Boston's Hynes Convention Center is the site of 1999 Spring Meeting, which takes place June 1-4 (Tuesday through Friday). It is sponsored by the American Geophysical Union, the Geochemical Society, and the Mineralogical Society of America. A broad range of scientific sessions will present the latest developments in the earth and space sciences. See Media Advisory 99-08 of March 15 for major themes of the meeting. It is available on the AGU web site: http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/prrl/prrl9908.html.
This message provides a preliminary schedule of press conferences and other events of interest to the media. It is, of course, subject to change. In mid-May, an updated list of press conferences will be distributed, including the names and affiliations of participants.
The meeting's first day, June 1 (the day following Memorial Day), will be the busiest for media representatives, and it starts early! If you are coming from outside the Boston area, you should arrive no later than Monday.
The Press Room will be open daily during the Meeting. Facilities include Internet access, phones, fax, and copier. Continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided daily. A form for advanced registration is appended to this announcement, as is a URL for a hotel registration form. Please do not delay in arranging accommodations!
Briefing: Overview of Spring Meeting
June 1, 8:00 A.M. - Room 111
Prof. Carol Simpson of Boston University, Chairman of the Spring Meeting Program Committee, will point the
Contact: Harvey Leifert
American Geophysical Union