Information For


All registered attendees for the 99th Annual Meeting may bring up to two guests to the meeting.  Each guest will be required to wear a badge, which can be picked up at the registration desk, and be accompanied by a registered attendee. 

Advertisers and Sponsors

The Annual Meeting is the largest AMS conference each year and the 99th is a special one—it kicks off the AMS's Centennial celebration! It is a great time to promote your organization to approximately 4,000 attendees from academia, research, government, and the private sector. AMS offers several Annual Meeting sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Choose from a specific package or mix and match to create a bundle that works best for your organization.

All Attendees

Find answers to all of your questions about attending the 99th Annual Meeting - FAQs, Accessibility Info, and more! 

First-time Attendees

We are excited to have you join us in Phoenix for your first AMS Annual Meeting! Here are some tips to help you make the most of it.

Authors and Presenters

Congratulations - you've been selected to present at the AMS 99th Annual Meeting! Find out all of the information you'll need to give a successful presentation in Phoenix, whether it is an oral presentation or poster presentation.


Are you a company or organization related to weather, water, and climate? Our attendees range from undergraduate students to the top experts in YOUR field – and they want to meet you in the exhibit hall!

Teacher or scientist?  We'd love to have you staff a booth that can capture the imagination of children of all ages with hands-on, interactive experiments and demostrations at WeatherFest! 


Attending the AMS Annual Meeting is an important step in your career path. Check out special opportunities and awards available to students.


In an effort to increase science literacy, AMS is committed to providing K–12 teachers with the opportunity to interact directly with scientists as an attendee at the 99th AMS Annual Meeting, which will take place 6–10 January 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. Funding is being provided to teachers wishing to participate in this meeting through a newly established Teacher Travel Grant Program.

Program Chairs

The AMS thanks the many tireless volunteers who help make our Annual Meeting possible.  Here are resources for our program chairs, who organize our technical sessions.