[Ncep.list.grouptravel] UPDATED: DATA Call: 2018 Metrics Workshop and SIP Coordinators Meeting July 30-August 3

Genene Fisher - NOAA Federal genene.fisher at noaa.gov
Mon Jun 18 19:26:59 UTC 2018


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From: Angela Proctor - NOAA Federal <angela.proctor at noaa.gov>
Date: Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 2:07 PM
Subject: UPDATED: DATA Call: 2018 Metrics Workshop and SIP Coordinators
Meeting July 30-August 3
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Attendees can attend one or both of the below meetings, please specify in
the google spreadsheet your selection.

*The first meeting is the 2018 DTC Community Unified Forecast System (UFS)
Test Plan & Metrics Workshop, July 30 - August 1, 2018.  For more
information please visit 2018 Metrics Workshop.

*The second meeting is  2018 Coordination Meeting for the UFS Strategic
Implementation Plan Meeting, August 1-3, 2018.  For more information please
visit 2018 SIP Planning Meeting

*Deadline to fill out the google spreadsheet is Friday, June 29.*


On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 2:27 PM, Angela Proctor - NOAA Federal <
angela.proctor at noaa.gov> wrote:

> Afternoon All:
> If you are planning to attend the 2018 Metrics Workshop and SIP
> Coordinators Meeting in College Park, MD, please use this google
> spreadsheet
> <https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1XprziVa1AWsoUsDLsFS7fr13QpuuoqAJpobByl_4I80/edit?ts=5b22b15c#gid=0> to
> fill out your travel information.
> *The deadline to fill out the google spreadsheet is Friday, June 29.*
> For more information about the events, please visit  2018 National Center
> for Weather and Climate Prediction, College Park, MD
> <https://dtcenter.org/events/2018/2018-dtc-community-unified-forecast-system-test-plan-metrics-workshop>
> .
> *The following are pointers regarding some of the information that must be
> entered onto the google spreadsheet:*
>    - MEALS AND INCIDENTAL EXPENSES (M&IE): The Federal per diem allowance
>    is $69/day. M&IE must include deductions for the first and last day of
>    travel (allow only 75% of M&IE for each day).
>    - REGISTRATION: Conference registration fee if applicable.
>    - PAYMENT METHOD: The employee’s GSA SmartPay 2 Travel Card must be
>    used to pay the registration fee. The GSA SmartPay 2 Purchase Card
>    should NOT be used.
>    - Employees may register for the conference only after the conference
>    package is approved by NOAA. You will be notified by email when to register.
>    - LODGING: The Federal per diem lodging rate is $175/day for College
>    Park, MD. and lodging state tax is exempt.  When selecting lodging, Federal
>    employees are required to use the Fedrooms
>    <https://www.gsa.gov/travel/agency-services/fedrooms> to identify
>    hotels in the area that have agreed to discounted rates through GSA.  If no
>    rooms are available via FedRooms, or no rooms are available at or below the
>    allowable lodging rate, then an explanatory note must be included.  Hotel
>    rooms can be booked now, from the following NOAA room block
>    <http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=NOAA%20%20Room%20Block%5Ewasgb%60nornora%60159.00%60USD%60false%604%607/29/18%608/2/18%607/9/18&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes>
>    provided the amount is fully refundable.
>    - GROUND TRANSPORTATION: Include rental car and/or POV mileage. POV
>    mileage rate is $0.54.5/mile for automobiles.
>    - MISCELLANEOUS COSTS: Be sure to list the basis for all miscellaneous
>    fees.  Miscellaneous costs include for example, “taxi, parking, ATM, and
>    baggage fees.
>    - TRAVEL DATES:  If travel dates are before or extend after the
>    conference end, it is important to explain why. Please provide a concise
>    explanation in Column S on the google spreadsheet.
> If you have questions, please contact me.
> Thanks,
> Angela

Genene Fisher, PhD
Executive Officer
National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
301-683-1323 office
301-452-7366 cell
genene.fisher at noaa.gov
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