Special Sessions

18th Presidential Forum
Sunday, 7 January 2018, 4:00 p.m.
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D
18th Presidential Forum

AMS is excited to announce the keynote speaker for the upcoming 98th Annual Meeting will be renowned glaciologist and climate scientist Richard Alley, who serves as the Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences at Penn State University.

Note that this year’s Presidential Forum will be held on Sunday, 7 January 2018 at 4:00 p.m.; it will not be held on Monday morning, as has been the case in previous years.

How To Become a Better Presenter?
Monday, 8 January 2018, 7:15 a.m.–8:15 a.m.
Austin Convention Center, Room 18A
Themed Joint Sessions
Tuesday–Thursday, 9–11 January 2018, 8:30 a.m.–3:45 p.m.
Austin, Texas

During the 98th Annual Meeting in Austin, themed joint sessions offer attendees a great opportunity to learn about cutting-edge science, applications, and outreach activities related to the Annual Meeting theme of “Transforming Local Communication in the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise”.

AMS Publications Special Session: How to Maximize the Impact of Your Research and What AMS Can Do to Help
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Room 17B (ACC)
Core Science Keynotes
Monday–Wednesday, 8–10 January 2018, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Austin, Texas

The Core Science Keynotes series is an ongoing element of the AMS Annual Meeting. During the 98th Annual Meeting in Austin, Core Science Keynotes offer attendees a chance to listen to speakers summerize the state of current knowledge in their field.