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 13 Apr  Housing Registration Deadline
 21 Apr  Registration Deadline


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Writing Workshop

Hands-On Writing Workshop
1245h-1545h Tuesday, 23 May
Sheraton Hotel, Camden Rooms I & II

Can you explain your research in understandable language? Share your enthusiasm for science! Hands-on writing workshop at Joint Assembly will teach the basics of writing clear, concise summaries of scientific research papers to a broad audience. Increase the visibility of your research and help the public better understand science

Register online to attend this FREE three-hour session. Lunch is provided but space is limited.

Education Programs

Education/Student Lounge
0830h - 1700h
Tuesday through Friday

Are you looking for a place to continue an engaging discussion prompted by an Education Session? Or trying to find a comfortable chair to chat with fellow job-seekers about career alternatives? Are you a student or recent graduate interested in getting informal advice from program managers about how the federal funding system works? Visit this special lounge, located adjacent to the Career Center in the Baltimore Convention Center Exhibit Hall. Look for the schedule of daily special events and bring-your-own brownbag lunch-time talks on specific topics, posted at the lounge entrance. Outreach Programs.

Outreach Programs

Geophysical Information for Teachers (GIFT) Workshop
Time, Date, and Location TBD

Registration deadline is 28 April 2006. Online registration for the GIFT Workshop will be available soon.

This workshop offers teachers of pre-college students an opportunity to meet the scientists doing the research that is defining our physical world and its environment in space. A specific workshop topic will be announced soon. Check this page for details. Participating teachers will be provided with complimentary meeting badges and will also have an opportunity to attend technical sessions and exhibits of the Joint Assembly. Registration deadline is Friday, 28 April 2006, and space is limited to the first 50 participants. For more information, contact Outreach: AGU, 2000 Florida Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20009; Tel: +1-800-966-2481, ext. 515; Fax: +1-202-328-0566; E-mail: outreach@agu.org.


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Career Center
0830h - 1700h Tuesday through Thursday
Baltimore Convention Center Exhibit Hall

Looking for a great new employee for your academic, industry, or government team? Seeking an exciting job opportunity? The AGU Career Center provides the ideal site for linking a high quality, well-trained scientific workforce with the best job opportunities waiting to be filled. The Career Center also provides current career information and the latest data on employment trends in the geosciences.

Job Openings
A PUBLIC LISTING of job openings will be available approximately two weeks prior to the meeting.

Employers

Employer Booth Rental
  Days   Hours   Rate  
  One Half Day   0830h-1230h or
1300h-1700h
  $75  
  One Full Day   0830h-1700h   $150  
  Entire Week
(Tuesday to Friday)
  0830h-1700h   $400  

Use the AGU Career Center Employer Pre-registration Form to post your positions, or register on-site. With the Joint Assembly attracting some of the most talented and promising geoscientists, the AGU Career Center is your ideal choice to recruit for positions, meet and interview candidates, and access our extensive resume database. All employers must be registered to attend the meeting to participate in this activity. Employers who pre-register for the Career Center will be able to view job candidate resumes and vitae electronically prior to the Joint Assembly; information about this service will be provided upon job registration.

To request additional information or reserve interview booth space, please contact:

AGU Career Services, AGU
2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009
Tel: +1-800-966-2481, ext. 504
Fax: +1-202-328-0566
E-mail: careers@agu.org.

Job Candidates
The Joint Assembly brings together top employers from academe, industry and government. The AGU Career Center provides a full range of employment opportunities in the geosciences as well as post-doctoral opportunities, fellowships, and other valuable career information and services. Job candidates who are registered for the meeting my submit their resume online for employer review.

If you can not upload your resume in advance, please bring 5 copies for consideration and drop it off at the Career Center upon your arrival in Baltimore. There is no charge for prospective employees to use the Career Center services.


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Student Travel Grants
The deadline for receipt of the Student travel grant application has past.

Outstanding Student Paper Awards
Judges from most of the Sections and Focus Groups will be circulating throughout the meeting, in order to identify the best presentations by first-author students at the meeting. Judges will consider the scientific content of the work, but will place significant emphasis on the quality of the presentation delivery and graphics and the knowledge and poise of the student presenter. Winners (notified by the end of July 2006) will receive a formal certificate and have their names published in Eos later in the summer.