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Suggested sessions of EGU24 to submit abstracts to

Posted on 1 December 2023 by BaerbelW

Like earlier this year, members from our team will be involved with next year's General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). The conference will take place on premise in Vienna as well as online from April 14 to 19, 2024. The session catalog has been available since November 1 and abstracts can be submitted until January 10, 2024 at 13:00 CET. Below, you'll find information about three sessions we think are worthwhile to get involved with.

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Session EOS1.6

Session EOS1.6 looks to be right up our alley as it's about "Science vs. disinformation: recognizing, addressing and tackling fake news to foster science credibility and public awareness." This session is being organized by Arianna Acierno and Elena Maggi from the CMCC Euro-Mediterrenean Centre on Climate Change. If that organization's name rings a bell it might be due to the recent events they organized in Italy where John Cook was one of the featured speakers. So, needless to say, we'll be submitting an abstract to this session, something along the lines Bärbel Winkler and John Cook had submitted for the EGU conference in 2021, but obviously udpated and adapted to what we now have on offer.

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Session EOS4.8

Session EOS4.8 - "Climate and ocean change communication, education and geoethics: Crisis, crime, survival, war, …" welcomes presentations on a broad range of topics, from hands-on geo-communication of all kinds, through pedagogical ideas and practices, curriculum matters and research, to policy and its implementation. Come and share your experience, your ideas, your anger, your vision, your research, your drive, your actions, your success, and more! The session is being convened by David Crookall and co-convened by Giuseppe Di Capua, Svitlana Krakovska, Bärbel Winkler, and Dean Page.

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Short course SC2.10

No abstracts can be submitted for short courses but - just like EOS1.6 mentioned above - SC2.10 "From Misunderstanding to Malice: Countering Mis- and Disinformation" sounds like a very interesting session to get involved with during the conference. The course is convened by Kirsten v. Elverfeldt, with Flora Maria Brocza, Maida Salkanovic, Chloe Hill, and Simon Clark as co-conveners. This short course is a space for researchers to meet with journalists, fact checkers, and media-experienced scientists to provide a platform for questions, mutual understanding and creating a joint force against mis- and disinformation.


We hope that the sessions mentioned above piqued your interest and that we'll meet on premise or virtual in Vienna next year!

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