ARGO 2020 Meeting

16 - 20 March 2020 

The twenty first Argo Steering Team meeting will be hosted by the National Oceanography Centre, in Southamton, UK, the week of 16 - 20 March 2020.

The Argo Steering Team Meeting is a time for the national groups who contribute to international Argo to come together and discuss logistical and technical matters pertaining to the Argo array.

The Argo Steering Team wants to strengthen links to the ocean forecasting, reanalysis, and seasonal prediction communities. To facilitate this, there will be a one day Argo - BGC-Argo - Ocean Predict Workshop on Monday, 16 March, 2020.

On Tuesday March 17th, there may be another BGC-AST session in the morning and an all day vendor session.

All Monday and Tuesday sessions, excluding the AST executive meeting, will be open.

The AST executive meeting will be held on Tuesday.

The plenary AST meeting will be held 18 March 2020 through 20 March 2020.

The first day of the AST meeting, Wednesday the 18th, will be open. The last two days will be closed.

Monday AM BGC
Ocean Predict
Monday PM BGC
Ocean Predict
BGC + Ocean Predict
Tuesday AM BGC
Tuesday PM Vendors
AST Executive
Wednesday AST Plenary Open
Thursday AST Plenary Closed
Friday AST Plenary Closed


To Visit the ARGO AST-21 Main Website please click here 


Please use the link below to register to attend the meeting, a daily rate of £25.00 applies to cover costs for catering and refreshments, please ensure when registering you confirm the days you will be attending and then pick the relevant ticket.

To Register to attend please click here 


Jurys Inn, Southampton 

Located right at the heart of the city overlooking East Park and just a 15 minute walk from the Central Station, our Southampton hotel is perfectly located for a convenient and hassle-free stay. Whether you’re visiting the City Art Gallery, shopping at WestQuay or watching a match at St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton’s biggest and best attractions are all within walking distance of our stylish hotel. The rate available at this hotel will be £81.00 including Bed, Breakfast and VAT 

To make use of this rate please click here in the box marked promo code put NOC to bring up the available rates.

Leonardo Royal Hotel Southampton Grand Harbour

Located on the Southampton waterfront, Leonardo Royal Hotel Southampton Grand Harbour is known for its timeless character and ambience. With 173 rooms and suites, spa and leisure facilities, 13 meeting rooms, plus a Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, our guests can settle in after a long trip and relax with a well-deserved escape. The rate available for 2019 / 2020 will be £95.00 including Bed, Breakfast and VAT 

To make use of this rate please click here in the box marked Promo code put NOC to bring up the available rates 

ROOM2 Southampton Hometel 

Take all the comforts and flexibility of your home, plus the best bits of a hotel and you get room2 Southampton, the world’s first Hometel. The property features spectacular views over Queens Park, and the rooms are complete with fully equipped kitchens, large king beds, and plenty of space to work or relax. room2 Southampton is a place to live, not just stay. How you live is up to you. NOC has agreed rates outside of major city event periods starting from  £80.00 including Bed, Breakfast and VAT


To make use of this rate click here which takes you direct to the special rate booking screen or visitors can be given the following prmotional code to enter on the main booking website  NOCCOR  


How to reach the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) southampton 


Please click here to view instructions on how to travel to the NOC 

The National Oceanography Centre 

European Way, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 3ZH