This post highlights some events at the General Assembly that will of interest to the whole community. Room D is on the Blue level (Basement) of the Austria Center Vienna.
Monday, 04 April
12:15–13:15 Union Plenary Room D. All attendants are invited to this annual event where the past and future development of EGU is discussed. The Plenary is open to all EGU members and all EGU2011 General Assembly participants.
13:30–15:00 Union Symposia 1: A Planet Under Pressure, Room D.
Tuesday, 05 April
12:15–13:15 Alfred Wegener Medal Lecture by Gerold Wefer, Room D.
13:30–15:10 Union Symposia 2: The Future of Water Cycle Earth Observing Systems, Room D.
15:30–17:00 GDG1: How will Europe face the raw materials crisis?, Room D.
16:30–17:00 Medal Lecture: Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists by Boris J.P. Kaus, Room 22 (Green Level, 1st Floor).
Wednesday, 06 April
09:30–10:00 Medal Lecture: Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists by Yuri Y. Shprits, Room 31 (Green Level, 1st Floor).
12:15–13:15 Jean Dominique Cassini Medal Lecture by Jean-Pierre Lebreton, Room D.
13:30–15:00 UMC1: What are the unresolved questions and future perspectives for palaeoclimate research? An EGU Masterclass by André Berger and Wolfgang H. Berger, Room D.
17:30–20:00 EGU Award Ceremony Room D, this session honours the EGU 2011 award recipients at division and union level in this gala ceremony.
Thursday, 07 April
08:30–10:20 Union Symposia 4: The 22 February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake, Room D.
12:15–13:15 Arthur Holmes Medal Lecture by William E. Dietrich, Room D.
13:30–15:10 Union Symposia 3:How Science Can Aid Society in Tackling Emerging Risks, Room D.
16:30–17:00 Medal Lecture: Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists by Florian Pappenberger, Room 33 (Red Level, 2nd Floor).
Friday, 08 April
08:30–10.20 Union Symposia 5: The 11 March 2011 Tohoku (Sendai) Earthquake and Tsunami, Room D. There is a townhall meeting (TM10) associated with this session:
13:30–15:00 TM 10: Panel Discussion on the 11 March 2011 Tohoku (Sendai) Earthquake and Tsunami, Room D.
Throughout the Week
There are 32 Medal Lectures throughout the week, including division medalists and the winners of the Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists.
The European Geosciences Union will be in Booth 01 at the front of the exhibition area as you walk in the entrance (Yellow Level, Ground Floor). Please feel free to come and say hello. Philippe Courtial (Executive Secretary) and Jennifer Holden (EGU Science Communications Postdoctoral Fellow) will generally be around the booth. The booth is the location for Meet EGU an opportunity to meet with programme division presidents.
This blog will have summaries of main events and guest posts throughout the week, along with @egu2011 on Twitter. If you post images, slideshows, or tweet about the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011, please use the hashtag #egu2011.