2020 Joint Section Meeting


The Southeastern and Northeastern sections of the Geological Society of America convene from March 20-22, 2020 in Reston, Virginia. This meeting connects researchers, government agencies, students, academia’s leading instructors, industry professionals and more in a celebration of scientific discovery. With exhibit space planned in coordination with poster sessions to maximize potential traffic flow, this meeting provides an excellent opportunity for your company or organization to have direct access to a captive audience intent on learning more about your services, programs, and products.

Questions may be directed to the Exhibits Chair, Dan Harris, at harris_d@calu.edu.

Exhibits Info

Exhibits are located in the Grand Ballroom.

Hours of Exhibits are:

  • Set up: Thursday, 19 March, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Open: Thursday, 19 March, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Open: Friday, 20 March, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Open: Saturday, 21 March, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Open: Sunday, 22 March, 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Current Exhibitors include:
  • 2021 Section Meetings booth
  • American Institute of Professional Geologists
  • Association for Women Geoscientists
  • Clay Minerals Society
  • Gems and Crystals Unlimited
  • GSA Bookstore
  • GSA Foundation
  • GSA Sections
  • History and Philosophy of Geology Division / History of Earth Sciences Society
  • I. Miller Precision Optical Inc.
  • Martin Microscope Company
  • Mineralogical Society of America
  • National Association of Geoscience Teachers
  • National Association of State Boards of Geology
  • National Science Foundation GEO EAR
  • Olde Geologist Books
  • Overburden Drilling Management Limited - Mineral Extraction Division
  • Paleobiology Database
  • Pittsburgh Geological Society
  • Society for Sedimentary Geology
  • United States Geological Survey
  • University of Kentucky Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Geology Club
  • West Chester University


    Academic Tables
  • Temple University
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • West Virginia University


Sponsors reach a broad audience through partnership with the Geological Society of America. The 2020 joint meeting between the Southeastern and Northeastern sections provides a unique opportunity to access attendees from the entire eastern North America and direct access to potentially double the amount of attendees as compared to a normal sectional meeting of the GSA. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity!

Questions may be directed to the General Co-Chair, Patrick Burkhart, at patrick.burkhart@sru.edu and Exhibits Chair, Dan Harris, at harris_d@calu.edu.

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Abstracts Due:
10 December

Early Registration Ends:
18 February

Hotel Deadline:
26 February