3rd Preparatory Meeting of the WCRP-CLIVAR Workshop on Climate Interactions among the Tropical Basins

The 3rd preparatory meeting of the ‘WCRP-CLIVAR Workshop on Climate Interactions among the Tropical Basins’ was organized on January 27th, 2021, with the participation of the CLIVAR TBI RF co-chairs, staff from the ICPO and the US CLIVAR Project Office, meeting planners and multimedia expert from UCAR.

With less than one month left before the workshop, this telecon dug into more concrete items and have come to fruitful outcomes. To start with, the roles and responsibilities of the parties involved were clearly identified, which will ensure the efficient running of all the organizing work. After that, the discussion focused on software issues, as it always being an important aspect in organizing an online event. Major points regarding that are:

  • The platforms for presentations, discussions and networking have been determined;
  • The software for poster sessions has been preliminarily explored and will be decided very soon. An instruction is expected to be sent to poster presenters in next week.
  • The recordings of the workshop will be kept available on CLIVAR website after the event.

The next meeting will be organized on February 4th.