Thread: You're Invited! EarthScope's Finale Symposium and Reception - May 22, 2019

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*Celebrating EarthScope’s Fifteen Years of Geoscience Accomplishments*

The EarthScope National Office, along with a coalition of Earth science
organizations and facilities (UNAVCO, IRIS, SSA, AGU, AGI and GSA),
cordially invites scientists, policymakers, and all others interested to
celebrate the success of the EarthScope program! Please join us for:
*EarthScope Finale Symposium and Reception**May 22, 2019 | Washington, DC*

*Science Symposium:* 1:30–5:30 PM

*Reception: *5:30–8:00 PM



Invited Speakers will give an overview of the scientific discoveries that
EarthScope has enabled, and of its broader impacts to science and society.

· Introduction by Dr. David Fee, EarthScope National Office Primary
Investigator (University of Alaska Fairbanks)

· Earth structure by Dr. Brandon Schmandt (University of New Mexico)

· Hazards by Dr. Diego Melgar (University of Oregon)

· Water and the Environment by Dr. Kristine Larson (University of
Colorado)

· Data, Workforce, and Education by Dr. Suzan van der Lee
(Northwestern University)

· 4D Evolution of North America by Dr. Mike Williams (University of
Massachusetts)

· Conclusion by Dr. Jeff Freymueller, EarthScope National Office
Director (Michigan State University)


*RSVP:*

Please fill out our RSVP
<https://form.jotform.com/Earthscope/finale-symposiumreception-rsvp form
by *Friday, May 10* with your name and number of guests. Please specify
attendance at the symposium, reception or both.



*LOCATION*:

AAAS Building

1200 New York Ave NW 1, 2nd Floor Auditorium

Washington, DC 20005


*LODGING:*

A small room block is available at the Hamilton Hotel (1001 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005) at $359/night + tax. Use the link University of
Alaska Fairbanks
<https://book.passkey.com/event/49898113/owner/49823020/home or call
1-866-407-1764 (group code “BERK”) to book for the nights of* 5/21/19 and
5/22/19. *Outside of these dates, we advise attendees to book a separate
reservation at the best available rates. Please be advised, the cutoff for
the discounted rate is *Monday, April 22, 2019*. Reservation requests after
this cutoff date are subject to availability and rate.


*Event sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the University of
Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute*

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