19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology Virtual Meeting

19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology Virtual Meeting

13-17 July 2020

We would like to thank you for attending the 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology Virtual Meeting! Your active participation in discussions and live sessions truly added to the success of the conference. We also appreciate your patience as we navigated the American Meteorological Society’s first virtual meeting.


We would also like to recognize and thank Lynn McMurdie and Sebastian Hoch, Program Chairs for the 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology Virtual Meeting. We truly appreciate their time and dedication in organizing this historic conference!


Until 14 September, you will be able to access the online program and view all content (pre-recorded presentations, videos from live keynotes, sessions and discussions, ePosters, and supplementary information uploaded by authors). You will also be able to continue conversations about sessions and talks by asking/answering questions in the Q&A chat boxes as well as connecting with authors (click on any author name in the author index tab or anywhere within the online program and click the “Connect” button). We also encourage you to continue the conversation in the 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology Event Community until July 2022, when the 20th Conference on Mountain Meteorology will take place. If you need help accessing it, please visit the FAQ page or email [email protected]


On 15 September, we will allow anyone to access the online program as we do with all AMS Meetings. Viewers, including those that registered for the conference, will be able to view content (pre-recorded presentations, videos from live keynotes, sessions and discussions, ePosters, and supplementary information uploaded by authors) but will not be able see or use the Q&A boxes or be able to connect with authors. 



Have questions about accessing pre-recorded presentations?

Check out the FAQ!


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Click above link to see the conference schedule and once registered, log in here using the email used for registration to access all recorded sessions, pre-recorded presentations, ePosters, pdfs and asynchronous Q&A chat functions.


Conference at a Glance

AMS Online Community

The community page allows registered attendees to post information, share files, and discuss the conference with each other. To login, use your AMS account email and password.


The 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology was hosted by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the Committee on Mountain Meteorology. For further information, please contact the program co-chairs: Lynn McMurdie (mailto:[email protected]) or Sebastian Hoch (mailto:[email protected]).  


All presenters and attendees must register to attend the virtual conference. Registration may be completed on-line. The final deadline to register is Friday, 17 July.

Presenter rate: $149.00

Non-Presenting Attendee rate: $40.00. 

Download GoToWebinar after the live session links are posted and familiarize yourself with their platform and be sure to check out their FAQ. We look forward to making history with you in our first ever AMS virtual conference!


The meeting was held from July 13-17, from 10am-3pm MDT most days. Apply by July 6, and you’ll be notified no later than July 8, 2020


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 by email ([email protected]) or by phone (617-226-3916 ), four–six weeks prior to the meeting to request special arrangements. 

Professional and Respectful Conduct at AMS Meetings

Need to report unprofessional or disrespectful conduct? Email [email protected] or call 617-226-3965.

  • AMS is committed to safe and inclusive meetings for all attendees.
  • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated at any meeting or event associated with the meeting.
  • All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Be inclusive and respectful.
  • This statement is meant to cover all meeting-associated events, including those sponsored by organizations other than AMS but held in relation to AMS events.  This includes the scientific program, short courses, and exhibitions, as well as receptions, town hall meetings, and other informal or formal gatherings associated with AMS. Similarly, participants shall adhere to this code of conduct in online spaces related to the meeting and meeting-associated events, including Facebook, Twitter, and other online venues.
  • Those who violate the standards of professional and respectful conduct may be asked to leave the meeting immediately and without refund, may not be considered for service on AMS boards and committees, and may be subject to additional legal action.
  • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination includes offensive comments and actions related to age, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion; sexual images in public spaces; deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact; and unwelcome sexual attention.
  • If you are the subject of unacceptable behavior or have witnessed any such behavior, please immediately:
    • Notify an AMS Staff Member (wearing a blue ribbon at an in person meeting).
    • Email [email protected] or call 617-226-3965
    • Email AMS Executive Director, Keith Seitter, [email protected]
  • If you witness or experience behavior that constitutes an immediate and serious threat, please call 911.
  • Members of the response team: 
    • Keith Seitter, Executive Director
    • Stephanie Armstrong, Associate Executive Director
    • Brian Papa, Associate Executive Director
    • Jen Ives, Senior Meetings Manager
    • Jen Rosen, Senior Exhibits Manager
    • Claudia Gorski, Director of Meetings
    • Wendy Abshire, Education Program Director


There were several sponsorship opportunities available at the 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology. All sponsors will receive recognition on the conference website, conference program and signage at event sponsored.