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UC Wasington CenterAMS Washington Forum

April 10-12, 2012, University of California Washington Center, Washington DC

2012 Theme

“Toward a Weather, Water and Climate-Ready Nation”

ORGANIZERS

The Board on Enterprise Economic Development, part of the AMS Commission on the Weather and Climate Enterprise.

PURPOSE

To provide an opportunity for members of the weather, water, and climate community to meet with senior Federal agency officials, Congressional staff, and other community members to hear about the status of current programs, learn about new initiatives, discuss issues of interest to our community, identify business opportunities, and speak out about data and other needs.

ANTICPATED SESSIONS
Health and Environmental Security: Weather/Climate Impacts and Mitigation Strategies
Space Weather, and Military Uses of Weather and Climate Data
Economic Benefits and Bankability of Weather and Climate Data
Executive Branch and Agency Initiatives, Plans, Progress and Opportunities
Hydrology & Water Resource Management and International Perspectives on Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction
Academia: Training the New Workforce

ACCOMMODATIONS

Attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations. Please see the hotels document (pdf) for a list of nearby options and discount codes.

AMS WASHINGTON FORUM DINNER (Tues.)

On  Tuesday evening, a Forum dinner will be held at the nearby Doubletree  Hotel (1515 Rhode Island Drive NW). Tickets ($35 for AMS Members / $45 for Non-Members) must be purchased for this event by 1:00pm Tues. Dinner will be served at 6:30pm. A cash bar will be open 1 hour prior to dinner.

The AMS Washington Forum falls over Passover this year. If anyone is in need of a kosher meal(s) or has other (or very specific) dietary needs, please contact the AMS Meetings Department at least 2 weeks prior to the meeting so we can make special arrangements.

REGISTRATION

There are two ways to register for the AMS 2012 Washington Forum:

1) On-line Registration: *Recommended Method*
For on-line registration via the AMS web-page link at the left. TO OPEN BY 1 DECEMBER.

2) On-Site registration. The AMS 2012 Washington Forum registration desk at the University of California Washington Center will be open for registration starting 1 hour prior to the start of the Forum and will remain open throughout the Forum.

     
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION RATES

Pre-Registration (by midnight on 21 March 2012):
AMS Member Attendee or Speaker: $250
Non-Member Attendee or Speaker: $350

AMS Student Member (with Valid Student ID): $50
Non-Member Student: $100

AMS Member One (1) Calendar Day Only: $125
Non-Member One (1) Calendar Day Only: $175

Late or On-Site Registration (22 March 2012 or On-Site):
AMS Member Attendee or Speaker: $350
Non-Member Attendee or Speaker: $450

AMS Student Member (with Valid Student ID): $50
Non-Member Student: $100

AMS Member One (1) Calendar Day Only: $175
Non-Member One (1) Calendar Day Only: $225

FULL-CONFERENCE REGISTRATION includes: your badge (must be worn at all times in the meeting room), a program, and for each of three days: admission to the meeting, a light breakfast, a lunch, and two refreshment breaks. [Tickets to the dinner banquet on Tuesday evening must be purchased separately.]

ONE (1) – DAY CONFERENCE REGISTRATION includes: your badge (must be worn at all times in the meeting room), a program, and for any one day: admission to the meeting, a light breakfast, a lunch, and two refreshment breaks. [Tickets to the dinner banquet on Tuesday evening must be purchased separately.]

REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE PROCESSED WITHOUT PAYMENT. Payment may be made with check, money order, purchase order, or credit card (MasterCard/VISA/American Express). Checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank and payable in U.S. dollars. Refunds (less a $25 processing fee) will be granted only for cancellations received by Monday, 2 April 2012.

 

 

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