Turkey Run State Park

GeoTeachers Indiana Field Workshop

Fri-Sun, 2-4 November. Cost: $140 (early registration)

Three days of professional development geared specifically for the K-12 educator, home-school parents, and informal educators. Interact with professional geoscientists from industry, academia, and government agencies who are your workshop presenters, mentors, and field-trip leaders. [more details]

How to Register

Step 1: Register for the GSA Annual Meeting (select the appropriate category).
Step 2: Select "604 -1st Indiana Field Workshop: K-12 Earth Science Teachers" ($140) from the GeoCareers section of the Events page (or p.2 of the paper form).
NOTE: Prices go up after 1 October.

GeoCareers Workshop

Sun., 4 November. Part of GeoCareers Day.

More program infoWhat's Your Problem; What's Your Point?

Preparing & Publishing Papers
A workshop for early-career geoscientists

Sunday, 4 November, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Accepting applications through 10 September 2018.
FREE (but an application is required); light lunch provided.

You have a big pile of data and lots of good ideas. How do you parse all that into discrete, coherent papers?

  • Find out what editors and reviewers look for
  • Find out what makes a well-prepared manuscript
  • Learn more about peer review

This workshop, led by science editors from GSA’s journals, will focus on the process of preparing your research for submission to scholarly journals. Presentations by the editors will be followed by roundtable discussions and a question-and-answer period. Space is limited. Please complete the online application to sign up. We welcome applications from graduate students, early-career researchers, people getting back into research after a hiatus, post-docs, or anyone for whom this discussion is relevant.

social media icon maniaSocial Media for Scientists - Lecture

Sunday, 4 November, 2-3 p.m. Career and Mentoring Center
This workshop is open to all and free of charge, but advanced registration is preferred.

Want to learn more about using social media to communicate your science? We will discuss the current social media landscape as well as best practices, tips, guidelines, and inspirations for multiple social media platforms. We’ll also talk about how you can utilize social media to build public trust in science and scientists. Designed for scientists, ideal for beginners, but helpful for everyone!

Social Media for Scientists - Lab

Sunday, 4 November, 3-4 p.m. Career and Mentoring Center
This workshop is open to all and free of charge, but advanced registration is preferred.

Participate in breakout sessions with experts on specific social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Learn how to use or improve your game on these different platforms to communicate science with different demographics using different types of media. All levels welcome; attendance in the lecture portion not required.