Register for GSA Connects 2022

Register or sign in to the meeting program to watch recorded events until October 2023.

Important Dates

Registration opens: early June

Early registration deadline: 7 Sept. at noon MDT

Cancelation deadline: 12 Sept.

A Fully Hybrid and Accessible Meeting

GSA will live stream and record for on-demand viewing all Pardee Keynote Symposia, Presidential Address & Awards, Noontime Lectures, Special Lectures, and Halbouty Distinguished Lecture, along with all topical and discipline sessions. GSA will also accommodate live online presentations for those speakers unable to attend in person.

Registration fees are the same for in-person and online attendance.

Registration Fees

Registration fees are the same for in-person and online attendance.

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Registration fees are the same for in-person and online attendance.

  Member * Nonmember
  Early Standard Early Standard
Professional – Full Meeting $540 $620 $735 $810
Professional – One Day $325 $400 $400 $500
Professional 70+ & 30-Year Member – Full Meeting $300 $375 These categories are only available for Members. Register as a Professional Nonmember or join GSA.
Professional 70+ & 30-Year Member – One Day $215 $240
Professional 65+ & 25-Year Member – Full Meeting $315 $400
Professional 65+ & 25-Year Member – One Day $225 $250
Lifetime Member – Full Meeting $500 $600
Lifetime Member – One Day $300 $375
Affiliate Member – Full Meeting $540 $620
Affiliate Member – One Day $325 $400
Early Career Professional – Full Meeting $330 $400
Early Career Professional – One Day $225 $275
Student – Full Meeting $165 $225 $225 $325
Student – One Day $110 $125 $150 $175
K–12 Professional $75 $85 $75 $85
Field Trip or Short Course Only $55 $55 $55 $55
Guest or companion ** $110 $120 $110 $120
OTF Student $175 $210 N/A N/A
Lower-income country *** 50% 50%
All fees are in U.S. dollars Get member pricing – renew your membership!

* Member fee applies to any current Professional, Student, or Early Career Professional (ECP) GSA or Associated Society member. ECP member is defined as a graduate with a degree in geology or related science with terminal (highest) degree within the past five years, and not planning to re-enter an academic program. Discount does not apply to guest registrants.

** The guest or companion registration fee is for non-geologists accompanying professional or student meeting registrants. This fee does not include access to technical sessions. Any guest wishing to see a specific presentation should go to the on-site registration desk to request a special pass.

*** Participants from countries classified as “Low- or Lower-Middle-Income Economies” by the World Bank need only pay 50% of the category fee for full-meeting or one-day registration. Online registration is not available for “Low- or Lower-Middle-Income Economy” registrants. Individuals must be both residing in and are citizens of low and low-middle income countries as classified by the World Bank; please contact the Meetings Department at and we will send you the registration application.

On-Site Registration and Check-In

Registration Desk

Colorado Convention Center – Lobby F
Sat., 8 Oct., 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sun., 9 Oct., 6:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Mon.–Wed., 10–12 Oct., 7 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

  • Badges are required for access to all activities beginning on Saturday, 8 Oct. and should be visible at all times.
  • The guest or companion registration fee of $110 per person is available for non-geologist spouses or friends of professional and/or student meeting registrants.
  • Check in at the On-Site Registration Desk to purchase tickets for Ticketed Functions. Tickets are subject to availability.
  • GSA cannot provide refunds for on-site registration, or ticketed/special event sales.

Badge Ribbons: Attendees who have been notified that they should receive a ribbon for their badge should pick it up at the GSA Ribbon Board located in the Registration area.


Financial Assistance and Reduced Costs

Travel Grants

GSA Sections, Divisions, and Associated Societies are ready to help you defray your costs for registration, field trips, travel, etc. Learn more about eligibility, deadlines and award amounts.

Student Volunteer Program

Earn free registration and get an insider's view of the meeting. If you would like to be a Student Volunteer, please sign up as a volunteer before registering for the meeting.

Learn more about volunteering

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Continuing Education Units

Meeting attendance, short courses, and field trips qualify for continuing education units (CEUs). One CEU equals 10 hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction.

Carbon Offsets for Conference Attendees

To help conference attendees who are committed to making the GSA Connects a sustainable event, the Geological Society of America will offer to conference attendees the option to purchase carbon offset credits for their travel to/from Denver. Learn more about our carbon offset program.

Conference registration offers these round trip options:

Carbon offset (air/auto travel within the U.S.) $4.00
Carbon offset (air travel from Canada or Central America) $6.00
Carbon offset (air travel from South America) $12.00
Carbon offset (air travel from U.K., Europe or Africa) $20.00
Carbon offset (air travel from Australia or Asia) $30.00