Activities and Events

Exhibits
Level 5, Room 517A
Tuesday – Wednesday, 9:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M.
Thursday, 9:30 A.M.–1:30 P.M.

Outstanding Student Paper Awards (OSPA) Resource Center
Level 5, Room 517 B-D
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 A.M. – 6:30 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
Level 5, Room 523A
Monday – Wednesday, 7:30 A.M.–6:00 P.M.
Thursday, 7:30 A.M.–2:00 P.M.
To promote public understanding of Earth and space sciences, the Joint Assembly co-sponsors operate a press room and hold press conferences as part of this international meeting. Press conferences are held in the Press Conference Room, Level 5, Room 523B, Monday through Wednesday, 8:00 A.M.https://agu.confex.com/agu/ja2015/meetingapp.cgi6:00 P.M., and Thursday, 8:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M. Press releases and other materials about newsworthy research presented at the meeting are made available to reporters online at https://ja.agu.org/2015/media-center/, as well as in the Press Room.

Society Exhibits (AGU, CGU, GAC, MAC)
Level 5, Room 516
Monday–Thursday, 8:00 A.M.–6:30 P.M.

General Services

Business Center: Information Desk
Main Level 1, Viger Hall
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
The Business Center’s services and products include copying, fax transmission and receipt, package shipping, office products, and more.

Coat Check
Main Level 1, Viger Hall
Sunday, 4:00 P.M.–8:00 P.M.
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 A.M.–7:00 P.M.
There is a charge of $2.00 CDN for coats and $5.00 CDN for luggage.

First Aid
Level 3
Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–8:00 P.M
Monday–Thursday, 8:00 A.M–7:00 P.M.
A registered nurse will be on call during regular meeting hours to provide basic first aid services and supply items such as bandages and acetaminophen.

Internet Stations
Level 5 Foyer outside Poster Hall
Computers are available for attendees 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 Meeting Services Counter during registration hours. At the end of each day, articles will be brought to the Palais des congrès Security.

Refreshments
Level 5, Poster Hall 517
10:00 A.M– 10:30 A.M. Coffee and Soft Drinks
4:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M Coffee, Soft Drinks, and Beer

Special Needs
Reasonable support is provided to anyone with special needs. If you require special assistance during the meeting, visit the Meeting Services counter in the registration area.

Presenter Services

Poster Help
Poster Hall, Rooms 517B-D
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 A.M–6:30 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. If you have special needs for your poster presentation, we suggest you bring those supplies with you to the meeting. Presenters will also be able to place on-site orders for audiovisual equipment here.

Poster Hall
517B-B-D
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 A.M–6:30 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. If you have special needs for your poster presentation, we suggest you bring those supplies with you to the meeting. Presenters will also be able to place on-site orders for audiovisual equipment here.

Speaker Ready Room
Room 512 C-G
Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–7:30 P.M.
Monday, 6:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Tuesday-Wednesday, 7:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Thursday, 7:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M.
ALL speakers are required to check into the Speaker Ready Room at least 24 hours before their presentation. Those presenting on Monday, 4 May, must check in on Sunday.

Registration Services

Guests
A guest is a spouse, friend, or adult child (18 years old and older) who is not working in a geophysical sciences-related occupation or field. A colleague or associate working in a related geophysical sciences field or studying geophysics in school may not be registered and attend as a guest. Registered guests may not attend the scientific sessions; however, they may visit the Exhibit Hall and attend Sunday’s Ice Breaker. Guests are required to purchase tickets to social events at the advertised rates.

Meeting Services
Level 5 Foyer
Sunday, 12:00 P.M.–7:30 P.M.
Monday, 6:00 A.M.–6:30 P.M.
Tuesday-Wednesday, 7:00 A.M.–6:30 P.M.
Thursday 7:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Staff will be on hand to answer any questions related to the registration process.

Registration
Level 5 Foyer
All attendees must register and wear their conference badge while attending all Joint Assembly functions.