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American Geological Institute

2000 AGI Geoscience Associate's Conference

Agenda

March 18
6:30 PM
Welcoming Reception  
     
March 19
8:00 AM
Goals, Objectives and News Russ Slayback, AGI President
  Conference Plan Patrick Leahy, USGS
  Keynote Address Dick Thompson, Time Magazine
     
  Corporate Geoscience and Public Visibility
  Anadarko Petroleum John Seitz, Anadarko
  A Major Oil Company's Perspective Don Paul, Chevron
  Environmental Geoscience Charles Andrews, S.S. Papadopulos
  Minerals and Mining Odin Christensen, Newmont Gold
  The Role of Professional and Scientific Societies in Promotion
  American Geophysical Union Fred Spilhaus, AGU
  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Ray Thomasson, AAPG
  Geological Society of America Sara Foland, GSA
  Earth Science Week Julie Jackson, AGI
     
12 PM Lunch  
     
  Public Policy and the Geosciences
  Federal Agency Perspective Charles Groat, USGS
  Working with the Hill William Condit, House Energy & Minerals
  Congressional Geoscience Fellowship Programs Peter Folger, AGU
  State Surveys Jon Price, NV Bureau of Mines & Geology
  AIPG - Societies and Policy Makers Dennis Pennington
     
  Education of the Public and Future Geoscientists
  Public perception issues - Evolution Steve Stanley, Johns Hopkins Univ.
  What Do Geoscience Departments do to thrive Ed Roy, Trinity University
  Building Successful Graduate Programs David Chapman, Univ. of Utah
  The Rise of Geoscience in K-12 Education Mike Smith, AGI
     
7:00 PM Reception and Dinner Charles Groat
     
March 20 Site visit to USGS National Center  
8 AM    
     
  Break-out Groups at the National Center
     
12 PM Lunch  
   
1:00 PM Break-Out Group Reports  
     
3:30 PM Wrap-Up Patrick Leahy, USGS

 



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