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NWA sponsored Annual Meetings, Conferences and Special Events
|March 7–9, 2014||
39th Annual Northeastern Storm Conference
The Lyndon State College Chapter of the AMS and NWA will sponsor this annual conference at the Holiday Inn in Rutland, Vermont.
|March 27–29, 2014||
18th Annual Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference
This annual conference sponsored by the Central Iowa NWA Chapter will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny, Iowa.
|April 4–5, 2014||
The 12th Annual Southeast Severe Storms Symposium
This symposium sponsored by the East Mississippi Chapter of NWA/AMS will be held in the Palmeiro Center on the Mississippi State University campus.
|August 6–7, 2014||
The 16th Annual High Plains Conference
This conference, sponsored by the High Plains Chapter of the AMS and the NWA, will be held on the campus of Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska.
|October 18–23, 2014||
39th NWA Annual Meeting
The 39th NWA Annual Meeting (#nwas14) will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah at the downtown Sheraton Hotel. Plan now to attend and present! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer to help with the planning and programming.
Browse to the NWA Local Chapters for information on their local activities.
|March 12, 2014||
Webinar: Boulder Flood Response – EOC Operations
This free online webinar will cover experiences of the City and County of Boulder in launching a sustained response and recovery effort to the 2013 Colorado floods. This is part of a series of webinars that look at lessons learned from emergency management situations. Learn more about the series at the registration link above.
|March 15, 2014||
Central Indiana Severe Weather Symposium
This biennial all day symposium is geared toward providing advanced training for spotters and weather enthusiasts. With attendance growing, it now will be held at Butler University in Indianapolis, IN.
|March 16–22, 2014||
National Flood Awareness Week
Flooding is a coast to coast threat to the United States and its territories in all months of the year. The week is intended to highlight some of the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated with floods, and what you can do to save life and property.
|March 23, 2014||
World Meteorological Day
The day is celebrated this day every year to commemorate the entry into force in 1950 of the convention that created the WMO. The day also highlights the huge contribution that National Meteorological and Hydrological Services make to the safety and well-being of society. This year's theme is "Weather and climate: engaging youth."
|March 23–29, 2014||
National Tsunami Awareness Week
Tsunamis do not have a season and do not occur regularly or frequently. Yet they pose a major threat to the coastal populations of the Pacific and other world oceans and seas. Nothing can be done to prevent them, but the adverse impact on the loss of life and property can be reduced with proper planning. Find out what you can do to prepare, and learn what is being done to predict, detect, and warn of tsunamis.
|April 5, 2014||
Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium and Family Weatherfest
This annual event will run from 9 AM to 2 PM in Lincoln, Nebraska, bringing activities, experiments, exhibits, displays, speakers, storm spotter training and more.
|April 5, 2014||
The 34th Annual Fermilab Tornado and Severe Weather Seminar
Tom Skilling, WGN-TV's chief meteorologist, will host the seminar at the Ramsey Auditorium, Fermilab National Accelerator complex in Batavia, Illinois.
|April 7–10, 2014||
International Weather Radar and Hydrology Symposium
This Washington, DC area event will cover a wide variety of topics related to hydrological, hydro-meteorological, hydro-climatological and water management applications of weather radar, its data and its products.
|April 9–13, 2014||
National Tropical Weather Conference
This conference at the Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island will bring the current director of the NOAA/NWS/National Hurricane Center and three former directors together to discuss tropical systems and forecasting. Conference presentations will cover tropical systems, mitigation, forecasting, seasonal forecasting, and more. NWA Seal holders can receive CEUs for attending.
|April 14–17, 2014||
2014 National Hurricane Conference
This annual conference will be held at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Florida.
|April 22, 2014||
Each year Earth Day marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The event provides a day to hold activities worldwide that increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment.
|May 6–8, 2014||
Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW)
This annual workshop brings together a diverse group of climate researchers, climate product producers, and climate information users to share developments in research and applications of climate predictions for societal decision-making. It will convene in Fairfax, Virginia, at the Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel, and focus on "Climate Information for Health, Energy and Transportation Interests."
|May 11–16, 2014||
28th Annual Governor's Hurricane Conference
Touted as the largest, most well attended hurricane conference in the nation, it will be held in Orlando, Florida with a theme of "Rethink Risk." It will provide hurricane-focused emergency management training for businesses, elected officials, and the media. Topics include the role of shelter transition teams, Florida's regional evacuation studies, urban search and rescue, social media, wind forecasting, private sector disaster response, and infamous Florida hurricanes.
|May 28, 2014||
35th Anniversary Colloquium: Advances in Extratropical Cyclone Understanding and Prediction Since the 1979 Presidents' Day Storm
The conference will be held at NOAA's Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, Maryland.
|November 3–7, 2014||
27th AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms
The conference will be held at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, WI. Abstracts are due 1 July 2014.
|November 19–21, 2014||
2014 FLASH Annual Conference – Resilience Revolution
The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes will hold this year's event in Orlando, Flordia, discussing resilience through building codes and construction practices, policy, research, and communications.
The Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training (COMET®) has professional development opportunities online at https://www.meted.ucar.edu/.