2022 Workshop for Heads and Chairs of Earth and Space Sciences Departments

Sunday, 11 December 2022, AGU Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL

Workshop held at: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Room Prairie B; Address 2233 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616 

Registration: Via the AGU Fall Meeting registration page (Workshop itself is free; but attendees must be registered, have a badge and proof of vaccination as per AGU guidelines); registration will open in mid-August (keep checking link). Early bird registration ends on 2 November.


This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for heads and chairs of Earth and Space Science departments to discuss issues and strategies for building a strong department, meet other heads and chairs, and learn more about current issues. The workshop program includes sessions on the topics listed below.

  • Plans for the Day
    • Welcome and Introduction
  • Morning session
    • Tools for leading an inclusive department/unit 
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Sessions
    • Small Group Discussion on topics of interest
    • Impacts of COVID-19 on Students and Early Career Professionals 
    • Updates from the American Geosciences Institute COVID-19 Study
    • Opportunities from NAGT and SERC
    • Workshop Evaluation
  • Reception

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