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17th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere

17–21 June 2013, Newport, Rhode Island

SPONSORSHIP/ORGANIZERS

NewportThe 19th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics. The 18th Conference on Middle Atmosphere is also sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and is organized by the AMS committee on Middle Atmosphere. The conferences will be held 17-21 June, 2013 at the Hotel Viking in Newport, RI.

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Deadline: 22 March 2013
Preregistration Deadline: 13 May 2013
Manuscript Deadline: 21 July 2013
Initial Announcement Published: August 2012

SPONSORS

Interested Sponsors may contact Jen Ives at jives@ametsoc.org or (617) 226-3674

ACCOMMODATIONS

hotelGuest Room Rates
Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements. All meeting sessions for the conferences will be held at The Hotel Viking in Newport, RI.
A block of rooms have been reserved at the Hotel Viking for all meeting attendees at a special rate of $159 single/double plus tax. To receive the special meeting rate, attendees must request a room under the AMS block by using the Group Affiliation: AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY.
Thank you in advance for booking your sleeping room at the meeting host hotel. In doing so, you’re helping AMS maintain a strong pick-up history for future hotel contract negotiations, helping to keep registration rates as low as possible.

Reservations May be Made Directly Online:

1) Log on to the Hotel Viking website at www.hotelviking.com

2) Click on *Reserve*

3) Click on *Enter Group/Negotiated Code* under the calendar, which
will take you to the online booking portal

4) For NON Government Guests: Enter your online booking code (1JR6LV)
under *Special Codes*

5) For Government Guests: Enter your online booking code (1JR6LX)
under *Special Codes*

6) Enter your arrival and departure dates and click *check availability
* to book your room

or by phone: 1-800-556-7126

REGISTRATION

All attendees must register to attend the conference. Registration may be completed on-line, via fax-in form, or on-site. Links will be available in the left-hand panel of this page. Registration rates will be announced and opened on April 19.  Pre-registration (discounted) will be available until May 13.

GETTING THERE

By Air:

T.F. Green Airport - Warwick, RI 28 miles/40 minutes
Airlines - Serviced by all major domestic airlines
Public Transportation - Cozy Cab Airport Shuttle (800) 846-1502 http://www.cozytrans.com/index.html or Rhode Island Public Transit Authority
Car Rental Agencies - All major car rental companies
Driving Directions (27mi): Take I-95 South to Route 4 (Exit 9). Follow Route 4 South, which becomes Route 1 South, to Route 138 East. Cross the Jamestown and Newport bridges. Take the first exit off Newport Bridge toward Scenic Newport. At the base of the exit, turn right. Follow to the second light, and turn left. At the stop sign, turn slightly right onto Thames Street. Follow to the first stoplight, and turn left onto Touro Street. Follow to the second stoplight. The hotel is on the right-hand side.

Boston Logan International Airport - Boston, MA 74 miles/90 minutes
Airlines - Serviced by all major domestic and international airlines
Public Transportation - Peter Pan/Bonanza Bus
Driving Directions (70mi): Take I-95 South to Route 4 (Exit 9). Follow Route 4 South, which becomes Route 1 South, to Route 138 East. Cross the Jamestown and Newport bridges. Take the first exit off Newport Bridge toward Scenic Newport. At the base of the exit, turn right. Follow to the second light, and turn left. At the stop sign, turn slightly right onto Thames Street. Follow to the first stoplight, and turn left onto Touro Street. Follow to the second stoplight. The hotel is on the right-hand side.
Public Transportation:
Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority: http://www.ripta.com/
Car Rental:
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.

Beyond the Conference

Discover Newport: http://www.gonewport.com/

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) 227- 2426 and press 4, 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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