AGU Fall Meeting

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13 - 17 Dec 2021 00:00 - 00:00

Science is Society: AGU Fall Meeting is the primary gathering for Earth and space scientists, students, and those in affiliated fields to share scientific findings and identify innovative solutions. With in-person and worldwide online participation, attendees will have numerous opportunities to network with government regulators, scientific visionaries, and industry thought-leaders. Join our diverse community in New Orleans and Online Everywhere 13 - 17 December 2021. Login to access the online platform.

Science is Society

Every year, AGU Fall Meeting unites >25,000 attendees from 100+ countries in the Earth and space sciences community to discuss findings, connect scientists from around the world, advance our profession and connect over our passion for the impact of science. It convenes thousands of researchers, scientists, educators, students, policymakers, science enthusiasts, journalists and communicators who are driven to better understand our planet and environment, and our role in preserving its future. It is a results-oriented gathering rooted in celebrating and advancing positive individual and collective outcomes.

That’s why Science is Society is the AGU Fall Meeting 2021 theme.

We need to share the research and knowledge that our community is building with the world so that we foster a sustainable environment for future generations. 

  • Science is decision-making. From where and how homes are built to mitigate risk from natural disasters to the development and transition to renewable energy systems, science must inform our choices.
  • Science is understanding. We must convene diverse individuals across disciplines from around the world to identify challenges and develop equitable solutions.
  • Science is disruptive. We need to be able to debate ideas in a safe and welcoming environment so that we keep thinking bigger, broader and better.
  • Science is personal. Each one of us is motivated to do our work for different reasons, which we’ll highlight throughout the year.
  • Science is a community. Even though we have our own personal motivations, we must work together to be advocates and supporters of the research that informs our decisions and is integral to our success in creating a better world.