16th EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa
16-20 September 2024
Cotonou, Benin

16th EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa will be held on 16-20 September 2024 in Cotonou, Benin.

The 16th EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa is organised in collaboration with the Agence Nationale de la Météorologie du Bénin, (Météo Bénin) under the Ministry of Living environment and Transport of the Republic of Benin.

As in the past, the Forum will be an opportunity for constructive exchanges with our users. For this purpose, we warmly encourage you to indicate to us your intention to contribute, firstly, by registering as soon as possible, and at the latest by Friday 24 May 2024, and secondly by taking advantage of the various means that are offered for you to intervene:

  • Call for contributions (presentations and posters) for various sessions of the Forum
  • Demonstration of your project, software, or products in the exhibition part
  • Participations to the working groups that will take place in several sessions

More detailed information will come in due time.


If you are interested in 15th EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa, that took place in Tanzania in 2022, you can still access the following information here:


EUMETSAT the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites is an intergovernmental organisation based in Darmstadt, Germany, currently with 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).

EUMETSAT operates a system of meteorological satellites that observe the atmosphere and ocean and land surfaces – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This data is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.