On 12 May the EMS Council took the difficult decision to cancel the EMS Annual Meeting 2020, in view of all uncertainties concerning the spread of COVID-19, travelling limitations, social distancing, etc. .... Read more.
We also have more positive news: the recipient of the EMS Young Scientist Award comes from Estonia for the first time: Velle Toll, and the OMSZ had its 150-year anniversary a few days ago. The Swedish Meteorological Society has a new President: read the interesting interview with Kerstin Vejdemo. In addition, this issue of the ems-message has items about the activities of ESSL, the AME photo and video competition, and an upcoming IFMS webinar.
Please note that the deadline for submissions for three EMS Media Awards is next week on Wednesday the 20th.
I very much hope that next year we will have an onsite conference again so that we can meet our colleagues and friends in Barcelona.
Bob Riddaway, EMS President