NWA sponsored Annual Meetings, Conferences and Special Events

March 6–8, 2015 40th Anniversary Northeastern Storm Conference
Taking place in Saratoga Springs, New York, this meeting will bring together professionals and students to share new ideas and knowledge in the atmospheric sciences. Presenters typically come from the NWS, private sector, broadcast industry, research community and military to cover topics ranging from numerical modeling to global warming.
March 26-28, 2015 19th Annual Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference
Sponsored by the Central Iowa NWA Chapter, it will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny, Iowa.
March 28-29, 2015 13th Annual Southeast Severe Storms Symposium
The East Mississippi Chapter of the NWA/AMS conducts this annual symposium at Mississippi State University.
October 17–22, 2015 40th NWA Annual Meeting
The meeting will be held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel is the host hotel. Meetings will be held next door in the Cox Convention Center. It is the NWA's 40th anniversary, so plan to attend this informative meeting and celebration.

Browse to the NWA Local Chapters for information on their local activities.



Other Meetings, Conferences and Special Events

February 5, 2015 National Weatherperson's Day
It is observed on the birthday of John Jeffries, one of the United States' first weather observers who took daily measurements starting in 1774.
February 10-12, 2015 International Disaster Conference and Expo
This conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, will explore public and private disaster response from an international perspective and offer solutions to prevent property loss in catastrophes. Topics include, emergency management resilience, response and recovery technology innovations, public health and medical management, animals in disasters, and insurance considerations. Courses prior to the start of the expo include Tornado Awareness, Social Media for Disaster Response and Recovery, and others.
February 13-15, 2015 17th Annual National Storm Chaser Convention
ChaserCon 2015 will be held in Denver, Colorado. Guest Speakers include Tim Marshall, Dr. Greg Forbes and Rich Thompson; there will be a Forecasting Class held in conjunction with the meeting.
February 23-25, 2015 National Tornado Summit and National Severe Weather Workshop
Held at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City, the National Tornado Summit improves disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery in order to save lives and property in the United States. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend five general sessions and seven breakout sessions in five different tracks: Adjusters, Emergency Management, Producers, Special Interest and National Severe Weather Workshop.
February 27-28, 2015 2015 Pacific Northwest Weather Workshop
Sponsored by NOAA's NWS, the University of Washington and the Puget Sound Chapter of the AMS, the theme is: “Advances in High-Resolution Prediction over the Pacific Northwest”. It will be held at the NOAA Western Regional Center, Building 9 Auditorium, Seattle, WA.
March 6, 2015 19th Annual Severe Weather Symposium
The Ohio State University Meteorology Club sponsors this annual symposium to be held this year in the US Bank Conference Theater at the Ohio Union on the campus of The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH starting at 9 am, with check in starting at 8 am.
March 22-28, 2015 National Tsunami Preparedness 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. Visit the TsunamiReady web site to get started.
March 23, 2015 World Meteorological Day
World Meteorological Day is celebrated every year on 23 March to commemorate the entry into force in 1950 of the convention that created the World Meteorological Organization. The day also highlights the huge contribution that National Meteorological and Hydrological Services make to the safety and well-being of society. Theme for 2015 is: Climate Knowledge for climate Action.
March 30 - April 2, 2015 2015 National Hurricane Conference
It will be held at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX.
April 8 - April 11, 2015 National Tropical Weather Conference
This annual conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn on South Padre Island, Texas. The upcoming hurricane season along with Hurricane Odile will be hot topics at the conference.
November 13-18, 2015 IAEM 63rd Annual Conference & EMEX 2015
"Expanding the Spectrum of Emergency Management" This conference to be held at the Paris Hotel in Clark County, NV provides a forum for current trends and topics, information about the latest tools and technology in emergency management and homeland security, and advances IAEM committee work. Conference sessions encourage stakeholders at all levels of government, the private sector, public health and related professions to exchange ideas and collaborate to protect lives and property from disaster. IAEM's Emergency Management & Homeland Security Expo (EMEX), draws a myriad of exhibitors who are the top suppliers to the fields of disaster preparedness and homeland security.


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