On-Site Registration Hours
Saturday, 17 Oct.7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, 18 Oct.6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Monday-Tuesday, 19-20 Oct. 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 21 Oct.7 - 11 a.m.

Register early for best value!

Register online — it's fast, easy, and secure. Online registration will be available throughout the meeting, but you may also register on site in Lobby C at the Oregon Convention Center (hours at right). If you prefer, you may download and print the paper form which can be faxed or mailed to GSA.

GSA will provide each meeting registrant with an electronic copy of the Abstracts with Programs, which includes the 2009 Section Meeting abstracts.

Early Standard / On-site




Cancellation deadline: 21 September



Fees shown are in U.S. dollars.








through 14 Sept.
after 14 Sept.
Full Mtg. Full Mtg. One day *
Prof. Member $320 $399 $230
Prof. Member >70 $255 $340 $175
Prof. Nonmember $420 $499 $300
Student Member $99 $135 $75
Student Nonmember $135 $170 $90
High School Student $40 $40 n/a
K–12 Professional $50 $60 n/a
K–12 Teacher Member - Short Course only (see below) **
Field Trip/Short Course only $40 $40 n/a
Guest or Spouse $85 $90 n/a
Low-income country § 50% 50% 50%

* One-day registration will be available on-site only.

** GSA K-12 Teacher Members do not need to register for the meeting to attend a short course only. You can sign up for the Short Course(s) you wish to participate in by using the print version of the registration form (pdf format), or by calling GSA Sales and Service at +1-888-443-4472. Teacher Member Short Course only gives you access only to Short Courses. It does not allow access to the full meeting or technical sessions and does not include electronic media Abstracts with Programs. Must be a GSA member to qualify.

§ Participants from countries classified as low or low-middle income by the World Bank need only pay 50% of their registration category fee for full-meeting or one-day registration. Registration for this category must be made using the paper form downloaded from the link above.

Field trip or short course only & guest or spouse registrants excluded.

Are You Bringing a Guest to the Meeting?

Through GSA’s Guest Program seminars and tours, your guest can discover first-hand the region’s natural beauty and lively urban culture.


Sat.–Wed., 17–21 October, Oregon Convention Center

GSA is proud to offer KiddieCorp’s professional childcare services for children ages 6 months to 12 years. Children enjoy games, story time, arts and crafts, and other activities planned around the program hours and ages of the children. Fees are US$7 per hour, per child, with a two-hour minimum. Register at www.kiddiecorp.com/gsakids.htm by 14 Sept. to secure your child’s spot!

For more information, contact the Meetings Department at . Childcare services are a contractual agreement between each individual and the childcare company. GSA assumes no responsibility for the services rendered.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

The annual meeting offers an excellent opportunity to earn CEUs toward your general continuing education requirements for your employer or K-12 school. Certificates can be obtained by contacting Beth Engle, .

Travel Grants


Application deadline: 14 September

GSA offers travel grants for students plus grants for minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.
Click here for more information.

Scientists and Students (International)

Application deadline: 1 August

GSA’s International Section is offering travel grants to assist the participation of international scientists and students in the annual meeting of the Society. Funds are limited; these grants will never cover the full cost of attending the meeting but are intended to help defray the combined cost of registration, housing, and travel. To apply, please go to the GSA International Section’s Web page.

Questions? Contact John Wakabayashi at .


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