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#shareEGU20: An EGU dining experience in your own home..?!

#shareEGU20: An EGU dining experience in your own home..?!

One of the things we will miss the most about being together in Vienna this year, is the great meals and lunches spent with friends (both new and old). We all have a favourite Austrian meal, so this year we picked four of our favourites and will be releasing one a day during the week. If you want to skip ahead, here are all four of our EGU most iconic GA foods!   The classic and essential, yo ...[Read More]

Accessibility at EGU: Parenting at the General Assembly? Yes to the creche!

Accessibility at EGU: Parenting at the General Assembly? Yes to the creche!

As part of EGU’s steps to further accessibility and inclusivity at the General Assembly, we have recently published a dedicated webpage with guidance for parents wanting to bring their children with them to Vienna. Whether you are looking for breastfeeding facilities, wondering about childcare whilst you are presenting or want to bring your 13 year old with you to the conference, this page h ...[Read More]

Accessibility at EGU: Crutches at the General Assembly? Surprisingly Easy

Accessibility at EGU: Crutches at the General Assembly? Surprisingly Easy

Last year I had the opportunity to attend my first General Assembly to speak at several sessions about my experience working as a science journalist and reporting in the field during an EGU Science Journalism Fellowship. With my tickets booked and accommodations reserved, I was ready to go — until I tore a ligament in my knee while skiing in my native state: Colorado in the U.S.   The timing ...[Read More]

A first-timer’s guide to the 2020 General Assembly

A first-timer’s guide to the 2020 General Assembly

Will this be your first time at an EGU General Assembly? With thousands of participants from all over the world (more than 16,000 in 2019) in a massive venue, the conference can be a confusing and, at times, overwhelming place. To help you find your way, we have compiled an introductory handbook filled with history, presentation pointers, travel tips and a few facts about Vienna and its surroundin ...[Read More]