21 – 23 June 2017 Kansas City, MO
Abstract Submission Deadline: 21 February, 2017
Program to be Posted & Acceptance E-mails Sent: Mid–March, 2017
Registration Opens: Mid–March, 2017
Hotel Reservation Deadline: 19 May, 2017
Pre-Registration Deadline: 12 May, 2017
No Registration Refund After: 14 June, 2017
Extended Abstract Deadline: 19 July, 2017
The 45th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology is organized by the Board on Broadcast Meteorology and hosted by the American Meteorological Society. The Fourth Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication is organized by the Board on Societal Impacts and the Committee on Severe Local Storms and hosted by the American Meteorological Society.
There are several sponsorship opportunities available at the 45th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/Fourth Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication. All sponsors will receive recognition on the conference website, conference program and signage at event sponsored. Interested companies and organizations should contact Gillian Peguero.
All attendees must register to attend the conference. Registration may be completed online, via fax-in form, or onsite. Everyone presenting (both oral and poster) and/or attending must register and wear a badge. Be sure to register by 05/10/17 in order to receive the lower registration rate. Registrations received at AMS from 05/11/17 and through the conference dates will be processed at the higher rate (see rates below). After 06/5/17 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).
You may bring up to two guests to the Conference for an additional $50 per guest. Guests will not be able to join you for sessions but may join you for functions to which all attendees are invited. PLEASE NOTE: To have your guest(s) join you for Conference Lunch Buffet or the Conference Outing, you will need to purchase additional ticket(s).
An exhibit program is planned. For more detailed information click here.
Wed, 21 June 5:30–7:30 p.m. (Opening Reception/Cash Bar)
Thurs, 22 June 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. (Conference Luncheon 12:00-1:30p.m.)
Fri, 23 June 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Exhibitors at the 45th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/Fourth Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication have invested and committed their support to this industry. They have planned for several months or more to bring the Attendees the experience they seek and deserve.
Suitcasing Policy: Only contracted Exhibitors are permitted to promote their products, services or company at the Meeting. All company promotion and product sampling must occur within a contracted booth space. This includes, but is not limited to handing out flyers, approaching Exhibitor booths to sell products, and leaving and/or distributing product information in public spaces and show floor aisles. Exhibitors found doing so will be sent back to their booth space and materials left will be confiscated and disposed of properly. Attendees will be asked to leave the show and forfeit their badge. Additional penalties may apply. Any “suit-casers” observed by both attendees and exhibitors should be reported to the Show Management immediately.
AMS Short Course: Introducing GOES-16: Early Results, and Forecasting Applications for Broadcasters
June 20, 2017, Kansas City, MO
AMS Short Course: Communicating the Costs of Climate Change: Weather, Health, and Economic Impacts
June 20, 2017, Kansas City, MO
Thursday, June 22, 12:00–1:30pm
A ticket is needed to attend the Thursday Luncheon. One ticket to the 45th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/Fourth Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication Luncheon is included in the full-week registration package. The Luncheon will take place in the Exhibit Hall (Salon IA-IB). Guest and/or additional tickets ($50 each) may be purchased onsite until noon Wednesday 21 June.
Thursday, 22 June from 7:00-10:00pm
A ticket is needed to attend the Thursday Outing which will take place at Leinenkugel's Kansas City, located in the Power and Light District. Tickets are priced at $55 per person. Ticket includes food, hosted beer and wine bar, and transportation to and from the hotel to the event.
Buses will depart the hotel at 6:45pm. Return shuttles will leave Leinenkugel's at 9:15, 9:30, 9:45 and 10:00pm.
Optional: Performance by Chase Rice on Thursday, June 22nd at Kansas City Live! in the Power & Light District! Starts at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and available to purchase at Ticketfly.com. Purchase tickets here.
*Attendees will be able to hear and view the concert from the outing patio - $10 tickets are sold only if you wish to attend and view the concert separately.
PERFORMING ARTS AND SHOWS
Chicago & The Doobie Brothers Tuesday 20th
Mamma Mia! Friday and Saturday the 23rd & 24th
Within walking distance of hotel:
National Museums in Kansas City:
National World War I Museum and Memorial (the nation's only WW I Museum)
*****Right next to***********
Other museums of interest:
OTHER PLACES TO GO
The Streetcar line is FREE!
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.