2017 NE/NC GSA Joint Section Meeting

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19–21 March 2017 • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Omni William Penn Hotel


  • North-Central Section Management Board Meeting
    7–8:30 a.m., Sunday, 19 March.
  • Eastern Section and Great Lakes Section of SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) Joint Reception and Keynote Address
    5:30–7 p.m., Sunday, 19 March, Monongahela Room (Omni William Penn Hotel, 17th floor)
    Elizabeth Hajek (SEPM Councilor for Research Activities and Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University):
    “Understanding Internal Dynamics in Sedimentary Systems for Interpretation and Prediction”
    Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served.
  • Map and Career Blast
    7–9 p.m., Omni William Penn Hotel, Monongahela, 17th Floor
  • SPECIAL PREMIERE: "Holocaust Escape Tunnel." Created for the PBS series Nova
    7–9 p.m., Omni William Penn Hotel Allegheny Room (17th floor)
    This film chronicles an international team of archaeologists and scientists trying to recover the lost world of World-War-II-era Vilnius, Lithuania. They excavate the remains of its Great Synagogue and uncover one of Vilnius's greatest secrets: a lost escape tunnel dug by Jewish prisoners inside a horrific Nazi execution site.  The public is invited.
  • Tectonics Group Networking Session
    Sunday evening
  • Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) Networking Breakfast
    6:30-8 a.m., Monday, 20 March
    $25 Professional' $15 Student
    This informal breakfast provides opportunities for students and professionals in academia, government, and industry to meet and to learn more about AWG. Both AWG members and non-members are welcome. The reduced cost of student breakfasts is through the generous support of the Association for Women Geoscientists Foundation and your meeting sponsors.
  • Northeastern Section Management Board Meeting
    noon–1:30 p.m., Monday, 20 March.
  • Conference Banquet
    7–9 p.m., Monday, 20 March.
    Choice of entrees (chicken, fish, pork, vegetarian),
    Professionals: $40; Students: $20.
  • Banquet Program
    8 p.m., Monday, 20 March.
    “Science, Policy and the Environment in 2017: Disruptive Leadership.” Michelle Wyman, executive director of the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE).

Meeting Flyer

2017 Norh2eastern Meeting Flyer


3 Jan.
Abstracts Submission

13 Feb.
Early Registration

24 Feb.
Hotel Convention Rate