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vEGU21: the EGU colouring book!

vEGU21: the EGU colouring book!

For the vEGU21 General Assembly, the EGU Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Working Group wanted to try something new. Working with artist Kelly Stanford, they have created an Open Access stock of geoscientist line-drawn portraits that can be downloaded during the vEGU21 and coloured in by you, your colleagues and of course your family and friends. In fact anybody with a set of coloured pencils or ...[Read More]

GeoLog

How to vEGU: top 10 tips for participants to get the most out of vEGU21!

How to vEGU: top 10 tips for participants to get the most out of vEGU21!

Whether you spend a lot of time interacting in digital spaces, or this is your first time, #vEGU21 is bound to be an interesting experiment for us all. Many Networking and Session conveners will be learning right along with you and our conference organiser Copernicus has been busy preparing as much as possible to make sure that all our participants have the best experience over the next two weeks. ...[Read More]

GeoLog

How to vEGU – Networking (part 4): Top 10 Networking events!

How to vEGU – Networking (part 4): Top 10 Networking events!

Throughout the two weeks of #vEGU21 the assembly will be host to a diverse number of networking events. In this blog we’ve highlighted some of the key events of interest to attendees. Events are ordered in date-order from the start of the conference. You can keep up-to-date on Networking events by in the EGU Programme. This year there are two options: the EGU sponsored Networking events and the Po ...[Read More]

GeoLog

What’s on at vEGU20: the keynote sessions

What’s on at vEGU20: the keynote sessions

Each year EGU presents several keynote sessions called the Union Symposia and Great Debates. These Union-wide events are carefully selected each year to cover topics that are of broad interest to our members, regardless of which Division or field of Geoscience they most closely associate with.   With the exception of GDB1, all the Great Debates and Union Symposia will take place in week one o ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Whats on at #vEGU21: Jobs and Careers!

Whats on at #vEGU21: Jobs and Careers!

Attending conferences is a great way to widen your network, meet potential future employers and boost your skills. At vEGU21, we are bringing some of the career networking opportunities to you, in the comfort of your own home.   Career development short courses Careers inside and outside of academia: a panel discussion. In this panel discussion you will hear from scientists with experience in jour ...[Read More]

GeoLog

How to vEGU – Networking (part 3): Early Career Scientist networking events!

How to vEGU – Networking (part 3): Early Career Scientist networking events!

From Monday to Friday over the two weeks of #vEGU21 the Early Career Scientists will be hosting networking events specific to each of the EGU’s Divisions. Keep up-to-date and discover when each ECS Division networking event is, alongside other details, in the EGU Programme by selecting “Please Select” and then “Networking” in the session programme page. Keep an eye out for other ECS events too, li ...[Read More]

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Seismology

“State of the ECS”: Pre-EGU madness

“State of the ECS”: Pre-EGU madness

  Ciao, Ohh, March is already over, well it ended how it started… reading, writing, sleep, repeat, but I can see some light at the end of the tunnel of the paper 😆. This work will be the last part of my thesis, and of course, I will present it at #vEGU21, so stay tuned. Besides research, we ECS reps currently focus on the preparation of network activities for the general assembly. So if ...[Read More]

GeoLog

How to vEGU – Networking (part 2): the pop-up networking scheduler!

How to vEGU – Networking (part 2): the pop-up networking scheduler!

This year, for our annual General Assembly, EGU and our conference provider Copernicus have been working hard to provide a much wider range of networking options than we were able to do in the very short time frame we had, in 2020. These networking options are collected into two types: the Conference Networker, with the ‘Handshake’ function; and the Pop-up Networking Scheduler. This post will focu ...[Read More]

GeoLog

How to vEGU: Top 10 tips for promoting good online engagement for conveners

How to vEGU: Top 10 tips for promoting good online engagement for conveners

Conveners at #vEGU21 are just as important as they are during the physical meeting in Vienna! You can participate with the presenters in your session both by commenting on uploaded display materials and by facilitating the live vPICOs with the breakout author text-chats. But whilst many of you will be familiar with effective methods of engaging with people in person at a physical conference, you m ...[Read More]