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30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

15-20 April 2012, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida



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.
2) Download the registration form on the 30 Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology page. Return the completed registration form by fax: 617-249-0272 or mail to: AMS, 30 Hurricanes Conf. Reg, 45 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108. REGISTRATION FORMS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BY MAIL OR FAX THROUGH 15 March 2012. AFTER THIS DATE YOU MUST REGISTER ON-LINE OR ON- SITE.
3) On-site registration: The AMS registration desk at the Sawgrass Marriott will be open for registration on Sunday 15 April from 4:00-7:00 pm, and Monday-Friday during the hours of the conference.
We urge you to pre-register. If you do not have Web access, please contact the AMS Meetings Department 617-226-3968 for a registration form. Completed forms must be faxed or mailed to AMS. We do not accept registration over the phone.



By 4 March

5 March and Onsite

One Day Package By 4 March

One Day Package 5 March and Onsite

AMS Full Member; Program/Session Chair 





Non-member Speaker, Poster Presenter; AMS Associate Member; Cosponsoring Society Member










Retired Member





AMS Student Member





Student Nonmember





Admittance to all conferences, all conference materials, all coffee breaks, formal poster viewings, and 1 banquet ticket.
Admittance to all conferences and coffee breaks for one day.
The banquet ticket is NOT included.

Conference Location
All meeting sessions and events for the conferences will be held at the Marriott Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. 1000 Pga Tour Boulevard  Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 (800) 577-6009,

The Sawgrass Marriott is currently sold out.  Below is a list of alternative affordable hotels with-in the area.  The American Meteorological Society does not have a contract with these hotels below therefore we do not have negotiated rates or cannot guarantee availability. Please take this time to secure a hotel room at one of the following hotels if you have not done so already. You will be on your own for transportation from the hotel to the conference hotel daily. However the negotiated airport shuttle rates are still valid for AMS attendees.

Hampton Ponte Vedra Beach Mayo Clinic A Jacksonville Beach, Florida Hotel (4.5 Miles from the Sawgrass Marriott)

Holiday Inn Express Jacksonville Beach (6 Miles from the Sawgrass Marriott)

The Historic Casa Marina Hotel & Restaurant (6.3 Miles from the Sawgrass Marriott)

Quality Inn and Suites (5.9 Miles from the Sawgrass Marriott)

Wingate by Wyndham Jacksonville / Mayo Clinic Area (5.9 Miles from the Sawgrass Marriott)

Courtyard Jacksonville Mayo Clinic/Beaches (6.9 Miles from the Sawgrass Marriott)

Shuttle Service
A discounted shuttle rate has been arranged for participants at the 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Please click here (.doc)for the self pay shuttle form.

Town Car fee - each way (PRIVATE): --- $60.00 for 1-3 passengers each way
Shuttle van fee - each way (SHARED RIDE): --- $30.00 per passenger (AMS only) - up to 10 passengers

Shuttle van fee - each way (PRIVATE): --- $115.00 (AMS only - private direct transfer) - up to 10 passengers


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