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EGU22 – Cranky Uncle is going to Vienna!

Posted on 18 Might 2022 by BaerbelW

After two years of Corona-induced on-line conferences in 2020 and 2021, this yr’s General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) will happen as a hybrid convention in each Vienna and on-line from Might 23 to 27.

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To take hybrid and vital hygiene restrictions into consideration, there (sadly) might be no poster or PICO periods at this yr’s convention. As an alternative, all 1.5-hour session timeslots will include 15 to twenty quick orals the place every presenting creator has at most 3 to five minutes to share her or his summary in a sort of elevator pitch with time for 1 or 2 questions on the finish earlier than it is the following creator’s flip. This clearly solely permits for a really quick presentation with at most a handful of slides. Longer displays can nonetheless be uploaded to go along with the summary (see beneath).

John Cook dinner and I submitted an summary for session EOS1.3 “Games for Geoscience”, convened by Christopher Skinner and Co-Conveners Rolf Hut, Sam Illingworth, Elizabeth Lewis and Jazmin Scarlett, figuring that this might be an excellent match to share a factor or two concerning the Cranky Uncle game. The session will happen on Wednesday, 25 Might, from 15:10–16:38 (CEST) in Room 1.14 within the Austria Center Vienna (ACV).


Please click on the picture for a larger version or go to the abstract on the EGU website for a legible model!

You do not should be a registered participant to learn the abstracts and conference program. You nonetheless will not have entry to the displays uploaded by the authors till after June 30. Come July, the displays uploaded with a artistic commons 4.0 license will robotically change into open entry and all people can view and obtain them. If you would like to check out our detailed presentation concerning the Cranky Uncle sport sooner than July, you’ll be able to open and download the PDF (2.1MB) here. A PDF-version of the quick “pitch” presentation is available here.

The presentation comes with an index slide from the place some sides of the sport will be accessed:

Index Slide

Please click on on picture for larger version or open the PDF for the interactive presentation.

Ought to any of you occur to be in Vienna and even take part within the convention, please tell us within the feedback. It might be good to get in contact!

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