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Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020: Media Center

Welcome to the Media Center

Welcome to the Ocean Sciences Meeting Media Center. Find the information you need to cover the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 including press registration and housing, and in the future, be able to access press releases and slides, videos and other press materials.

The Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020, co-sponsored by AGU, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), and The Oceanography Society (TOS), will be held 16-21 February in San Diego, Calif. Find out how to attend as a member of the media by reviewing our press registration eligibility requirements.

Press registrants receive, at no charge, a badge that provides access to all scientific sessions, the press room, and the press conference room. Some events and activities, including but not limited to invitation-only events and communications workshops, are not open to press badge holders. See the Who’s Coming list for an up-to-date list of approved press.

 

Press registration

Press registration is now open. We encourage you to register online.

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Press information

Read on for information specific to press registration, events and the press room, housing, and more at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020.

Now open

Online press registration for the Ocean Sciences Meeting is now open. We encourage all press registrants to register online. For press registration eligibility requirements, please visit the Press Registration Eligibility Requirements page. 

 

Press registrants receive, at no charge, a badge that provides access to all scientific sessions, the press room, and the press conference room. Some events and activities, including but not limited to invitation-only events and communications workshops, are not open to press badge holders. See the Who’s Coming list for an up-to-date list of approved press.

Book online

Hotel reservations are accessible via the online press registration system. It is not required to wait for press registration approval before booking a hotel room, nor is it required to book a hotel room when registering to attend the meeting. Visit the Ocean Sciences Meeting Housing page to view a list of available hotels and their rates.

Browse the sessions

The Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 scientific program will be announced in late October. View the preliminary program to browse the session titles.

Available for members of the press

The Ocean Sciences Meeting provides a Press Room where registered members of the press can work and mingle. In the Press Room—and in an online Virtual Press Room—the Ocean Sciences Meeting press office will make available copies of press releases about developments in Earth and space sciences and other news presented at the meeting.

Media tools and information

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Ocean Sciences Meeting media contacts

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NANCI BOMPEY

Assistant Director, Public Information

202.777.7524 | [email protected]

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LIZA LESTER

Senior Specialist, Public Information

202.777.7494 | [email protected]

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LAUREN LIPUMA

Program Manager, Public Information

202.777.7396 | [email protected]

Press events

AGU's Public Information Office will host a number of press events to help reporters cover new developments in the ocean sciences. A complete list of Ocean Sciences 2020 press events will be provided on this page a week before the meeting begins. Stay tuned for more information.

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