Thank you for supporting AGU during 2014. Please join AGU’s community of generous benefactors to celebrate 2014’s accomplishments and to see your gifts at work.

To make qualifying donations for 2014, please visit giving.agu.org. To register for donor events and receptions, please e-mail development@agu.org.

Outings, Workshops, and Special Opportunities for Donors

Morning Coffee for Donors
Supporters Circle members (2014 donors of $120 or more) are invited to join AGU’s donor community to share coffee and tea each morning of the meeting.  Please be sure to pick-up your donor ribbons from the registration counters for entry into Morning Coffee events.
Monday through Friday, 15-19 December
7:00AM – 9:00AM
Development Multipurpose Room, Moscone South: Mezzanine, Room 250
 
Afternoon Salons with AGU Leaders
Please join members of AGU Staff and Volunteer Leadership to relax and enjoy refreshments while discussing hot topics important to AGU leadership and members.
Monday, 15 December
Wednesday, 17 December
Friday, 19 December
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Development Multipurpose Room, Moscone South: Mezzanine, Room 250
 
Donor Outings: California Academy of Sciences Behind-The-Scenes Tours -two sessions! (RSVP required)
Spend an hour behind the scenes learning about the institution’s 160-year history, including the research collection and laboratory.  
Sunday, 14 December 
Group 1: 11:00AM
Group 2: 3:00PM
California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive Golden Gate Park
 
Donor Outings: The Geology of Downtown San Francisco – Dr. John Karachewski (EPA) -limited spaces available! (RSVP required)
Monday, 15 December 
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Meet in lobby of Moscone South near luggage check-in
 
AGU Publications – Access and Data
Join Brooks Hanson, Director of Publications at AGU, to discuss overall AGU publications strategy and directions, including issues surrounding open access. Victoria Forlini, Assistant Director of Publications at AGU, will be discussing AGU publications data policy from a preparation and advocacy standpoint. Also learn about the coalition of earth and space science societies, funders, and repositories, moving toward more consistent standards. Mary Warner, Assistant Director of Publications at AGU, will be discussing increased functionality of the AGU portal on Wiley Online Library, including enhanced searching, special collections, and an enriched mobile environment.
Tuesday, 16 December
3:00PM – 4:45PM
Development Multipurpose Room, Moscone South: Mezzanine, Room 250
 
San Francisco Geoscapes
Join geologist, Dr. John Karachewski (EPA), in discovering the complex and interesting geology of San Francisco and adjacent areas. This scenic slide show will highlight the beautiful and surprising geologic landscapes (geoscapes) and rocks in the area.  John will discuss plate tectonics, glacial cycles and flooding of San Francisco Bay, and the 1906 earthquake.
Tuesday, 16 December
9:15AM – 10:30PM
Development Multipurpose Room, Moscone South: Mezzanine, Room 250
 
Navigating the New Eos
Take a guided tour of the new online Eos website with Barb Richman, Eos Editor in Chief, and Dana Rehm, Director of Marketing, Communications, and Engagement at AGU. You’ll also learn about what’s in store for Eos in the coming year.
Wednesday, 17 December 
2:30PM – 3:30PM
Development Multipurpose Room, Moscone South: Mezzanine, Room 250
 
Science Policy with the AGU Congressional Fellows
Join Laura Sherman and Chuck Podolak, the 2014 AGU Congressional Fellows, to discuss their experiences in the science policy on the Hill.
Thursday, 18 December 
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Development Multipurpose Room, Moscone South: Mezzanine, Room 250
 

To register for donor events and receptions, please e-mail development@agu.org

 

Special Donor Recognition Receptions

Student Travel Grant Appreciation Luncheon (RSVP required)
AGU’s generous benefactors and Student Travel Grant recipients are invited to share lunch and celebrate the Student Travel Grant program.
Monday, 15 December 
11:30AM – 1:00PM
Intercon, Intercontinental C
 
Supporters’ Circle Reception (RSVP required)
Members of the Supporters’ Circle (AGU donors who have supported AGU with a gift of $120 or more in 2014) are invited to celebrate AGU’s donor community during the Supporters’ Circle Reception.
Monday, 15 December
7:30PM – 9:00PM
Marriott, Pacific I
 
Young Supporters Reception (RSVP required)
AGU’s Young Supporters (donors who are 35-years or younger) are invited to network with colleagues and leadership during the Young Supporters Reception.
Tuesday, 16 December
5:30PM – 7:00PM
Westin Mkt, Olympic
 
Presidents’ Club Luncheon (RSVP required)
Members of AGU’s Presidents’ Club (past Union Presidents and past heads and presidents of AGU’s section and focus groups) are invited to share lunch and discuss AGU’s current priorities during the Presidents’ Club Luncheon.
Wednesday, 17 December
11:30AM – 1:00PM
Marriott, Salon 11
 
Sustainers’ Circle Reception (RSVP required)
Members of the Sustainers’ Circle (AGU donors who have supported AGU in each of the last ten consecutive years) are invited to celebrate AGU’s donor community during the Sustainers’ Circle Reception.
Thursday, 18 December 
6:30PM – 8:00PM
Marriott, Pacific J
 

To register for donor events and receptions, please e-mail development@agu.org