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vEGU21 to GreenEGU ’22: what can we learn from a fully digital conference?

vEGU21 to GreenEGU ’22: what can we learn from a fully digital conference?

With EGU’s General Assembly fully virtual again this year, everyone attending will already be saving a huge amount of carbon by not travelling, sometimes across huge distances, to Vienna in Austria. But what about next year, and other future events when we will once again be able to meet in person? Are there things we can adopt from a virtual conference to make our in-person conference exper ...[Read More]

Want to GreenEGU in 2021? Five environmentally friendly things to try whilst working from home.

Want to GreenEGU in 2021? Five environmentally friendly things to try whilst working from home.

Normally at this time of year we would already have shared with you several ways that you could make your EGU General Assembly experience greener, from travelling by train where possible, to using re-usable cups instead of disposable ones. Taking the General Assembly online in 2020 and again this year in 2021 changed all of that, as usually our ideas were based around the fact that you couldn̵ ...[Read More]

#shareEGU20: A closing message from Susanne Buiter, outgoing Programme Committee Chair.

#shareEGU20: A closing message from Susanne Buiter, outgoing Programme Committee Chair.

Susanne Buiter, a Professor at RWTH Aachen University in Germany and former President of the Tectonics and Structural Geology Division of EGU, will be stepping down from her current role as Programme Committee Chair at the end of this year’s General Assembly. Whilst that should have happened in Vienna as normal, EGU was faced with the difficult decision to cancel the physical meeting this ye ...[Read More]

The road to a greener General Assembly

The road to a greener General Assembly

Each spring thousands of geoscientists from more than 100 countries make their way to Vienna for the EGU General Assembly. Major conferences like this offer researchers many opportunities to advance their careers: from gaining research inspiration and learning new skills to sharing ideas and networking with peers. But participant travel to and within Vienna, plus their accommodation, food and drin ...[Read More]