2011 Honors Tribute Event Details

Information specific to 2011 Union Medalists, Fellows, Awardees, Prize Recipient, and citationists.

SAVE THE DATE!

11 November: Last day to RSVP for the VIP Honors Reception
15 November: Last day to reserve a banquet table and submit guest lists
15 November: Last day to claim complimentary banquet tickets
15 November: Phonetic pronunciation of the honoree’s name is due
5 December: Last day to purchase Honors Banquet tickets
7 December: Rehearsal for Honors Ceremony
7 December: Honors Tribute official photos, ceremony, and champagne reception
8 December: VIP Honors Reception and Honors Banquet

Last Day to Claim Complimentary Honors Banquet Tickets

The last day for 2011 Union honorees and citationists to claim complimentary banquet ticket(s) is Tuesday, 15 November. You must have a promotional code to claim your complimentary banquet ticket.

If you have already registered for the Fall Meeting, then please call Experient Registration Services at 866.229.3691 (toll-free) or +1.301.694.5243 (international). Please reference your promotional code.

If you have not registered for the Fall Meeting, then please review the 2011 Honors Banquet ticket instructions.

Honorees may request a promotional code for complimentary banquet tickets as follows:

2011 Union Medalists and citationists, contact Leah Bland
2011 Union Fellows, contact Danica Williams
2011 Union Awardees and citationists, contact Leah Bland
2011 Climate Communication Prize Recipient and citationists, contact Leah Bland

Phonetic Pronunciation of the Honoree’s Name

Honorees are asked to provide the phonetic pronunciation of their names for the ceremony. AGU will need the pronunciation of all honorees’ names for the script. Even if an honoree will not be attending the Honors Tribute events, his or her name will still be read during the ceremony.

For example:

Danica = Dye-KNEE-ka [emphasis on the second syllable]; Williams = Will-YUMS
Leah = LEE-ya; Bland = Bland [rhymes with sand]

Please provide the phonetic pronunciation of your name by 15 November. Name pronunciation should be submitted as follows:

2011 Union Medalists, contact Leah Bland
2011 Union Fellows, contact Danica Williams
2011 Union Awardees, contact Leah Bland
2011 Climate Communication Prize Recipient, contact Leah Bland

Sunday, 4 December, 1200h–1830h
Monday–Thursday, 5–8 December, 0700h–1700h

Honors Tribute Booth
Moscone South, Halls A–C, Registration

AGU staff will be present to assist with queries and requests pertaining to all Honors Tribute events.

Honors Banquet Tickets
The deadline for banquet ticket sales is Monday, 5 December, 1200h. Banquet tickets cost $65 per person and only Fall Meeting registrants can purchase tickets.

Tickets are selling fast — please do not delay in purchasing banquet tickets! 

All 2011 AGU honorees and citationists receive complimentary banquet tickets. The last day to claim your complimentary ticket(s) is Tuesday, 15 November. Honorees may request a promotional code for complimentary banquet tickets as follows:

2011 Union Medalists and citationists, contact Leah Bland
2011 Union Fellows, contact Danica Williams
2011 Union Awardees and citationists, contact Leah Bland
2011 Climate Communication Prize Recipient and citationists, contact Leah Bland

To begin the registration process, please review the 2011 Honors Banquet ticket instructions.

Monday–Friday, 5–9 December, 0700h–1800h

VIP/Donor Lounges
Both the South and West Donor Lounges welcome 2011 Union Fellows, awardees, medalists, and the Climate Communication Prize recipient.

South Donor Lounge
Moscone South, Mezzanine, Room 254

West Donor Lounge
Moscone West, Overlook 2018

If you have been elected or conferred a Fellow, please visit the West Donor Lounge to receive your Fellows lapel pin through Thursday, 8 December, 1800h.

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

1500h–1600h

Rehearsal for Fellows
Moscone North, Hall E, Room 135

Fellows will participate in a run-through of the ceremony production. Formal photos will be taken shortly after rehearsal. Please plan to wear your ceremony attire.

1600h–1700h

Rehearsal for Medalists, Awardees, and Prize Recipient
Moscone North, Hall E, Room 135

Medalists, Awardees, and the Prize Recipient will participate in a run-through of the ceremony production. Formal photos will be taken shortly after rehearsal. Please plan to wear your ceremony attire.

Ceremony Attire

Black Tie/Formal/Semiformal; please note that cocktail attire is appropriate.

Tuxedo Rental

For proper fit, Men’s Wearhouse consultants will need your measurements. Please go to your local Men’s Wearhouse or tuxedo rental facility and request a free measurement. You can then send these measurements to Men’s Wearhouse.

Men’s Wearhouse
New Location!
Address: 785 Market St.,San Francisco
Telephone: +1-415-544-0627 or 1-888-466-9889 (toll-free)
Location: 0.4 miles from Moscone North

1600h–1730h

Formal Photos
Moscone North, Room 123

Formal photographs will be taken with Union president Michael J. McPhaden in conjunction with the scheduled rehearsals.

1830h

Ceremony Check-In
Moscone North, Room 123

Arrival time for honorees and citationists. Final instructions will be provided.

1900h

AGU 2011 Honors Ceremony and Champagne Reception
Moscone North, Hall E, Room 133

The Honors Ceremony is open to the public. A 1 hour champagne reception will follow the ceremony.

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Banquet Attire

Business attire is appropriate.

1900h

VIP Honors Reception
San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Club Room

All 2011 Union Medalists, Fellows, Awardees, and the Prize Recipient are invited to attend the VIP Honors Reception, along with one guest. This is an invitation-only event.

2000h

Honors Banquet
San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Ballroom

Join the rest of your guests and colleagues for a night of dinner and dancing. This is a ticketed and assigned seating event.

Please be sure to provide the names of your guests (1) during the registration process and (2) directly to AGU headquarters.

Questions?

2011 Union Medalists, contact Leah Bland
2011 Union Fellows, contact Danica Williams
2011 Union Awardees, contact Leah Bland
2011 Climate Communication Prize Recipient, contact Leah Bland

Telephone:
Leah Bland: +1-202-777-7389
Danica Williams: +1-202-777-7513