26th Keck Geology Consortium Undergraduate Research Symposium
2013 KECK SYMPOSIUM
April 4-7, 2013
April 4-7, 2013
NOTES: For those traveling by air, flights should be booked through Ontario Airport (ONT), NOT Los Angeles (LAX)
Anyone traveling by air MUST make reservations through;
VIP Travel/Div Professional Travel
2200 Benden Drive
Wooster, Ohio 44691
Ph: (330) 264-5554/800-232-6000
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Claremont
555 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, California, 91711
USA TEL: 1-909-626-2411
26th KECK SYMPOSIUM
Pomona College, Claremont, CA
April 4-7, 2013
THURSDAY, April 4 REPS MEETING
6:30 pm Dinner with refreshments - Smith Campus Center 201, Pomona College
7:15 pm Begin Meeting Business
NOTE: Other Symposium attendees have the evening off. Dinner can be bought near the hotel or is a short walk down to the Claremont village. We'll have info in packets that you can pick up at the Double Tree Hotel.
FRIDAY, April 5 FIELD TRIPS AND GROUP MEETINGS
7:45 am Light breakfast available at bus/vans, participants should get own hot beverages to go. Pick up you lunch BEFORE getting in your trip vehicles.
8:15 am Bus and Vans departs from Double Tree for day-long field trips: "Mecca Hill/Imperial Valley and Pacific Coast at San Onofre"
Field trip leaders: Eric Grosfils/Jade Star Lackey (Coast)
Bob Gaines, Linda Reinen (Desert); bring/wear boots, day pack, water bottles, notebook, hand lens sun screen.
4:30-5:00 pm Bus/Vans return to Double Tree - brief rest stop
5:30 pm Sagecoach (25 /trip) and vans begin trips for Campus - Edmunds Building
Those with personal or rental vehicles should drive over from Double Tree.
5:45 pm Start Pizza Dinner for all participants in the Edmunds Building Lobby
6:00-10:00 pm Project Organizational Meetings, Edmunds and Lincoln Building
Groups Continue Dinner in Meeting/Eating spaces as follows (digital projectors available in all rooms; use guest wireless if needed):
Edmunds 130 - Colorado
Edmunds 136 - Catalina
Edmunds 248 - NE Oregon
Edmunds 251 - Alaska
Edmunds 234 - Nevada
Edmunds 101 - Bivalve
Edmunds 114 - Matanuska
Edmunds 111 - Ireland
Edmunds Lobby - Wisconsin
8:30-10:30 pm Sagecoach runs (9:30 and 10:00) to Double Tree; ad hoc runs between Edmunds and Double Tree by Geology Suburban
SATURDAY, April 6 RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS AND BANQUET
7:45-8:30 am Breakfast/Coffee In Rose Hills Theater Annex-Sagecoach starts trips at 7:30 (25/trip) to Pomona Campus. Those with personal or rental vehicles drive over, park on designated streets. The 1.1 mile trip takes ca. 5 minutes by car, 20 minutes on foot (maps will be in your packets).
Those making morning presentations should arrive by 8:00 to mount posters.
Those making afternoon presentations should take later shuttles.
8:30-10:30 am Welcome and Oral Presentations - Rose Hills Theater, Smith Campus Center
10:30 am Coffee Break - Rose Hills Theater Annex and Campus Center Courtyard
10:30-12:00 noon Poster Presentations - Smith Campus Center Courtyard, Alaska, Wisconsin, Catalina, Bivalve, Ireland
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch - Pick up in Rose Hills, Dine on Marston Quad or Campus Center.
1:30-3:30 pm Oral Presentations - Rose Hills Theater
3:30 pm Coffee Break - Rose Hills Theater Annex and Campus Center Courtyard
3:30-5:00 pm Poster Presentations - Smith Campus Center Courtyard, NE Oregon, Matanuska, Colorado, Nevada
5:00-6:00 pm Reception for all participants on patio at Blue Room, Frank Hall. Beer, wine, soft drinks, snacks.
6:00-8:30 pm Banquet Dinner and Talk in Blue Room, Frank Hall.
Speaker: Dr. Alexandra Krull Davatzes, Assistant Professor at Temple University, (Keck ‘98 '99; Pomona College ‘99).
"Meteors, Microbes, and Mars"
8:30-9:00 pm Sagecoach starts runs between Pomona and Double Tree
9:15 Sagecoach runs night-departing attendees to ONT from Double Tree. Retrieve luggage from Double Tree.
Posters: All students present posters (dimensions are 4 feet x 8 feet wide maximum). It is recommended that posters be sized somewhat smaller for ensuring fit to the poster boards.
SYMPOSIUM RESEARCH VOLUME
Each student must submit a Short Contribution prior to the Symposium in April
Please see the Instructions for Short Contribution' submission.
You should SUBMIT YOUR SHORT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE KECK DIRECTOR as email attachments to email@example.com
If you have any questions about the Symposium, please contact the Organizer, Jade Star Lackey (firstname.lastname@example.org).