Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Schedule of Events at the March 2-4 Meeting of the Far Western Section at Zzyzx, CA

Check beneath the fold for the final version of the schedule for the events at the spring meeting of the Far Western Section, to be held this weekend (March 2-4). Hope to see you there!
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Spring 2012 Conference Agenda
Friday, March 2, 2012
4:00 PM Registration Opens (Location – Library of the Main Building)
Student Poster Set Up
6:00 PM Welcome - Lynn Fielding, El Camino College
NAGT Far Western Section President
Evening Social (soft drinks, wine, beer, appetizers, and networking with other geoscientists)
Zzyzx Store Open
View Student Posters
7:00 PM Dinner (optional meal – advanced sign up required)
8:00 PM Speaker – Robert Fulton, California State University Desert Studies Manager
A History of Zzyzx and Soda Springs
8:30 PM Key Note Speaker – Dr. Debra Bereki
Geologists Taking a Role in the K-12 Classroom
9:30 PM NAGT Far Western Section Business Meeting

Saturday, March 3, 2012
7:00 AM Hot Breakfast
8:00 AM Trips Depart from Zzyzx and return at approximately 5:00 PM
Note: Trip Leaders will have the lunches and drinks for the group.

All Day Field Trips
1. Geology and Mining History in the Standard Mining District, Mojave National Preserve, San Bernardino, County, California Field Trip
Trip Leader Ted R. Weasma, Registered Project Geologist
2. Landscape Evolution in the Eastern Mojave: Geology, Biology, and Climate Change
Trip Leader Robert Fulton - California State University Desert Studies Manager
3. Volcanism and the Eastern Mojave Field Trip
Trip Leaders Brandon Browne, California State University, Fullerton, and Eric Hovanitz, Santiago Canyon College

6:00 PM Evening Social (soft drinks, wine, beer, appetizers, and networking with other geoscientists)
Zzyzx Store Open
View Student Posters
7:00 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Student Poster Awards Presentation- Julienne Gard and Lynn Fielding
El Camino College
8:15 PM Key Note Speaker – Dr. Elizabeth Cochran, United States Geological Survey
Installing Seismometers Around Every Corner:
What Can They Tell Earth Scientists?
Sunday, March 5, 2012
7:00 AM Hot Breakfast
8:00 AM Pisgah Field Trip Departs
Note: Pick up a lunch after breakfast.
Meet Trip Leader Russ Harter at Pisgah lava field at 10:30 AM.
Directions are in the Guidebook.
8:30 AM Workshop
Workshop Leader Chuck Herzig, El Camino College
Teaching Teachers How They Can Better Convey Geology to Their Students

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