Professional Development

AMS helps keep you aware of new scientific research and tools and provides you with many professional development and networking opportunities. Attending conferences, mentoring students, online learning, and volunteering on a board or committee are just a few of the many ways to stay current in the field.

May Events

NCEI 2019 Users' Conference

14–16 May 2019, Asheville, NC

NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is hosting a three-day Users' Conference to discuss specific and appropriate uses of environmental information. This will be an opportunity to learn about new products and services and help NCEI better understand how users benefit from the products and services offered.

15th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography

19–23 May 2019, Boulder, CO

AMS is proud to be hosting the 15th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, organized by the Committee on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography. Registration opens mid-March 2019—be sure to register by 19 April 2019 in order to receive the lower registration rate.

June Events

47th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/Fifth Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication

12–14 June 2019, San Diego, CA

The 47th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, organized by the Board on Broadcast Meteorology, and the Fifth Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication are both being hosted by AMS at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, about eight miles north of Downtown San Diego. Join us as we discuss how local weather stories and warnings can be better communicated at the network level. There will be a variety of presentations showcasing how this information can be relayed to the public.

2019 Gordon Research Conference on Visualization in Science and Education

Application Deadline: 16 June 2019

The 2019 Gordon Research Conference on Visualization in Science and Education will continue a tradition of bringing together a diverse community of practitioners and researchers engaged in the production, study, and application of visualizations to advance and promote scientific understanding. The conference will be held on 14–19 July 2019 at Bates College in Lewiston, ME. Some funding is available for early career attendees as well as for those who contribute to broadening participation (which could apply to people who are themselves members of minorities underrepresented in visualization-related careers and career pipelines or those who are in a position to create welcoming and supportive environments for a broader diversity of students or colleagues). 

22nd Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics

24–28 June 2019, Portland, ME

AMS is proud to be hosting the 22nd Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, organized by the AMS Committee on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics. Registration is open from 17 May to 23 June 2019. In addition, all AOFD 2019 attendees are invited to a networking reception to promote all aspects of diversity (race, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, cultural identity, disability, or socioeconomic status) in the atmosphere and ocean sciences on Sunday, 23 June.

99th Annual Meeting Recorded Presentations Now Available!

At the 99th AMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, 1,997 oral presentations were given! Whether you were there and missed a particular speaker, or were unable to attend the meeting, you can catch up with sessions you may have missed: the session recordings (all those with permission of the presenter) are now posted in the Program for the meeting.

Find your session of interest in the program and click the “view papers” button—you will see all the presentations listed. Look for the camera icon indicating links to recorded sessions and click the links to view the recordings.

Other Upcoming Meetings and Events

Online Learning


Certification Programs

Journals/Reference Books