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Selected sessions as well as all press conferences during the General Assembly 2019 will be live-streamed and are also available on demand after the conference. Below you will find the overall webstreaming programme. Once the individual sessions start, a link opening the respective stream will appear.

Monday, 8 April 2019

Science in policymaking: Who is responsible?
10:45–12:30 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Health risks: air pollution, emerging viruses, malaria mosquitoes
14:00–15:00 | Press centre | Details | Stream

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Beyond EPICA: The quest for a 1.5 million year ice core
09:00–10:00 | Press centre | Details | Stream

Latest research on plastic pollution
10:30–11:30 | Press centre | Details | Stream

From fundamental Atmospheric Composition Research to Societal Services/30 years of the WMO Global Atmosphere Watch Programme
10:45–12:15 and 14:00–15:30 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Arthur Holmes Medal Lecture by Jean Braun
12:45–13:45 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Monitoring the Earth from space: new findings
13:00–14:00 | Press centre | Details | Stream

The 2018 heatwave and new research on European climate
14:00–15:00 | Press centre | Details | Stream

New hazards research: Anak Krakatau, glacial lakes and giant quakes
15:00–16:00 | Press centre | Details | Stream

Plan-S: Should scientific publishers be forced to go Open Access?
16:15–18:00 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Pangea and lower mantle: Are we entering into a new paradigm? From Plate Tectonics to Global Tectonics by Xavier Le Pichon
19:00–20:00 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Marks of the Anthropocene: past, present and future
09:00–10:00 | Press centre | Details | Stream

Rewards and recognition in science: what value should we place on contributions that cannot be easily measured
10:45–12:30 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Science, Politics and European (dis)integration: A conversation of Geoscientists with Ilaria Capua and Mario Monti
12:45–14:00 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

EGU Award Ceremony
17:30–19:00 | Room E1 | Stream

Thursday, 11 April 2019

The safe operating space for the planet and how to ensure it is not passed
10:45–12:30 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Jean Dominique Cassini Medal Lecture by Margaret G. Kivelson
12:45–13:45 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Promoting and supporting equality of opportunities in geosciences
14:00–18:00 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Friday, 12 April 2019

Mountain Building, Volcanism, Climate and Biodiversity in the Andes: 250 years after Alexander von Humboldt
08:30–12:15 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Alfred Wegener Medal Lecture by Michael L. Bender
12:45–13:45 | Room E1 | Details | Stream

Past and future tipping points and large climate transitions in Earth history
14:00–18:00 | Room E1 | Details | Stream