Meet NOAA Education at the American Meteorological Society 2018 meeting
1. Stop by the NOAA booth.
Come visit us at booth 301 in the exhibit hall. Our reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor. We will be offering in-booth presentations and resources throughout the AMS 2018offsite link conference.
2. Launch your career in atmospheric sciences.
Saturday, 6 Jan. 2018, 5:30–7:30 p.m., Exhibit Hall 5
Sunday, 7 Jan. 2018, 6:15–8:15 p.m., Exhibit Hall 5
The Career Fair is an excellent opportunity for job seekers and organizations to network. NOAA staff will be discussing student opportunities. The Career Fair is open to all attendees of the Annual Meeting on Sunday and the Student Conference on Saturday.Student opportunities at the NOAA Boothoffsite link
Wednesday, 10 Jan. 2017, 3:30–4:00 p.m., Booth 301
3. Explore your world through NOAA data visualizations and technology.
NOAA not only has access to a vast array of data on Earth's ocean and atmosphere, the agency also has amazing visualization platforms. NOAA will be presenting tools from the NOAA Visualization Lab, Data in the Classroom, and Science On a Sphere®.Thinking Globally: Enhancing Learning with NOAA Earth System Data Visualization Tools—SOS, SOSx, NOAA Viewoffsite link
Monday, Jan. 8 2018, 9:00–9:15 a.m., Ballroom CData in the Classroom: New Tools for Engaging Students with Dataoffsite link
Monday, Jan. 8 2018, 2:15–2:30 p.m., Ballroom C
4. Support diversity in the weather enterprise.
Sunday, 7 Jan. 2018, 7:00–9:00 p.m., 408 (Hilton)
All are welcome! Colour of Weather was formed to promote greater inclusion and access of people from all backgrounds in the Geosciences. The event is co-sponsored by the NOAA Center for Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology.Building Mentoring Relationships Between Alumni and Students of Jackson State Universityoffsite link
Tuesday, 9 Jan. 2017, 11:00–11:15 a.m., Ballroom CNational Weather Service and the NOAA-Education Collaborative Science Center Project: Shaping a Diverse and Scientifically Capable Workforce through Collaborative Researchoffsite link
Tuesday, 9 Jan. 2018, 11:30–11:45 a.m., Ballroom CIncreasing Participation through NOAA's Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutionsoffsite link
Tuesday, 9 Jan. 2018, 11:45 a.m–12:00 p.m., Ballroom CTrends in Federally Employed Women and Minorities in STEM at the Leading U.S. Science Agenciesoffsite link
Wednesday, 10 Jan. 2018, 3:45–5:20 p.m., Exhibit Hall 3
5. Meet NOAA supported students.
Nineteen students supported by the NOAA Hollings Scholarship and Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions will be showcasing their research at AMS 2018. Drop by their posters and presentations to network with and learn from these talented scholars.
6. Join us at WeatherFest!
WeatherFestoffsite link is an event for teachers, students, families, weather enthusiasts of all ages. Join NOAA and many other exhibitors for a fascinating look at weather, water, and climate. WeatherFest takes place at the Austin Convention Center in Exhibit Hall 1 from 12–4:00 p.m. Sunday, 7 Jan. 2018.