Friday, March 21, 2014

Call for papers - 9th Annual AEG Student Night

An Event for All Arizona Students and Professionals in Geology, Groundwater, Environmental & Engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering and Geological Engineering Fields

The Arizona Sections of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) and the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), and the Arizona Hydrological Society (AHS) are co-hosting the Ninth Annual Arizona AEG meeting on April 15, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM in the Memorial Union at Arizona State University. This event provides students studying in the many fields of applied geology with opportunities to meet professionals in practice, network with others in the geosciences and make presentations on their current research projects or other work.

Highlights for students attending the meeting will include:
  • Great networking opportunities
  • FREE DINNER! – Student dinners are paid for by the AEG, AIPG and AHS professional members, and industry sponsors.
  • Opportunity for students to present their research and projects via poster session or formal oral presentation to industry professionals, faculty and students from other departments and schools in Arizona.
  • $200, $100 or $50 cash prizes for the top 3 student oral presentations, and $25 each for the top 2 poster presentations.
CALL FOR PAPERS: Students interested in presenting their research and projects at the meeting should submit an abstract (300 words or less) of their proposed presentation via email to Nasser Hamdan at the address below NO LATER THAN 5 pm on Thursday, March 27, 2013. Upon receipt of all abstracts submitted by the deadline, approximately 3-4 will be selected for oral presentation at the meeting (with one possible alternate). Those selected will be notified by April 10, 2013. All selected final presentations must be in PowerPoint format and must not exceed 12 minutes presentation time--3-5 minutes for questions will be allowed. All students who submit abstracts and are not selected for formal oral presentations at the meeting are encouraged to create a poster or other still graphic for display and presentation during the poster session.

Please RSVP by April 4th

Tentative Schedule of Events:
5:30-7:00 pm Networking & Poster Session
7:00-7:45 pm Buffet Style Dinner
7:45-8:45 pm Student Presentations
8:45-9:00 pm Award Presentations

For further information and to RSVP, please contact:
Nasser Hamdan, Student Liaison, Arizona AEG
Phone: 480-221-2910480-221-2910

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