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Know Before You Go Online

Quick Reference Guide

#AGU21 welcomes you to this year’s Fall Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, and online everywhere 13-17 December. To help you prepare, we’ve put together this quick reference guide so you’re ready for a successful event. For even more details, visit the AGU website and mobile app where you’ll find the event schedule, speakers and accessibility policies.

Before the Meeting

Using a mobile device? Download the app.

  • Search for AGU Events in the Apple Store or Google Play.
  • Make sure your device is running iOS Version 13+ or Android Version 8+. Note that some Android devices with limited memory are not supported (e.g. Moto G4 & Moto G5).
  • Sign in using your AGU email address and password that you used to register for Fall Meeting.

Using a computer? Set up a bookmark.

  • Bookmark the #AGU21 website and click on the link to enter the online meeting platform.
  • Use Chrome or Safari for the best viewing experience.
  • Ensure to turn off any ad and pop up blockers you have added to your browser or your system as these tools will prevent you from logging in and may incorrectly limit visibility of event related content or limit functionality that requires a popup (e.g. authentication).
  • Sign in using your AGU email address and password that you used to register for Fall Meeting.

Download and test Zoom in advance.

All live video events will take place in Zoom. We recommend you download and install the latest version of Zoom in advance and familiarize yourself with it. You can go to https://zoom.us/test at any time to test your audio and video. We have included a few basic pointers for using Zoom on the virtual meeting platform here

Time Zone

Louisiana is in the Central Standard Time (CST) Zone. Central is two hours ahead of the Pacific time zone (California), and one hour behind the Eastern time zone (New York). All conference events will be hosted in CST.

Build Your Schedule

View the latest program agenda of keynotes, innovation, union, named lectures, poster and eLightening sessions and build your personal schedule. Pre-recorded content is available for viewing. If you started a schedule in Confex, it will sync if you used the same email address as for registration!

During the Meeting

Field Trips

Fall Meeting 2021 includes several in-person and online field trips that will highlight the local geology, ecological systems, and scientific institutions of New Orleans, Louisiana. Event description and gathering locations are available in the mobile app


AGU Fall Meeting will offer a wide array of opportunities to help participants connect with colleagues and create valuable relationships like Braindates, SpatialChat, receptions and AGU Central.

Accessibility Needs

View our accessibility page for information on how to access services or visit the Member Services desk in AGU Central for more information

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Take some time to visit with Exhibitors in the mobile app or desktop platform to broaden your knowledge base and learn about new products. Exhibitors have created special websites for Fall Meeting attendees to visit and can offer customized demonstrations at convenient times through their scheduling tools

Health and Safety Procedures

American Geophysical Union (AGU) is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all Fall Meeting participants and staff. Please review our safety plans for remote attendees.

Code of Conduct and Safe AGU

Thank you to our event sponsors.

Thank you to our sponsors

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