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Conference At-A-Glance

Beginning with …

  • Pre-Meeting Field Trips: Wed., 31 Oct.–Sat., 3 Nov.
  • Short courses: Fri., 2 Nov.–Sat., 3 Nov.
  • Charlotte Icebreaker: Meet with friends, enjoy a beer, and plan your week in Charlotte! Saturday, 3 Nov., 5–7 p.m.
Sunday, 4 November
  • Technical Sessions/Oral Presentations, 8 a.m.–noon
  • Technical Sessions/Poster Presentations (view all day)—authors present 9–11 a.m. or 2–4 p.m.
  • GSA Presidential Address & GSA President’s Medal Presentation: Lunchtime Lecture #1, 12:15–1:15 p.m.
  • Technical Sessions/Oral Presentations, 1:30–5:30 p.m.
  • Exhibit Hall opens 2–6:30 p.m.
  • Exhibit Hall Opening Reception, 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Monday, 5 November
  • Technical Sessions/Oral Presentations, 8 a.m.–noon
  • Technical Sessions/Poster Presentations (view all day)—authors present 9–11 a.m. or 2–4 p.m.
  • Exhibit Hall open 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • GSA Awards Ceremony: Lunchtime Lecture #2, 12:15–1:15 p.m.
  • Gold Medal Lectures, 2–3:30 p.m.
  • Technical Sessions/Oral Presentations, 1:30–5:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon Beer Reception, 4:30–6 p.m.
  • Alumni Receptions, 5 p.m.–midnight
  • Subaru Outdoor Life Lecture, 6–7 p.m.
Tuesday, 6 November
  • Election Day (U.S.)—Make sure to vote early or request an absentee ballot!
  • Technical Sessions/Oral Presentations, 8 a.m.–noon
  • Technical Sessions/Poster Presentations (view all day)—authors present 9–11 a.m. or 2–4 p.m.
  • Exhibit Hall open 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Lunchtime Lecture #3: Michel T. Halbouty Distinguished Lecturer Scott Tinker, 12:15–1:15 p.m.
  • Technical Sessions/Oral Presentations, 1:30–5:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon Beer Reception, 4:30–6 p.m.
  • Majority of GSA Division & Associated Society Business Meetings, 5:45 p.m. start time
Wednesday, 7 November
  • Technical Sessions/Oral Presentations, 8 a.m.–noon
  • Technical Sessions/Poster Presentations (view all day)—authors present 9–11 a.m. or 2–4 p.m.
  • Exhibit Hall open 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Lunchtime Lecture #4: The National Election: What do the results mean for science? 12:15–1:15 p.m.
  • Technical Sessions/Oral Presentations, 1:30–5:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon Beer Reception, 4:30–6 p.m.

Ending with …

Meeting officially ends Wednesday evening, 7 Nov.

Post-Meeting Field Trip departures begin Wed., 7 Nov.

Last Field Trip ends Sat., 10 Nov.

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