4 December 2011
I’m on my way to San Francisco later today, along with 20,000 of my closest friends. I’m not sure how much I will be able to blog about it, since I am still editing my dissertation and putting the final touches on my presentation for Wednesday, and AGU evenings are often spent catching up with friends and colleagues. For example, my adviser has started a tradition in which a large group of us gets together for seafood on even-numbered years or “meat on a stick” (Brazilian steakhouse) on odd years. This year is an odd-numbered year, and to get everyone psyched about our meaty dinner, Melissa sent around this absolutely brilliant video:
I will be taking notes in the sessions that I attend, so I will blog about the most interesting talks that I see, but that will have to wait until after my defense on December 16.