Networking Opportunities

Connect with peers via #AGU23 networking opportunities.

AGQ: LGBTQ+ Geoscientists and Allies Reception

Join members of the LGBTQ+ community as we come together for our annual celebration.

AGU Central

Learn at the AGU Central Theatre, explore Open Science, network at the Career Center, connect in the Braindate Lounge, relax in the Wellness Zone.


Braindates are one-on-one or small group conversations on topics suggested by participants. Have a Braindate to brainstorm, solve challenges or share expertise.

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Exhibit Hall

Learn from leaders whose companies are advancing science at the Exhibit Hall's Innovation and Exploration Zone.

GeoHealth Networking Event: All are welcome!

Get to know like-minded people who are interested in the broad range of topics at the interface of geosciences and health (GeoHealth) at this informal gathering! All are welcome! Food will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Global Café

Connect with attendees online who want to work in your region. Each 30-minute event features small breakout groups.

Honors Ceremony

Celebrate the individuals who've made outstanding contributions to our community and society.

Ice Breaker

The opening Ice Breaker provides an excellent networking opportunity for both first-timers and Fall Meeting veterans. Reconnect with old friends and colleagues or meet new people!

International Reception

The International Reception is where AGU will be welcoming and recognizing the international community. First-time international participants are particularly encouraged to attend and all are welcome.

Lunch Breaks

Share a meal with a new acquaintance or former colleague. The new program schedule provides more time for lunch breaks.

Mentoring 365

Find a mentor to help you take your next career steps or share your own expertise via the virtual Mentoring365 platform. Learn more during office hours each day of AGU23. Search for times in the mobile app.

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Connect with attendees in an informal setting. Each pod includes soft seating and a monitor for displaying presentations or other scientific discussion points. Check the program for a schedule of topics - or schedule your own!

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Poster Hall

Connect with peers during interactive poster sessions.

Puppy Zone

Enjoy a puppy snuggle with your peers and these adoptable fur-friends.

Section Events

Ticketed section receptions will be held 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM on Tuesday, 12 December at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis and the Intercontinental San Francisco. More details can be found in the mobile app.

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Student and Early Career Networking Events

If you're a student or just started your career, come connect with your peers! You will have the opportunity to meet notable scientific minds, and make friends and connections that will advance you through your scientific career.