2020 AMS SOARS Schedule (Student Conference)

Saturday, January 11 (SOARS Booth C17)
Time Event
5:30PM – 7:30PM Student Conference Reception
Sunday, January 12 (SOARS Booth C17)
Time Event
6:30PM – 8:30PM Career Fair & Student Posters (open to all AMS attendees); East Registration Lobby of the Boston Convention Center


  • Kylee Lewis
    Poster # S189: Low-Level Temperature Inversions over Alaska's North Slope: Results from Radiosondes during 2018 Special Observing Periods
  • Angelie Nieves Jiménez
    Poster # S156: Influence of Environmental Wind on Land–Sea Breeze Afternoon Thunderstorms over Western Puerto Rico
7:30PM – 9:30PM Colour of Weather Reception, Marina Ballroom I (Westin Hotel)

2020 AMS SOARS Schedule (Annual Meeting)

Monday, January 13
Time Event
8:00AM – 9:30AM SOARS Breakfast, Marina Ballroom III (Westin Hotel)
12:15PM – 1:45PM Film screening and discussion, “Can We Talk?” (Room 255)
4:00PM – 6:00PM Hall B


  • Jamin Rader
    Poster # 139: Relating Zonal Variability in Sea Surface Temperature to the Structure of North Pacific Anticyclones
  • Malcolm Wilson
    Poster # 190: Analyzing Weather-Regime-Dependence of GFS Extended Precipitation Forecast Skill Based on the Convective Adjustment Time Scale
8:00PM – 10:00PM Coriolis Reception, Marina Ballroom III (Westin Hotel)

8:00PM – 10:00PM

Saturday, January 14
Time Event
4:00PM – 6:00PM Hall B


  • Ivy MacDaniel
    Poster # 861: Application of Statistical Methods to Improving Model Predictions of Rapid Intensification in Tropical Cyclones
  • Amin Taziny
    Poster # 778: Nowcasting of Auroral Electron Precipitation Using an Artificial Neural Network
  • Anthony Wilson
    Poster # 495: Investigating CESM1 Ability to Capture Heat Waves
Wednesday, January 15
Time Event
2:00PM – 2:15PM

Room 259A

Ebone Smith - An Ignition Point Sensitivity Study of the WRF-Fire Model: An Analysis of Wildfire Area and Location for the Indian Valley Fire

4:00PM – 6:00PM Hall B


  • Nathalie Rivera Torres
    Poster # 1494: Effect of High-Resolution Topography in Simulations of Hurricane Maria's Landfall in Puerto Rico
  • Angelie Nieves Jiménez
    Poster # 1217: Influence of Environmental Winds on Land–Sea-Breeze Afternoon Thunderstorms over Western Puerto Rico
  • Nicolas Gordillo
    Poster # 1308: Using WRF to Determine the Effects of Natural Sensitivities on Orographic Precipitation
Thursday, January 16
Time Event
10:45AM – 11:00AM

Room 205A

Marcel Corchado Albelo - Identifying Magnetic Energy "Hot Spots" in the Corona