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Meeting Calendar
 13 Apr  Housing Registration Deadline
 21 Apr  Registration Deadline


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Meeting Location

All scientific sessions take place at the Baltimore Convention Center (BCC), located at One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland.

Session Hours

Oral session hours:
0830h-1015h
1045h-1230h
1400h-1545h
1615h-1800h (except Friday)
Oral session rooms are located on Level 3 of the Convention Center.

Poster session hours:
0830h-1230h
1400h-1800h (Friday, 1400h-1600h)
Poster sessions are scheduled Tuesday through Friday in Exhibit Hall C. Presenters will display posters for two days. Posters scheduled for Tuesday or Wednesday should be placed by Tuesday 0830h and remain up until 1800h on Wednesday. Posters assigned for Thursday or Friday should be placed on Thursday before 0830h and remain until 1600h on Friday.

Exhibits

Exhibits are located in BCC, Level 1, Exhibit Hall C. Unless otherwise noted, exhibits are open Tuesday and Wednesday, 0930h-1800h, and Thursday, 0930h-1600h.

AGU Booth
Tuesday and Wednesday, 0930h - 1800h
Thursday, 0930h - 1600h
BCC, Level 1, Exhibit Hall C

Meeting Services

Business Center
Tuesday through Friday
BCC, Level 3
0800h-1800h
The Baltimore Convention Center provides business services including photocopying, transparencies, fax transmission and receipt, overnight mail drop point, UPS, office supplies, and cellular telephone rental.

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Career Center
Tuesday and Wednesday, 0930h - 1800h
Thursday, 0930h - 1600h
BCC, Level 1, Exhibit Hall C
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.

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Child Care
Tuesday - Friday
BCC, Level 3, Room 330
By reservation only
The Nanny Network is providing child care service to attendees who make reservations by 26 April. Hourly rates will be based on the number of children and their ages. Average costs should range from $15 to $20 per hour. Advance registration is required. Please contact Melissa Ficek (mficek@agu.org) with your children's ages and times needed for care. Child care services are a contractual agreement between each individual and the Nanny Network. AGU assumes no responsibility for the services rendered.

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Coat/Bag Check
Tuesday through Friday
BCC, Level 1
0730h-1830h
There is a charge of $2.00 per piece to check items.

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Donor Circle Lounge
Tuesday through Friday
BCC, Level 3, Room 301
0730h-1800h
The Donor Circle Lounge offers a quiet atmosphere for Supporting Members and special AGU guests to start the morning, unwind in the afternoon, mingle, prepare for a presentation, and check e-mail. Continental breakfast is available in the morning and light refreshments are offered from noon until the lounge closes for the day. There is ready access to telephones, computers, printers, the Internet, newspapers, and a message board.

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E-mail/Wireless
Tuesday through Thursday, 0730h-1800h
Friday, 0730h-1600h
BCC, Level 1, Exhibit Hall C
Some e-mail terminals with secure Internet access are available inside Exhibit Hall C. A Wireless Internet Center is also available in Exhibit Hall C of the Convention Center.

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First Aid
A registered nurse will be on-call during all meeting hours to provide basic first aid services and supply items such as Band-Aids, etc.

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Media/Press Room
Tuesday through Thursday, 0730h-1730h
Friday, 0730h-1630h
BCC, Level 3, Room 322

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Message and Information Center
Monday, 1500h-1800h
Tuesday through Thursday, 0730h-1800h
Friday, 0730h-1400h
BCC, Level 1, Exhibit Hall C
This is the central information center for Joint Assembly. Anyone trying to contact meeting attendees should call the Message Center to leave a message. Telephone messages will be posted on message boards. Please plan to check these boards regularly in case other attendees are trying to reach you. Individuals cannot be paged. Outside of registration hours it is recommended that messages be left at the attendee's hotel. Check back in mid-April for the telephone number to the Center.

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Refreshments
Tuesday through Friday
BCC, Level 1, Exhibit Hall C
Morning:
  1000h-1100h
Afternoon:
  1530h-1630h

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Special Needs
AGU staff will work with vendors to provide reasonable support for those with special needs participating in sessions and other meeting events. Please contact the AGU Meetings Department (+1-202-777-7333 or ja-help@agu.org) by 20 April with such requests so that we have adequate time to arrange for such services. Check in at the Facilities Desk in Exhibit Hall B while at the meeting.

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Speaker Ready Room
Monday through Friday
BCC, Level 3, Room 328
ALL speakers are required to check into the Speaker Ready Room at least 24 hours before their presentation. Those presenting on Tuesday 23 May must check in on Monday between 1400h and 1900h. The hours of operation are:
Monday, 22 May  1400h-1900h
Tuesday, 23 May  0700h-1800h
Wednesday, 24 May  0730h-1800h
Thursday, 25 May  0730h-1800h
Friday, 26 May  0730h-1800h