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Hydrologic Science Meeting - June 2022

AGU VOLUNTEER LEADERS NEEDED

The Hydrologic Science Meeting serves to advance hydrology and related global convergent science issues and help address and expose local and regional issues worldwide. The conference’s 2022 theme is Frontiers in Hydrology: A Changing Earth and Society.

This research and solutions conference will be executed in partnership with AGU and CUAHSI (Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc.).

AGU is searching for volunteer leaders for the Program Committee for the Hydrologic Science Meeting. AGU seeks a program Co-Chair, a program Vice Chair, and student and early career representatives for the Program Committee. Applications information is below and the search for volunteer leaders will close 15 July. Co-Chair and Vice Chair positions will be interviewed by a Search Committee in August and final decisions will be made shortly after that.

AGU CO-CHAIR, HYDROLOGIC SCIENCE MEETING POSITION 2022

Deadline to submit:  July 15, 2020

To apply, submit your letter of interest and CV: [email protected]

Title: Volunteer AGU Co-Chair, Hydrologic Science Meeting Position 2022

Position Summary: The Co-Chair is responsible for co-leading the Program Committee with CUAHSI’s Co-Chair. The Program Committee is responsible for the scientific program, from deciding tracks and scientific focus to choosing plenaries to actually scheduling the meeting. This conference is being created from the ground up and offers the opportunity to create a “new” conference with a variety of approaches. AGU’s Co-Chair prepares and/or responds to issues concerning new approaches of engagement or programming, recommends new policies that impact the scientific program, convenes or solicits author participation, creates or modifies general meeting policies and handles other issues when organizing the meeting. Co-Chairs are generally the final scientific decision-makers on the Program Committee.  The Co-Chair also sits on the Steering Committee, a smaller group of AGU and CUAHSI leadership that watches over governance, budget, and strategic issues surrounding the meeting.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively promote the meeting to relevant communities.
  • Advise on strategic, governance, and budgetary issues as a member of the Steering Committee.
  • Help recruit plenary speakers, organize ancillary events, and think through other attendee experience needs
  • Actively solicit sessions and presenters to facilitate the best sessions for the meeting program
  • Actively work to program the meeting through reviewing abstract proposals and working with a scientific team to ensure the strongest scientific program within the conference program parameters.
  • Work with AGU staff, AGU leadership, AGU members, and CUAHSI to build and enhance the reputation of this meeting
  • Keep conference attendee experience, in-person or virtual, top of mind when programming and making conference decisions
  • Participate in discussions face-to-face or virtually, as required and appropriate.
  • Potentially attend three in-person meetings of the Committees, as well as participating in periodic teleconferences.
  • Work to recruit incoming members of the Program Committee.

Time Commitment: At the low end, the time commitment is approximately 2 hours a month. During peak planning (Fall 2021, February and March 2022), it could be up to 15 hours a month.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an AGU member with expertise and experience in hydrology, whether it be from a scientific, engineering, or civic point of view
  • Ideal candidates would also understand AGU’s governance structure
  • Be organized with a willingness and flexibility to work well in a group
  • Be open and visionary to incorporate related disciplines and related topics while anticipating needs, opportunities and problems
  • Create and inspire new meeting and session approaches and designs for strengthening the importance and value of the meeting

Duration: 2-year term associated with the June 2022 meeting, beginning Summer 2020 and ending in summer 2022.

AGU VICE-CHAIR, HYDROLOGIC SCIENCE MEETING POSITION 2022

Deadline to submit:  July 15, 2020

To apply, submit your letter of interest and CV: [email protected]

Title: Volunteer AGU Vice Chair, Hyrdologic Science Meeting Position 2022

Position Summary:  The Vice Chair is responsible with co-leading as a member of the Program Committee. The Vice Chair position provides continuity from meeting to meeting. Vice Chair co-leads with CUAHSI and AGU Co-Chairs to help organize the program and experiences at the meeting. The Program Committee is responsible for the scientific program, from deciding tracks and scientific focus to choosing plenaries to actually scheduling the meeting. This includes preparing and/or responding to issues concerning new approaches of engagement or programming, recommending new policies that impact the scientific program, convening or soliciting author participation, creating or modifying general meeting policies and handling other issues when organizing the meeting. The Vice Chair position is meant to be an active two-year engagement position with the person in this position assuming the role of Co-Chair for the 2024 meeting.


Responsibilities:

  • Proactively promote the meeting to the relevant communities.
  • Help recruit plenary speakers and organizing ancillary events such as early career and student functions, social gatherings, etc.
  • Actively solicit sessions and presenters from leading scientists in order to facilitate the best sessions for the meeting program
  • Actively work to program the meeting through reviewing abstract proposals and working with a scientific team to ensure the strongest scientific program within the conference program parameters
  • Work with AGU staff, the Program Committee, AGU leadership and AGU members to enhance the reputation of the meeting
  • Keeps conference attendee experience, in-person or virtual, top of mind when programming and making conference decisions
  • Potentially attend three in-person meetings of the Committees, as well as participating in periodic teleconferences
  • Work to recruit incoming members of the program Committee

Time Commitment:  At the low end, the time commitment is approximately 2 hours a month. During peak planning (Fall 2021, February and March 2022), it could be up to 15 hours a month.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be an AGU member with expertise and experience in hydrology, whether it be from a scientific, engineering, or civic point of view
  • Ideal candidates would also: Understand AGU’s governance structure
  • Be organized with a willingness and flexibility to work well in a group
  • Be open and visionary to incorporate related disciplines and related topics while anticipating needs, opportunities and problems
  • Create and inspire new meeting and session approaches and designs for strengthening the importance and value of the meeting

Duration:  2-year term associated with the June 2022 meeting. The Vice Chair is expected to become the AGU Chair for the 2024 Hydrology Meeting, extending the term to 4 years, contingent on success and a desire to continue.

AGU STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, HYDROLOGIC SCIENCE MEETING POSITION 2022

Deadline to submit:  July 15, 2020

To apply, submit your letter of interest and CV: [email protected]

Position Summary: The Student Representative serves as a member of the Program Committee and plans events and ancillary meetings for students that will attend this meeting. The position is critical to creating a rounded meeting that represents all career stages of science. This representative prepares and/or responds to issues concerning new approaches, recommend new policies that impact the scientific program, convenes or solicits author participation, creates or modifies general meeting policies and handles other issues.  The representative ensures that student representation is carried throughout programming both at events/activities and throughout the scientific program.


Responsibilities:

  • Help organize, program, and recruit students for activities and events, including but not limited to: Career Center and Student Lounge, Student Mixer or Event, Business Meetings and Workshops, Student Presentation Evaluations (oral and poster), volunteer opportunities
  • Proactively promote the meeting to the relevant communities.
  • Recruit plenary speakers and organizing ancillary events such as student functions, social gatherings, etc.
  • Actively solicit sessions and presenters from leading scientists in order to facilitate the best sessions for the meeting program.
  • Work with AGU staff, the Program Committee, AGU leadership and AGU members to enhance the reputation of the Hydrologic Sciences Meeting.
  • Participate in discussions face-to-face or virtual, as required and appropriate.
  • Attend three in-person meetings of the Program and Organizing Committees, as well as periodic teleconferences.

Time Commitment: At the low end, the time commitment is approximately 2 hours a month. During peak planning (Fall 2021, February and March 2022), it could be up to 15 hours a month.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an AGU member with expertise and experience in hydrology, whether it be from a scientific, engineering, or civic point of view
  • Must be a student at the time of application
  • Ideal candidates would also:
    • Understand AGU’s governance structure
    • Be organized with a willingness and flexibility to work well in a group
    • Be open and visionary to incorporate related disciplines and related topics while anticipating needs, opportunities and problems
    • Create and inspire new meeting and session approaches and designs for strengthening the importance and value of the meeting

Duration: 2-year term associated with the June 2022 meeting.

AGU EARLY CAREER REPRESENTATIVE, HYDROLOGIC SCIENCE MEETING POSITION

Deadline to submit:  July 15, 2020

To apply, submit your letter of interest and CV: [email protected]

Position Summary: The Early Career Representative serves as a member of the Program Committee and plans events and ancillary meetings for early career scientists that will attend this meeting. The position is critical to creating a rounded meeting that represents all career stages of science. This representative prepares and/or responds to issues concerning new approaches, recommend new policies that impact the scientific program, convenes or solicits author participation, creates or modifies general meeting policies and handles other issues.  The representative ensures that early career representation is carried throughout programming both at events/activities and throughout the scientific program.

Responsibilities:

  • Help organize, program, and recruit students for activities and events, including but not limited to: Career Center and Student Lounge, Early Career Mixer or Event, Business Meetings and Workshops, Student Presentation Evaluations (oral and poster), volunteer opportunities
  • Proactively promote the meeting to the relevant communities.
  • Recruit plenary speakers and organizing ancillary events such as early career functions, social gatherings, etc.
  • Actively solicit sessions and presenters from leading scientists in order to facilitate the best sessions for the meeting program.
  • Work with AGU staff, the Program Committee, AGU leadership and AGU members to enhance the reputation of the Hydrologic Sciences Meeting.
  • Participate in discussions face-to-face or virtual, as required and appropriate.
  • Attend three in-person meetings of the Program and Organizing Committees, as well as periodic teleconferences.

Time Commitment: At the low end, the time commitment is approximately 2 hours a month. During peak planning (Fall 2021, February and March 2022), it could be up to 15 hours a month.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an AGU member with expertise and experience in hydrology, whether it be from a scientific, engineering, or civic point of view
  • Must be an early career scientist at the time of application. An early career scientist is defined as less than 10 years past receiving their terminal degree
  • Ideal candidates would also:
    • Understand AGU’s governance structure
    • Be organized with a willingness and flexibility to work well in a group
    • Be open and visionary to incorporate related disciplines and related topics while anticipating needs, opportunities and problems
    • Create and inspire new meeting and session approaches and designs for strengthening the importance and value of the meeting

Duration: 2-year term associated with the June 2022 meeting.