36th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

36th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

The AMS will be hosting the 36th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 6-10 May, 2024 in Long Beach, California.

The AMS Committee on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones serves as an authority on tropical meteorology and tropical cyclones for the Society and is the communication channel for the Society with the national and international organizations for tropical meteorological and related activities. The general functions of the committee are to stimulate research activities in problems of the tropical atmosphere and its relationships to other parts of the atmosphere-ocean-earth system represented by other committees, to encourage the exchange of ideas and information, and to promote the application of acquired knowledge to operational problems related to the Tropics. 

Important Dates

Call for Session Topics Opens: Early February 2023
Call for Session Topics Deadline: 28 July 2023
Abstract Submissions Open: 28 August 2023
Abstract Deadline: 29 November 2023
Acceptance E-mails Sent Out & Program is Posted: Mid-Late January 2024
Registration & Hotel Reservations Open: Mid-Late January 2024
Hotel Reservation Deadline: 1 April 2024
Early Registration Deadline: 1 April 2024
No Registration Refund After: 22 May 2024
Extended Abstract Deadline: 6 June 2024

Submit Session Topic Proposal


The 36th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology is organized by the AMS Committee on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones and hosted by the American Meteorological Society. The 36th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Chairs are Dr. Naoko Sakaeda nsakaeda@ou.edu and Pablo Santos pablo.santos@noaa.gov.


Sponsorship opportunities will be available soon. Interested companies and organizations should contact Adam Kelly.

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Keep up to date with the latest conference info: @ametsoc and @AMSTropical


All attendees must register to attend the conference. Registration must be completed online. Everyone presenting (both oral and poster) and/or attending must register. More information on registration will be released soon. 

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 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.
  • 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 conduct@ametsoc.org or call 617-226-3965
    • Email AMS Executive Director, Stella Kafka, skafka@ametsoc.org
  • 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/ams/index.cfm/about-ams/diversity-and-inclusion-at-ams/).