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16th GLOBE Annual Partner Meeting Begins 15 July

We are drawing closer to the start of the 16th GLOBE Annual Meeting. For the first time in GLOBE history, the meeting will be hosted by a GLOBE Partner, The National Center for STEM Education at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

The event will commence with a welcome reception on Sunday evening, 15 July, and will continue through Friday, 20 July, with speakers, presentations, field studies and for the first time, student participation through the GLOBE Student Science Symposium.

Approximately 115 members of the GLOBE community will be there. A draft of the agenda, a listing of presentation proposals and more information is available on the meeting webpage.

In addition, The GLOBE Program Office (GPO) is pleased to announce that it will have a very robust and interactive social media presence at the 16th GLOBE Annual Meeting. GPO has set up a Twitter #hashtag for the Annual Meeting, along with several other ways you and the entire GLOBE community can follow and join in on the discussions.

  • If you are on twitter, follow us at: @GLOBEProgram
  • The Twitter hashtag for the Annual Meeting will be: #GLOBECon2012
  • If you are tweeting, make sure you allow enough room to include our hashtag
  • We will also be on Facebook ... encourage your friends and colleagues to "Like" us at:


We encourage all participants to post and share photos with the GLOBE Facebook page, especially on days when we are doing GLOBE protocols training in the field. Grab your smart phone, laptop or tablet and share your meeting experience with the world.

We look forward to seeing you in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office