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2019 Events




 new icon NewsletterWWRP Quarterly e-News #6 (April 2018)  


2018 Events


  • 9th International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (IWTC-9)
    (Honolulu, Hawai, USA, 3-7 December)

  • High Weather Workshop
    (Beijing, China, 20-22 November)

  • Joint PDEF/WGNE Meeting 2018
    (Tokyo, Japan, 8-12 October)

  • 2nd Int Conference on Subseasonal to Seasonal Prediction Project (S2S)
    (Boulder, CO, USA, 17-21 September)

  • WG Tropical Meteorology Research (WGTMR) and Workshop on Total Warning System Concept
    (Auckland, New Zealand, 11-13 September)

  • 3rd Year of Polar Prediction in the Southern Hemisphere meeting (YOPP-SH#3) (Madison, Wisconsin, USA , 16-19 July )

  • Project Meeting 2 - TLFDP - UPDRAFT - EXOTICCA
    (Shanghai, China, 9-11 July)

  • 5th Polar Prediction Workshop
    (Montreal, Canada, 7-9 May)

  • ECR and GEWEX Open Science Conference
    (Canmore, Canada, 3-11 May)

  • 2nd Polar Prediction School
    (Abisko, Sweden, 17 - 27 April)

  • 4th Session PPP-SERA Meeting
    (Wageningen, Netherlands, 16-22 April)

  • Expert Team Meeting on Weather Modification
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 21-22 March)

  • 9th Session of the Polar Prediction Project (PPP) Steering Group Meeting
    (Reykjavik, Iceland, 13-15 March)

  • Technical HIGHWAY meeting and HIGHWAY High Level Meeting
    (Nairobi, Kenya, 26-28 February 2018 and 1-2 March)

2017 Events

  •  Preparatory meeting for the HIGHWAY Project
    (Mwanza, Tanzania, 11-16 December)

     Click here for the updated workshop programme   

     (updated 20 Aug 2017)  list of invited reviews  

       List of IWM-6 Training Topics

       Registration is now open       Click here to REGISTER

    more information available at:

  (Cape Town, South Africa, 27 August - 1 September)

  • Nowcasting and Mesoscale Working Group Meeting
    (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 15-16 August)

  • Predictability, Dynamics, Ensemble Forecasting (PDEF) Working Group Meeting
    (Bern, Switzerland, 3-5 July)

  • Expert Team Meeting on Weather Modification
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 26-28 June)

  • High Impact Weather (HIWeather) Steering Group Meeting and Value Chain Workshop
    (Berlin, Germany, 6-7 May)

AMS events IN 2017

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2017 AMS Washington Forum

Washington DC

2-4 May 2017

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45th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/

4th Conference on Weather Warnings & Communication

Kansas City, MO

21-23 June 2017

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23rd Conference on Applied Climatology

Asheville, NC

26-28 June 2017


21st  Conference on Atmospheric & Oceanic Fluid Dynamics/

19th Conference on Middle Atmosphere

Portland, OR

26-30 June 2017

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17th Conference on Mesoscale Processes

San Diego, CA

24-28 July 2017


30th Conference on Climate Variability & Change/

24th Conference on Probability and Statistics/

16th Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Baltimore, MD

24-28 July 2017


2017 Summer Community Meeting

Madison, WI

2-3 August 2017


38th Conference on Radar Meteorology

Chicago, IL

28 August – 1 September 2017

The AMS Annual Meeting
(Seattle, Washington, USA, 22–26 January)

The AMS Annual Meeting is the world’s largest yearly gathering for the weather, water, and climate community. It brings together great minds from a diverse set of scientific disciplines – helping attendees make career-long professional contact and life-long friends while learning from the very top people in the atmospheric sciences.

For detailed information about the above events please click on the event title or visit the AMS website at:


Dr Paolo Ruti
Chief, WWRD
e-mail: pruti at

Mrs Nanette Lomarda
Senior Scientific Officer, WWRD
e-mail: nlomarda at

Prof. Alexander Baklanov
Scientific Officer, AERD and WWRD
e-mail: abaklanov at

Dr Estelle de Coning
Scientific Officer, WWRD
email: edeconing at

Dr Julia Keller
Junior Professional Officer, WWRD
e-mail: jkeller at

Mrs Nathalie Tournier
Web Assistant, WWRD
e-mail: ntournier at





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