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EGU22: Rethinking (geo)scientific conferences today

EGU22: Rethinking (geo)scientific conferences today

From aiming at globally distributed, but virtually connected conference hubs to live subtitles and translations: never has the scientific conference format been on a trajectory of such abrupt change. What the new format of the coming years will be is still unclear, but it will need fewer chairs and more bandwidth, and should be sensibly ‘green’ and super accessible, suggests Fabio Crameri. Even th ...[Read More]

How to EGU22: Help us ensure a safe and inclusive EGU22!

How to EGU22: Help us ensure a safe and inclusive EGU22!

It is true that academic gatherings like scientific conferences can offer great opportunities for career advancement, such as building stronger networks, highlighting your research, and finding new opportunities for collaboration. Unfortunately, many conferences are not equally inclusive to all (see the image below) and can pose as unsafe environments for presenters and participants. With EGU22 on ...[Read More]

How to EGU22: Making your presentation accessible to all!

How to EGU22: Making your presentation accessible to all!

The last couple of years have changed the way we communicate with each other – both in our professional and personal lives. The pandemic has inspired many of us to experiment with and embrace new digital ways of working, catching up with family and friends, networking, and more! This is also true for the way we share scientific research. In the digital world though, we’re sometimes mor ...[Read More]

Accessibility at vEGU21: creating an accessible (and effective) presentation!

Accessibility at vEGU21: creating an accessible (and effective) presentation!

Even before the global pandemic reshaped how we share our scientific research, presenting our results online has become more and more a normal activity for researchers around the world. Digital conferencing, remote presentations and pre-recorded talks shared over the internet have a lot of positives and negatives, not least of which is the ability to share your work with a wider audience than migh ...[Read More]