A message from our President:
Imagine you are on a February vacation in the warm South Pacific seeking dinner. You find a packed restaurant with a five-star rating. When you look in the window, you notice that everyone is over 7 feet tall! The restaurant across the street is also five-star, but when you peer through the open door you see a variety of people of different heights. Which restaurant would you enter? I’m guessing it would be the one with people more like you—under 7 feet tall. Is that a bias against really tall people or an affinity for people near average height? In social circles, we tend to gravitate toward others of a similar background, age, gender, class and race.
February is BHM—Black History Month. The National Weather Association makes history with our first Black president in 43 years. Oh, that’s me! It’s not something I focus on, except in the broader context of America’s story and our profession. The atmosphere is an equal-opportunity delighter and... READ MORE
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NWA Annual Meeting 2018
"Diversity in People, Models, and Methods"
43rd NWA Annual Meeting Venue and Hotel: Marriott St. Louis Grand, 800 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63101
Abstract submission for the 2018 Annual Meeting is now open:
- Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 March 2018
- Oral and Poster Presenters Notified: mid-April 2018
- Preliminary Agenda Posted Online: early Summer 2018
- 2018 NWA Annual Meeting: 25-30 August 2018
Schedule of Events
- Broadcast Meteorology Workshop: Sunday, 26 August
- Student Session including Speed Mentoring: Sunday, 26 August
- General Sessions: Monday-Thursday, 27-30 August
- NWA Annual Awards Luncheon: Wednesday, 29 August
For more information on exhibits, special accommodations, registration and the overall meeting program, keep checking the 2018 Annual Meeting Page and its links, or contact the NWA office at 405-701-5167 or firstname.lastname@example.org. NWA will provide updates on this Web page, on the NWA Facebook Page, Twitter and other social media. Please use the hashtag #NWAS18 for any tweets associated with the 2018 Annual Meeting.
2017 Annual Meeting Sponsors
2017 WeatherReady Fest