39,972: Tweets sent using the Fall Meeting hashtag #AGU16 from 1 December 2016 through 1 January 2017.
30,425: Dollars raised during 11–16 December 2016 from a total of 395 individual gifts.
22,000+: Scientific attendees registered for the meeting and scientific abstracts submitted (more than 22,700).
5333: AGU On-Demand sessions viewed during the week of Fall Meeting, 11–16 December 2016.
3033: Outstanding Student Paper Award presentations given.
2400: Square feet of AGU Booth attractions in the Exhibit Hall.
832: Membership renewals processed at the meeting.
700: Items sold at the AGU Marketplace and Gift Shop.
296: Exhibitors registered.
260: Student T-shirts sold.
239: Student Travel Grant and Berkner Fellowship recipients.
219: Participants in AGU mentoring programs.
141: Attendees at the 3rd Annual Student and Early Career Scientist Conference.
125: Attendees at the 2016 Diversity Reception.
110: Kegs of AGU Brew consumed.
96: Countries that international attendees hailed from.
91: Honorees recognized at the 2016 Honors Ceremony and Banquet.
56.8: Miles walked by Mike McFadden, AGU’s Technical Program Manager, Infrastructure & Programming.
42: Student volunteers at Fall Meeting.
17: Press conferences hosted by AGU’s Public Information Office (out of 28 total media events).
12: Thriving Earth Exchange projects launched at the Project Launch Workshop on Wednesday, 14 December.
10: Years of age of our youngest presenter in the poster hall, as part of the Bright Students Training as Research Scientists (Bright STaRS) program.
9: Events about harassment and workplace climate issues (a combination of sessions, workshops, presentations, and a town hall).
6: Student presentations on the NASA Hyperwall as part of the Data Visualization and Storytelling Competition.
—Lauren Parr (email: email@example.com), Director, AGU Meetings
Parr, L. (2017), 2016 Fall Meeting by the numbers, Eos, 98, https://doi.org/10.1029/2017EO067503. Published on 08 February 2017.
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