[Ncep.list.grouptravel] group travel last call: 2018 Metrics Workshop and SIP Coordinators Meeting July 30-August 3
Genene Fisher - NOAA Federal
genene.fisher at noaa.gov
Thu Jun 28 14:24:05 UTC 2018
FYI, last call to be added to the 2018 DTC Community Unified Forecast
System (UFS) Test Plan & Metrics Workshop is tomorrow, June 29.
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From: Angela Proctor - NOAA Federal <angela.proctor at noaa.gov>
Date: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 10:08 AM
A reminder that the deadline to fill out the below spreadsheet is *Friday,
Also, please remember to register for either one or below of the below.
On Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 2:07 PM, Angela Proctor - NOAA Federal <
angela.proctor at noaa.gov> wrote:
> 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
>> <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
>> *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
>> 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.
National Weather Service
Science, Technology and Integration Office (STI)
"vision is not seeing things as they are, but as they will be"- Author:
Genene Fisher, PhD
National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
genene.fisher at noaa.gov
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