More Registration Info
Carbon Offsets
Child Care
Student Travel Fund
Badges & On-Site Registration
Media Registration


Early registration deadline: 27 September
Cancellation deadline: 4 October

REGISTER ONLINE — it's fast, easy, and secure. Online registration will be available throughout the meeting, but register early for the best prices and availability. 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 2010 Section Meeting abstracts. The Abstracts with Programs book will be available for onsite pick-up only.

Early Standard / On-site







Fees shown are in U.S. dollars.



through 27 Sept.
after 27 Sept.
Full Mtg. One day Full Mtg. One day
Prof. Member $325 $210 $405 $240
Prof. Member >70 $255 $155 $340 $175
Prof. Nonmember $425 $280 $505 $310
Student Member $105 $70 $140 $80
Student Nonmember $145 $90 $180 $100
High School Student $40 n/a $40 n/a
K–12 Professional $50 n/a $60 n/a
Field Trip/Short Course only $40 n/a $40 n/a
Guest or Spouse $85 n/a $90 n/a
Low-income country § 50% n/a 50% n/a

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

§ Residents of 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.

   Online registration is not available for residents of “low and lower-middle income” countries (as classified by the World Bank) who wish to take advantage of the special rate. Please download a hardcopy of the registration form from the meeting Web site and send it via post to GSA, P.O. Box 9140, 3300 Penrose Place, Boulder, Colorado 80301, USA.


GSA is committed to making the annual meeting accessible to everyone. If you need auxiliary aids or service because of a disability, please check the appropriate box on the registration form. If you have suggestions or need further information, contact William Cox, , +1-303-357-1013. It's best if you let us know your needs by 27 September.

Purchase Carbon Offsets for Your Trip

The Geological Society of America encourages attendees to offset travel emissions via the Colorado Carbon Fund. All contributions to the fund support new clean energy projects in Colorado that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To participate, please check the box on your registration form, and we’ll collect US$25 for the fund. If 10% of this year’s 6,500 attendees donate, we could offset more than 800 tons of CO2 — that’s equal to the emissions from burning nearly 90,000 gallons of gasoline.


Sat.–Wed., 30 October–3 November, Colorado Convention Center

KiddieCorp has provided high quality programs to children at conventions, trade shows, and corporate events in the United States and Canada since 1986. GSA has worked with KiddieCorp since 2005 to offer professional childcare services for children ages 6 months to 12 years. Children enrolled in the program will enjoy games, story time, arts and crafts, and other fun-filled activities for each age group. Fees are US$7 per hour, per child, with a 2-hour minimum.

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

Register at by 27 September 2010 to secure your child’s spot. This service may be cancelled if minimum is not met, so please register by the deadline!

GSA Student Travel Fund

GSA members and friends: You can make a difference in the life of a student by contributing to the Student Travel Fund when you register. Just indicate your intent and the amount you wish to give on your annual meeting registration form.

Your donation will help make it more affordable for students to attend the Annual Meeting in Denver. One-hundred percent of your contributions will go to help fund student travel.

The GSA Foundation has contributed US$1,000 to this fund.

On-Site Registration Hours
Saturday 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday 6:30 a.m.–8 p.m.
Monday & Tuesday 7 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m.–11 a.m.

Badges & On-Site Registration

If you registered online, please check in at the advanced registration desk in Lobby A when you get to the convention center to pick up your badge. Badges are required for entrance to all annual meeting events.

For your convenience, online registration will be available during the meeting. If you register online during the meeting, check the advanced registration desk when you arrive. Badges will be updated each morning.

If you prefer, you may register at the on-site registration desk in the Colorado Convention Center, Lobby A.


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