Program

The meeting will take place at the I Hotel and Conference Center (aka Illinois Conference Center) in Champaign. [View map of Conference Center]

Preliminary Schedule at a Glance

Subject to change. Last updated July 22.

Monday, October 24

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Registration desk open

In front of Illinois Ballroom

9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Student Expo

Room TBA

1:00 PM-4:30 PM

Short Courses

Room TBA

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Honors/Awards Ceremony

Quad Room

5:15 PM-7:30 PM

Icebreaker/Reception

Illinois Ballroom

7:30 PM-10:00 PM

Jammin' Geos/Entertainment

Illinois Ballroom

Tuesday, October 25

6:30 AM-8:30AM

Enhanced Continental Breakfast

Foyer

7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Registration desk open

In front of Illinois Ballroom

8:15 AM-9:00 PM

Plenary Session

Chancellor Ballroom

9:00 AM-Noon

Technical Sessions I, II, III

Technology, Lincoln, Alma Mater Rooms

Noon-1:15 PM

Buffet Lunch

Foyer, Illinois Ballroom

1:15 PM-5:00 PM

Technical Sessions I, II, III

Technology, Lincoln, Alma Mater Rooms

5:00 PM-6:30 PM

Buffet Dinner

Foyer, Illinois Ballroom

6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Core Workshop / Cash Bar

Chancellor Ballroom

Wednesday, October 26

6:30 AM-8:30AM

Enhanced Continental Breakfast

Foyer

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Registration desk open

In front of Illinois Ballroom

8:15 AM-Noon

Technical Sessions I, II

Lincoln, Alma Mater Rooms

Noon-1:15 PM

Buffet Lunch

Foyer, Illinois Ballroom

1:15 PM-4:30 PM

Workshops I, II

Technology, Quad Rooms

4:30 PM-5:30 PM

End of Conference Reception

Foyer

 

Optional Pre-Conference Field Trip: Hicks Dome, IL Critical Minerals and Stratigraphy

Saturday, October 22nd – Monday, October 24th (by 2pm)

Cost: $200

Includes: Transportation to Field Hotel/Field Sites and Return, Snacks, Drinks, Boxed Lunches, Catered Dinner, Handouts, Field Instructors

Participants responsible for lodging costs, one dinner, and transportation to the I Hotel for departure on October 22nd.

 

A more detailed program will be available closer to October. Please check back later.

 

Group participating in core workshop