32nd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/28th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)/20th Conference on Mesoscale Processes

17-21 July 2023, Madison, WI                 

The AMS will be hosting the 32nd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/28th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)/20th Conference on Mesoscale Processes 17-21 July 2023 in Madison, Wisconsin and online. 

Important Dates

Call for Session Topics Opens: 5 August 2022
Call for Session Topics Deadline: 3 October 2022
Abstract Submissions Open: 7 November 2022
Abstract Deadline: 10 March 2023
Acceptance E-mails Sent Out & Program is Posted: early May 2023
Registration & Hotel Reservations Open: May 2023
Pre-Registration Deadline: 8 June 2023
No Registration Refund After: 30 June 2023
Extended Abstract Deadline: 21 August 2023

Online Program


The 32nd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF) and the 28th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) are organized by the AMS Committee on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and are hosted by the American Meteorological Society.

The 20th Conference on Mesoscale Processes is organized by the AMS Committee on Mesoscale Processes and is hosted by the American Meteorological Society. 


There are several sponsorship opportunities available at the 32nd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/28th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)/20th Conference on Mesoscale Processes . All sponsors will receive recognition on the conference website, conference program and signage at event sponsored. Interested companies and organizations should contact Adam Kelly.


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


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 8 June 9 June - 16 July 17-21 July Though 8 June 9 June - 16 July 17-21 July
ATTENDEE TYPE            
AMS Full Member/ Program or Session Chair $660 $700 $720 $385 $425 $445
Non-Member Speaker, AMS Associate Member, or Exhibitor $710 $750 $770 $435 $475 $495
Non-Member   $790 $830 $850 $485 $525 $545
Retired Member $195 $235 $255 $110 $150 $170
AMS Student Member $165 $205 $225 $95 $135 $155
Student Non-Member $195 $235 $255 $110 $150 $170

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 06/30/2023. Cancellations made before this date will be charged a $50.00 processing fee.


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

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.
  • The recording or transmissions of any education sessions, presentations, demos, videos, or content in any format is strictly prohibited.
  • Participants should not copy or take screenshots of Q&A or any chat room activity that takes place in the virtual space.
  • 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 either:
    • 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, Stella Kafka, [email protected]
  • If you witness or experience behavior that constitutes an immediate and serious threat, please call 911.
Members of the response team: 
  • Stella Kafka, Executive Director
  • Stephanie Armstrong, Associate Executive Director
  • Brian Papa, Associate Executive Director
  • Jen Ives, Director of Meetings
  • Jenn Rosen, Senior Meetings and Exhibits Manager
  • Wendy Abshire, Education Program Director
  • Katy Putsavage, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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/).