487 5023
E-mail: wuyungg@foxmail.com

Meeting Minutes

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