AGU is excited to announce the Plenary Speakers for Meeting of the Americas. Carol Finn, USGS Research Geophysicist and AGU President: Geophysics of Volcanic Landslide Hazards: the Inside Story; Michael Ghil, Distinguished Research Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles: Extreme Events: Dynamics, Statistics and Prediction; Amilcare M. Porporato, Professor, Duke University: Impact of Hydrologic Variability on Ecosystem Dynamics and the Sustainable Use of Soil and Water Resources