34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Virtual Meeting

34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Virtual Meeting

09 – 14 May 2021 Virtual Meeting

AMS Meetings and COVID-19

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation this meeting will be held virtually 09-14 May 2021.

Important Dates

Session Topic Proposal Deadline: 1 July 2019

Abstract Deadline: 22 November 2019
Acceptance E-mails Sent Out & Program is Posted: late December 2019

Updated Acceptance Emails Sent Out and Updated Program Posted: end March 2020
Deadline for Accepted Authors to Confirm/Withdraw Presentations for 2021: 15 June 2020

New Abstract Deadline: 16 November 2020

New Abstract Acceptance Emails sent out: 21 December 2020 Postponed
Pre-Registration Deadline: 1 April 2021
No Registration Refund After: 23 April 2021
Supplementary Information Deadline: 15 June 2021


Online Registration

*Please note due to this meeting going virtual, the registration rates may change. If you have already registered for this conference, we will contact you if and when these rates change.

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The 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology  is organized by the AMS Committee on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones and is hosted by the American Meteorological Society. 


There are several sponsorship opportunities available at the 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. All sponsors will receive recognition on the conference website, conference program and signage at event sponsored. Interested companies and organizations should contact Jen Ives at jives@ametsoc.org.


*Please note due to this meeting going virtual, the registration rates may change. If you have already registered for this conference, we will contact you if and when these rates change.

Already registered for the 34th Hurricanes Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology? Existing registrations for the meeting will be honored over the new 2021 dates. Can no longer attend in 2021? Please email mwelch@ametsoc.org to request a full refund.

All attendees must register to attend the conference. Registration may be completed on-line, via fax-in form, or on-site. Everyone presenting (both oral and poster) and/or attending must register and wear a badge. Be sure to register by 04/01/21 in order to receive the lower registration rate. Registrations received at AMS from 04/02/21 and through the conference dates will be processed at the higher rate (see rates below). After 04/24/21 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). There will be no registration refunds after 04/24/21. Cancellations made before this date will be charged a $25.00 processing fee.

The full-week package includes admission to all conference sessions, coffee breaks, poster viewings, Monday Icebreaker, and Wednesday Banquet. 
The one-day package includes for one calendar day admission to all conference sessions, coffee breaks, and poster viewings.
Early Registration Registration Late Registration Early Registration Registration Late Registration
Though 1 April 2 April - 09 May On-Site Though 1 April 2 April - 09 May On-Site
ATTENDEE TYPE            
AMS Full Member, AMS Affiliate Member, Program or Session Chair $630 $670 $690 $311 $351 $371
Non-Member Speaker or Poster Presenter,  Exhibitor Attendee,  or Co-Sponsoring Society Member* $680 $720 $740 $311 $351 $371
Non-Member   $730 $770 $790 $311 $351 $371
Retired Member $250 $290 $310 $101 $141 $161
AMS Student Member $220 $260 $280 $71 $111 $131
Student Non-Member $250 $290 $310 $101 $141


Online Registration

Visa Information for International Attendees

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) 226-3971, 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 conduct@ametsoc.org 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:
  • 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

Inclusivity at AMS

 AMS is commited 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/).