The AGU Fall Meeting is a great way for early career professionals to make connections and build their CVs. Not only are attendees exposed to thousands of presentations filled with emerging science and new research, but they have the opportunity to attend countless events and workshops that can equip them with the right tools to build a sustainable career.  Here are tips for getting the most out of your AGU Fall Meeting experience.

Present at Fall MeetingAcademic Showcase - Poster Hall
Presenters get constructive feedback in real time from experts and established scientists in the field. It’s a great way to test-drive your research before publishing in a peer-reviewed journal. Did you know most AGU editors from all 19 AGU journals will be at the AGU Fall Meeting? Make sure to visit the Journals Booth in the poster hall to connect with editors and learn about best practices for submitting a paper.

Learn About Research in Your Field and Beyond
With more than 23,000 oral and poster presentations to choose from, the AGU Fall Meeting scientific program is packed with cutting-edge research you don’t want to miss. Take advantage of this opportunity to hear directly from your peers about their research and network with colleagues who you might want to collaborate with as you advance your career.  Be sure to also take advantage of SWIRLs, which offer interdisciplinary walks through AGU Fall Meeting across various tracks.

American Geophysical Union - Fall Meting 2012Take Advantage of Early Career Workshops
Did you know the AGU Fall Meeting offers dozens of workshops specifically geared toward young professionals like you?  View a list of career advice workshops available,  attend networking receptions, and check out communication workshops all designed to help you successfully move forward in your career. Check out a list of workshops here.

 

Don’t forget to take advantage of Travel Discounts available to Fall Meeting Attendees!