Join us in Seattle from January 22–26, 2017 along with over 3,500 fellow scientists, educators, students, and other professionals from across the weather, water, and climate community to share, learn, and collaborate.

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Meeting Theme

“Observations Lead the Way”

In all issues facing the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and the professions it serves, the first priority should always be to obtain the necessary observations and information. Whether to address numerical weather prediction, climate, situational awareness, economic value of forecasts, societal impacts, or any other need, data-driven, science-driven decisions move our community and society forward.

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By The Numbers

533 Sessions

2,325 Oral Presentations

1,436 Poster Presentations

19,700 Sq Ft of Exhibits


“I often say the Annual Meeting should be on the bucket list of any weather enthusiast or professional in the field of weather, climate, meteorology, and atmospheric sciences.”
—Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd, Past AMS President