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24th ALADIN GA and 5th joint ALADIN GA & HIRLAM Council, Istanbul, 16-17 December 2019
Article published on 4 December 2018
last modification on 29 November 2019

by Patricia

At the 4th joint ALADIN General Assembly and HIRLAM Council meeting, on the kind invitation of the Director of the TSMS, the assemblies decided to meet In Istanbul, Turley.
The meetings will take place at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus, in Istanbul, according to the following schedule :
• 16 December 2019 afternoon : ALADIN GA,
• 17 December 2019 morning : LACE and HIRLAM councils in parallel,
• 17 December 2019 afternoon : joint ALADIN-HIRLAM meeting,
• Joint dinner on 17 December evening.

All reservations for the hotel and any additional requests should to be addressed through Representative of the Local Organizing Committee : please contact

  • Ms Sezel Karayusufoğlu Uysal : skarayusufoglu@mgm.gov.tr
  • Ms Yelis Cengiz : ycengiz@mgm.gov.tr .

More information (transportation, visa, maps, ...) can be found here.


 24th ALADIN General Assembly

1 Opening and welcome

2 Adoption of the draft agenda

3 Reports from previous meetings

4. Convergence

  • 1. From scope document to MoU
    • a. short and long term goals and organization of the future single consortium, inc. strategy meeting
    • b. budget principles and scenarios for financial organisation
    • c. quality assurance
    • d. legal aspects (IPR, disputes)
    • e. draft MoU
    • f. Procedure for management positions selection
    • g. roadmap
  • 2. Open source
  • 3. Associated Members

5. Activity reports and plans

  • 1. Tour d’ALADIN
  • 2. Common activities, DA coord, CA,ACNA
  • 3. LACE (OPLACE, LAEF, ...)
  • 4. Approval of RWP2020

6. Budget issues and manpower

  • 1. Manpower figures
  • 2. Execution of the ongoing budget
  • 3. Adoption of the 2020 budget

7. Governance issues

  • 1. Election of PAC chair and vice-chair
  • 2. PAC composition
  • 3. CSSI&ST composition
  • 4. LTM changes

8. Date and place of the next General Assemblies

9. A.O.B

8. Closing


 5th Joint ALADIN General Assembly and HIRLAM Council

1 Opening and welcome

2 Adoption of the draft agenda

3 Reports from the 8th PAC-HAC meeting & 9th PAC-HAC meeting

4. Governance issues

  • 1. From scope document to MoU
    • a. short and long term goals and organization of the future single consortium, inc. strategy meeting
    • b. budget principles and scenarios for financial organisation
    • c. quality assurance
    • d. legal aspects (IPR, disputes)
    • e. draft MoU
    • f. Procedure for management positions selection
    • g. roadmap
  • 2. Open source
  • 3. Associated Members

5. Reports and Plans

  • 1. Report on the 2019 Rolling Work Plan
  • 2. Approval of the 2020 Rolling Work Plan
  • 3. Progress and plans at Météo-France
  • 4. Progress and plans at ECMWF

6. Date and place of the 6th and 7th joint ALADIN GA / HIRLAM Council

7. A.O.B

8. Closing