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News Release April 5, 2001
GSA Release No. 01-08
Contact: Christa Stratton

Geologists Will Explore New Earthquake Findings April 9–11

I. Introduction
II. Presentation Highlights
III. Complimentary Media Registration and Other Information

(III) Complimentary Media Registration and Other Information

We invite journalists and public information officers (PIOs) from geoscience and other related organizations to attend any scientific session of interest visit the exhibition area. Advance interviews with scientists can also be arranged and conducted on an embargoed basis, with release dates coinciding with presentation dates.

Registration is complimentary if you are one or more of the following:

  • Working press representing bona fide news media with a press card, letter, or business card from the publication.
  • Freelance science writer, presenting a current membership card from NASW, ISWA, regional affiliates of NASW, or evidence of work pertaining to science published in 1999 or 2000.
  • Public Information Officer of a scientific society, educational institution or government agency.

Representatives of the business side of news media, publishing houses, and for-profit corporations must pay the appropriate fees.

Register at the main meeting registration desk at the Sheraton Universal where you will receive a name badge and the program/abstract book.

Registration hours are: Sunday, April 8, 4:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; Monday, April 9, 7:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, April 10, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, April 11, 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

For additional information, contact Ann Cairns, GSA Director of Communications, at (303) 357-1056. Ann will be on-site to assist journalists beginning Monday, April 9. She can be reached by calling the Sheraton Universal at 818-980-1212 and asking for GSA Registration, or by calling her cell phone at (303) 725-6334.


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