Frequently Asked Questions

This is a collection of some of our most frequently asked questions. If you can't find an answer to your question, please contact us.


AGU23 will be held at the George R. Moscone Convention Center and available in our online platform.

747 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

AGU23 will be held from 11-15 December.
Approximately 23,000 attended the hybrid meeting in 2022.
No, but AGU members, and those who are members of affiliated societies will receive reduced registration rates.
Join AGU or renew your membership: online, via email or by phone at +1.202.462.6900.
AGU will begin accepting ancillary meeting room requests in September. A fee will apply to all ancillaries.


  • Session chairs and all presenters, including invited presenters, must pay a registration fee if they are attending and/or presenting at AGU23.
  • Conveners listed on a proposal do not need to register for AGU23 if they will not attend the meeting.
  • The primary convener for each session must be a current 2023 AGU member or a current member of an affiliated society/organization.
  • If you are not a current AGU member but are a member of a co-sponsoring organization or if you are a non-geoscientist, complete this form to request a membership waiver to submit your session proposal.
  • Co-conveners are not required to be AGU members. However, to fully participate in the planning and scheduling process in August, current 2023 membership is required.

There is no fee to submit a session, town hall, innovation, or workshop proposal.

  • If accepted, town hall organizers will be billed a $500 technology/labor charge.
  • All workshop attendees will be required to pay a separate registration fee to attend a workshop. 
  • All first authors who submit an abstract to a session, including invited authors are subject to the AGU membership fee and abstract submission fee.
  • All presenting authors, including invited authors and session chairs must pay the meeting registration fee.

Yes, eLightning sessions will be featured this year. Sessions will be allocated by the Fall Meeting Program Committee.