NWA sponsored Annual Meetings, Conferences and Special Events

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 exdir@nwas.org to volunteer to help with the planning and programming.

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



Other Meetings, Conferences and Special Events

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 Earth Day
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/.