2019 Annual Meeting

87th Annual Western Snow Conference April 15-18, 2019 Reno, Nevada

“Warm Snow Environments”


Local Attractions

The hotel is within easy walking distance of food, coffee, cinema, shopping, museums, wedding chapels, brewpubs, and, of course, casinos!

Conference Registration

Technical Tour

On Thursday April 18th a technical tour will visit the Dr. Church Archives at the University Nevada Reno, and various labs at the Desert Research Institute (DRI).  We will see their Eco Cells which focus on climate controlled agriculture studies to grow crops under climate change scenarios. In addition to the Eco Cells and the ice core lab, we will see their Climate Engine which is on-demand cloud computing and visualization of climate and remote sensing data.


The conference will be held at the Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel. The Renaissance is a beautiful four star hotel on the Truckee River Promenade. The negotiated room rate for our conference is $159/night. The hotel will honor the current federal perdiem rate for federal government employees with a valid federal government identification. If you call the hotel for reservations (775-682-3900), please be sure to mention you are with the Western Snow Conference to help meet our guaranteed room night contract. On line booking is available at:

We hope to see you in Reno for a lively western snow, water and weather discussion. Check this website for the most current information, or contact westernsnowconference@gmail.com or the Chairs below for more information.

Ron Abramovich
General Chair
Randall Osterhuber
Conference Chair
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