Boulder, CO – More than 6000 geoscientists will gather at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia 22-25 October for "The Pursuit of Science: Building on a Foundation of Discovery," the 118th annual meeting and exposition of the Geological Society of America. Representatives of the media are cordially invited to attend and participate in technical sessions, field trips, and other special events.
Eligible media will receive complimentary registration (see below) and are invited to use GSA's Newsroom facilities while at the meeting.
I. Scientific Program
Finalization of the scientific program is underway. Additional information will be made available when the technical program schedule is complete.
8 PARDEE KEYNOTE SYMPOSIA
Topics addressed in these interdisciplinary, invited-speaker sessions include:
150+ TOPICAL SESSIONS
These interdisciplinary sessions involve a mix of invited and volunteered papers. A sampling of topics includes:
Trips range from one to four days in duration and some are physically rigorous. Trips include:
II. Media Participation
Eligibility for media registration is as follows:
Journalists and PIOs must pay for any short courses or field trips in which they wish to participate.
Representatives of the business side of news media, publishing houses, and for-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay the appropriate fees.
For additional meeting information and to access media registration, visit http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/2006/rMedia.htm. Pre-registration deadline for media is Monday, 16 October 2006.
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