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Student and Early Career Programming

Student and Early Career Scientist Conference

The 2020 AGU Student and Early Career Scientist Conference during the virtual AGU Fall Meeting will provide up to 500 attendees with valuable learning and discussions geared around professional development and skills-building. Attendees will also have opportunities to meet and interact with their peers from across the Earth and space sciences. This year’s event will be composed of several pre-Fall Meeting web meetings, a series of presentations and lounge chats during Fall Meeting, and a post-Fall Meeting webinar in early 2021. Session topics, dates, and times are noted below.

The event is free for those registered for the Fall Meeting. The sessions during Fall Meeting that are a part of the student conference will be open to all Fall Meeting attendees. Student and Early Career Conference registrants get the added benefit of the pre- and post-meeting webinars and networking opportunities.

Thank you to this year’s sponsor,

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Note: All times listed below are Pacific Time (PT)

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Other Student and Early Career Programming at Fall Meeting

Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Incidents of Bias in STEM
4 December 2020; 7am-10am Pacific Time
Ever wondered “Why didn’t I say something?” after witnessing bias? Deciding whether and how to respond to bias is complicated. Attendees will learn about what motivates people to speak up, the challenges faced when doing so, and strategies for effective responding. PowerPlay Interactive Development’s team of improvisational actors will provide scenarios for discussion and practice intervention. This event is free, ticketed event.

New Generation of Scientists – Virtual Mentoring Breakfast 2020

15 December 2020; 7:00am – 10:00am Pacific Time

This networking event for students and early career scientists will include a presentationon COVID-19's impacts on early career researchers, breakout discussions around topics pertinent to students and early career scientists, and Q&A sessions with Macelwane medalists.