Special Sessions/Programs of General Interest

15th Presidential Forum: Will Weather Change Forever—Anticipating Meteorology in 2040
Monday, 5 January, 9:00–10:30 A.M.; North Ballroom CD
Arizona Science Center Reception
Monday, 5 January, 7:00–10:30 P.M.; Arizona Science Center IMax Theater

All are invited to attend the reception at the Arizona Science Center which will feature a demonstration of Water Sim—an interactive decision support tool for water resources and "23|5 Talks," an hour-long set of public talks will follow the format of the well-known Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) talks. This year, our  speakers will present topics of interest to the general public and Phoenix in particular.


Meet the President
Tuesday–Thursday, 6–8 January; Room 126A
2015 AMS Themed Joint Sessions
Monday–Thursday, 5–8 January
Core Science Keynotes

The Core Science Keynotes series is a new element of the AMS Annual Meeting. It is intended to highlight, discipline by discipline, the foundational knowledge and research challenges that drive our field forward as a whole. 

AMS Beacons Program to Help Lighten the AMS Annual Meeting!
AMS Career Fair
Sunday, 4 January; North Ballroom AB of the Phoenix Convention Center

This event offers a convenient way for meeting attendees to explore available career and graduate school opportunities with representatives from academic institutions, government agencies and companies in the field.

Daily Weather Briefings
Monday–Thursday, 5–8 January, 12:45–1:05 P.M.; Room 132AB
Book Signings
AMS Resource Center and AMS Exhibit Hall 5

The authors of some of your favorite AMS books will be at the Annual Meeting in Phoenix. Come to the AMS Resource Center in the Exhibit Hall to meet them and have your books signed!

Harry R. Glahn Symposium: The Evolution of Postprocessing Methods in Weather Forecasting and Analysis
Tuesday, 6 January, 8:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M.; Room 211A
Eugenia Kalnay Symposium
Wednesday, 7 January, 8:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M.; Room 229A
Women in the Atmospheric Sciences Luncheon: The Evolving Role of Women in the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Wednesday, 7 January, 12:00–1:30 P.M.; Room 213AB