The 54th Annual Meeting of GSA’s Northeastern Section will take place in Portland, Maine, USA, at the Holiday Inn By
The Bay, in downtown Portland. Portland is a welcoming city. Cultural sites and varied dining opportunities are
within a short walk of the conference center. Portland is easily accessed by car via Interstate 95 and Interstate
295, by train via Amtrak’s Downeaster, by air via Portland’s Jetport (PWM), and by bus. We have developed a
technical program that covers a diverse set of geologic topics and processes, including applied geology; education;
northeastern tectonics; Quaternary geology and climate; coastal, groundwater, and river processes; geological
hazards; and magmatism, metamorphism, and structural geology.
Holiday Inn By the Bay
88 Spring St.
Portland, Maine 04101, USA
Hotel registration deadline: 28 Feb. 2019
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn By The Bay, 88 Spring Street,
Portland, ME 04101, USA. The meeting rate is US$150 per night plus
Reservations should be made by calling the Holiday Inn at +1-800-345-5050 (toll free) or +1-207-775-2311
Please be sure to mention that you are attending the GSA meeting.
The Holiday Inn By The Bay is ADA compliant. Persons needing services related to ADA should contact Stephen
Pollock, or Sally Page at the Holiday Inn By the Bay at +1-800-345-5050 (toll free) or
A block of rooms has also been reserved at the Courtyard Marriott, 321 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101, USA. The meeting rate is US$150 per night plus tax. Reservations should be made by calling the Courtyard Marriott +1-855-308-7370 (toll free). Please be sure to use the group code of NEGSA19.
FUNDING FOR STUDENTS
Northeastern Section Kenneth N. Weaver Student Travel Grant
Application Deadline: 11 Feb. 2019, 11:59 PM MST
The GSA Foundation has funds available for student travel grants. The money, when combined with funds from the
Sections, is used to assist both undergraduate and graduate student members of GSA. You must be registered for the
meeting BEFORE you can apply. For more information, contact the section secretary, David P. West ().
The Northeast Urban Travel Award
The Northeast Urban Travel Award provides generous funding to students who work full-time or care for dependents.
Apply before Friday, 22 February 2019 at 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Questions: email Tahlia Bear
View grant information and application details (PDF).
We are grateful to those groups recognized below for their generous support!