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Great Plains/Rocky Mountains Regional Division Fall Meeting

When: October 11-12, 2019

Where: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Info: https://gprm2019.ku.edu/

Register: https://deptsec.ku.edu/~geography/forms/form/1

Email: gprm2019@ku.edu

      

Over 200 active geographers – including faculty, practitioners, graduate students, and undergraduate students from throughout the Great Plains-Rocky Mountain region – are expected to participate in discussions about basic and applied research in the human, physical, and geospatial subfields of geography and related disciplines.

In addition to paper and poster sessions at the Oread Hotel, a number of special events are planned including:
  • Opening reception Friday on the 9th Floor Terrace at the Oread Hotel
  • GP-RM student social at a favored local establishment
  • Welcome by KU Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Professor of Geography J. Christopher Brown
  • Banquet, including keynote address by Dr. Amy Lobben, AAG VP-Elect and award presentations in the Hancock Ballroom at the Oread Hotel on Saturday evening
  • Two field trips: exploring Kansas City, and a tour of Haskell Indian Nations University and the historic Wakarusa Wetlands
  • Workshop: an introduction to Google Earth Engine
  • Student paper and poster competitions, including GeoBowl
Registration: $135 for faculty/professionals, $40 for students, $20 for spouses. Banquet: $25/person. Field trips and workshops: varies ($0 to $20).