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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Fall Meeting 2021 being held?
#AGU21 will be held at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and available online. We have partnered with various audio-visual providers to ensure quality streaming so that no matter how you choose to engage with #AGU21, you'll have a great experience.

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130

What are the dates for Fall Meeting 2021?
AGU Fall Meeting 2021 will be held from 13-17 December.

Will Fall Meeting 2021 definitely be in-person?
Our primary goal is to ensure a safe and productive meeting. We are actively watching advice on gathering and travel and working with local, national, and international advisory groups.

If conditions and advice change and warrant a reduced in-person event, or fully virtual event again, we will inform conveners and the AGU community as soon as possible.

We expect to have further updates at least by the time abstracts open for submission in mid-June.

When does the online registration tool open to register for the early bird fees?
Early registration will open in late August and close November 3rd.

When does the housing tool open to reserve hotel accommodations in New Orleans?
The housing portal will open for booking in late August.

What is the expected meeting attendance?
AGU Fall Meeting 2020 had more than 25,400 attendees from around the world engaged with the online meeting. View more statistics on the Fall Meeting.

Do I have to be an AGU member to attend?
No, but AGU members, and those who are members of affiliated societies will enjoy reduced registration rates. 

How do I become an AGU member?
Join AGU or renew your membership: online, or email. You may also call us Monday- Friday from 8:30 am - 6pm ET at +1.202.462.6900.

Will AGU accept ancillary meeting room requests?
AGU will begin accepting ancillary meeting room requests in September. A fee will apply to all ancillaries.