The American Geological Institute will host its first Geosciences Congressional Visits Day (Geo-CVD) on 9 and 10 September 2008.

This two-day event brings geoscientists, engineers, researchers, educators, and executives to Washington D.C. to raise visibility and support for the geosciences. Participants will spend the first day learning about how Congress works, the current state of the budget process, and how to conduct congressional visits. The second day will consist of visits with members of Congress. In addition to the workshops and visits, participants will get to meet other geoscientists and federal science agency representatives.

Geo-CVD will be coordinated by Washington...

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