Session Information

The sixteenth session of the Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation (CIMO-16) will be held in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, from 10 to 16 July 2014.
The opening ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday10 July 2014 at the hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya.
The session will be preceded by a Technical Conference which will be held at the conference room LENEXPO from 7 to 9 July 2014.

Conference Information and Registration Desk 

A Conference Information and Registration Desk will be set up close to the meeting rooms to facilitate the registration of participants and provision of general information.

Registration of participants

Registration for CIMO-16 will take place at the Conference Information and Registration Desk at the hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya from Wednesday9 July 2014, from 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. and will continue throughout the session. Participants will receive identification cards at the time of registration

Working languages & interpretation

The main conference room will be equipped for simultaneous interpretation in six UN languages. Additional meeting rooms without interpretation facilities will also be available.

Simultaneous interpretation in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish will be provided at plenary meetings.

The documents for CIMO-16 will be issued in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian.

Material Arrangements for the Session 

Please visit the website:

and download the INF-1 document which contain all of the material arrangements for the Commission Session.
INF-1 also contains the Hotel Reservation Form.

Hotel Registration Deadline is 20 June 2014

Paperless Session 

Documents will be posted before and during the session on the CIMO-16 website, in line with WMO greening efforts to promote paperless meetings. Therefore, participants are kindly invited to bring their laptops to work on the documents during the session.


Local Organizing Committee        

Attn.:Olga Selyukova                        
tel: + 7 812 607 6405        

Hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya

Park Inn by Radisson Pribaltiyskaya


From 10 to 16 July 2014
The opening ceremony
 will take place at 10:00 a.m on Thursday, 10 July 2014 .


Hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya
14 Korablestroiteley Street Vasilyevsky Island
199226 –  St. Petersburg 
Russian Federation

WMO Secretariat   

Attn: Isabel Ruedi
tel: 00 41 22 730 82 78