With a few more days left for the kick off of the annual European Geosciences Union General Assembly (2015) , here is a quick-list to go through in time for EGU.
First, read these two pages:
Sunday 12th April: The Opening Reception, 18.30-21.00 in Foyer E.
Mingle and tingle with the crowd, old, not so old, and young scientists, all in one place. A perfect place for a cheer and networking. For those who are shy or new to the GA, there will be an area specifically designated for Young Scientists that will provide an opportunity to meet other young scientists attending the meeting.
EU2015 mobile app
The EGU2015 mobile app is now available for most smart phones. Go to http://app.egu2015.eu to download the app.
With an ever increasing number of short courses held at the GA, probably there is one good course for you. Many are held during breaks, purposely not to coincide with other sessions. The full list is here: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2015/sessionprogramme/SC
Find out how to improve your presentation skills on Tuesday, 14th April, 08:30–10:00 in Room B4, during a special session dedicated for Oral and PICO presentations.
Tuesday: EGU Young Scientists Forum
Are you a young scientist at the General Assembly? Come along and meet your young scientist representatives, find out what the EGU does for young scientists and take the chance to become more involved in the Union. This forum is a great opportunity to let us know what you would like from the EGU, Find out how you can get involved in the Assembly and meet other scientists in the EGU young scientist community on Tue,sday 29 Apr, 12:15–13:15 / Room R13
Tuesday: Meet the EGU Division Presidents of Seismology
Get a unique opportunity to meet with Charlotte Krawczyk and Martin Mai, the current and the newly elected president for the Seismology Division. You are invited to stop at the EGU booth to ask EGU related questions or discuss ways you would like EGU to improve. Both presidents will be available on Tuesday 14th Apr, 12:15–13:15 / Room G8
Get the opportunity to listen to world class experts in various geosciences. Medal Lectures are special sessions that give merit to distinguished scientists. They are usually followed by insightful (and thought provoking) presentations. These lectures are well attended and seats are quickly taken. Note for seismologists: the Beno Gutenberg Medal Lecture by Göran Ekström on Wednesday, 15th April between 11:00–12:00 / Room G3. View the full list here: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/egu2015/meetingprogramme/ml
Wednesday: Division Meeting for Seismology
Be more involved in the Seismology Division ! Learn more about what the division has been up to in the last year and what it plans for the following two years. Join in and share your views Wed, 15 Apr, 12:15–13:15 / Room G3
Friday: Meet your Young Scientist Seismology Division Representative
Do you have any comments/recommendations and/or concerns with regards to EGU and/or the Seismology Division? This is the right opportunity to share ideas with your representative. Also, do you aspire becoming a representative yourself? Matthew Agius will be at the Young Scientist lounge on Friday between 10:30-12:00. Come over and let’s talk!
Young Scientists Lounge.
With so many things happening at EGU, the energy, excitement and stress may take its toll. Whenever that is about to happen, remember there is always the Young Scientists Lounge. Like in previous years, there is a dedicated lounge for Young Scientist within the Red Level of the conference centre. A perfect place to have a break from the fast-paced sessions. Young Scientists have access to free coffee or soft drink!