Contact Information

AGU Meetings Department
2000 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20009 USA
Phone: +1 202 462 6900
N. America: (800) 966-2481
Fax: +1-202-328-0566
E-mail:
(Subject: 2009 Joint Assembly)

Social Events, Activities, and Business Meetings

All prices below are in U.S. Dollars. Tickets can now be purchased on site at the convention centre, level 600.

Business Meetings and Receptions

Sunday, 24 May

Open Forum on AGU's Governance

(AGU members are welcome to attend)
Metro Toronto Convention Center
1845h–2030h, Room 801A

Monday, 25 May

Near Surface Geophysics Luncheon

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, 801B
1230h – 1400h

Atmospheric Sciences, Biogeosciences and Hydrology (Joint) Reception

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, 801A
1830h – 2000h

Geodesy, Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism, Ocean Sciences, Seismology, Tectonophysics, and Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology (Joint) Reception

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, Hall F
1830h – 2000h

Wednesday, 27 May

AGU Council Meeting

Westin Harbour Castle, Pier 4
1830h–2000h

Social Events

Saturday, 23 May

Icebreaker

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 700
1800h – 1930h
A ticket is required; the event is free

Sunday, 24 May

Toronto Harbour and Island Dinner Cruise aboard the Stella Borealis

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1900h (Boarding)
1930h (Departure)
$52.00

Monday, 25 May

Student Breakfast

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, 801A
0700h – 0800h
SOLD OUT

GAC Awards Luncheon

The Logan Medal, The Hutchison Medal, The Ambrose Medal, and The Neale Medal will be presented. The Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences "Best Paper" Award will be also presented.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, 801A
1230h – 1400h
$25.00

Near Surface Geophysics Luncheon

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, 801B
1230h – 1400h
$25.00

Space Physics and Aeronomy and Planetary Sciences Joint Reception

The Rosewater Supper Club
19 Toronto Street
1930h – 2200h
$60.00

Tuesday, 26 May

MAC Awards Luncheon

The Young Scientist Award, the Peacock Medal, the Hawley Medal, and the Berry Medal will be presented.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, 801A
1230h – 1400h
$25.00

AGU Honors Ceremony

A tribute to the 2009 AGU Fellows
The Westin Harbour Castle
Frontenac Room
19:00h
A ticket is required; the event is free

(A brief reception follows for those attending the ceremony)

AGU Honors Banquet

The Westin Harbour Castle
Harbour Ballroom
(immediately following the Ceremony and Reception)
$55.00

Wednesday, 27 May

Mineral Deposits Division (GAC) Award Luncheon

The Derry and Gross Medals will be presented.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, 801A
1230h – 1400h
$25.00

CGU Awards Reception

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, 801B Foyer
1830h – 2100h
Regular: $35.00
Student: $15.00

CGU Awards Ceremony

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Level 800, 801B
1930h – 2030h
free

Short Courses

Short Courses Details

Friday, 22 May – Saturday, 23 May

* Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry in the Earth and Planetary Sciences

University of Toronto, Koffler Institute Bldg, Room KP-108, 569 Spadina Avenue (end of Bancroft Ave)
Duration: Two days, pre-meeting
Member: $420.00
Nonmember: $475.00
Student Member: $250.00
Student Nonmember: $295.00

* Registration for this short course is being processed directly by the Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC). Follow the links to 2009 short courses. Rates above are in Canadian Dollars. Note: It is not mandatory to register for the meeting to attend this short course.

Field Trips

Field Trip Details

Wednesday, 20 May – Friday, 22 May

Meteorite Impact, Ore Deposits and Regional Geology

Duration: Three days, pre-meeting
Regular: $320.00
Student: $160.00

Thursday, 21 May – Saturday, 23 May

Rocks, Structures and Tectonic Scenarios: Introduction to the Grenville Province of Ontario

Duration: Three days, pre-meeting
$320.00

Saturday, 23 May

Niagara Rocks, Building Stones, War and Wine

Duration: One day, pre-meeting
$160.00

Thursday, 28 May

Sedimentology of the Paris and Galt Moraines and Hydrogeological Implications

Duration: One day, post-meeting
$80.00

Workshops

Workshop Details

Saturday, 23 May

HuBLE Interpretation Workshop: New Insights into the Deep Structure and Dynamics of the Hudson Bay Region, Canada

University of Toronto, Earth Sciences Center, Dept. of Geology, 22 Russell St.
Duration: One day, pre-meeting
Member: $20.00
Nonmember: $36.00
Student Member: $12.00
Student Nonmember: $20.00

Monday, 25 May

Earth Science Teaching: Issues and Practices

University of Toronto, Earth Sciences Center, Dept. of Geology, 22 Russell St.
Duration: One day
Member: $20.00
Nonmember: $36.00
Student Member: $12.00
Student Nonmember: $20.00
Teacher: free