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GeoCVD 2018 Application

Geo-CVD is a great opportunity to gain exposure to the federal legislative process, and provide lawmakers with valuable information to inform policy decisions. Join us for this two-day event uniting researchers, students, educators, engineers, and industry professionals in Washington, DC, to raise visibility and support for the geosciences!

The closing date for applications is July 31, 2018. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by August 10, 2018.


To be considered eligible to apply for Geo-CVD through AGI, applicants must be:

  • A current member of at least one of AGI’s 52 member societies
  • Registered to vote in the United States
  • Able to fund their own travel and accomodations
  • Able to describe their interest and/or relevant experience relating to public policy

Applicants must also be able/available to:

  • Participate in a Geo-CVD webinar prior to their visit to Washington, DC (time and date TBD)
  • Attend the training workshop in Washington, DC, on September 12, 2018
  • Attend the congressional visits day in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2018

Are you currently registered to vote in the United States?

Are you currently a member of at least one of AGI's 52 member societies?

Please indicate which AGI member society/societies you are a member of in the comment box.


Personal Information


 Provide your full name (first and last).
Phone Number (optional)

Home Address

 Enter the address where you are registered to vote.
Other Address (optional)
 You may provide a work or school address, if desired. This information will be helpful for us to ensure participants are placed into appropriate groups (generally determined by region) and meetings are scheduled with the relevant congressional offices.
Background Information
Have you previously participated in the Geoscience Congressional Visits Day, or other congressional visits? If so, through which organization(s) and when did you participate? 

Why are you interested in participating in this event, and what do you hope to gain from your experience?

Describe your education, research experience, and/or professional background as it relates to the gesociences and/or policy. If your past or current work is supported by federal government, please include a brief description as well.