A message from our President:

Time to Submit an Abstract to the NWA Annual Meeting

Paul Schlatter, 2019 NWA President

The time is here! The call for abstracts for the 2019 NWA Annual Meeting in Huntsville September 7-12, 2019, is now out. You have until March 7 to submit an abstract. As I mentioned in January’s newsletter, the Annual Meeting Planning Committee, the NWA Board of Directors, and I are looking at novel ways to enhance your experience as an attendee, with a focus on finding ways to embrace this year’s theme of “Pay it Forward”. I have several exciting ideas to share as you consider submitting an abstract.

First, let me begin by saying I LOVE attending the NWA Annual Meeting each year. It’s always a highlight for me, both professionally and personally. I’ve made lifelong friends at the meeting and developed key professional contacts that ended up being mutually beneficial through my career and personal life. My karaoke skills have improved because of the Annual Meeting (ask me about this the next time you see me). I bet you feel the same way if you attended the meeting in the past and, even if you haven’t ever attended, I pledge to do my best to ensure you have a similarly awesome experience at this year’s meeting.

Networking at the Annual Meeting is certainly a key component of the experience, but this month’s message is about the presentations/posters and motivating you to embrace new ideas as you prepare to submit an abstract. I truly believe the presentations at the Annual Meeting help me do my job better as a Science and Operations Officer at NWS Boulder.


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NWA_ColorNWA 44th Annual Meeting

"Pay it Forward"


September 7-12, 2019

Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama


Important Links

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 7 March 2019
  • Oral and Poster Presenters Notified: mid-April 2019
  • Preliminary Agenda Posted Online: early Summer 2019
  • 2019 NWA Annual Meeting: 7-12 September 2019

Additional Information

For more information on exhibits, special accommodations, registration and the overall meeting program, keep checking the 2019 Annual Meeting Page and its links, or contact the NWA office at 405-701-5167 or nwahelp@nwas.org. NWA will provide updates on this Web page, on the NWA Facebook Page, Twitter and other social media. Please use the hashtag #NWAS19 for any tweets associated with the 2019 Annual Meeting.

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2018 Exhibitors

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