2008 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting
Cairns, Australia, 29 July - 1 August 2008
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Abstract Submission Instructions for Scientists from ‘Low Income’ or ‘Lower Middle Income’ Countries

  1. Check the country list below to see if your country is listed.
  2. If your country is not listed, you are not eligible for a waiver of your abstract submission fee.
  3. If your country is listed, you may submit your abstract online at no charge by providing the following information in the payment portion of the submission form.
Payment Type: select 'Purchase Order'
PO Number: AGU Waiver
Billing Address: Enter Your Institution
City: Enter Your City
Country Code: Enter Your Country
Name: Enter Your Name
Phone: Enter Your Telephone Number

Submit Confirmation of Meeting Attendance

Deadline Date: 2 April 2008

Authors from World Bank ‘Low Income’ or ‘Lower Middle Income’ countries must provide confirmation of meeting attendance by 2 April to AGU Headquarters. The following information must be mailed to 2008 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, ATTN: Meetings Department 2000 Florida Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20009; faxed +1+202-328-0566, or e-mailed to wp-help@agu.org by the deadline date.

  1. The availability of funding to attend the meeting. Documentation must be provided from the member submitter or the member sponsor for each abstract. Supporting letters indicating that you have secured the funds or travel documentation (airline ticket, hotel reservation) are required. Authorization letters from a department head or the appropriate University official are also acceptable.
  2. The status your visa application. Provide documentation showing when the application was submitted and if it has been approved. If the application has not been approved by 2 April, you need to notify AGU of the approvals soon as you have it.

In all correspondence reference the following information.

  1. First Author Full Name and Affiliation
  2. Abstract Reference Number
  3. Abstract Title

Abstracts will be automatically withdrawn if the above information is not received at AGU Headquarters by 2 April.   Abstracts can be reinstated at any time before the meeting starts upon confirmation of attendance. Scheduling of reinstated abstracts will be at the discretion of the program committee and generally as posters. These additions will appear on the meeting addendum and distributed with other such changes.



List of Eligible Countries

—These countries have been classified by the World Bank as ‘Low Income’ or ‘Lower Middle Income’

Tier 1 Countries - No registration fee

Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
 
Congo, Dem. Rep
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia, The
Guinea
Guinea-Bisau
Haiti
Kenya
Korea, Dem Rep.
 
Kyrgyz Republic
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
 
Niger
Rwanda
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zimbabwe
 


Tier 2 Countries - Registration fee 50% off

Albania
Armenia
Belize
Bhutan
Bolivia
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Congo, Rep.
CĂ´te d'Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt, Arab Rep.
El Salvador
Fiji
Georgia
 
Ghana
Guatemala
Guyana
Honduras
Indonesia
India
Iraq
Kiribati
Kosovo
Lao PDR
Lesotho
Marshall Islands
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Moldova
 
Mongolia
Morocco
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Philippines
Samoa
São Tomé and Principe
Senegal
Solomon Islands
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
 
Sudan
Swaziland
Syrian Arab Republic
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vietnam
West Bank and Gaza
Yemen, Rep.
Zambia