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#AGU21 Process from Start to New Orleans (and online everywhere)

#AGU21 is a well-orchestrated event with deadlines that are set in advance to ensure everyone – from presenters to attendees to the Fall Meeting Program Committee (FMPC) – is able to create a fantastic scientific meeting.

But what happens once you submit your proposal and/or abstract?

Here’s a look at the process from start to finish pdf icon.
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Future Fall Meetings

Save the date and join us for our future Fall Meetings:

  • 12-16 December 2022 | Chicago
  • 11-15 December 2023 | San Francisco
  • 9-12 December 2024 | Washington, D.C.


Dates & Deadlines

June - July 2021

16 June 2021

Session proposal acceptance notification letters are sent and the invited author tool opens.

23 June 2021

Abstract submissions open

mid-July 2021

Town hall and workshop proposal notification letters are sent.

August - September 2021

4 August 2021

Abstract submissions close

August 2021

Fall Meeting Program Committee allocates and schedules sessions

1 September 2021

#AGU21 Registration Opens
Register for early bird discounts for attendees and press

#AGU21 Housing Opens
Reserve your housing

October - November 2021

5 October 2021

Online program is released.

Abstract notifications are sent.

3 November 2021

Early bird registration deadline.
Last day to join or renew your AGU membership for 2021 to take advantage of member registration rates.

19 November 2021

Last day for presenters to confirm if their participation will be in-person or online.

24 November 2021

Housing deadline
Last day to reserve your housing for #AGU21.

December 2021

1 December 2021

Last day to purchase ticketed events.

7 December 2021

Deadline to adjust attendee registration type from in-person to online (or vice versa).

13-17 December 2021

Join us in New Orleans & Online Everywhere!

We'll see you for #AGU21 in New Orleans, Louisiana and online everywhere from 13-17 December 2021.

Mark your calendar now for AGU Fall Meeting 2022, 12-16 December in Chicago, Illinois!

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