This is a collection of policies surrounding the Ocean Visions Summit. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Code of Conduct

Ocean Visions Summit Code of Conduct

Ocean Visions and AGU are committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and staff. All participants are expected to abide by this Meeting Code of Conduct.

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Photography and Social Media Guidelines

The Meetings Code of Conduct provides overall guidance for all meeting attendees and participants in the scientific community. However, OVS has specific guidelines for the use of social media and photography at all OVS meetings. We ask meeting participants, including those at OVS, to follow the guidelines.

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Author Policies

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

submission FEE POLICY

The proposal submission fee is:

  • A required and non-refundable processing fee.
  • Separate from membership dues and meeting registration fees.
  • Not based on approval of your proposal submission or attendance at the meeting.

The proposal submission fees are:

  • Regular submission — $50
  • Student submission — $25
  • Exception: There are no proposal submission fees for individuals residing in qualifying low-income or lower-middle income countries, as defined by the World Bank.



Early Bird registration must be accompanied by payment. Otherwise, it will not be processed, and the standard registration rates will apply. The deadline to register at the early bird rate is 15 February 2023.


Payment receipts for registration from #OVS23 can be requested by emailing the OVS Registration Center.


AGU accepts credit card, check and wire transfer payments. AGU does not process purchase orders for registration payments. To process group registration payments, contact the OVS Registration Center. The last day to submit payment via wire transfer or check is 1 March 2023.


Written notifications must be emailed to the OVS Registration Center. Registration cancellation received by 21 February 2023 will receive complete refund.

Cancellations received between 22 and 28 February will have a $50 USD processing fee deducted from their refund. No refunds will be issued for cancelled registrations after 28 February 2022.