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Geographers Respond to COVID-19 at Virtual Annual Conference Sessions

By Eric Van Rees - 30th March 2020 - 07:33

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) will reconvene its Annual Meeting as a virtual conference April 6-10, in response to restrictions on travel and gathering during the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting will offer more than 140 sessions and panels on topics that include climate change, political and social geographies, the role of geographers as actors in public policy and advocacy, trends in geoethics and human rights, race, and ethnocentrism’s impacts worldwide. Numerous sessions will also address the work prospects and special challenges of young geographers entering the field. View the gallery of virtual sessions here

WHO: 300+ geographers and geospatial practitioners from the public and private sectors and academia.

WHAT: 140+ sessions on geography’s role in public policy, planning, research, and advocacy. Highlights include:

WHEN: April 6-10 - All times posted are Mountain Time

WHERE: Online. To gain a media pass, first create a profile and then complete this form.

To schedule interviews with featured speakers, please contact Lisa Schamess at [email protected] or phone 202-945-2416 / cell 202-841-5583.

Read More: Meteorology/Climate Change Education & Research

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