June 12-14, 2019, San Diego, CA
Session Topic Deadline: 20 December, 2018
Abstract Deadline has been extended: 20 February, 2019
Acceptance E-mails Sent Out & Program is Posted: Mid–March, 2019
Registration & Hotel Reservations Open: Now Open
Hotel Reservation Deadline: 08 May, 2019
Pre-Registration Deadline: 08 May, 2019
No Registration Refund After: 03 June, 2019
Extended Abstract Deadline: 12 July, 2019
The 47th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology is organized by the Board on Broadcast Meteorology and hosted by the American Meteorological Society. The Fifth Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication is organized by the Board on Societal Impacts and the Committee on Severe Local Storms and hosted by the American Meteorological Society.
There are several sponsorship opportunities available at the 47th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/Fifth Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication. All sponsors will receive recognition on the conference website, conference program and signage at event sponsored. Interested companies and organizations should contact Ricky Sidla.
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 08 May, 2019 in order to receive the lower registration rate. Registrations received at AMS from 08 May and through the conference dates will be processed at the higher rate (see rates below). After 11 June 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).
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 8||May 8-June 11||On-Site||Through May 8||May 8-June 11||On-Site|
|AMS Full Member, AMS Affiliate Member, Program or Session Chair||$500||$540||$560||$265||$305||$325|
|Non-Member Speaker or Poster Presenter, AMS Associate Member, or Co-Sponsoring Society Member||$550||$590||$610||$265||$305||$325|
|AMS Student Member||$195||$235||$255||$70||$110||$130|
Tuesday, 11 June from 5:30-8:30pm (Time is subject to change)
A ticket is needed to attend the Tuesday Field trip and tour to the Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. The tour will be 90 minutes and transportation will be provided. $25 tickets will be available for purchase when registering.
Buses will depart the hotel after short courses have ended.
Thursday, June 13, 12:00–1:30pm
A ticket is needed to attend the Thursday Luncheon. One ticket to the 47th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/Fifth Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication Luncheon is included in the full-week registration package. The Luncheon will take place in the Exhibit Hall (Rio Vista Salon D-F). Guest and/or additional tickets ($50 each) may be purchased onsite until noon Wednesday 12 June.
Thursday, 13 June from 7:00-10:00pm
A ticket is needed to attend the Thursday Outing which will take place at Café Coyote located in the Heart of Historic Old Town San Diego. Tickets are priced at $40 per person. Ticket includes food, 1 drink ticket, and transportation to and from the hotel to the event. Children's tickets are also available at $20 per person (Age 12 & under only).
Buses will depart the hotel at 6:30pm.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-226-3965.
If you are the subject of unacceptable behavior or have witnessed any such behavior, please immediately:
Notify an AMS Staff Member who is wearing a blue ribbon.
Email email@example.com or call 617-226-3965. All members of the AMS response team, listed below, will be alerted to the report to ensure a timely response.
Members of the AMS response team:
Keith Seitter, Executive Director
Stephanie Armstrong, Associate Executive Director
Brian Papa, Associate Executive Director
Jen Ives, Meetings 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/).