The ACCORD Assembly met virtually on July 7, 2022. Main items on the agenda were:

  • Governance: changes in positions; interest expressed by Latvia to become an observer in ACCORD; collaboration with COSMO,
  • Modernisation of working practices & status on code adaptation,
  • DestinE Initiative and ACCORD,
  • Dates of Consortium events, including date of next Assembly/ies

The minutes of this meeting have been published.
More details on the 4th Assembly page.

2nd ACCORD All Staff Workshop, the first one in an hybrid format

  • it did run smoothly: WARM CONGRATULATIONS to the Slovenian hosts
  • future ASWs will be hybrid as well: 3rd ASW on 27-31 March 2023 (place t.b.c.)
  • 212 registered participants of which 66 on site and 85 - 120 remote participants during the sessions (about 45 - 55 during side-meetings)
  • 7 sessions + opening/closing sessions + 3 side-meetings
  • 75 speakers (presentations) + 18 posters
  • BIG THANK to the participants, in-situ or remote
  • video-recording: 30 hours

All material is available on the ASW2022 page

Governance meetings in 2022

More information and material on the dedicated pages under "EVENTS"

  • regular ACCORD MG meetings (at least every two Friday)
  • 14 January: LTM video-meeting
  • 28 March: ACCORD Bureau
  • 30 March: DestinE Launch by DG-CNECT & publication of DestinE-LAM ITT
  • 12 April: LTM video-meeting
  • 22 April (on-demand LAM project) Provisional Advisory Board meeting
  • 25 April: ACCORD PAC video-meeting
  • 5 May: Destine-LAM ITT deadline
  • 10 June: ACCORD STAC video-meeting
  • 20 June : ACCORD Bureau
  • 29 June: LTM video-meeting (dedicated to ARPEGE LBC production changes)
  • 7 July: 4th ACCORD Assembly (virtual meeting)
  • 22 August: DestinE-devoted Bureau meeting
  • 27 September: LTM meeting in Brussels, continued on 5 October (video-meeting)
  • 30 September (whole day): MG meeting in Brussels
  • 5 October: ACCORD Bureau
  • 11 October: PAC video-meeting
  • 3 November afternoon - 4 November morning: ACCORD STAC hybrid meeting
  • 16 November: ACCORD Bureau
  • 17 November: ACCORD Bureau
  • 7 December afternnon - 8 December morning, Darmstadt, (hybrid) Assembly

From the 1st of January 2021, 26 National Met Services [1] join more closely their scientific research efforts towards developing the tools of excellence for NWP on Limited Area Domains and enter into a large partnership : the consortium ACCORD (A Consortium for COnvection-scale modelling Research and Development).
The ACCORD governance and organisation is defined in the Memorandum of Understanding. The strategy of the consortium and the common key objectives of the Members for the next five years are summarised in the document 2021-2025 Strategy. Annual Rolling Work Plans are derived from this strategy.

ACCORD Members
ACCORD Organisational chart, June 2022
ACCORD Local Team Managers photo gallery
ACCORD Management Group photo gallery
ACCORD PAC Group photo gallery
ACCORD STAC Group photo gallery
Notes :

[1ACCORD: consortium of the National Met Services of Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, , Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Lithuania, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia and Turkey