2013 Science Policy Conference Dates Announced

The 2013 AGU Science Policy Conference, Preparing for Our Future, will be held on 24 – 26 June 2013 at the Washington Convention Center, in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together scientists and policymakers to discuss the challenges facing our society. Topics for the 2013 conference include: Arctic, Climate Change, Energy, Oceans, Natural Hazards, Technology and Infrastructure. […]

Science Policy Conference Summary Report Available

Check out the 2012 Summary Report from the inaugural Science Policy Conference. Featuring highlights from all the plenary talks and sessions, Presidential Citation award recipients, and other happenings from the conference. Download the AGU Science Policy Conference Summary Report

News Highlights: Law of the Sea, Agriculture and Food Security, Critical Minerals Shortage

Check out recent Eos news stories from the Science Policy Conference. Plenary: U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea Natural Resources Session: Agriculture and Food Security Natural Resources Session: Critical Minerals Shortage

ePosters and Video-on-Demand from the Science Policy Conference

Did you miss the conference? Or maybe you didn’t get a chance to visit all the posters? Well now is your opportunity to view many of the ePosters online and interact with the authors by adding your comments or questions. Coming soon will be Video-on-Demand for many of the exciting talks at conference such as: […]

Presidential Citations for Science and Society Recipients

AGU awarded the 2012 Presidential Citations for Science and Society recipients at a Capitol Hill reception on Tuesday 1 May, as part of the AGU Science Policy Conference.  This new award celebrates leaders whose work has advanced understanding and appreciation of the value of Earth and space science.  In recognition of their leadership and vision […]

View Program Book

The conference program book is now available for viewing! [pdf 3MB] To view program pages, use the right scroll bar.

New Opening Plenary Speakers

8:30 – 10:00 am: Plenary: Governance, Security, Economy, and the Ecosystem of the Changing Arctic Ballroom B Rapidly changing Arctic conditions require constant evaluation of economic, social, and security considerations for the most northern portion of the United States. Our speakers will address the risks and rewards related to the evolving energy landscape of the […]

Conference Registration Still Available!

We are excited to announce that registration for the inaugural Science Policy Conference is still available for those interested in attending. Register online to avoid the lines and the late registration fee. Click here to register now!  

New Speakers: Ocean Research

Oceans Research session Wednesday 2 May, 3:30-5:00 pm Ballroom A Advancements in ocean science have provided the U.S. with a wealth of benefits from protecting against natural hazards to advancing our knowledge of ocean processes. By expanding our enterprise and understanding on ocean-related societal and scientific issues such as: marine operations, ecosystem and human health, […]

New Speakers: Mitigating the Threat of Space Weather

Natural Hazards Session: Mitigating the Threat of Space Weather to our Communications and Energy Infrastructure Storms exploding off the surface of the sun can wreak havoc on technologies like satellites, phones, GPS, and electrical power grids. The direct global economic impact of space weather has been estimated at about $200 million per year. The Sun […]