Welcome to the American Geophysical Union’s 2nd annual Science Policy Conference, to be held Monday, 24 June to Wednesday, 26 June 2013 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D. C. Join hundreds of Earth and space scientists, students, policymakers, and industry professionals as they discuss key Earth and space science topics that address challenges to our economy, national security, environment, and public safety. This meeting will focus on the science that helps inform policymakers’ decisions related to energy, natural hazards, technology and infrastructure, climate, oceans, and the Arctic.

2012 Science Policy Conference by the Numbers

  • 326 attendees
  • 14 countries represented
  • 79 posters presented
  • 3 presidential citations
  • 21 sessions
  • 28 members of the press