Propose a press event to AGU

The AGU Public Information office welcomes proposals for press events at AGU meetings from PIOs of scientific societies, universities, agencies, and organizations. We appreciate your help in identifying and publicizing findings from AGU meetings that are new, significant, surprising, quirky, funny and more. See this newsworthiness criteria guide for help determining what science is newsworthy.

To propose ideas for press releases, press conferences, workshops and media availabilities, please read the instructions and answer all questions in the AGU Press Event Proposal Form document. When you are ready to submit your proposal, please copy your answers from the Word document into the form below, upload the Word document and click Submit.

Press event proposals for Fall Meeting 2018 are now closed. For more information, email 

To aid PIOs in crafting successful press event proposals, the AGU Public Information Office held a “Pitch a Press Event to AGU webinar on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Click here to watch a recording of the webinar and click here to access a PDF copy of the webinar slides.

For examples of past press events AGU has held, please view the press conference schedules for the 2017 Fall Meeting, 2016 Fall Meeting, and 2015 Fall Meeting.

Questions? Email