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On-Site Registration & Badge Pickup

Registration

Early registration deadline: 6 September (midnight MDT)
Cancellation deadline: 12 September

Online registration is fast, easy, and secure. If you prefer, you may download the paper registration form and mail or fax it to GSA. Register before the deadline, Tuesday 6 September at midnight MDT, to ensure your trips and events will run — you'll also get the best pricing and selection. Note that short course fees will increase by US$30 after the early registration deadline.

REGISTRATION
FEES
Early
(June–6 Sep)
Standard
(after 6 Sep)
Full Mtg. One day Full Mtg. One day

Professional Member

$330

$215

$410

$245

Professional Member (70+ years old)

$255

$155

$340

$175

Professional Nonmember

$430

$285

$510

$315

Student / Recent Grad Member

$109

$70

$144

$80

Student Nonmember

$149

$90

$184

$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.

§ Participants from countries classified as "Low or Lower Middle Income Economies" by the World Bank need only pay 50% of their registration category fee for full-meeting or one-day registration. Registrants from these economies cannot register online — instead please use the paper registration form.

GSA will provide each meeting registrant with an electronic copy (CD-ROM) of the Abstracts with Programs, which includes the 2011 Section Meeting abstracts. The Abstracts with Programs book purchased along with meeting registration will be provided when you pick up your badge on-site.

All speakers must register for the meeting in order to present research.

Cancellation Policy

A $30 processing fee will be charged for cancellation of a professional registration if received in writing prior to 12 Sept. 2011.

No refunds will be given after the cancellation deadline of 12 Sept. 2011 for any registration types or events.

The Geological Society of America understands that unforeseen circumstances can prohibit attendance to the meeting. Refund requests for registration fees received after 12 Sept. 2011 will be handled on a case by case basis.

GSA will not accept any requests for refunds after 45 days from the end of the Annual Meeting.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

GSA is committed to making the Annual Meeting easily accessible for all. If you or your guests need auxiliary aids or services, please contact William Cox at +1-303-357-1013, or at .

TICKETED FUNCTIONS

Don't forget to sign up for field trips, short courses, special tours, luncheons, and other ticketed events when you register.

CONTRIBUTE TO THE GSA STUDENT TRAVEL FUND!

Your donation to the student travel fund when you register will truly make a positive difference in the lives of the next generation of geoscientists. One-hundred percent of the contributions received, along with US$1000 contributed by the GSA Foundation, will go to help fund student travel. Simply check the appropriate box on your registration form.

CARBON OFFSET DONATION

GSA encourages attendees to offset travel emissions via the GSA Foundation Energy Fund. All donations go toward reducing GSA's HQ footprint on the environment. To participate, please check the box on your registration form, and we'll collect US$25 for the fund. More on the GSA Foundation Web site.

On-Site Registration Hours
Saturday, 8 October7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday, 9 October6:30 a.m.–8 p.m.
Monday, 10 October7 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 11 October7 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 12 October7 a.m.–11 a.m.
ON-SITE REGISTRATION AND BADGE PICKUP

Badges can be picked up onsite at the Advanced Registration Desk in Lobby B of the Minneapolis Convention Center starting Saturday, 8 October. Please bring a copy of your registration confirmation with you.

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