33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

16 – 20 April 2018 Ponte Vedra, FL

Important Dates

Abstract Deadline: 3 November, 2017 (extended!)
Acceptance E-mails Sent Out & Program is Posted: December, 2017
Registration & Hotel Reservations Open: Early–December, 2017
Hotel Reservation Deadline: 06 March, 2018
Pre-Registration Deadline: 06 March, 2018
No Registration Refund After: 29 March, 2018
Extended Abstract Deadline: 16 May, 2018


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Student Opportunities

Call for Papers

*New topics added*

  • High-Impact Hurricanes of 2017: The Science and Impacts of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria
  • CYGNSS Observations and Performance Assessment During the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season


The 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology  is organized by the AMS Committee on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones and is hosted by the American Meteorological Society. Interested Sponsors may contact meeting coordinator. 


There are several sponsorship opportunities available at the 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. All sponsors will receive recognition on the conference website, conference program and signage at event sponsored. Interested companies and organizations should contact Jen Ives at jives@ametsoc.org.

Help AMS celebrate 100 years of meteorological advances.

Join us at the AMS Oral History Project Booth and share your story in a 5–10-minute interview. Your personal account will become part of the AMS Oral History Project and an important part of the AMS Centennial celebration.

Learn more about the AMS Oral History Project


All attendees must register to attend the conference. Registration may be completed on-line, via fax-in form, or on-site. Everyone presenting (both oral and poster) and/or attending must register and wear a badge. Be sure to register by 03/06/18 in order to receive the lower registration rate. Registrations received at AMS from 03/06/18 and through the conference dates will be processed at the higher rate (see rates below). After 04/13/18 please register at the meeting or online. Payment may be made with check, purchase order (hard copy required) or credit card (MasterCard/VISA/American Express). FAXED registration forms must be accompanied by payment (PO or credit card # only). There will be no registration refunds after 03/29/18. Cancellations made before this date will be charged a $25.00 processing fee.

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Special Needs

It is the Society's sincere desire to comply fully with both the letter and the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.  Attendees with special needs at the conference should check with the AMS Meetings Department (617) 226-3971, four–six weeks prior to the meeting to request special arrangements.  Special housing needs should be requested when making hotel reservations.