2019 Fall Meeting

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AGU Fall Meeting

The 2019 AGU Fall Meeting will take return to San Francisco, CA on Dec. 9 – 13. For full meeting information, please visit

All of the EPSP-sponsored sessions are available here.

EPSP-specific events:

Tuesday (Dec. 10): EPSP social reception, 6:30 - 8:00 PM, Marriott Marquis, Salons 1-3 Lower B2.

This year's EPSP reception is part of a broader group of receptions associated with AGU's Centennial Celebration. Centennial activities occur all week, and those focused in particular on Earth's Covering are on Tuesday. Our reception will occur after a day of lightning talks, panel discussions, and plenary sessions that include a large number of prominent scientists who study Earth and planetary surfaces.

Thursday (Dec. 12): EPSP award ceremony, business meeting, and Sharp Lecture, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, Moscone West - 2022-20240

Come see Kelin Whipple receive the G. K. Gilbert award, and Joel Scheingross receive the L. B. Leopold award.  After a short business meeting, Joel will present the Sharp lecture. 

Thursday (Dec. 12): EPSP’s Early Career social mixer, 6:00 – 7:30 PM (ticketed event)

New to the EPSP community? EPSP's first Early Career-Student event (Thursday Dec 12, after the Sharp lecture) will give you the opportunity to connect with other junior members of the community as well as a dozen mid- to senior-career EPSP scientists representing a range of career paths, geographic homes, and research foci. You must register for the event, so watch for it when you register for the Fall meeting.

Friday (Dec. 13): EPSP’s Early Career hangout, 7:00 PM – ?? (free and open to all)

The EPSP student committee is hosting an hangout/networking event where you can meet other early career EPSP-interested folks in a casual atmosphere. This will take place Southern Pacific Brewing Company in the Mission District of SF (easily accessible via public transit from the conference center). If you want to travel to Southern Pacific Brewing as a group: Meet at the NE corner of Moscone West (inside the building) at 6:15 PM on Friday Dec. 13. Otherwise, feel free to meet the group at the brewing company at 7:00 PM or late.  NOTE: This event is at a bar with strict ID requirements. You must be 21+ to enter and have a valid US drivers license or a passport to enter. Southern Pacific Brewing does not accept foreign drivers licenses as valid ID/proof of age.

Southern Pacific Brewing
620 Treat Ave.
San Francisco, CA
Friday 13th December, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Saturday (Dec 14): GILBERT CLUB, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley CA, 8:00 AM - Late

Speakers: Gordon Grant (Oregon State), Kimberly Hill (U. Minnesota), Michael Lamb (Caltech)
General info:

Town halls (on various days) that may be of interest to the EPSP community:

  • TH15D - EarthCube: A Community-Driven Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences–A Progress Report
  • TH23B - NASA Earth Science Division Town Hall
  • TH23I - Drone/UAV Operator Group
  • TH23M - NSF Geosciences Town Hall 2019
  • TH33B - Do-It-Together, International Community Around Openly Published Environmental Sensing
  • TH43C - The Critical Zone: Observatory Progress and New Opportunities

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