GA 5 Registration and Logistics

Travel Scholarship Awards

The Geoscience Alliance welcomes all attendees to apply for travel awards if they don’t have other funding to attend the conference. The GA provides airfare, food, and housing. Native American undergraduate and graduate students and TCU faculty are prioritized to attend. We give out travel awards on a first come – first serve basis with that priority and then can fund any other applicants until funds run out. You are encouraged to apply early.

Deadline to apply for a travel award: May 31, 2022

Travel Award Request Form Link: https://forms.gle/dxWmfM2HgGKPMb9T9

You must register before you apply for a travel award (you do not need to complete payment, but must complete the registration form at this link: https://forms.gle/t2AQrSdAxbLpmwUh7

Information you will need for registration

  • A headshot
  • A short bio (200 word limit)
  • Be prepared to select your choice of Field Trips
  • Posters – please let us know if you want to show a research or opportunity poster (if you want to display a poster about your program that offers an opportunity for our students). If you know the title, please provide it. That information can also be provided in June.
  • Data Workshops–please check out the special 1-day Data Workshops being offered on July 27, 2022 (before the conference) and on August 1, 2022 (after the conference) and indicate whether you are interested in participating in one of these workshops. Attendance is free but workshops are limited to 10 participants each. Housing and meals for the extra days are provided.

Logistics for Travel Awardees:

Travel award housing will be arranged in single rooms (with shared bath) in the University of Minnesota’s Frontier Hall dormitory for travel scholarship awardees.

Your flights will be purchased at the time your travel award is accepted. GA staff will be in touch with you at that time with flight options.

Food will be provided from dinner July 27 to breakfast July 31 (breakfast at dorms, lunch and dinner at conference).

All Other Attendees

Registration Links:

All participants must register by July 1. Registration is free for Travel Scholarship Awardees. Registration is $300 (early registration until May 31)/$400 (May 31-July 1). Registration after that date is by permission only. Please contact dianad@umn.edu. We are limited to 175 attendees at the conference, so please register early.

Information you will need to provide for registration

  • A headshot
  • A short bio (200 word limit)
  • Be prepared to select your choice of Field Trips
  • Posters – please let us know if you want to show a research poster (undergraduate, graduate, or other researchers) or opportunity poster (if you want to display a poster about your program that offers an opportunity for our students). If you know what the title will be, please provide it. That information can also be provided in June.
  • Data Workshops–please check out the special 1-day Data Workshops being offered on July 27, 2022 (before the conference) and on August 1, 2022 (after the conference) and indicate whether you are interested in participating in one of these workshops. Attendance is free but workshops are limited to 10 participants each. Housing and meals for the extra days are provided.

Housing for those not on travel scholarship awards:

Graduate Hotel: We have a group of rooms reserved at the Graduate Hotel on the University of Minnesota campus. Please contact:

The Graduate Hotel

615 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

612-379-8888 or register online at

Yes – you can share this link with your guests to make their reservations:

Graduate Minneapolis | Hotel in the Heart of UMN Campus (graduatehotels.com)

How to use your booking link:

  1. Select the exact dates of your stay (top of page)
  2. Click on check availability
  3. Select room type – “Book now”
  4. Confirm your stay, enter your name & credit card

Or you can go through the main registration page and enter this code: 072522GEOS

Cost per night: $164+tax

Deadline to book a room at this rate: Tuesday, July 5, 2022 (or until all rooms in block are gone, please reserve early).

Frontier Hall Dorm Rooms

If you are attending and do not have a travel scholarship, you are welcome to stay in the dormitories at a cost of $45/night (breakfast included). You will have an opportunity to select which nights you want to stay and pay for those nights using the registration payment system below.

Registration Payments

Here is the link to the Registration Payment System

If you have any trouble or issues with the Registration Payment System, please contact Diana Dalbotten at dianad@umn.edu or by phone at 612 483 8713.

Food: Lunch and dinners are included with registration costs (From Thurs night to Sat night). Breakfast at dorms is included if you pay for dorms. Breakfast at Graduate Hotel is not provided but is available in the hotel restaurant.

Run a short (1:15) Workshop at the GA

If you would like to run one of our Hands-On Workshops during the conference, sharing your research in an active demonstration, please apply here: Workshop Application Form

More Information:

Agenda

Registration and Logistics

Discussion Group Topics

Guest Speakers

Workshops

Posters

Field Trips

Special 1-Day Workshops on July 27 and August 1

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