The meeting was held at the Met Office in Exeter.
The Met Office headquarters and operations centre are located
in Exeter, Devon.
to find the Met Office in Exeter
About the Met Office
Met Office is the
UKs National Meteorological Service, and is one of the
worlds leading centres for climate research. It provides
around-the-clock weather forecasts and other services within
the UK and internationally. Its key focus is to help societies
make the best use of information on high impact weather events
and the climate when developing their systems and infrastructure.
Its key aim is to help save lives and property.
Centre, housed within the Met Office, focuses on climate
change and its impacts. The Centre employs more than 150 scientific
and technical experts with access to two new NEC SX8 supercomputers
which run complex climate forecast models. Most of the Centres
funding comes from the Department
for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. It is also supported
financially by other Government departments and the European
At the Met Office delegates have use of four fully-equipped
air-conditioned conference rooms with stunning views over
Devon. Each room offers:
- a large plasma screen;
- touch screen speakers console;
- permanent, hand held or tie clip microphone;
- video or telephone conferencing and interpretation
Met Office staff will give a warm and friendly welcome, organising
delegates badges and the use of cloakroom facilities,
while ensuring that your conference rooms are fully equipped
with everything you require.
A team of room technicians will be available throughout your
conference, to make sure that everything runs smoothly.
have a comfortable break-out area where you can enjoy our
hospitality or check your emails. Guests are also invited
to make use of our restaurant, coffee shop, ATM, and general
Should extra privacy be required, the Met Office has a number
of smaller meeting rooms, again with full IT facilities.
We are, in addition, custodians of the National
Meteorological Library and you are welcome to make use
of the publications that it contains.