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Media Events

Media Events at Fall Meeting

AGU Media Relations will host a series of online press conferences about new scientific advances during the second week of the meeting, 7-11 December. Press briefings and informal media roundtables will provide background on newsworthy topics, projects and missions during the second and third weeks, 7-17 December. Learn more about these events through the links in the event schedules on this page and find FAQs about press events on the Media Resources page.

Times listed in Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5:00)

Press Events Overview

Get a PDF schedule of all press events.


Press Conference Schedule

Press conferences are 45-minute panel presentations on breaking news and will be held on the Zoom Webinar platform during the second week of the meeting, 7-11 December. Press briefings provide updates on current topical research or future missions or projects. Recordings, slides and other materials will be available on the event pages listed below following the live presentations.

Press conference topics include the state of climate change in the Arctic and the most recent results from NASA’s Juno mission. Enter the press conferences with the press passcode via direct Zoom links from the online media center event pages below or through the online conference platform.

Type questions via the Q&A feature during the press conference or follow panelists to a live, open Q&A Zoom Meeting discussion session immediately following the press conference. You must be a registered journalist to ask questions.

Media Roundtables

Media roundtables are 45-minute Zoom Meeting Q&A sessions that provide background information on topics in the news and upcoming projects in an informal, discussion-style setting with reporters encouraged to ask questions at any time. These sessions cover topics in the news and upcoming projects, from potential life on Venus to what to expect during the next solar cycle. Roundtable discussions will not be recorded.

Social and Networking events for all #AGU20 press badge holders

Join us to congratulate the 2020 AGU journalism award winners and see your press room colleagues at an informal Zoom reception for press registrants on 8 December at 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5:00).

Fall Meeting media contacts

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Director, Media Relations

202.777.7524 | [email protected]

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Senior Specialist, Media Relations

202.777.7494 | [email protected]

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Program Manager, Media Relations

202.777.7396 | [email protected]

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Program Manager, Media Relations

202.777.7459 | [email protected]