Press registration for AbSciCon is now open. AGU provides complimentary registration to members of the press for the express purpose of gathering news and information to produce media coverage of AGU meetings. Press registrants receive, at no charge, a badge that provides access to all scientific sessions. View AGU’s press registration eligibility requirements here.
To apply for press registration or for more information, please contact AGU’s press office at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, media outlet, contact information, and required press credentials.
Members of the press can reserve discounted hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue through the AbSciCon 2019 Housing page. The Hyatt Regency Bellevue is the conference hotel and is located at 900 Bellevue Way NE in Bellevue, Washington, on Seattle’s Eastside. Rooms start at $199 per night. The deadline to book a hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue through the AbSciCon website is Tuesday, May 28, 2019.
The full scientific program for AbSciCon 2019 is now available online. The program includes abstracts for more than 800 oral and poster presentations. To search, click on the search button at the top, right-hand corner of the online program. Use the left-hand side menu to browse the program by topic or day.
A press room will be available at the meeting for press registrants to work and conduct interviews with attending scientists. Additional information, including the location and hours of the press room and any press events, will be posted to this site when it becomes available.
NASA astrobiology workshop
NASA will host a three-hour workshop on Sunday, June 23 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. PDT where experts will report on key focus areas surrounding the detection of life in in Earth’s own extreme environments, beyond Earth, and beyond the solar system. Registration for AbSciCon is not required to attend the workshop, but pre-registration for the workshop is encouraged. Read more about the workshop and how to register here.
For more information, see the latest media advisories about AbSciCon 2019 below or visit the AGU newsroom at news.agu.org.
2019 Astrobiology Science Conference: Scientific program now online; housing deadline May 28
2019 Astrobiology Science Conference: Press registration now open
The AGU Press Office provides complimentary press registration to professional journalists representing media organizations, freelance journalists, photographers, videographers, bloggers, podcasters, authors, filmmakers, public information officers, institutional communicators, and student journalists, for the express purpose of gathering news and information to produce media coverage of AGU meetings. Press registrants receive, at no charge, a badge that provides access to all scientific sessions. Some events and activities, including but not limited to invitation-only events and communications workshops, are not open to press badge holders.
AGU’s press registration eligibility requirements are available here. To apply for press registration or for more information, please email email@example.com.
Additional information for members of the media will be posted here.