Please see below for the registration rates and registration policies for the AMS 101st Annual Meeting.  Please note, we have kept registration as low as possible to encourage wide participation. 


Student Conference Registration details can be found on the Special Conference Registration page. 

Press Registration details can be found on the Press Registration page.  


Registration Rates




Early Registration


Late Registration



Through 12/1



AMS Full Member




AMS Full Member Speaker or Poster Presenter, AMS Full Member Program Chair, or AMS Full Member Session Chair



Not Available

Exhibitor Attendee, AMS K-12 Teacher Member, Co-Sponsoring Society Member*




Non-Member Speaker or Poster Presenter, Non-Member Program Chair, or Non-Member Session Chair



Not Available

Non-Member, AMS Associate Member




Retired Member




AMS Student Member




Student Non-Member





Cosponsors for the 2021 Annual Meeting: Air & Waste Management Association, American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists, American Geophysical Union, Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Chinese Meteorological Society, European Meteorological Society, Indian Meteorological Society, Meteorological Society of Japan, The Oceanography Society, World Meteorological Organization


Registration for the virtual elements of the AMS 101st Annual Meeting includes access to the following for all days of the conference:

  • All Oral and ePoster Sessions for our Conferences and Symposia
    • Core Science Keynotes
    • Lectures
    • Named Sessions
    • Presidential Forum and Presidential Sessions
    • Panel Discussions
  • Exhibits
  • Town Hall Meetings and Side Panels
  • Select Events
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Networking Opportunities



Registration Policies

Everyone presenting (both oral and poster) and/or attending the 101st AMS Annual Meeting must register. Early registration rates are valid through Tuesday, 1 December 2020.

Cancellation Policy:  Refunds (less a $25 processing fee) will be granted for cancellations received on or before 15 December 2020. After 15 December, refunds for cancelled registrations will not be granted.

Please contact the AMS Meetings department ( with requests or questions regarding cancellations.

Payment Policy: Registrations utilizing Purchase Orders or check payments must be completed online on or before December 15th.  After December 15th, credit cards will be the only form of payment accepted for registration. 

Payment for all registrations, regardless of payment method, must be received by December 31, 2020.  Registrations that are not paid in full as of December 31, 2020 will be canceled and not have access to the virtual meeting. 

Code of Conduct Policy: By registering for the AMS Annual Meeting, you are agreeing to adhere to the Professional and Respectful Conduct at AMS Meetings policy

Abstract Fee:  Please note that the abstract submission and payment of the $95 abstract fee does not provide access to the meeting.  The abstract fee is separate from the registration fee. 

The abstract fee of $95 is refundable only if the abstract is NOT accepted.

Important Registration Dates

December 1st – Early registration rate deadline

December 15th – Last day to receive a refund for cancelation

December 15th – Last day to register using purchase order or check as payment

December 31st – Registrations without full payment will be canceled  


Please note, late registration will not be available to speakers, poster presenters, program chairs and session chairs. In order for AMS to confirm their participation, ensuring a smooth and productive experience for all during the week of the Annual Meeting, they must register BEFORE 8 January, 2021.


Student Conference Information and Registration: Special Conference Registration
The Ninth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals will be held as part of the 2021 Annual Meeting.  Registration for the Annual Meeting will include access to the Early Career Conference, a separate registration is not required.  


Have questions regarding registration or about the virtual elements of the AMS 101st Annual Meeting? Please see our frequently asked questions.