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2012 AMS Summer Community Meeting

Weather Ready Nation
13-16 August, 2012 at The National Weather Center, 120 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, OK 73072

SPONSORSHIP/ORGANIZERS

The 2012 AMS Summer Community Meeting is organized by the AMS Board on Enterprise Communication, a part of the AMS Commission on the Weather and Climate Enterprise. It is sponsored by the University of Oklahoma, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Dr. Joe Friday., and Geonor,
Inc. The conference will be held at the National Weather Center in Norman Oklahoma, 13-16 August, 2012.

IMPORTANT DATES

Pre-Registration Deadline: 16 July, 2012
Hotel Reservation Deadline: 23 July, 2012

ACCOMMODATIONS

Special Rates have been negotiated for conference attendees at the Embassy Suites, 2501 Conference Dr, Norman, OK 73069 ($94 single, $104 double; per diem rates of $77 single, $104 double available for those who qualify).

You can book your room at http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/O/OKCESES-AMS-20120812/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG with code AMS
If you qualify for the government per diem rate (you will be asked to show ID at check-in), please book here:  http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/O/OKCESES-AMG-20120812/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG with code AMG

You can also call (405) 364-8040 to book either rate.

Reservations must be made prior to 23 July, 2012 and be accompanied by a one-night deposit. Reservations made after that date are on a space-available basis.  We urge you to make reservations early since space is very limited.

ATTENDEE INFORMATION
To see participant profiles and slide presentations,
visit: http://www.ametsoc.org/boardpges/cwce/docs/2012-08/index.html

As of July 1, OU is a tobacco-free campus. In compliance with Governor Fallin’s executive order, use of tobacco products, including cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, is prohibited on university property.

REGISTRATION

1) On-line Registration: This option is available to AMS Members and nonmembers who are paying by credit card or purchase order. You can register on-line through the conference. Be sure to register by 16 July, 2012 for the lowest rates.

2) On-site registration: The registration desk at the National Weather Center will be open for registration on Monday, 13 August from 11:00am-5:00pm, and Tuesday–Thursday during the hours of the conference.
We urge you to pre-register for the meeting. It will significantly speed up your check-in process on-site.

 

Conference Registration Rates:

Pre-Registration (by 11:59pm Eastern time on 16 July 2012): 
AMS Member Attendee or Speaker: $230
Non-Member Attendee or Speaker: $330

AMS Member One (1) Calendar Day Only: $115
Non-Member One (1) Calendar Day Only: $165

AMS Student Member:  $50 (MUST show valid student ID at check-in)
Non-Member Student: $100 (MUST show valid student ID at check-in)

Late or On-Site Registration (after 16 July 2012 or On-Site):
AMS Member Attendee or Speaker: $330
Non-Member Attendee or Speaker: $430

AMS Member One (1) Calendar Day Only: $165
Non-Member One (1) Calendar Day Only: $215

AMS Student Member:  $50 (MUST show valid student ID at check-in)
Non-Member Student: $100 (MUST show valid student ID at check-in)

FULL-WEEK PACKAGE includes: Admittance to the conference, all
conference materials, Monday PM Break and Reception, Tuesday Breakfast, AM Break, Lunch, PM Break and Dinner, Wednesday Breakfast, AM Break, Lunch and PM Break, and Thursday Breakfast and AM Break.
ONE-DAY PACKAGE includes: Admittance to the conference, all conference materials and all meal functions for one calendar day.

GETTING THERE

Enterprise is the official rental car agency for this meeting and special rates are available. Advance reservations may be made on-line at Enterprise.com. Select “Corporate Account” then “Make a reservation”. Then you simply enter this account # 10AT034 and the first three letters of the account name (AME) or by calling Enterprise at 1-800-593-0505. When making a reservation, please mention the AMS Corporate account number.

The National Weather Center is located at the University of Oklahoma, 120 David L. Boren Blvd, Norman OK 73072-7303.

Directions from North or South I-35:

Take I-35 to Norman. Take exit 108A to merge onto HWY OK-9 East (sign will read: Univ. of OK/Tecumseh). Head east for 3.6 miles. Turn left (N) on Jenkins Ave. Take your first right onto David L. Boren Blvd and then your second right will be our parking lot.

Directions from Will Rogers Airport:
Head southeast on Terminal Dr. toward Air Cargo Rd. Slight right at Air Cargo Rd. Turn right at SW 54th St. Turn right onto the I-44 S ramp. Merge onto I-44 W. Slight right at I-240 E (signs for US-62E/Dallas). Take exit 4A to merge onto I-35 S toward Dallas. Take exit 108A to merge onto HWY OK-9 East (sign will read: Univ. of OK/Tecumseh). Head east for 3.6 miles. Turn left (N) on Jenkins Ave. Take your first right onto David L. Boren Blvd and then your second right will be our parking lot.

Parking Directions:
Park in the first two rows in visitor parking. Enter inside the doors behind the fountain and check in at the security desk.

SPECIAL NEEDS

It is our sincere desire to comply fully with both the letter and the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Attendees with special needs should call the AMS Meetings Department at (617) 226-3970, 4–6 weeks prior to the meeting to request special arrangements. Special housing needs should be requested when making hotel reservations.

 

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