[ESIP-all] [ESSI] Warning about AGU invited authors deadline [DLM=For-Official-Use-Only]
Lesley.Wyborn at ga.gov.au
Lesley.Wyborn at ga.gov.au
Sat Jul 20 20:45:40 EDT 2013
I have been caught out on this. My invited author joined up as instructed, but then went into the field to a remote place where he had absolutely no email contact and hence could not 'hit the the yellow button'.
I managed to get AGU to do the transfer for me, so I was able to get around this, but it still took 2 days.
As it is getting late, I suggest that you send this piece of information below to any person you are inviting who is NOT a member (if you do not have them in the system).
Sent from my iPad
On 21/07/2013, at 10:36 AM, "Marshall X Ma" <max7 at rpi.edu> wrote:
> I entered three invited speakers in to session IN032 two days ago. And for
> the fourth one, because he is not a member so his name is not in the system
> and I emailed abstracts at agu.org asking them to load the contact information
> of that speaker. After one day I received this answer:
> I have forwarded your author's information to our member services. He will
> receive and email with his username and password from service at agu.org. He
> needs to log into the abstract submission website found on the Fall Meeting
> website using the information provide in that email. Once he has done that a
> page with a yellow button that says "continue to abstract submissions" will
> appear. He must click that button in order to transfer his information over
> to the abstract database. He can then log back out and then you will be able
> to add him as an invited speaker.
> Hope I can get this done before the deadline.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: earth-space-science-informatics-bounces at lists.nasa.gov
> [mailto:earth-space-science-informatics-bounces at lists.nasa.gov] On Behalf Of
> Joe Hourcle
> Sent: Friday, July 19, 2013 14:59
> To: esip-all at lists.esipfed.org;
> earth-space-science-informatics at lists.nasa.gov Science Informatics
> Subject: Re: [ESSI] [ESIP-all] Warning about AGU invited authors deadline
> On Jul 19, 2013, at 1:34 PM, Joe Hourcle wrote:
>> I don't remember this happening in the past*, but it seems that if you
> have an invited author who is not already in the system, you might have to
> e-mail AGU them to have the person added. It's kinda buried down at the
> bottom of their message:
>> If an Invited Author is not an AGU member or you are unable to
> locate them in Abstract Central, please send their full contact information
> to abstracts at agu.org.
> So, it seems that although they tell you to follow the instructions in
> Abstract Central, but those instructions are wrong, because AGU doesn't
> allow people to add invited authors themselves. And it seems that it's an
> official policy change, based on the response I got. (see below).
> I'm guessing it's a form letter, as they didn't bother responding to my
> question about how long it'll take to get people entered on the day of our
> invited author deadline.
> It's little crap like this that make me glad that I threw the ESSI secretary
> election. I'm thinking this is probably going to be my last year with AGU
> unless they make some rather dramatic changes in policies ... and select an
> abstract system that doesn't seem like it's some bizarre psychological
> experiment to see how awful of a system that they can force us to use.
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Abstracts <abstracts at agu.org>
>> Date: July 19, 2013 2:18:21 PM EDT
>> To: Joe Hourcle <oneiros at grace.nascom.nasa.gov>
>> Subject: RE: Trying to add an author ... (was: AGU Fall Meeting: Invited
> Author Names Due 24 July)
>> Dear Joe,
>> It is a new policy this year that anyone, including Invited authors, who
> is submitting an abstract needs to be an AGU member if he or she is a
> geophysical scientist.
>> If your authors are geoscientists, then they needs to become AGU members.
> They can do so using the link below. Once they join, they can log into the
> abstract submission website (same link), and they will be given a button to
> continue to abstract submissions. By selecting this button their member
> information will be transferred to the abstract submission database. They
> can then just log out and you can then add them as invited authors.
>> If they are not geoscientists please let me know and send me their full
> contact information (name, affiliation, title, mailing address, email, and
> phone number). We will then manually add each individual record and follow
> the same process stated in the previous paragraph. Thank you.
>> Haley Cox
Geoscience Australia Disclaimer: This e-mail (and files transmitted with it) is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, then you have received this e-mail by mistake and any use, dissemination, forwarding, printing or copying of this e-mail and its file attachments is prohibited. The security of emails transmitted cannot be guaranteed; by forwarding or replying to this email, you acknowledge and accept these risks.
More information about the ESIP-all