50th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology

50th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology

The AMS will be hosting the 50th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, 21-23 June, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona and Online.

@AMSBroadcastCon

Important Dates

Call for Session Topics Opens: Late December
Call for Session Topics Deadline: Mid January
Abstract Submissions Open: Late January 
Abstract Deadline: Late February 
Acceptance E-mails Sent Out & Program is Posted: Mid-Late April
Registration & Hotel Reservations Open: Late March- Early April
Hotel Reservation Deadline: Mid May
Early Registration Deadline: Mid May
No Registration Refund After: Early June
Extended Abstract Deadline: Late July

Organizers

The 50th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology is organized by the Board on Broadcast Meteorology and hosted by the American Meteorological Society. The 50th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology Chairs are Danielle Breezy (dbreezy@wkrn.com) and Vanessa Alonso (meteorologist_vanessa_alonso@yahoo.com).

Sponsorship

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

Connect with us!

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

Follow us on Twitter: #AMS50BC

Registration

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/).