Thread: 2017 SSA Eastern Section Meeting Abstract Submission Closes Soon

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Abstract submission and registration deadlines fast approaching. Abstract
submission closes September 17th for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Eastern
Section of the Seismological Society of America

The early-bird registration discount has been extended until September 17th.

Discounted room rates ($119/night) are offered on a first-come,
first-served basis and are nearly at capacity, so reserve your hotel room
before it is too late.

8-10 October 2017
Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Embassy Suites Norman

The meeting takes place in North Norman, which is easily accessible from
Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City.

Activities include:

-A field trip on October 8 that will be a tour of the structural geology
and stratigraphy of the Arbuckle Group, as it is exposed in south-central
Oklahoma. We will also include a stop at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's
core facility to view Arbuckle and basement rocks that have been previously

-Special sessions on induced seismicity, outcomes from local/regional dense
geophysical arrays, characterizations of faults and structure, local and
regional seismicity characterizations, site response/ground motion
predictions, hazard characterizations, and other seismological topics of
interested to the central and eastern United States.

-A Monday night banquet dinner with Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and the
Environment Michael Teague as the keynote speaker.

** Important Upcoming Dates **
Student Travel Grant Application Deadline: 1 August 2017
Hotel Room Block Reservation Cutoff: 17 September 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline: 17 September 2017
Pre-Registration Discount Deadline: 17 September 2017
Final Online Registration Deadline: 1 October 2017
On-site Registration will be available.

For more information and to register and submit abstracts, please visit:

or contact the program chairs Xiaowei Chen, Nori Nakata, and Jake Walter (

Jake Walter, Ph.D.
Geophysicist/State Seismologist
Oklahoma Geological Survey
University of Oklahoma
Office: 405-325-8497

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