Stop by the Exhibit Hall (Phoenix Convention Center, Hall CDE North Building) to meet with the GSA Foundation staff.
- Sunday, 22 Sept.: 2–7 p.m.
- Monday & Tuesday, 23 and 24 Sept.: 10 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, 25 Sept.: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
On To the Future (OTF)/Field Camp Opportunities Student Presentations
One opportunity you won’t want to miss is seeing a student who has benefited from your generosity at the Annual Meeting. Several On To the Future and Field Camp Scholarship recipients are presenting at this year’s Annual Meeting and they would love to meet you to thank you for your support.
Below is information about their presentation times and subjects; all will take place within the Phoenix Convention Center. Bookmark this page and check back often as we will be updating this information as the meeting approaches. This site will also be live through the meeting itself should you need to confirm any of the following details.
Bridget Murray, DEPOSITION AND PALEOWEATHERING OF MAASTRICHTIAN (UPPER CRETACEOUS) TERRESTRIAL DEPOSITS AT MAREPALLI QUARRY, CENTRAL INDIA (poster); Sun., 22 Sept.: 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Session 44, booth 297, “T86. Inverting Source from Sink: Decoding Sedimentary Records of Climate, Erosion, and Vegetation (Posters),” Hall AB, North Building.
Michelle Valkanas, DOES CRYPTIC SULFUR CYCLING IN AN AMD PASSIVE REMEDIATION SYSTEM PREVENT THE REMOVAL OF HIGH SULFATE CONCENTRATIONS? (presentation); Sun., 22 Sept., 4:00 p.m.–4:20 p.m., 225AB, North Building.
Emma Steorts, FOUNDRY WASTE: A PROFILE OF HEAVY METAL CONTAMINATION IN REEDSVILLE, WV, Mon., 23 Sept., 9:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m., Session 101, booth 28, Hall AB, North Building.
Brittan Wogsland, ORGANOMINERALIZATION OF MICROBIALITES FROM STORR’S LAKE, SAN SALVADOR ISLAND, BAHAMAS: CALCIUM, CARBON, AND OXYGEN STABLE ISOTOPE ANALYSIS (poster); Mon., 23 Sept., 9:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m., Session 104, booth 57, “T41. New Voices in Geobiology (Posters),” Hall AB, North Building.
Lisa N. Duong, PALEO-LAKE OLDUVAI: FRESHER OR SALINE? NEW RESULTS FROM CLAY CHEMISTRY (poster); Tues., 24 Sept., 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m., poster 193-12, Booth 161, Hall AB, North Building.
Mario Velazquez, CHARACTERIZING LAYERED GABBRO WITHIN THE ENGELS DEPOSIT AT THE LIGHTS CREEK STOCK, PLUMAS COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (presentation); Tues., 24 Sept., 9:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m., Hall AB, North Building.
Bridget Murray, SPRING CAVE, THEN AND NOW: EVALUATING VISITOR USE AND MANAGEMENT AT SPRING CAVE, WHITE RIVER NATIONAL FOREST, CO, THROUGH A HISTORIC FRAMEWORK (presentation); Tues., 24 Sept., 9:30 a.m., Session 179: “T183. Geoscience and Hydrology of Your Public Lands: STEM Internships, Research, Science, Mapping, Resource Management, and Education I,” Room 101C, West Building.
Nicolas M.A. Vanderzyl, MICROPLASTIC ACCUMULATION PATTERNS IN SAND AT THREE HAWAIIAN BEACHES (presentation); Tues., 24 Sept., 1:30 p.m., Session 227, Room 224A, North Building.
Prosper Ayawah, RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ROCK FRAGMENT SIZE DISTRIBUTION, EXCAVATED SURFACE ROUGHNESS AND CUTTER FORCES FROM LINEAR ROCK CUTTING MACHINE EXCAVATION (presentation); Tues., 24 Sept., 4:15–4:30 p.m., Room 224A, North Building.
David Davis, COMPETITIVE REDUCTION OF FERRIHYDRITE AND NONTRONITE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR LACUSTRINE SEDIMENTS (poster); Wed., 25 Sept., 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m., poster 261-14, Booth 98, Hall AB, North Building.
Eyal Marder, STREAM PIRACY, TILTING, AND INCISION IN THE UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN: EVIDENCE FROM HIGH PLAINS TERRACES (poster); Wed., 25 Sept., 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m., Session 264: “T3. Fluvial Responses to Perturbations at Varying Spatial and Temporal Scales,” Hall AB, North Building.
Laura Taylor, FLUID INCLUSIONS IN CARBONATES FROM THE MAUV, REDWALL, SUPAI, AND KAIBAB FORMATIONS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR FORMATION OF THE GRAND CANYON (poster); Wed., Sept. 25, Session 263: “T1. Grand Canyon, Colorado Plateau, and Rocky Mountain Debates and Their Global Reverberations, 150 Years after Powell,” booth 110, poster 262-5, Hall AB, North Building.
Trista McKenzie, INCREASED COASTAL POLLUTION EXPECTED UNDER FUTURE SEA LEVEL STANDS: CHEMICAL EVIDENCE FOR TIDAL GROUNDWATER INUNDATION OF COASTAL WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE (invited presentation); Wed., 25 Sept., 10:25–10:45 a.m., Room 102AB, West Building.
Every day the exhibit hall is open (Sun., Sept. 22, thru Wed., Sept. 25) we challenge you to match favorite rocks and minerals from the Foundation Board of Trustees and staff to a map of the area those samples came from.
You are welcome to attempt the quiz once per day until you win or the meeting ends—whichever comes first. Be sure to stop by the Foundation booth each day to participate and to see that day’s prize.
While you’re at the booth, be sure to snag one of our daily giveaways.
Penrose Guest Hospitality Suite
If you are a member of the Penrose Circle you are invited to take advantage of the Penrose Guest Hospitality Suite (hours: Sun., Sept. 22, thru Wed., Sept. 25, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.).
This is a comfortable hospitality space for rest and relaxation where you can find complimentary refreshments, seminars, and local experts ready to answer your questions about the area. Local guest tours and activities will also be offered for an additional fee.