The AGS will host a special meeting on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building #4 (ISTB-4) on the Arizona State University campus (781 South Terrace Road, Tempe , Arizona 85281).
Prizes to be awarded:
First Prize: $500; Second Prize $250; Third Prize $150; Three honorable mentions at $50.
Special geological gifts will be given to each entrant.
8:00 AM: Students arrive at the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building #4 and mount their posters on poster boards. The event will be held in the third floor lobby, better known as the Crater Carpet. Appropriate tacks will be provided. (No more taped posters falling off the walls!) Parking is free on Saturdays in the big parking garage next door. (See Google map)
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Viewing of posters and beginning of judging by Carl Bowser, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Nyal Niemuth, Chief, Phoenix Branch Manager and Mineral Exploration, Mining, and Economic Geology; and Gordon Haxel. Scientist Emeritus, U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff.
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM: Coffee break
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: 3-minute oral summaries of each poster by each presenter.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Buffet Lunch (free for students, whether or not they present a poster if they make a reservation).
Those attending the Buffet Lunch must make reservations no later than 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 11, 2015.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Tour of the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building and the showing of some nifty science films in the IMAX-like theater.
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Presentation of awards for the best posters.
Please call or email Bob Kamilli if you have any questions:
Office Phone: 520-670-5576;Cell phone: 520-349-9336
More information and online registration: Third Annual Arizona Geological Society Doug Shakel Student Poster Event]