Events

Local Chapter Posters (Tuesday Session)
Local Chapter Posters (Tuesday Session)
Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall 3

AMS local chapters will display posters related to their chapter history and activities at the 98th Annual Meeting. The posters will highlight all the interesting and exciting activities that AMS local chapters are involved in.

Women in Atmospheric Sciences Luncheon
Women in Atmospheric Sciences Luncheon
Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Ballroom A (ACC)

The 2018 Women in the Atmospheric Sciences Luncheon will focus on the importance of inclusion and diversity in atmospheric and computational science and related fields. The Luncheon will feature four panelists, including Dr. Valerie Taylor from Argonne National Laboratory, Dr. Patty Lopez from Intel Corporation, Ms. Tracy Hansen from NOAA’s Global Systems Division, and Ms. Jessica Mink from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. All are encouraged to attend this luncheon.

Daily Weather Briefings (Tuesday Session)
Daily Weather Briefings (Tuesday Session)
Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 12:35 p.m.–1:05 p.m.
Room 17A (ACC)

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 (Tuesday Session)
Poster Viewings with Coffee Breaks (Tuesday Session)
Tuesday, 9 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.

Webster Dinner
Webster Dinner
Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Ballroom A (ACC)

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

Check back soon for more information.

Local Chapter Posters (Wednesday Session)
Local Chapter Posters (Wednesday Session)
Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall 3

AMS local chapters will display posters related to their chapter history and activities at the 98th Annual Meeting. The posters will highlight all the interesting and exciting activities that AMS local chapters are involved in.

Daily Weather Briefings (Wednesday Session)
Daily Weather Briefings (Wednesday Session)
Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 12:35 p.m.–1:05 p.m.
Room 17A (ACC)

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)
Poster Viewings with Coffee Breaks (Wendesday 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.
Ballroom A (ACC)

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)
Daily Weather Briefings (Thursday Session)
Thursday, 11 January 2018, 12:35 p.m.–1:05 p.m.
Room 17A (ACC)

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

SOLD OUT

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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