Presidential Address & Awards Ceremony
Saturday, 30 Oct., 7-9 p.m., Colorado Convention Center, Four Seasons Ballroom 4
GSA President Joaquin Ruiz speaks on:
"From the Core of the Earth to the Top of the Mountains: A Renaissance in Earth Sciences"
The Presidential Address and Awards Reception follows the ceremony, 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm, CCC, Four Seasons Foyer. No ticket needed for entry.
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2010 GSA Gold Medal Lectures
Sunday, 31 Oct., 10 a.m.–noon, Colorado Convention Center, Room 605
About the GSA Gold Medal Lectures
“I’m glad that the series was viewed as a success and I will make attendance a regular feature at my future GSAs.”
—T. Mark Harrison, 2009 Day Medalist
Continue the celebration!
The GSA Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony on Saturday is just the beginning …
Please join us on Sunday for the GSA Gold Medal Lectures, a special event hosted by GSA to honor the 2010 Penrose, Day, and Donath medalists. The honorees are scheduled to give half-hour lectures reflecting on their scientific careers. GSA President Joaquin Ruiz will chair this event. No ticket needed for entry.
GSA Lunchtime Lectures
Sun.–Wed., 12:15–1:15 p.m., Colorado Convention Center, Room 103/105
The second year of GSA’s new Lunchtime Lecture series promises to be as good as the first! Please pencil these lunchtime events into your schedule and check coming issues of GSA Today for topic highlights.
- Sunday, 31 Oct.:
Marcia Kemper McNutt, Director of the United States Geological Survey
- Monday, 1 Nov.:
Timothy Killeen, Assistant Director for the Geosciences, National Science Foundation
- Tuesday, 2 Nov.:
Thomas Ahlbrandt (2010 Halbouty Lecturer), Vice President of Exploration, Falcon Oil and Gas Ltd.
- Wednesday, 3 Nov.:
Discussion forum: Haiti's Catastrophic Earthquake of 12 January 2010: Lessons Learned
Moderator: Timothy Dixon, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Professor and Director of the Space Geodesy Laboratory.
Panelists: Roger Bilham, University of Colorado; Eric Calais, Purdue University; Carol Prentice, U.S. Geological Survey
Annual Geoscience Educators’ Social Reception
Saturday, 30 Oct., 5–7 p.m.
Colorado Convention Center, Lobby B
- Paleontological Society Reception Buffet
Sat., 30 Oct., 5–8 p.m. CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 1
Professionals: $35; students: $10.
- National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) and GSA Geoscience Education Division Awards Luncheon
Sun., 31 Oct., 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Hyatt CCC, Capitol Ballroom 5-6-7
- AWG Breakfast
Mon., 1 Nov., 6:30–8:30 a.m. CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 1
Professionals: $30; students: $15.
- Engineering Geology Division Luncheon & Awards Ceremony
Mon., 1 Nov., noon–3:30 p.m. Hyatt CCC, Mineral Hall F-G
- History of Geology Division Luncheon & Business Meeting
Mon., 1 Nov., noon–2 p.m. Hyatt CCC, Mineral Hall E
- Geoscience Information Society (GSIS) Luncheon
Mon. 1 Nov. 12:30–2:00 p.m. $42. Hyatt CCC, Capital Ballroom 2.
- Hydrogeology Division Luncheon, Awards, and Business Meeting
Tues., 2 Nov., 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m., CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 1
- MSA Awards Luncheon
Tues., 2 Nov., 12:30–3 p.m. Hyatt CCC, Capitol Ballroom 4
- Joint Reception of MGPV with MSA/GS
Tues., 2 Nov., 5:45–7:45 p.m. CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 1
Professionals: $10; students: $5.