On-Line Registration and payment is available here

Welcome to the registration information for the 52nd CMOS Congress being held at the Halifax Convention Centre (HCC) in Downtown Halifax, NS, Sunday – Thursday, June 10 – 14, 2018. Note that the science program for Thursday will be a full day program.

Registration desk hours

During Congress the desk will be open as follows:
Sunday          14.00 - 18.30
Monday          07.00 - 17.30
Tuesday          07.00 - 17.00
Wednesday     07.30 - 17.00
Thursday        08.00 - 14.00

Registration Fees

Full Congress fees include one ticket for each of the East Coast Icebreaker, the Patterson-Parson’s Luncheon and the East Coast Lobster Feast Awards Banquet. Please order extra tickets only for your invited guests.

Associate member organizations are the American Meteorological Society (AMS), the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) or the Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU). Consider becoming a CMOS member or renewing your CMOS membership here.

For the Full Congress

Early Bird – Until May 25, 2018


CMOS / CMOS Associate
CMOS Student
Retired / Life


Regular          $715
Student $310

After May 25, 2018


CMOS / CMOS Associate          
CMOS Student $360
Retired / Life  $360              


Student $380

Single Day Fees

CMOS / CMOS Associate   
CMOS Student
Retired / Life 

Student $175 



GOES-R (details available here)             

Extra Tickets for your guests 

East Coast Icebreaker 
June 10 (Sunday)  $40  
Patterson-Parson`s Lunch  June 12 (Tuesday)  $50
East Coast Lobster Feast Awards Banquet June 13 (Wednesday)  $80

Additional Information

GOES-R Workshop: A workshop  is being held on Sunday June 10 for an additional fee of $50.00. Further details are available here. You may register to attend this workshop without registering for the Congress.

Social Activities: Many activities are planned during the Congress including Student Events to which MEOPAR students are welcome. Further information on these activities will be available soon.

Accommodation: Excellent hotel rates are available here. Indicate “CMOS” when you make your booking. MEOPAR attendees are encouraged to book at the Hampton Inn.

MEOPAR: The Annual Training Meeting (June 12-13) and Annual Science Meeting (June 14-15) are being held in parallel with the CMOS Congress. These meetings are only open to MEOPAR personnel.

The CMOS Congress APP will link to the sessions and abstracts and speaker bios. Abstracts will be available on-line at  http://www.cmos.ca  before, during and after the congress.

Special Needs: 
If you have any special needs (e.g. meals, allergies, mobility), please indicate it on your on-line registration form. Please note that the CMOS Awards East Coast Lobster Feast on Wednesday evening features a seafood meal. Please specify on the registration form if you do not want lobster. Alternatives are chicken or vegetarian.

Cancellation Policy:
Notices of cancellation for the complete meeting or a specific event must be received at the CMOS office by email or mail at least 14 days prior to the event (Not later than May 25th ), in which case approximately 90% of the amount involved will be reimbursed. Cancellation between May 26 and June 5 will result in approximately 50% of amount involved being reimbursed. We regret that cancellations at a later date or failure to attend will not qualify for a refund.

Notices must be addressed as follows:
By e-mail:  accounts@cmos.ca
By mail: CMOS, P.O. Box 3211, Station D, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 6H7

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