-19th Annual High Plains Chapter Conference-

Conference Dates: August 9-10, 2017 Abstract Deadline: July 15, 2017 Location: Dodge City Community College - Dodge City, Kansas

The 19th Annual High Plains Conference, sponsored by the High Plains Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association, will be held August 9-10 at Dodge City Community College located in Dodge City, Kansas. This year our conference which will feature daytime oral presentations and invited speakers. Oral and poster presentations are solicited on all topics related to weather that affects the Central and High Plains regions of the United States. Presentations on decision support services, weather-related sociology, and the use of Geographic Information Systems and social media are also welcomed. If you would like to register for the conference...simply scroll down the "Registration..." section below and click on the link.

Any questions regarding the conference should be sent to Wesley Hovorka at wesley.hovorka@noaa.gov or Laren Reynolds at laren.reynolds@noaa.gov

Agenda (Tentative)

Wednesday, August 9
Conference: 8:00am-5:00pm
Banquet: 7:00pm-8:30pm - Boot Hill Casino Conference Center

Thursday, August 10
Conference 8:00-12:00pm

Call for Papers...

Click here for the official Call for Papers.


Registration for the 2017 conference is now open. Click here to access the Conference Registration Form.


The conference banquet will be held at the Boot Hill Casino Conference Center in Dodge City during the evening of August 9. The banquet fee this year will be $25.


A block of rooms has been set aside at the Hampton Inn in Dodge City under the name "NWS". This room block expires July 25, 2017. You can reserve a room online by clicking here...or you can contact the Hampton Inn by phone at 620-225-0000.