The 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. Below are tips for getting the most out of your Fall Meeting experience as well as a look at what the city has to offer. And make sure to read how AGU continues to enforce a safe and respectful meeting environment for all.

Present at Fall MeetingAcademic Showcase - Poster Hall
Presenters get constructive feedback in real time from experts and established scientists in the field; the abstract submission tool will open in June. Presenting is 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 AGU Fall Meeting? Make sure to visit the Journals Booth to connect with editors and learn about best practices for submitting a manuscript.

Learn About Research in Your Field and Beyond
With more than 23,000 oral and poster presentations to choose from, the 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.

American Geophysical Union - Fall Meting 2012Take Advantage of Early Career Workshops
Did you know that AGU Fall Meeting offers dozens of workshops specifically geared toward young professionals like you? We are still in the early stages of planning, but you can check back here later to find a list of career advice workshops, networking receptions, and communication workshops all designed to help you successfully move forward in your career.

Book in Advance
Get the early bird rate by registering in advance; the online registration tool will open in mid-August. Make sure to reserve your favorite hotel in New Orleans; the online housing tool will open in mid-August. Note: hotels for the Fall Meeting sell out quickly!