AMOS communication symposia offer a forum for communication professionals and others involved in the communication of the weather, climate and oceans sciences to meet, share experiences and ideas, and develop skills for effectively communicating AMOS sciences. 

The inaugural symposium will run as a parallel stream in the AMOS-ICTMO 2019 Conference  program on Wednesday 12 June.


One day AMOS-ICTMO 2019 registration. Symposium delegates wishing to attend sessions at the AMOS-ICTMO 2019 event on the other days (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) should register for a full AMOS-ICTMO 2019 conference pass.


AMOS-ICTMO2019 conference website at

Draft Program

Time Session

AMOS-ICTMO 2019 panel discussion

Challenges to communicating climate change in Australia

0945 AMOS-ICTMO 2019 keynote
1030 Morning tea

Communicating the AMOS sciences: view from the bench

Chair: TBC



Communicating AMOS sciences: how do we know when we get it right?

Chair: Karen Pearce, Bloom Communication

Panel discussion on evaluation – what works, what doesn’t?




Workshop: Lost in Translation (OEH)

1330 Uwe Radok lecture


Melissa Lyne, AMOS


How to help your team connect with their audiences

Whether it’s the media, industry, or a school group, regular communication training will help your experts connect with their intended audiences. This session is useful for those who want to know what to look for when outsourcing training, or those who need/want to do it as part of their role.

1500 Afternoon tea

Communicating AMOS sciences: how do we do it better?

[Comms café]

1700 End