The Global Environmental Change Section is sponsoring an Early-Career Networking Event during the Fall Meeting 2017 on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Gordon Biersch Brewery, 200 Poydras Street, New Orleans. This Networking / Panel event is entitled “Translating Knowledge into Action: Developing Strategies for Careers, Funding, and Public Communication.” Three panelists will discuss these issues: James T. Randerson (UCLA), winner of the GEC Piers Sellers Mid-Career Award, Phillip Taylor (USC), who has experience as an NSF Program Manager, and Jennifer Burney (UCSD), a 2017 GEC Early-Career Awardee. This event is free, compliments of AGU and GEC, and will include Hors D’oeuvres / Appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks. There will be a cash bar. The venue is located a short 8 to 10 minute walk from the Convention Center. Please join us!