29th Conference on Education

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Abstract Submissions

Abstracts were due on August 8, 2019.

Abstract Fee and Author Instructions

The 29th Symposium on Education is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Commission on Education and Human Resources.


Call for Papers

  • Active Learning Demonstrations from the Atmospheric Sciences;
  • Effective Strategies for Increasing Minority Participation in the Atmospheric Sciences;
  • Experiential Learning for Undergraduates in the Atmospheric Sciences;
  • From Students to Industry Leaders: How IBM’s Weather Company Volunteers Are Creating an Atmosphere for Meteorological Understanding;
  • Incorporating Data Science and Machine Learning into Atmospheric Science Education;
  • Mount Washington Observatory's Arctic Wednesdays: Professional Development for Teachers in Extreme Weather & Climate; Pre-College Education Initiatives - Engaging Students;
  • See It, Hear It, Touch It – Informal Weather Education Outreach;
  • University Education Initiatives; Using Real Time and Archival Weather Data to Spark Interest in STEM Careers for Elementary and Middle School Students

Joint Sessions

  • Innovative Teaching Strategies in University Instruction; Learning Does Not Stop After College:  Continuing Education and Mentoring in Meteorology (Joint between the 29th Conference on Education and the Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals)

Student Award Opportunities

The 29th Conference on Education Committee welcomes abstract submissions from students and postdocs. Awards will recognize outstanding presentations given by students. To be eligible for the awards, you must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at a university, and you also must be the lead author and presenter of the work. Registrants should indicate their eligibility for student awards when submitting their abstracts.

Conference Contact(s)

For additional information, please contact the program chairs, Jeffrey Yuhas (email: [email protected]) and Reginald Blake (email: [email protected]).