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Learn about registration policies and rates, and check out travel and housing information to make the most of your time in San Diego.
Register today and join us in San Diego for the Ocean Science Meeting 2020!
**Note – If you are a member and are not being presented with the member rate upon registration, please contact [email protected] for assistance.
By 8 January
9 January through 15 February
AGU, ASLO, TOS MEMBER
Regular: Full Meeting
Regular: One Day
Student: Full Meeting
Student: One Day
Early Career: Full Meeting
Early Career: One Day
OTHER CATEGORIES (MEMBER/NONMEMBER)
Emeritus/Retiree: Full Meeting
Emeritus/Retiree: One Day
High School Student: Full Meeting
High School Student: One Day
High School Teacher: Full Meeting
High School Teacher: One Day
Developing Country Professional: Full Meeting
Developing Country Student: Full Meeting
Discounted registration rates are available to attendees from countries classified by the World Bank as low-income and lower-middle-income economies. These income classifications are updated each year on 1 July. Please refer to the World Bank’s website for information on their classification system and for the latest list of low-income and lower-middle-income countries. Note: Attendees must currently reside in a low-income or lower-middle-income country in order to be eligible to receive the registration rate.
If you have not received government approval to travel to the Ocean Sciences Meeting, please read the following for U. S. federal government employees only:
Register now for subsidized childcare via Camp OSM at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020.
AGU, ASLO and TOS welcome those who assist others in need during the Ocean Sciences Meeting. Caretakers are individuals who are at the meeting to assist with child care or those with ADA needs. Individuals may register for free in the Hall D lobby; valid identification is required.
A guest is a spouse, friend, or adult child (18 years old and older) who is not working in a marine sciences-related occupation or field. A colleague or associate working in a related marine sciences field or studying marine sciences in school may not be registered and attend as a guest. Registered guests may not attend the scientific sessions; however, they may visit the Exhibit Hall, attend the Opening Reception, and all keynote lectures. Guests may purchase tickets to social events at the advertised rates.
9 January – 15 February
After 15 February
Guest Registration Fee
Substitutions are allowed at any time but must be requested in writing by the original registrant and emailed to OSM registration staff. Partial substitutions are not allowed. Registrants must transfer their entire registration to a new person, not just a portion. Member rates and promotional rates are not transferable from the original registrant to the substitute. No refunds will be issued for cancelled registrations or ticketed events after 29 January 2020.
Written notification must be emailed to OSM registration staff. Registrations cancellations received by 22 January 2020 will receive a complete refund. Cancellations received between 23-29 January 2020 will incur a $50 processing fee deducted from their refund. No refunds will be issued for cancelled registrations or ticketed events after 29 January 2020. Refund exception requests must be requested in writing by 21 April 2020.
We are pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020. To receive the discount, visit the United Airlines website and enter ZH2A515963 in the Offer Code box. You may also call the United Meeting Reservation Desk at +1 800.426.1122. International customers should contact their local United Reservation Desk. U.S. hours are:
Booking fees are waived for meeting reservations.
We strongly recommend that international participants apply for visas at least three months prior to the meeting. Some consulates may have delays in scheduling visa interviews. We encourage you to first contact the consulate to determine the wait time for an interview. If you require a letter of invitation before submitting an abstract, you must request one via email. After submitting an abstract, you can automatically generate a letter of invitation through the abstract submission system.
Effective 20 January 2011, citizens of Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries will be unable to enter the United States without Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval from the U.S. Government. VWP travelers who have not obtained approval through ESTA will be denied boarding on any air carrier destined for the United States.
Housing is now open! Book through our official housing company, SPARGO to receive the room rates below. Housing portal will close on Friday, 24 January.
U.S. government per diem rates, which require valid U.S. government identification, are offered by the hotels marked with an asterisk, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.The nightly rates are for single and double rooms, however, most hotels offer larger room rates available during reservation. Download a PDF map of Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 hotel locations.
AGU does not sell your information. If you are contacted by any company other than SPARGO offering housing in San Diego, please note that these companies are not authorized to represent AGU, ASLO, or TOS. They do not have access to officially contracted Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 room blocks or rates in San Diego.
These unauthorized companies often don’t deliver on promises to customers. When customers arrive, reservations are non-existent, or the hotels are not conveniently located. Sometimes, the rooms have been cancelled and hefty cancellation fees have been placed on the customer’s credit card.
We encourage you to book through SPARGO, our official housing vendor.