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2015 Annual Meeting
21 – 23 April
Pasadena, California

SSA’s 2015 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
Session Proposal Deadline 1 October 2014
Travel Grant Submission Deadline 30 November 2014
Abstract Submission Deadline 9 January 2015
Program and Abstracts Online 13 February 2015
Meeting Pre-Registration Deadline 15 March 2015 (12 Midnight PDT)
Hotel Reservation Cut-Off -government rate3 March 2015
Hotel Reservation Cut-Off -regular room 17 March 2015
Online Registration Cut-Off 10 April 2015 (5 PM PDT)

Program Committee

The co-chairs of this year’s technical program committee are Pablo Ampuero (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA) and Kate Scharer (USGS, Pasadena CA); committee members include Domniki Asimaki (Caltech, Mechanical and Civil Engineering), Monica Kohler (Caltech, Mechanical and Civil Engineering), Nate Onderdonk (CSU Long Beach, Geological Sciences) and Margaret Vinci (Caltech, Office of Earthquake Programs).

Meeting Contacts

Technical Program Co-Chairs

Pablo Ampuero and Kate Scharer
2015Program [at] seismosoc [dot] org

Abstract Submissions

Joy Troyer
Seismological Society of America
510.559.1784
joy [at] seismosoc [dot] org

Registration

Sissy Stone
Seismological Society of America
510.559.1780
registration [at] seismosoc [dot] org

Exhibits & Sponsors

Noach Dzmura
ssa2015exhibits [at] seismosoc [dot] org

Special Sessions

The deadline for session proposals was October 1, 2014. The list of sessions will be published online by November 1st.

Meeting Information

Preliminary Schedule

Most events will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center. A few events will be at the Sheraton Hotel.

Monday, 20 April
Board of Directors Meeting (9:30 AM– 5:00 PM)
Career Workshop (10:00 AM– 4:00 PM)
Registration (3:00 PM – 8:00 PM)
Icebreaker Reception (6:00 PM– 8:00 PM)

Tuesday, 21 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)

Wednesday, 22 April
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)

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

Friday, 24 April
Field Trips

This schedule is subject to change.

Hotel and Travel Information

The conference will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center at 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, California 91101. SSA has room blocks at two hotels this year:

Sheraton Pasadena is located 1/2 block from the convention center at

We have negotiated a room rate of $169 for single or double rooms.

Westin Pasadena, 191 North Los Robles Avenue, is approximately 3 blocks from the center.

We have negotiated a room rate of $179 for single or double rooms.

Both hotels have reserved a portion of the SSA block at the government per diem rate for attendees with valid US government employee identification. Please note that the cutoff date for government rate rooms is March 3, 2015. After March 3, all rooms in the SSA block will be at the regular rate.

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

Save the Date!
SSA 2016
20 – 22 April
Reno, Nevada



 
Last Modified: 2014 Oct 23

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