Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America 2020

26.10 - 30.10.2020  
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Organizing Committee

The Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America 2020 (GSA 2020) originally scheduled to be held in Montréal, Canada, from 25–28 October 2020 will now be held from 26–30 October 2020 as "GSA 2020 Connects Online", a 100% online experience.

Access the announcement here.


Thousands of people attend the GSA Annual Meeting every year to find the tools, confidence, and connections they need to advance their science and their careers. Attendees engage in many ways, from attending technical sessions to presenting research to connecting at social events.

The GSA 2020 Annual Meeting will serve as an online hub of groundbreaking science and technology that will help you find the inspiration and resources to advance your professional career, network and engage with the geoscience community, and share and broaden your scientific knowledge.


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Special lectures

Access the lunchtime special lectures here:

Technical sessions

GSA 2020 Connects Online offers a host of opportunities for technical learning and collaboration. Topical sessions, Pardee Keynote Symposia, special sessions, and wide-ranging Discipline sessions supply the perfect venues to present your research and learn about others’:


Abstract deadline is 4 August.

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Early registration deadline is 21 September.

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PAGES session

PALSEA: Session T154. Sea-Level Indicators: New Interpretations and Constraints for Future Projections
Leaders: Deirdre D. Ryan, Nicole S. Khan, and Daniel M. Gilford

Well-constrained sea-level indicators are critical to understand past, present, and future global and regional sea-level variability. This session showcases state-of-the-art methods describing and constraining sea-level indicators, and their value for improving sea-level modeling and projections.

This session is endorsed by PALSEA, HOLSEA, WARMCOASTS, and GSA divisions for Marine and Coastal Geoscience, Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology, and Sedimentary Geology.

PAGES Early-Career Network (ECN) members who are presenting

Peter Chutcharavan - Tuesday 27 October, 10:15
Robust millennial- and centennial-scale interpretations of Late Pleistocene sea-level change from fossil coral reefs: An interdisciplinary challenge

Onema Adojoh - Tuesday 27 October, 13:35
Taking a dynamic and rewarding career path: An insight from making most conferences

Tamara Fletcher - Wednesday 28 October, 11:05
Fire under ice: Evidence for extensive geographic and temporal range of wildfire in the Pliocene High Arctic

Dan Killam - Thursday 29 October, 15:10
Glycymeris nummaria as high-resolution trace metal archives of Eastern Mediterranean environmental change

Damián Cárdenas - Thursday 29 October, 17:30
Did initial constrain of the central american seaway induce paleoproductivity changes in the southern proto-caribbean during the Early Miocene?

The GSA 2020 website has a brief outline of advice for ECRs attending the meeting: