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

Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation's Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events

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Presentation Topics

Papers for this conference are solicited on:

  • University/Student AMS Chapter contributions to building a WRN...outreach events on campus or in local communities.
  • Decision Support Services and the Tools to Enable Forecasters
  • Early Warning, Decision Support and Societal Benefits of 3-4 Week forecasts and seasonal/sub-seasonal outlooks
  • Water prediction advances to build a "water-ready nation"

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: 8 August 2016
Acceptance Emails Sent: late-September 2016

Abstract Fee

The $95 abstract fee  (payable by credit card or purchase order) is refundable only if your abstract is not accepted.

What's Included

Your fee includes your abstract, extended abstract (optional), and your recorded oral presentation posted to the online program which is available to all visitors for free. 

Student Award Opportunities

The 5WRN Committee is proud to award four student prizes at the Student Award Opportunities. These awards recognize outstanding student contributions based on an evaluation of both the submitted written paper and corresponding oral or poster presentation. 

Program Chair(s)

For additional information please contact the program chairperson(s), Douglas Hilderbrand (email: [email protected]), Dave Jones (email: [email protected]), Jennifer Sprague (email: [email protected]), Ken Carey (email: [email protected])