A group welcoming weather professionals, enthusiasts, and those with an interest in science.
The Oregon AMS executive council is proud to offer the first meeting of the 2015/16 season. Please come hungry! Guests of AMS members are also welcome.
2015/16 “WELCOME BACK” SOCIAL MEETING & NEW 5-MINUTE RAPID-FIRE PRESENTATIONS ON A TOPIC OF YOUR CHOICE
When: Wednesday, September 30th 2015. Happy hour 6-7pm and formal meeting from 7-9pm.
Where: McMenamins Restaurant (Lloyd District) – 1504 N.E. Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97232. We have the closed-door banquet room reserved.
Driving Directions: click http://tinyurl.com/m6jbanb
Details: Please come hungry and thirsty! You can order on your own and the food is delicious!
Parking For Free: Park one block north of Broadway (in the neighborhood for free) if you can not find available parking on Broadway or in the McMenamins lot itself.
Agenda & Action Item: This is a casual “welcome back” meeting. Come enjoy a bite to eat and a beverage with fellow AMS members. Renew your dues before the rush of the big October Winter Weather Forecast Conference at OMSI in October. Bring thumb drive to the meeting with a PDF, JPG or Powerpoint Presentation and you can present on any weather, earth science or climate related subject. Maybe tell us about your summer vacation (with a weather twist of course).
This will be a great meeting. We are excited to see what kinds of topics will be presented. We hope to see you all there on Wednesday, September 30th!
Some other important notes!
* Mark your calendars now for Saturday, October 24th 2015 at 10am for the 23rd annual Winter Weather Forecast Conference at OMSI in Portland. This free event is sure to draw 300+ attendees. We will once again raffle off a Davis weather station. If you are interested in presenting at this conference, please stay tuned for an RFP (request for presentations) coming to your inbox soon.
* The Oregon AMS executive council is currently seeking speakers and topics for the 2015/16 season. If you have something in mind, or a speaker referral, please let us know ASAP. We have several speakers we are reaching out to, but we want to hear from all of you as well!
* Our September meeting has been set for Wednesday, September 30th in Portland. Another e-mail will follow this one with details.
President, Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS)