Events & Programs

CCC = Colorado Convention Center

Click here for lists of ALL NON-TECHNICAL EVENTS

Special Events Special Programs

Presidential Address & Awards Ceremony
President Joaquin Ruiz:
From the Core of the Earth to the Top of the Mountains: A Renaissance in Earth Sciences
Saturday, 30 Oct., 7–9 p.m. CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 4
No ticket required, reception follows.

2010 GSA Gold Medal Lectures

Honoring the 2010 Penrose, Day, and Donath medalists
Sunday, 31 Oct., 10 a.m., CCC Room 605

GSA Lunchtime Lectures

Sun.–Wed., 12:15–1:15 p.m., CCC Room 103/105

  • Marcia Kemper McNutt
  • Timothy L. Killeen
  • Thomas Ahlbrandt
  • Discussion Forum: Timothy H. Dixon (moderator)

Subaru Outdoor Life Lecture
Conrad Anker: Celebrating Exploration
Monday, 1 Nov., 6–7 p.m., CCC Room 205

Alumni Receptions:  [ private | group ]

Ticketed Functions
Divisions, Associated Society receptions, luncheons, etc.

Mentor Programs

Women in Geology, Geology in Government, Geology in Industry, Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology



Employment Service Center
Mon, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tues, 8 a.m.–noon;
CCC, Exhibit Hall B                    Sponsored by Shell
[ applicants | employers ]


Graduate School Information Forum

Special Programs for …

photo from 2009 contest
2nd Annual Photo Contest & Exhibition

CCC, Lobby B

more info


Guest Program
Hospitality Suite | Complimentary Seminars | Tours

Coffee & Beer Breaks
Sun, 9 a.m., CCC Poster area
Mon.–Wed., 9 a.m., CCC Exhibit Hall
(while it lasts)
Mon.–Wed., 4:30–5:30 p.m., CCC Exhibit Halls A/B
All registered attendees will receive tickets for a complimentary beer at each afternoon beer break.

Visit the Dinosaur Tracks Museum

Only 6 blocks from Convention Center. Free Admission!
[ click here for flyer ]

King Tut

Experience the magic of King Tut!

GSA meeting attendees can save $4 off the ticket price for this special exhibit at the Denver Art Museum.
[ more details ]

Have a look at our NEW digital Hall of Fame on the lower level of the Colorado Convention Center outside the Four Seasons Ballroom.

2010 Space Requests

Due to the proximity of the event you can no longer reserve space for your event online. If you need to request space for an event or an alumni reception, please contact the Meetings Department on site. Starting, Thursday, 28 October, please call the annual meeting office at +1-303-228-8422 for assistance.



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