44th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology

44th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology

15 – 17 June 2016 Austin, TX


Important Dates

Pre-Registration Closes: 11 May 2016
Hotel Reservation Deadline: 20 May 2016
Presentation Upload Date: 08 June 2016
No Refunds Deadline: 08 June 2016
Extended Abstract Deadline: 15 July 2016
Recorded Presentations Available: 15 July 2016


The 44th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology is organized by the AMS Board of Broadcast Meteorology and sponsored by the American Meteorological Society.


All attendees must register to attend the conference. Registration may be completed online, via fax-in form, or onsite. Everyone presenting (both oral and poster) and/or attending must register and wear a badge. Be sure to register by 05/11/16 in order to receive the lower registration rate. Registrations received at AMS from 05/12/16 and through the conference dates will be processed at the higher rate (see rates below). After 05/18/16 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).

Onsite registration: The AMS registration desk at the DoubleTree by Hilton Austin Hotel will be open for registration on Tuesday, 14 June from 7:30am-5:30pm, and Wednesday-Friday during the hours of the conference.

Conference Registration Rates

The full-week package includes admission to all sessions, exhibits, breakfasts, coffee breaks, ice breaker reception, and one ticket to Thursday's Lunch.
The one-day package includes for one calendar day admission to all sessions, exhibits, breakfast and coffee breaks for one day. The Thursday Lunch is not included.
  Early Registration Registration Late Registration Early Registration Registration Late Registration
  Through May 11 May 12-June 13 On-Site Through May 11 May 12-June 13 On-Site
ATTENDEE TYPE            
AMS Full Member/ Program or Session Chair $520 $560 $580 $285 $325 $345
Non-Member Speaker, AMS Associate Member, or Exhibitor $565 $605 $625 $285 $325 $345
Non-Member   $615 $655 $675 $285 $325 $345
Retired Member $205 $245 $265 $95 $135 $155
AMS Student Member $180 $220 $240 $65 $105 $125
Student Non-Member $210 $250 $270 $95 $135 $155


AMS Short Course

AMS Short Course: New Challenges: Excellence in Broadcast Meteorology in a Changing Climate
June 14, 2016, Austin, TX

AMS Short Course: GOES-R Preview for Broadcasters
14 June 2016, Austin, TX

Conference Luncheon

Thursday, June 16, 12:00–1:30 PM
A ticket is needed to attend the Thursday Luncheon. One ticket to the 44th Conference on
Broadcast Meteorology Luncheon is included in the full-week registration package. The
Luncheon will take place in the Exhibit Hall (Phoenix South/Central Ballroom). Guest and/or
additional tickets ($50 each) may be purchased onsite until noon Wednesday 15 June.

Beyond the Meeting

For information about local attractions, events, and restaurants in Austin, please visit the Austin CVB’s website at http://www.austintexas.org/.

Transportation Information

Driving Directions to the DoubleTree by Hilton Austin Hotel
From Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
From Airport, turn west (left) onto Hwy 71/Ben White Blvd. Take Hwy 183 North to Hwy
290 West. Take Hwy 290 West to the IH35 exit. Turn right (north) on the access road. The
hotel is 2 blocks north on the right.
Distance from Hotel: 12 mi.
Drive Time: 20 min.

Super Shuttle: 17.00 USD
Rental Car: 35.00 USD
Taxi: 30.00 USD

Hotel Shuttle: Complimentary within 2 mile radius


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.

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