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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.
Process deadlines infographic

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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Fall Meeting Program Committee members (by section)

Guy Brasseur, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
Fall Meeting Program Committee Chair
Union program

Nicole Oliphant
Director, Scientific Programs, Meetings, AGU

Sonja Behnke
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Eric Bruning
Texas Tech University

Valentina Aquila
American University

Melinda Berman
University of Illinois

Shannon Capps
Drexel University

Joost de Gouw
University of Colorado Boulder

Ruben Delgado
Hampton University

Nana Liu
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Kathryn Moore
Colorado State University Fort Collins

Kristina Pistone
Bay Area Environmental Research Institute Moffett Field

Hui Su
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Kristina Bartowitz
American Forests

Min Chen
University of Wisconsin

Forrest Hoffman
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Laura Meredith
University of Arizona

Yang Song
University of Arizona

David Clemens-Sewall

Emilio Mateo
Aspen Global Change Institute

Mark Raleigh
Oregon State University

Brianna Rick
Colorado State University

Kiya Riverman
University of Portland

Ryan Venturelli
Colorado School of Mines

Suzanne Anderson
University of Colorado

Claire Masteller
Washington University in St Louis

Marisa Palucis
Dartmouth College

Kyle Straub
Tulane University of Louisiana

Sanlyn Buxner
Planetary Science Institute

Michelle Nichols
Adler Planetarium

Simon Schneider
Technical University of Munich

Niloufar Abolfathian
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Athina Peidou
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Amanda Hoffman-Hall
Eckerd College

Jennifer Stowell
Boston University School of Public Health

David Cairns
Texas A&M University College Station

Ben Kravitz
Indiana University Bloomington

Erwan Monier
University of California Davis

Hatim Geli
University of Nebraska Lincoln

Bo Guo
University of Arizona

Viviana Maggioni
George Mason University

Binayak Mohanty
Texas A&M University College Station

Firat Testik
University of Texas at San Antonio

Rebecca Farrington
AuScope Ltd

Binita KC
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Manil Maskey
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Sudhir Shrestha
NOAA NWS Office of Water Prediction

Yuval Boneh
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Elizabeth Thompson
Sewanee The University of the South

Caitlin Ahrens

Jordan Bell
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Greg Mount
Broward County Florida

Sebastian Uhlemann
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Steven Fletcher
Colorado State University

Carol Arnosti
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Robert Chant
Rutgers University

Steven D'Hondt
University of Rhode Island

Angelicque White
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Tiffany Napier
Syracuse University

Ny Riavo Voarintsoa
University of Houston

Yi Wang
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Amanda Hendrix
Planetary Science Institute

Sarah Horst
Johns Hopkins University 

Gerald Patterson
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Shenyue Jia
Chapman University

Holly Mayton
University of Pennsylvania

Wenyuan Fan
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Heather Ford
University of California Riverside

Scott England
Virginia Tech
SPA - Aeronomy

Amy Keesee
University of New Hampshire
SPA - Magnetospheric Physics

Hazel Bain
University of Colorado Boulder
SPA - Solar and Heliospheric Physics

Hadi Madanian
Southwest Research Institute

Bethany Chidester Hopp
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Neala Creasy
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Peng Ni
Carnegie Institution for Science

Sylvain Barbot
University of Southern California

Jing Liu-Zeng
Tianjin University

Marcos Moreno
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Benjamin Andrews
Smithsonian Institution

Luca Caricchi
University of Geneva

Marie Edmonds
University of Cambridge

Sujoy Mukhopadhyay
University of California Davis