Events

AMS Information Desk
AMS Info Desk

North 100 Level Prefunction

  • Saturday, 5 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 6 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
  • Monday, 7 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
AMS Career Fair (Saturday Session)
AMS Career Fair (Saturday Session)

Saturday, 5 January 2019, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall 4

The Career Fair is an excellent opportunity for job seekers and organizations to network. Job seekers can interview on site, in a one-on-one setting, with organizations looking to recruit highly talented individuals. Organizations can attract the attention of more than 4,000 professionals, recent graduates, and students in attendance.

CANCELLED: Scout Event
Scout Event

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 7:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hall 1

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*

AMS is offering Girl Scout Juniors and Boy Scouts an opportunity to earn the Weather-Ready Nation patch at this year’s Annual Meeting.

Registration
Registration

North 100 Level Prefunction

  • Sunday, 6 January 2019, 7:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
  • Monday, 7 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Speaker Ready Room
Speaker Ready Room

PCC North 121A

  • Sunday, 6 January 2019, 12:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
  • Monday, 7 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Meet President Roger M. Wakimoto and Presidential Forum Speakers
Meet President Roger M. Wakimoto and Presidential Forum Speakers

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
North Ballroom Foyer

This is a special event for Students and Early Career Professionals.

Guest Welcome Desk
Guest Welcome Desk

Phoenix Convention Center North Lower Level Prefunction

  • Sunday, 6 January 2019, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, 7 January 2019, 8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Newcomer's Welcome and Informational Exchange
Newcomer's Welcome and Informational Exchange

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
North 127ABC

This session is designed to provide first-time attendees with an overview of the Annual Meeting and suggestions on how to get the most out of their time while attending the meeting. 

Presidential Forum and Annual Meeting Welcome
Presidential Forum and Annual Meeting Welcome

Sunday, 6 January, 4:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
North Ballroom 120CD

Meeting attendees should note that the Annual Meeting will hold this year’s Presidential Forum on Sunday, 6 January 2019 at 4:00 p.m.; it will not be held on Monday morning, as has been the case in previous years.

Welcome Reception Honoring Newly Elected Fellows and Featured Award Winners
Welcome Reception Honoring Newly Elected Fellows and Featured Award Winners

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
North Ballroom Foyer

A Welcome Reception Honoring Newly Elected Fellows and Featured Award Winners will be held following the Presidential Forum and Annual Meeting Welcome. All are encouraged to attend.

AMS Career Fair (Sunday Session)
AMS Career Fair (Sunday Session)

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall 5

The Career Fair is an excellent opportunity for job seekers and organizations to network. Job seekers can interview on site, in a one-on-one setting, with organizations looking to recruit highly talented individuals. Organizations can attract the attention of more than 4,000 professionals, recent graduates, and students in attendance.

Student Conference Poster Session
Student Conference Poster Session

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Hall 4

All attendees are invited to stop by the Student Conference poster session, where undergraduate and graduate Student Conference attendees showcase their research.

The American Weather and Climate Industry Association and Early Career Professionals (AWICA) Reception
Tags: Diversity
Coriolis Reception
Coriolis Reception

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Deer Valley (Sheraton Grand)

The Coriolis reception brings together lesbian–gay–bisexual–transgender–queer (LGBTQ) friends and allies to mentor, network, and connect with individuals who share common professional and personal interests. 

Tags: Diversity
Colour of Weather Reception
Colour of Weather Reception

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 8:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Paradise Valley (Sheraton Grand)

Please join us at the 18th Annual Colour of Weather Reception for appetizers, expanding social networks, and exploring our commonalities. All Are Welcome!  

Tags: Diversity
Early Career Professionals Reception
Early Career Professionals Reception

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Encanto B (Sheraton Grand)

If you consider yourself a student or early career professional, and are trying to find your niche in the AMS community, this is an excellent opportunity to do it.

Member Services Desk
Member Services Desk

North 100 Level Prefunction

  • Monday, 7 January 2019, 10:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Quiet Room
Quiet Room

West 206

  • Monday, 7 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 January 2019, 7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Guest Coffee
Guest Coffee

Monday, 7 January 2019, 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Sheraton Hotel Hospitality Suite 428

All guests of registered attendees are invited to stop by to meet other guests. This event will include coffee and a presentation from Visit Phoenix so guests can plan to make the most of their trip.

Daily Weather Briefings (Monday Session)
Daily Weather Briefings (Monday Session)

Monday, 7 January 2019, 12:45 p.m.–1:05 p.m.
North 132ABC

The focus of these 15–20-minute briefings will be on near- and short-term weather impacting the Southwest, including the Phoenix, AZ, area, and extreme weather affecting urban or other vulnerable areas across the globe.