Events

Webster Dinner
Webster Dinner
Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A

Attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets when preregistering since only a limited number will be available on site. All are invited to attend.

Meet President-Elect and Acting President Roger M. Wakimoto (Wednesday Session)
Meet President-Elect and Acting President Roger M. Wakimoto (Wednesday Session)
Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
AMS Resource Center

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Daily Weather Briefings (Wednesday Session)
Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 12:35 p.m.–1:05 p.m.
Location TBD

These 30-minute briefings will provide analyses and forecasts of major national weather features and impacts, with focus on central Texas weather affecting the meeting.

Poster Viewings with Coffee Breaks (Wednesday Session)
Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 3:45 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall 2/3

We encourage all attendees to take the opportunity to grab a snack and coffee and spend this extended afternoon break networking with colleagues and viewing the hundreds of posters on display in the poster hall. Poster displays are grouped by conference and change each day.

Awards Banquet Reception
Awards Banquet Reception
Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall 4

In advance of the AMS Annual Awards Banquet, all attendees are invited to a reception in Exhibit Hall 4. Our exhibitors come from all over the United States and abroad and showcase a wide range of products, publications, and services. This is a great opportunity to browse new publications, visit interactive exhibits, pick up AMS merchandise, or network with vendors.

Meet President-Elect and Acting President Roger M. Wakimoto (Thursday Session)
Meet President-Elect and Acting President Roger M. Wakimoto (Thursday Session)
Thursday, 11 January 2018, 10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
AMS Resource Center

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Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Thursday, 11 January 2018, 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Exhibit Hall 4

A free continental breakfast will be served – help yourself to coffee and visit that booth you’ve been meaning to investigate before it closes!

Raymond Lunch
Raymond Lunch
Thursday, 11 January 2018, 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A

The Raymond Symposium Interaction between Convection and Large-Scale Disturbances will include a lunch reception welcoming symposium attendees, along with Dave's collaborators, colleagues and former students to honour Dave for his exceptional career of 43 years, in particular his special and unique blend of theoretical and observational approaches.Check back soon for more information.

Daily Weather Briefings (Thursday Session)
Thursday, 11 January 2018, 12:35 p.m.–1:05 p.m.
Location TBD

These 30-minute briefings will provide analyses and forecasts of major national weather features and impacts, with focus on central Texas weather affecting the meeting.

Solar Farm Outing
Thursday, 11 January 2018, 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Solar Farm

Join us on a trip to the Webberville Solar Farm, a 35-megawatt direct current (DC) photovoltaic system located 22 miles north of downtown Austin on a 380-acre site owned by the City of Austin.  Backup location for this tour will be the Kingsbery community solar project, now being developed on a 26-acre site about 4 miles east of downtown Austin.

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