97th AMS Annual Meeting | 22–26 January 2017 | Seattle, WA

Conferences and Symposia

Conferences and symposia represent the core of the AMS Annual Meeting. They provide the backbone for the organization of our technical sessions.


17th Presidential Forum: Earth System Observations in Service to Society
Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts
Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects
Lance Bosart Symposium
Robert A. Houze, Jr. Symposium
33rd Environmental Information Processing Technologies
31st Conference on Hydrology
29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and the 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction Conferences
26th Symposium on Education
21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface
20th Atmospheric Science Librarians International Conference
19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
16th Annual AMS Student Conference
15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences
15th History Symposium
15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment
14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
14th Conference on Space Weather
13th Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
13th Symposium on the Urban Environment
12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice
Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions
Eighth Conference on Environment and Health
Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy
Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications
Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation's Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Fifth Annual AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals

The conference comprises a mix of speakers, panelists, and group discussions.  Several networking opportunities throughout the conference encourage communication with both other young professional attendees and invited early, mid, and late career professionals involved in AMS.  A special networking event will held early Sunday evening for only those that register for the conference.

Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden–Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction, and Impact
Fifth Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation
Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate
Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Second Symposium on Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability
Second Symposium on Special Sessions on US-International Partnerships
Symposium on Greening the Built Environment
Special Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Major Weather Impacts of 2016
Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation Needs to Advance Research, Prediction, and Communication