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2010 Annual Meeting

21–23 April
Portland, Oregon

SSA’s 2010 Annual Meeting will provide a stimulating exchange of research on a wide range of topics with like-minded professionals from all over the world. Oral presentations, poster sessions, exhibits, field trips, business meetings and social gatherings all provide members the opportunity to meet and share with their peers.


Important Dates

Call for Special Sessions 1 October 2009
Travel Grant Application Deadline 30 November 2009
Abstract Submission Deadline 12 January 2010
Program w/ Abstracts Online 26 February 2010
Meeting Pre-registration Deadline 19 March 2010
Hotel Reservation Cut-Off 5 April 2010
Online Registration Cut-Off 9 April 2010


Program Committee

This year’s technical program is composed of co-chairs Seth Moran (USGS - Cascades Volcano Observatory) and Nick Beeler (USGS - Vancouver), Ivan Wong (Seismic Hazards Group, Oakland CA), Ray Weldon (University of Oregon), Vicki McConnell (DOGAMI), and Anne Trehu (Oregon State University).

Meeting Contacts

Technical Program Co-Chairs

Nick Beeler & Seth Moran
2010Program [at] seismosoc [dot] org

Abstract Submissions

Joy Troyer
Seismological Society of America
joy [at] seismosoc [dot] org


Sissy Stone
Seismological Society of America
registration [at] seismosoc [dot] org


Sarah Karlson
Seismological Society of America
sarah [at] seismosoc [dot] org


Meeting Information


Registration information will be published in the January and March issues of SRL. To register online through our secure webserver please visit

Preliminary Schedule

Events will be held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel.

Tuesday, 20 April
Board of Directors Meeting (9AM – 5PM)
Registration (3PM – 8PM)
Icebreaker (6PM – 8PM)

IRIS/SSA Lecture (7PM - 9PM)

Wednesday, 21 April
Technical Sessions (8:30 AM – 5:45 PM)
Annual Luncheon (12:00 PM –2:00 PM)

Student Reception (5:45 PM - 7:30 PM)

Town Hall Meeting (6:45 PM - 8:45 PM)

Thursday, 22 April
Technical Sessions (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM)
Lunch (12 PM – 1:30 PM)

Joyner Lecture (5:15 PM - 6:15 PM)

Joyner Reception (6:15 PM - 7:30 PM)

Friday, 23 April
Technical Sessions (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Lunch (12:00 PM – 1:30 PM)

Saturday, 24 April
Field Trips

This schedule is subject to change.


Call for Special Sessions

The deadline for proposing a session was October 1, 2009. Descriptions of the approved sessions can be found here. Invitations to specific authors should not be extended until after your session has been approved. If you proposed a session and have not yet heard back from the program committee please contact them at:

Seth Moran (360 993 8934, smoran [at] usgs [dot] gov)
Nick Beeler (360 993 8987, nbeeler [at] usgs [dot] gov)


Travel Grants

Modest travel grants are available to help defray some of the costs for some international SSA members and student SSA members who wish to attend the SSA Annual Meeting. Grants for the 2010 meeting have already been awarded. 


Save the Date!

SSA 2011
April 13-15, 2011. Memphis, TN.

Last Modified: 2010 Aug 04