Academic Showcase

Moscone North, Exhibit Hall, Lower Level, Hall D
Monday, 6:00 P.M.–8:00 P.M.
Tuesday–Thursday, 9:30 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Friday, 9:30 A.M.–1:30 P.M.

AGU Fun Run/Walk Booth

Moscone West, Level 1
Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–6:30 P.M.
Monday–Tuesday, 8:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.

Visit the booth to register for the AGU Fun Run/Walk sponsored by METER Group Inc. and to pick up your race T-shirt. The Fun Run will begin at 7:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 14 December. Please arrive by 6:45 A.M. at the starting line to receive course instructions. The race starts and finishes at South Beach Harbor at Pier 40, the intersection of The Embarcadero and Townsend Street, next door to AT&T Park. This location is within walking distance of most AGU Fall Meeting hotels. For information on public transportation to the race, go to 511.org and enter your starting and ending location (i.e., Pier 40).

AGU Marketplace (Booth 805)

Moscone North, Exhibit Hall, Lower Level, Hall D
Monday, 6:00 P.M.–8:00 P.M.
Tuesday–Thursday, 9:30 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Friday, 9:30 A.M.–1:30 P.M.

  • Renew your AGU membership
  • Learn about AGU programs and services
  • Meet experts on social media, communicating science to a variety of audiences, and more
  • Stock up on gifts for the entire family

Career Center/ Student Lounge

Moscone South, Lower Level, Poster Hall
Monday–Friday, 9:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.

The Career Center is a great resource for both job seekers and employers. Learn about available positions and exciting careers at one of the job fairs. Need some advice? Come attend one of the many career advice presentations in the careers theater or sign up for counseling sessions. Employers, take advantage of the world’s top Earth and space scientists in one location—interview your ideal new employee while at the Fall Meeting.

Come to the Student Lounge to take a break between sessions, network with other students, or grab some refreshments. Recharge your batteries, or your cell phone or laptop batteries. The lounge space is located within the Career Center.

Editors’ Resource Center

Moscone West, Level 2, Overlook 2014
Monday–Thursday, 7:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.
Friday, 7:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M.

The Editors’ Resource Center serves as the Fall Meeting on-site info hub where AGU Editors and Associate Editors (AEs) may relax, get a cup of coffee, catch up on e-mail, or hold informal meetings. While there, Editors and AEs will experience an environment conducive to collaboration with their counterparts on other AGU journals. It is also where they can share approaches to various editorial challenges and develop new collegial relationships. Internet/Wi-Fi connection, a computer, and a printer will be available. Staff will be on hand to assist Editors and AEs with questions or problems and provide information about upcoming editor searches, developments in the AGU journal publishing process, and news about the Publications Division.

Exhibits

Moscone North, Exhibit Hall, Lower Level, Hall D
Monday, 6:00 P.M.–8:00 P.M.
Tuesday–Thursday, 9:30 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Friday, 9:30 A.M.–1:30 P.M.

Honors Tribute Booth

Moscone West, Level 1, Hall
Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–6:30 P.M.
Monday, 6:00 A.M.–7:30 P.M.
Tuesday, 7:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Wednesday, 7:30 A.M.–2:00 P.M.
Thursday, 12:00 P.M.–5:00 P.M.
Friday, Closed

Services includes distribution of 2016 Union Honorees memorabilia and ribbons, Fellows lapel pins as well as general information about the 2016 Honors Tribute events, including Honors Banquet seating arrangements and tickets.

Outstanding Student Paper Awards (OSPA) Resource Center

Moscone South, Lower Level, Poster Hall
Monday–Friday, 8:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M

The OSPA Resource Center assists volunteer judges, liaisons, and coordinators to ensure that all students who signed up are evaluated and provided with presentation feedback.

Press Room

Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3001A,
Monday–Thursday, 7:30 A.M.–6:30 P.M.
Friday, 7:30 A.M.–2:00 P.M.

To promote public understanding of Earth and space sciences, AGU operates a press room and holds press conferences as part of this international meeting. Press conferences are held in the Press Conference Room (Moscone West, Room 3000), Monday through Thursday, 8:00 A.M–6:00 P.M. Press releases and other materials about newsworthy research presented at the meeting are made available to reporters online at http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2016/media-center  as well as in the Press Room.

AGU Publications Booth

Moscone South, Poster Hall
Monday–Friday
7:30 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
2:00 P.M.–6:00 P.M.

AGU Publications will again have a presence in the poster hall! Staff will be on hand to answer questions, discuss new initiatives, and coordinate Meet the Editor events. Please stop by to learn more about AGU Publications!

GENERAL SERVICES

Business Center: Moscone Convention Center
Moscone West, Level 1
Moscone South, Lower Level
Monday–Friday, 8:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.
The Business Center’s services and products include computer rental, printing, copying, fax transmission and receipt, package shipping, office products, and more.

Business Center: Marriott Marquis
55 Fourth Street (diagonally across from Moscone West)
Daily, 7:00 A.M.–7:00 P.M.
The Business Center’s services and products include computer rental, printing, copying, fax transmission and receipt, package shipping, office products, and more.

Child Care

Moscone South, Mezzanine, Rooms 274 and 276
Monday–Friday, 7:30 A.M.–6:30 P.M.

KiddieCorp provides a professional children’s program at the meeting. The cost for the children’s program is $11.00 per hour, per child for children ages 6 months through 12 years old and $13.00 per hour, per child for children under 6 months old. Children must be registered for a minimum of two (2) consecutive hours per child per day. A Mothers’ Room is available; see the next page for details. For more information, contact KiddieCorp by phone at +1-858-455-1718. Child care services are a contractual agreement between each individual and the child care company. AGU assumes no responsibility for the services rendered.

Coat Check

Moscone North (MN), Moscone South (MS), and Moscone West (MW) Lobbies
Monday, 7:30 A.M.–8:00 P.M. (MN)
Tuesday–Friday, 7:30 A.M.–6:30 P.M. (MN*)
Monday–Friday, 7:30 A.M.–6:30 P.M. (MS, MW)

There is a charge of $2.00 USD for coats, $3.00 USD for luggage, and $5.00 USD for laptops.

*Note: The Moscone North coat check will be available until 9:00 P.M. on Wednesday evening.

First Aid

Moscone West, Lower Lobby
Monday–Friday, 8:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.

A registered nurse will be available to provide basic first aid services and supply items such as bandages and acetaminophen.

General Information Booth

Moscone West, Level 2 (Monday-Friday)
Moscone South, Upper Lobby
Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–6:30 P.M.
Monday, 6:00 A.M.–7:30 P.M.
Tuesday, 7:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.
Wednesday–Friday, 7:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

General meeting information is available here. Lost and found items will be held here until the end of each day after which items will be taken to the Meeting Services Booth located in Moscone West, Level 1. Attendees cannot be paged. It is recommended that messages be left at the attendee’s hotel.

Internet Stations

Moscone South, Poster Hall
Monday-Friday, 8:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.

Computers are available for attendee use. Please be mindful of your time when colleagues are waiting to use the Internet.

Lost and Found

A Lost and Found will be located at the General Information Booths, located in Moscone South, North, and Moscone West. At the end of each day, articles will be brought to the Meeting Services Booth, also located in these buildings on Level 1. Detailed information on hours and location can be found under General Information and Meeting Services Booth.

Mobile App Help

Moscone West, Level 1
Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–6:00 P.M.
Monday–Tuesday, 8:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.

Support will be available to assist with downloading and navigating the mobile app.

Mothers’ Room

Moscone South, Upper Lobby, West Bridge
Monday–Friday, 7:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.

A private room has been set aside near child care. A refrigerator is available in the child care room. (Moscone South, Mezzanine, Rooms 274–276).

Refreshments

Moscone South, Poster Hall and Esplanade Lobby
Moscone North, Hall D (Tuesday morning through Friday morning)
Moscone West, Levels 2 and 3
10:00 A.M–11:00 A.M.: Coffee and soft drinks
3:30 P.M.–4:30 P.M.: Coffee, soft drinks, and beer

Wireless Internet and Help Desks

Moscone South, Poster Hall
Moscone West, Level 2
Monday–Friday, 9:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.

Wireless Internet access is available throughout much of the Moscone Center.  The network access code is AGU2016.

PRESENTER SERVICES

Poster Help

Moscone South, Poster Hall
Monday–Friday, 7:30 A.M.–6:00 P.M.

Staff will be available to assist you with your poster location and other on-site needs. Push pins, tape, and scissors will be available for your use.

Poster Services – Copy Central

Moscone South, Upper Lobby
Sunday, 11:30 A.M.–6:30 P.M.
Monday–Tuesday, 7:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Wednesday–Thursday, 7:30 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Friday, 7:30 A.M.–3:00 P.M.

AGU has partnered with Copy Central to print posters for pick up at the Moscone Center. Attendees who submitted and paid via the Copy Central site may pick up their posters at the Poster Printing Services booth in the lobby of Moscone South. Copy Central can also assist with on-site printing needs. Note: at least 48 hours are needed for on-site orders.

Speaker Ready Room

ALL speakers are required to check into the Speaker Ready Room at least 24 hours before their presentation.

Moscone West, Room 2001
Moscone South, Mezzanine, Rooms 252
Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–6:30 P.M.
Monday, 6:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.
Tuesday–Thursday, 7:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.
Friday, 7:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M.

REGISTRATION SERVICES

Guests

Registered attendees may also register a guest or spouse at a charge of $100. A guest is a spouse, friend, or adult child (18 years old and older) who is not working in a geophysical science–related occupation or field.  A colleague or associate working in a related geophysical sciences field or studying geophysics in school may not register as a guest.  Registered guests may not attend the scientific sessions, including the Poster Hall. Guests may visit the Exhibit Hall, attend the Keynote Sessions on Monday through Thursday from 12:30 P.M.–1:30 P.M., and purchase tickets to social events at the advertised rates

Special Needs

AGU staff will work with its vendors to provide reasonable support to anyone with special needs.  If you require special assistance during the meeting, contact the Meeting Services Booth in Moscone West.

Registration Services: Moscone Convention Center

Moscone West, Level 1 (full service registration* and press registration)
Moscone North, Upper Lobby (badge materials pick-up, pre-registration and exhibitor registration only)
*full service consists of badge materials pick-up, pre-registration, on-site registration, meetings services, honors tribute booth and other auxiliary services.

Meeting Services

Moscone West, Level 1, Registration Area

Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–6:30 P.M.
Monday, 6:00 A.M.–7:30 P.M.
Tuesday, 7:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Wednesday–Friday, 7:30 A.M.–5:00 P.M.

Staff will be on hand to answer any questions related to the registration process.

Housing

Moscone West, Level 1

Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–6:30 P.M.
Monday, 6:00 A.M.–7:30 P.M.
Tuesday, 7:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Wednesday–Friday, 7:30 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Staff will be available to assist with hotel reservations.

Ribbon Kiosk

Moscone West, Level 1
Moscone North, Upper Lobby
Sunday, 12:00 P.M.-6:30 P.M.
Monday, 6:00 A.M.-7:30 P.M.
Tuesday, 7:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
Wednesday-Friday 7:30 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

AGU ribbons will be available at this self-service kiosk for those who are eligible.