Wednesday, November 28, 2012

AGU Fall Meeting 2012 Virtual Meeting offerings

AGU has expanded and improved our 2012 Fall Meeting virtual meeting offerings by adding a free, live streaming option for several key sessions and lectures. For more information on the schedule of events that will be live streamed, visit

To receive notifications on the virtual meeting program schedule, including reminders about start times for live streaming events, text AGUVirtual to 69302. (Please note that standard text messaging rates apply.) These events are free and open to non-Fall Meeting attendees – please share this information with anyone you feel may be interested.

Live Streaming Schedule*

Event: AGU Presidential Forum
Speaker: Ira Flatow, NPR Science Correspondent
Date & Time: Monday, 3 December: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. PST

Event: DEEPSEA CHALLENGE: New Science and Technology at Extreme Depths
Speakers: Panel Discussion, including James Cameron, National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence; Douglas Bartlett, Microbiologist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Patricia Fryer, Geologist, University of Hawaii;  and Kevin Hand, Astrobiologist, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Date & Time: Tuesday, 4 December: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. PST

Event: AGU Union Frontiers of Geophysics Lecture
Speaker: Professor Sir Bob Watson, CMG, FRS and Chief Scientific Adviser to Defra
Date & Time: Wednesday, 5 December: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. PST

Event: AGU Union Agency Lecture
Speaker: Dr. Subra Suresh, Director of the National Science Foundation
Date & Time: Thursday, 6 December: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. PST

Event: Communicating Geohazard Risk Assessments:  Lessons Learned From the Verdicts in the L’Aquila Earthquake Case
Speakers: Panel Discussion
Date & Time: Thursday, 6 December: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. PST

*These sessions will also be available through the Video On-Demand program within 48-hours after the live presentations. All scheduled times are listed for Pacific Standard Time.

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