Meetings Information

Fall Meeting 2016


Details to come


One-on-one With an Attorney

  • 8am-3pm Monday-Thursday; email to set your appointment.

How to be a Mass Media or Congressional Science Fellow

  • 12:30-1:30pm Monday, 12 December, Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate B

SIPS Business Luncheon

  • 12:30-1:30pm Tuesday, 13 December, Jillian’s (ticket required)

AGU-CSLDF Legal Symposium

  • 8:00am-1:00pm Wednesday, 14 December, Marriott Marquis, Salon 2

Science Policy 101: A Field Guide to Congress

  • 12:30-1:30pm Wednesday, 14 December, Moscone North, Room 120-121

Science Policy 201: Advocacy in Action

  • 11:30am-12:30pm Thursday, 15 December, Moscone West, Overlook 3014

GeoPolicy Connect

AGU will host the first ever GeoPolicy Connect on 20–21 October in Fort Collins, Colorado. This invitation-only event will bring together a select group of scientists, policy makers, thought leaders, and industry specialists for solutions-focused dialogue that will result in tangible outcomes that help communities develop policy. To foster a good dialogue, the GPC is by invitation for those both knowledgeable about the topic and open to hearing from a variety of views. If you fit that description, please email to be considered for an invitation.  Thank you for your interest!

Fall Meeting 2015


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View Fall Meeting Trax

Trax are sessions we have compiled for you that touch on communication, policy, social sciences, or cross multiple disciplines.


One-on-One Availability With an Attorney

14-17 December 2015, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Moscone South – Mezzanine Room 216

How to be a Mass Media Fellow or Congressional Science Fellow

14 December 2015, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, Moscone North – Room 121,122,124,125

Hydrology/Societal Impacts and Policy Science-Water and Society Technical Committee Meeting

14 December 2015, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, San Francisco Marriott Marquis – Salon 6

Societal Impacts and Policy Sciences Luncheon

15 December 2015, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, Jillian’s @ Metreon – 175 4th Street – Main Lounge

Science Policy: Moscone West Wing

16 December 2015, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, Moscone North – Room 121,122,124,125

SIPS Focus Group Discussion and Luncheon

17 December 2015, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, San Francisco Marriott Marquis – Salons 3-4


Fall Meeting 2014

Scientific Sessions:

View sessions co-sponsored by SIPS.


Sips-networkLunching & Relaunching: SIPS Focus Group 2.0
Join SIPS leadership at a Fall Meeting luncheon where you can meet SIPS leadership and other like-minded scientists, share your ideas for events and programs, and discuss the future work and direction of the focus group.

One-on-One Availability With an Attorney

AGU and the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund have provided these brief consultations to allow you to ask any legal questions regarding your scientific work.

How to Become a Congressional Science Fellow or Mass Media Fellow Luncheon
Learn how you can spend the summer as a journalist or a year on Capitol Hill! AGU gives you the opportunity to do either as a Mass Media Fellow or Congressional Science Fellow.

houseofcardsScience Policy: Why It’s Not a House of Cards
Learn the ins and outs from experts on how Congress works and (more importantly) how you can make a real, tangible, and impactful difference in policy outcomes.