WaterSciCon24: Press registration and housing are open

30 May 2024

AGU press contact:
Liza Lester, [email protected] (UTC-4 hours)

WASHINGTON — Press registration is open for the 2024 Water Science Conference (#WaterSciCon24), to be held in Saint Paul, Minnesota, 24-27 June. WaterSciCon is jointly sponsored by the American Geophysical Union and the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences, Inc. (CUAHSI). The meeting brings the water community together every two years to share research, collaborate, and plan for the future. The deadline to book housing through the conference is 31 May at 11:59 pm ET.

Press registration

Free registration is available to full-time members of the media for the purpose of gathering news and information to produce media coverage of WaterSciCon24. Press officers supporting researchers presenting at the summit and journalism students are also eligible for press registration. Press registration will remain open through the end of the conference on Thursday, 27 June. Review the press credentialing requirements for more information on press eligibility.

Reporters and press officers interested in press registration should email [email protected]. Please help us to confirm your eligibility by including a link to your institution’s staff page, byline, or masthead listing your name and position. Freelancers may provide a link to a portfolio or links to at least three bylined science news stories published in the last 12 months.

Access and programming

WaterSciCon24 is on-site only. However, scientific talks will be recorded, and the recordings will be available after the meeting for registered press.

Browse the scientific program to preview the diverse water science to be presented at the conference, including topics such as:

Location and hotel information

WaterSciCon24 will be held at the Saint Paul RiverCentre, 175 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Housing is available at three local hotels, and the deadline to book housing through registration is 31 May at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Health and safety

WaterSciCon24 is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all participants and staff. We continue to monitor health and safety issues such as the COVID-19 pandemic and other communicable diseases and follow U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines as they are released.

WaterSciCon24 strongly encourages all attendees to be up to date on all vaccinations. WaterSciCon24 will not require documentation of COVID-19 vaccination in order to attend the meeting. However, we will reconsider implementing this requirement if conditions and guidance from health professionals change.

Masking guidelines will be assessed prior to the meeting dates. Masks will be available onsite for attendees upon request and those who wish to wear masks are encouraged to do so.

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