30th Conference on Severe Local Storms

30th Conference on Severe Local Storms

24-28 October 2022, Santa Fe, NM

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: 15 September 2022

No Registration Refund After: Mid-September 2022

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The 30th Conference on Severe Local Storms is 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 (michael.m.french@stonybrook.edu) and Kristin Calhoun (kristin.calhoun@noaa.gov).


All attendees must register to attend the conference. Registration may be completed on-line, via fax-in form, or on-site. Links will be available in the left-hand panel of this page. Registration rates will be announced and opened in Late- July 2022.


There are 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/ams/index.cfm/about-ams/diversity-and-inclusion-at-ams/).