2018 Annual Meeting

See you on April 25-27 in Estes Park, Colorado!

Weather Modification Association Annual Meeting

An Opportunity to Learn, Meet & Network with Worldwide Members

The 2017 Annual Meeting will take place in Boise, Idaho on April 17-20, 2017 in conjunction with the 85th Annual Western Snow Conference. The meeting will feature technical sessions that will inform and educate attendees about current research and operations occurring in the field of weather modification. To register online, click below or scroll down for more event details. See you in Boise!

WMA conferences wouldn't be possible without the financial support of our sponsors. Becoming a sponsor is a great chance to promote your program, company, or institution. This year, anyone sponsoring the meeting will be able to have a table during coffee breaks to share with the members of the WMA and Western Snow Conference their corporation. Thank you for considering to help host this annual event!

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Conference Center & Accomodations

It is never too early to start preparing for Boise 2017

WHERE TO STAY

The Grove Hotel will offer a discount for WMA meeting attendees. This rate will only be applied to rooms in the block reservation. Members are urged to book their rooms quickly, as there will be no extra rooms outside this block available. To learn more about the hotel, please visit www.grovehotelboise.com.

RATES

$91 plus tax per night for a Standard Room
Valid April 14-21, 2017
Must book before March 27, 2017

ADDITIONAL ACCOMODATIONS

Members unable to obtain a room at The Grove are encouraged to seek accommodations at the Hampton Inn, which is located very close to the The Grove Hotel. For more information, please visit www.hamptoninn.com.

Event Information

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

The 2017 event kicks off with a Complementary Breakfast for all Registered Participants at 7:00am on Tuesday, April 18th followed by Opening Remarks at 8:00am. Those interested in the Short Course on Monday, April 17th should visit the Western Snow Conference website.

SEE THE FULL BOISE AGENDA

SEE THE SHORT COURSE AGENDA

ABSTRACTS

Abstracts for the Boise Meeting are due by March 17, 2017. All abstracts should be submitted online via Google Forms. To access the forms Click Here. Questions regarding abstracts or for a presentation or poster please email President-Elect, Stephanie Beall.

SUBMITTED ABSTRACTS

PRESS GUIDE

Any press attendance at the meeting will not be allowed unless the paperwork below is signed and returned to the WMA Executive Secretary by email prior to the first day of the meeting.

PRESS GUIDELINES

TRAVEL

Boise Airport located on Gowen Field is the busiest airport serving the State of Idaho. It hosts six airlines and over twenty destinations making getting here easy and convenient. Complimentary airport shuttle service is provided by The Grove Hotel. For more airport information, click on the logo below.

THINGS TO DO

Boise boosts a vibrant downtown, an active arts community, shopping centers, tasty restaurants, and easy access to outdoor activities. To learn more about Boise, please click on the logo below and explore the Boise Convention & Visitors Bureau website.

WEATHER

Boise experiences 220 days on average of sunshine and a  mild 62ºF average high temperature in April. Occasional spring showers may occur with 1.22 inches of average precipitation. Looks like the perfect time to visit!

Sponsor a Student to Attend

Invest in the Association's Future

The Weather Modification Association knows that the future of the field lies in the hands of those students who are studying meteorology in related fields. The Association asks it’s members to consider sponsoring a student for the Boise Meeting. The sponsorship amount being asked is $50 and will help pay for costs relating to the student attending the meeting. These students will be able to participate in the educational and networking experience of the meeting. Thank you in advance for helping out a student!