30th Conference on Severe Local Storms

30th Conference on Severe Local Storms

24-28 October 2022, Santa Fe, NM

Thank you for attending the 30th Conference on Severe Local Storms!

The Severe Local Storms Conference is the premiere conference focused on the research, dissemination, and advancement of knowledge of severe storms and their hazards. We look forward to welcoming our community back together in person again in October of 2022!

Important Dates

Revised Call for Papers Published/Abstract Submission Portal Reopens: March 2022

Abstract Deadline: 15 June 2022

Acceptance E-mails Sent Out & Program is Posted: August 2022

Registration & Hotel Reservations Open: August 2022

Hotel Reservation Deadline: 08 September 2022

Pre-Registration Deadline: 20 September 2022

No Registration Refund After: 26 September 2022


The 30th Conference on Severe Local Storms was organized by the AMS Committee on Severe Local Storms and hosted by the American Meteorological Society. For additional information, please contact the program chairpersons: Michael French ([email protected]) and Kristin Calhoun ([email protected]).


All attendees should have registered to attend the conference. Registration was completed online. Everyone presenting (both oral and poster) and/or attending must register. 

Please note AMS Membership renewal will begin on October 1st. For those that are not a current member and are looking to register between September 14th and October 1st, please register at the non-member rate and contact Meetings ([email protected]) with your renewal confirmation to be refunded the cost difference.


The full-week package includes admission to all sessions, exhibits, breakfasts, and coffee breaks
The one-day package includes for one calendar day admission to all sessions, exhibits, and coffee breaks for one day.
  Early Registration Registration Late Registration Early Registration Registration Late Registration
  Though 20 September 20 September- 20 October 20 October

Though 20 September

20 September-20 October 20 October
ATTENDEE TYPE            
AMS Full Member/ Program or Session Chair $650 $690 $710 $375 $415 $435
Non-Member Speaker, AMS Associate Member, or Exhibitor $700 $740 $760 $425 $465 $485
Non-Member   $780 $820 $840 $475 $515 $535
Retired Member $220 $260 $275 $135 $175 $195
AMS Student Member $190 $230 $250 $120 $160 $180
Student Non-Member $220 $260 $275 $135 $175 $195

Payment may be made with check, purchase order (hard copy required) or credit card (MasterCard/VISA/American Express). There will be no registration refunds after 10/07/22. Cancellations made before this date will be charged a $25.00 processing fee.


There were several sponsorship opportunities available at the 30th Conference on Severe Local Storms. All sponsors will receive recognition on the conference website, conference program and signage at event sponsored. Interested companies and organizations should contact Adam Kelly.

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) 226-3916, four–six weeks prior to the meeting to request special arrangements. Special housing needs should be requested when making hotel reservations.

Professional and Respectful Conduct at AMS Meetings


Inclusivity at AMS

 AMS is committed to creating an environment for meetings that “embraces diversity through the inclusion of individuals across age, gender, race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, physical ability, marital status, sexual orientation, body shape or size, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, and other facets of social diversity” (see: https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/about-ams/diversity-and-inclusion-at-ams/).