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Press release Welcome to the EGU24 Press Centre

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European Geosciences Union

Welcome to the EGU24 Press Centre

12 April 2024

MUNICH – The European Geosciences Union’s annual General Assembly (EGU24) is only a week away: the hybrid conference will be held onsite in Vienna, Austria and virtually from 14-19 April 2024. EGU is pleased to share that the online Press Centre is now LIVE and can be accessed by our media attendees.

The online Press Centre includes information about:

1) Press conferences: press briefings on the latest and most fascinating developments in the geosciences
2) Media Highlights: handpicked, unique sessions of media interest
3) Media Tip Sheets: a shortlist of sessions grouped under a specific area of the geosciences
4) Press Releases: press releases about specific studies presented at the General Assembly, as they are published.

Media participants are encouraged to browse through the Press Centre and select sessions of their interest. The EGU24 App serves as an additional resource to navigate the conference programme, build and access your personal programme, read our daily newsletter (EGU Today), and much more! ioS users can download the App here and Android users here.

Haven’t registered yet for EGU24? Check your eligibility to attend. Media registrations will remain open till the last day of the conference, however due to a high volume of registrations this year we recommend registering at the earliest.

For more information about the General Assembly, check the EGU24 website regularly. And if you have specific questions, please reach out to the EGU Head of Communications, Hazel Gibson at

More information

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is Europe’s premier geosciences union, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences for the benefit of humanity, worldwide. It is a non-profit interdisciplinary learned association of scientists founded in 2002 with headquarters in Munich, Germany. The EGU publishes a number of diverse scientific journals that use an innovative open access format and organises topical meetings plus education and outreach activities. Its annual General Assembly is the largest and most prominent European geosciences event, attracting more than 18,000 scientists from all over the world. The meeting’s sessions cover a wide range of topics, including volcanology, planetary exploration, the Earth’s internal structure and atmosphere, climate, energy, and resources. The EGU 2024 General Assembly is taking place in Vienna, Austria, from 14 to 19 April 2024. For information and registration, please check here, or follow the EGU on Twitter and Facebook.

If you wish to receive our press releases via email, please use the Press Release Subscription Form at Subscribed journalists and other members of the media receive EGU press releases under embargo (if applicable) 24 hours in advance of public dissemination.


Hazel Gibson
Head of Communications
European Geosciences Union
Munich, Germany


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