Register for GSA Connects 2024

Important Dates

Early registration deadline: 31 July

Cancelation deadline: 8 Aug.

Late registration (price increase): after 5 Sept.

See cancelation policy

An In-Person and Accessible Meeting

GSA will record for on-demand viewing after the meeting has ended all Pardee Keynote Symposia, Presidential Address & Awards, Noontime Lectures, Special Lectures, and Halbouty Distinguished Lecture, along with all topical and discipline sessions. GSA will not be live streaming topical and/or discipline sessions but will live stream Pardee Keynote Symposia, the Presidential Address & Awards, Noontime Lectures, Special Lectures, and the Halbouty Distinguished lecture.

Registration Fees

Save up to $225 by becoming a member before you register.

Need financial assistance to cover the cost of membership? Apply for Assistance.

This year GSA will be offering three tiers of registration rates; Early, Standard and Late. Register early to take advantage of the lowest rates possible to attend Connects 2024.

Early: May–31 July
Regular: 1 August–4 September
Late: after 5 September

Registration fees for on-demand recordings of the content will be available to purchase at a later date.

Category Member Status Early Standard Late
Professional Member $625 $665 $755
Professional Non-Member $850 $890 $980
Senior Professional Member $350 $365 $460
Lifetime Member $580 $605 $725
Affiliate Member $625 $665 $755
Early Career Professional Member $385 $400 $485
Student Member $185 $200 $275
Student Non-Member $260 $275 $400
K-12 Teacher Member $85 $85 $95
K-12 Teacher Non-Member $150 $150 $200
Guest/Spouse** Guest/Spouse $120 $120 $130

* Looking to register to attend only one day of the meeting? Use these Promo Codes at the end of your registration to receive 35% off the above pricing.

Sunday – OneDaySun
Monday – OneDayMon
Tuesday – OneDayTues
Wednesday – OneDayWed

** The guest or companion registration fee is for non-geologists accompanying either a professional or student meeting registrant. 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.

*** GSA offers a 50% discount on annual meeting registration fees for individuals who are both residing in and are citizens of low and low-middle income countries as classified by the World Bank. The 50% discount does not apply to the K-12 professional, Guest or Companion, or Field Trip/Short Course Only registration classes.

Cancelation Policy

A $50 processing fee will be charged for cancelation of a registration if received in writing prior to 11:59 p.m. MDT on 8 August 2024. No refunds will be given after the cancelation deadline of 8 August 2024 for any registration type or events.


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

Not a member?

Join now. Need financial assistance to cover the cost of membership? Apply for assistance.

Justification Letter

Need to convince a supervisor that GSA Connects 2024 is worth it? Use a justification letter template that outlines the importance of attending.

Get justification letter

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. Obtaining CEUs can help you earn or maintain professional certification or licensure.

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 Anaheim. Learn more about our carbon offset program.

Contribute towards offsetting your footprint when you register:

Air/auto travel within the U.S. $5
Air travel from Canada or Central America $10
Air travel from South America $15
Air travel from U.K. or Europe $20
Air travel from Africa $25
Air travel from Australia or Asia $30

2024 Sponsors

Theme Sponsor:
Life Along an Active Margin

GeoCareers & Field Trips

Organizational Partner


Poster Hall Sponsor

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