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2012 Annual Meeting
17-19 April (Tuesday-Thursday)
San Diego, California

SSA’s 2012 Annual Meeting will provide a stimulating exchange of research on a wide range of topics with colleagues from all over the world. Oral presentations, poster sessions, exhibits, field trips, business meetings and social gatherings all provide participants the opportunity to meet and share with their peers.

Important Dates

Special Session Proposal Deadline 1 October 2011
Abstract Submission Deadline 11 January 2012
Program and Abstracts Online 9 February 2012
Meeting Pre-Registration Deadline 9 March 2012
Hotel Reservation Cut-Off 24 March 2012
Online Registration Cut-Off 6 April 2012

Program Committee

This year’s technical program committee is composed of co-chairs David Oglesby (University of California, Riverside) and Raul Castro (CICESE, Ensenada, Mexico), as well as members Tom Rockwell (San Diego State University), Jose Restrepo (UC San Diego), Bernard Minster (UC San Diego), Kim Olsen (San Diego State University), Luciana Astiz (UC San Diego) and Margarita Segou (USGS).

Meeting Contacts

Technical Program Co-Chairs

David Oglesby and Raul Castro
2012Program [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


Katie Kadas
Seismological Society of America
katie [at] seismosoc [dot] org

Special Sessions

The deadline for special session proposals was October 1.  The list of sessions will be published by November 1, 2011.


Call for Papers

Abstract Deadline:  Wednesday, 11 January 2012.  Electronic submissions required.


Meeting Information


Online Registration for the meeting is now closed, but registration will be available on site at the meeting beginning at 3pm on Monday, April 16th (click here to view the table of registration prices).

Preliminary Schedule

Events will be held at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego, California.

Monday, 16 April
Board of Directors Meeting (9:30 AM– 5:00 PM)
Registration (3:00 PM – 8:00 PM)
Icebreaker (6:00 PM– 8:00 PM)

Tuesday, 17 April
Technical Sessions (8:30 AM – 6:00 PM )
Annual Luncheon (12:00 PM –2:00 PM )
Student Reception (5:45 PM –7:30 PM)
Town Hall Meeting (7:30 PM –9:00 PM)

Wednesday, 18 April
Technical Sessions (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM )
Lunch (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM )
Joyner Lecture (5:15 PM - 6:15 PM)
Joyner Reception (6:15 PM - 7:30 PM)

Thursday, 19 April
Technical Sessions (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM )
Lunch (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM )

Friday, 20 April
Field Trips

This schedule is subject to change.

Hotel and Travel Information

Information on the Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, as well as travel and visa information, are available here.

Information for Exhibitors

Information for organizations wishing to register as exhibitors for the meeting is available here.

Information for Presenters

Information for oral and poster presenters is available here.

Save the Date!
SSA 2013
April 17–19, 2013. Salt Lake City, UT.

Last Modified: 2012 Apr 12