In partnership with the

Indian Meteorological Society (IMS)

16th-18th March

India Habitat Centre (IHC)

London, UK

Agenda highlights

India represents one of the fastest growing hydromet markets in the world. A huge nation with a vast array of regions, weather conditions and uses for cutting edge hydromet advice and technology.

 

The Purpose

Capacity building for NHMSs is at the core of what we do. The aim of Hydromet India is to bring together the best and the brightest in Indian hydrometeorology to establish long-lasting partnerships and to create better weather services for all. 

 

The Attendees

Varysian’s HydrometINDIA event will host senior participants from the IMS, IMD, IGOs, NGOs and experts from the private sector and academia. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and engage with a wide variety of professionals from the local and global hydromet community.

 

The Event

HydrometINDIA is a content-driven and invite-only event that will provide key topics for discussion, delivered using multiple immediate and intimate formats, including panel discussions, roundtables, one-on-ones and special strategy sessions.

Audience sessions and keynotes

Expert global speakers from NHMS, private sector, academia, IGOs and NGOs

Expert-led roundtable discussions for small groups

One-on-ones offered for expert advice

40+

Over 40 expert global speakers

150+

Delegates from IMS, IMD, IGOs, NGOs and more

40

40 hydromet topics and issues covered

DAY 1

8:00AM-9:00AM

Exhibitor space: Breakfast and Registration

Main room: Mapping the Indian hydromet space

9:00AM-9:45AM

Welcome from the chair and 'big picture' presentation: The hydromet landscape in India

9:45AM-10:30AM

Panel discussion: The continued evolution of meteorological and hydrological services for India and Indian states

10:30AM-11:00AM

Exhibitor space: Refreshment break

Main Room and Room 1: Twin track technical presentations and audience Q&As

11:00AM-11:30AM

  1. Sustainable adaptation under climate change

  2. Hydrometeorological instrumentation advancement and evolution of neo-meteorology

11:30AM-12:00PM

  1. Evolving use of radar in forecasting

  2. Hydrometeorology and the internet of things

12:00PM-12:30PM

  1. Developments and automation in AWS

  2. Artificial intelligence and machine learning

12:30PM-2.00PM

Exhibitor space: Lunch break

Breakout rooms 1-8: Roundtable sessions

2:00PM-2:45PM

Roundtable session: 1

2:45PM-3:30PM

Roundtable session: 2

3:30PM-4:00PM

Exhibitor space: Refreshment break

4:00PM-4:45PM

Roundtable session: 3

Main Room: Mapping the Indian hydromet space

4:45PM-5:30PM

Panel discussion: Searching for common goals and common ground: Squaring the public and private sector relationship

5:30PM

Exhibitor space: Drinks reception

DAY 2

8:00AM-9:00AM

Exhibitor space: Breakfast and Registration

Main room: Mapping the Indian hydromet space

9:00AM-9:45AM

Panel discussion: Data capture and data integration: Adding value to decision-making​

9:45AM-10:30AM

Panel discussion: Forging an agricultural revolution via India's hydromet professionals

10:30AM-11:00AM

Exhibitor space: Refreshment break

Main Room and Room 1: Twin track technical presentations and audience Q&As

11:00AM-11:30AM

  1. Air quality and pollution detection

  2. Database generation, application and management

11:30AM-12:00PM

  1. Sensors in hydrology

  2. Geo-informatics and drone technology in hydromet

12:00PM-12:30PM

  1. Apps and cell phone devices

  2. Short-range forecasting

12:30PM-2.00PM

Exhibitor space: Lunch break

 

2:00PM-3:30PM

Exhibition space: Ask the expert

 

3:30PM-4:00PM

Exhibitor space: Refreshment break

Breakout rooms 1-8: Roundtable sessions

4:00PM-4:45PM

Roundtable session: 4

4:45PM-5:30PM

Roundtable session: 5

5:30PM

Exhibitor space: Drinks reception

DAY 3

8:00AM-9:00AM

Exhibitor space: Breakfast and Registration

Main room: Mapping the Indian hydromet space

9:00AM-9:45AM

Panel discussion: How can the hydromet space contribute to India's socio-economic betterment

9:45AM-10:30AM

Panel discussion: Impact of, and protection from, climate change in India - the role of hydrometeorology

10:30AM-11:00AM

Exhibitor space: Refreshment break

Breakout rooms 1-8: Roundtable sessions

11:00AM-11:45AM

Roundtable session: 6

11:45AM-12:30PM

​Roundtable session: 7

12:30PM-2.00PM

Exhibitor space: Lunch break

2:00PM-2:45PM

Roundtable session: 8

Main Room: Mapping the Indian hydromet space

2:45PM-3:30PM

Panel discussion: Outcomes - what have we learned this week and how to move forward locally and globally?

3:30PM-4:00PM

Exhibitor space: Refreshment break​

 

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Subject to minor changes

Roundtable C

Big issues

Latest technology

Climate change

Data sharing

Disaster resilience

Public Private Partnerships

 
 

What our attendees say

Thanks again for a revolutionary and dynamic symposium with riveting themes, presentations and atmosphere.

John Smith

CEO

Civil Aviation Authority, Turks & Caicos

Congratulations to Team Varysian! A great Symposium. I am very proud of what Varysian is becoming. Brilliant! I look forward to next year's Symposium and the opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way.

Garvin Cummings

Chief Hydrometeorological Officer

Guyana Meteorological Service

I wanted to thank you for inviting me to the meeting.  It was extremely informative and very much enjoyed learning in the discussions groups.  As our efforts mature, no doubt I will be reaching out.

Oscar Schofield

Distinguished Professor

Depart. of Marine and Coastal Sciences

Rutgers University

Congratulations to Varysian for hosting the Caribbean Symposium. Outstanding experience.

Shakeer Baig

Assistant Director

Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service

The main thing we want to get out of it is better interaction between the public and private sector and that is one of the things that, in this event, really happened.

Heerco Walinga

International Business Development Manager

Delta OHM

Wonderful event with great participation from everyone.

Jim Anderson

President

HMEI

Venue

India Habitat Centre

Lodhi Road
New Delhi - 110003

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