This message updates Media Advisory 3 (AGU Release No. 98-38 of November 12). It provides additional information on most of the press-related events listed in that advisory and adds new events.
Please also review Media Advisory 1 (No. 98-33 of October 21) for general information, including eligibility for press registration and a registration form, and Media Advisory 2 (No.98-35 of October 27), for themes and special lectures at Fall Meeting. These advisories may be found on the AGU web site at http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/media.html.
Reminder: If you were sent an Abstract volume, please take it with you to Fall Meeting.
Attention PIO's: If you are not attending Fall Meeting but would like to distribute press releases relevant to Meeting presentations, you may send up to 100 copies to the following address:
Mr. Harvey Leifert (Hold for Arrival December 4)
San Francisco Marriott
55 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103-3156
The AGU Public Information Office in Washington, D.C., will be closed from December 4 through December 13, inclusive. We will be able to access and respond to email messages from San Francisco, but cannot provide significant assistance beyond support to journalists attending Fall Meeting.
We have organized a series of press conferences and related events designed to help reporters gain maximum value from attendance at Fall Meeting. The following list is offered with the understanding that dates and times, even topics, may change. We do not anticipate significant changes to this schedule between now and Fall Meeting; any that occur will be posted on the message board in the Press Room.
Press Room and Briefing Room
Location: The address of the Moscone Convention Center is 747 Howard Street (between 3rd and 4th Streets), San Francisco, CA 94103-3181.The Press Room is Room 111 and the Briefing
Contact: Harvey Leifert
American Geophysical Union