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2014 Annual Meeting
30 April – 2 May
Anchorage, Alaska

SSA’s 2014 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
Travel Grant Submission Deadline 30 November 2013
Abstract Submission Deadline 10 January 2014
Program and Abstracts Online 14 February 2014
Meeting Pre-Registration Deadline 23 March 2014 (12 Midnight PDT)
Hotel Reservation Cut-Off 7 April 2014
Online Registration Cut-Off 18 April 2014 (5 PM PDT)

Program Committee

This year’s technical program committee consists of co-chair Jeff Freymueller (University of Alaska, Fairbanks), co-chair Peter Haeussler (USGS, Anchorage), Board Liaison David Wald (USGS, Denver, CO), Geoff Abers (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY), Lloyd Cluff (Geosciences Director Emeritus, PG&E, San Francisco, CA), Christine Goulet (University of California Berkeley, Los Angeles, CA), Rich Koehler (State of Alaska, Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, Fairbanks, AK), Thorne Lay (University of California, Santa Cruz, CA), Stephanie Prejean (USGS Alaska Volcano Observatory, Anchorage, AK), and Julian Lozos (Stanford University, CA & U.S.G.S. Menlo Park, CA).

Meeting Contacts

Technical Program Co-Chairs

Jeff Freymueller and Peter Haeussler
2014Program [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

Exhibits & Sponsors

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

Special Sessions

Thirty special sessions have been accepted for the 2014 meeting.  They are listed by general category on the Special Sessions page of this website.

Online Presentations

Oral and Poster presentations will be posted online for access by SSA members.  Only those presentations whose presenters have given SSA permission will be posted online.  When the presentations are available (usually 4-5 weeks following the end of the meeting), links will be added here and to the Members home page. 

Meeting Information

Preliminary Schedule

Events will be held at the Egan Convention Center or the Hilton Anchorage.

Tuesday, 29 April
Board of Directors Meeting (9:30 AM– 5:00 PM)
Media Workshop (10:00 AM– 4:00 PM)
Registration (3:00 PM – 8:00 PM)
Icebreaker (6:00 PM– 8:00 PM)

Wednesday, 30 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)

Early Career Attendee Reception (5:45 PM - 7:30 PM)

Thursday, 1 May
Technical Sessions (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM )
Public Policy Lunch (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM )
Joyner Lecture (5:15 PM - 6:15 PM)
Joyner Reception (6:15 PM - 7:15 PM)

Friday, 2 May
Technical Sessions (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM )
Lunch (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM )

Saturday, 3 May
Field Trips

This schedule is subject to change.

Hotel and Travel Information

The conference will be held at the Egan Convention Center in downtown Anchorage. The conference hotel is just 1 and a half blocks away at the Hilton Anchorage, the closest hotel to the Egan. We have negotiated an excellent room rate. Visit the meeting Hotel Page for reservation information.

If you will be traveling to the meeting from outside the United States please visit the Visa Page for important information.

Information for Exhibitors / Sponsors

Click here for information for organizations wishing to register as exhibitors for the meeting or here for information on how your organization can assist SSA’s mission by becoming a meeting sposnsor.

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Last Modified: 2014 May 15