Thank you to all press and media representatives who participated in the 2013 EGU General Assembly. If you'd like to provide feedback on the way the Press Centre was run this year, please use the EGU2013 feedback form or contact the EGU Media and Communications Manager, Bárbara Ferreira, at firstname.lastname@example.org or +49-8921-806-703.
We hope to see you all next year in Vienna for the 2014 EGU General Assembly (27 April to 2 May 2014).
Welcome to EGU’s 2013 online services for the media
The EGU General Assembly 2013 brings together over 11,000 geoscientists from all over the world into one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences. The meeting’s sessions cover a wide range of topics, including volcanology, planetary exploration, the Earth’s internal structure and atmosphere, climate, and energy. This year's Assembly features a Great Debate on shale gas and fracking. Press conferences will include presentations on the latest results from the Curiosity Mars Rover, near-Earth objects and the Russian meteor, and the consequences of nuclear accidents, among other topics.
Media registration to the meeting is available to journalists, freelance science writers, and public information officers of all nations free of charge (please see eligibility requirements in the Registration page).
The EGU operates a Press Centre located on the Yellow Level (Ground Floor) of the Austria Center Vienna, which includes a working space for journalists and a press conference room.
Online pre-registration is now closed. On-site registration is available in the main registration area of the Austria Center Vienna during the opening hours of the conference office. Media registration gives access to the Press Centre and other meeting rooms and includes a public transportation ticket, the information and schedules book and a USB flash drive with the abstracts presented at the General Assembly. Media participants also have access to high-speed Internet (the LAN and WLAN networks have been improved this year) and complimentary breakfast, lunch, coffee and refreshments at the Press Centre.
EGU press team
The Press Centre at the General Assembly is run by Bárbara Ferreira, EGU Media and Communications Manager, with the help of four student assistants.
For more information, please contact Bárbara Ferreira by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at +49 8921-806-703 (before the General Assembly). At the General Assembly, you may reach the press office by e-mail or at +43 6763-199-381/2 (Press Centre landline) or +43 6812-082-7254 (mobile).