GSA North-Central Section

52nd Annual Meeting

16–17 April | Ames, Iowa

Iowa State University


We are excited to announce the return of the GSA North-Central Section Meeting to Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa in 2018. The Local Committee is now accepting proposals for Theme Sessions, Symposia, Workshops, Short Courses, and Field Trips for the 16–17 April 2018 meeting. Please submit them using the button below.

2018 NC GSA Proposal Submission

Questions may be directed to the appropriate Co-Chairs listed under Local Committee below. The proposal submission deadline is 3 July 2017.

Proposal submissions must include:

  • Title
  • Identify as a Theme Session, Symposium, Short Course, Workshop, or Field Trip
  • Principal Organizer (name, affiliation, and email)
  • Co-organizers (names, affiliations, and emails)
  • GSA Division/Interdisciplinary Interest Group Sponsors and Co-Sponsors
  • Preference for format (oral or poster)
  • A short description (50 words or less)

We look forward to seeing you in Ames at the 2018 GSA North-Central Section Meeting!


Chair: Bill Simpkins
Vice Chair: Alan Wanamaker
Technical Program Co-Chairs: Neal Iverson and Kristie Franz
Short Courses/Workshops Co-Chairs: Yuyu Zhou and Chris Harding
Field Trip Co-Chairs: Franek Hasiuk and Aaron Wood
Budget/Logistics Chair: DeAnn Frisk
Exhibits Chair: Betsy Swanner
Student Volunteer Chair: Suzanne Ankerstjerne
K–12 and Informal Education Co-Chairs: Beth Caissie and Aaron Wood
Activities Co-Chairs: Jacqueline Reber and Jane Dawson
Student Judging Chair: Paul Spry
IT Liaison: Mark Mathison
Undergraduate Research Symposium Chair: Robert Shuster

Meeting Flyer

2018 NC Meeting Flyer