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NWA sponsored Annual Meetings, Conferences and Special Events
|October 12–17, 2013||
38th NWA Annual Meeting
The 38th Annual Meeting will be held in Charleston, South Carolina at the North Charleston South Carolina Convention Center with the meeting hotel being the Embassy Suites located next door. Details are posted at http://www.nwas.org/meetings/nwa2013/.
|October 28–29, 2013||
Northern Plains Winter Storm Conference (2013NPWSC)
The Eighth Annual Northern Plains Winter Storm Conference will be held at St. Cloud State University in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. Abstracts are due 4 October. The Central Minnesota NWA Chapter at SCSU is a sponsor. More information is available at: http://www.stcloudstate.edu/ahs/npwsc/default.asp.
Browse to the NWA Local Chapters for information on their local activities.
|June 23–29, 2013||
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
Summer is the peak season for one of the nation's deadliest weather phenomena – lightning. But don't be fooled, lightning strikes year round. In the United States, an average of 54 people are reported killed each year by lightning. Hundreds of people are permanently injured each year. Lightning is a serious danger. Please take time to review and promote lightning safety. A list of resources is available at http://www.nwas.org/links/lightning.php.
|July 16–18, 2013||
2013 Road Weather Management Stakeholder Meeting
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will be sponsoring its annual Road Weather Management Stakeholder meeting on July 16-18, 2013 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The purpose of the meeting is to provide a venue for peer exchange between the transportation and weather enterprise communities. Details at: http://www.its.dot.gov/meetings/roadweather_meeting_stakeholder2013.htm
|Sep 16–20, 2013||
The 19th AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology Conference and the 2013 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference
This international conference will be held in Vienna, Austria. Session topics include current and future satellites, instruments and their applications, climate, calibration and characterization, and data access for easy utilization. The overarching theme will be water vapor, clouds, and precipitation, and the use of current and planned Earth observation systems to improve our understanding and adequately monitor trends and variability in the global hydrological system. Due date for abstracts was February 18th. For more information, please visit www.conferences.eumetsat.int.
|Sep 23–26, 2013||
Virtual US-Canada Border Conference
This conference via Webinar will cover many topics related to weather along the US-Canada Border. Details on the conference purpose and recommended audience at: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/bis/?n=nws_border_conference. Abstracts due June 30, 2013.
The Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training (COMET®) has professional development opportunities online at https://www.meted.ucar.edu/.