|16 January 2017||Nominations submission site opens.|
|14 April 2017||Nominations submission site closes.|
|17 April – 28 April 2017||Section and Focus Group Award Chairs review nomination packages for eligibility and completeness.|
|1 May – 2 June 2017||
Individual committee reviews are summarized in preparation for committee deliberations.
|9 June 2017||
Section and Focus Group Chairs provide feedback on all nominations (successful and unsuccessful).
|16 June 2017||Deadline for Section and Focus Group Presidents to approve committee selections.|
|19 June – 23 June 2017||Notification email sent to all nominators.|
|30 June 2017||AGU officially announces the 2017 Section and Focus Group honorees.|
|December 2017||AGU formally recognizes the 2017 Section and Focus Group honorees during the Honors Tribute, held at the Fall Meeting.|