The 18th International Science Team Meeting (GHRSST XVIII) will be hosted by the Ocean University of China in Qingdao, 5-9 June 2017.

The meeting brings scientific and operational SST users and producers together to review progress and achievements of SST science and applications within the GHRSST framework.  The meeting is open to SST experts and the application community actively involved in SST science and applications.

Registration: The registration fee of GBP 80 is to cover lunch and coffee breaks. Fees for the Team Building activities for delegates and guests are: GBP 28 for the excursion to Mt Laoshan and GBP 20 for the evening dinner on Wednesday. Click here to register. Extended deadline: 8th May 2017.

Draft Agenda: now available from webpage.

Important: please continue to refer to the meeting webpage for all logistic information as the page is regularly updated when further details become available. More recent information refers to possible issues if taking encrypted laptops to China.

Summary of deadlines:

Abstract submission:                                           now closed
Notification of speakers and posters:                  31st March 2017
Application for EUMETSAT Scholarship:            31st March 2017
Request for Visa invitation letters:                      15th April 2017
Registration to meeting and TB events:         8th May 2017 (extended deadline)
Huanghai Hotel accommodation bookings:  15th May 2017
Plenary and breakout session reports:               30th June 2017
Extended abstracts for Proceedings:                  30th June 2017