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The 2017 Annual meeting of the GAC/MAC in Kingston will coincide with the 175th anniversary of the founding of the GSC in Kingston. The Geological Survey of Canada, Canada’s oldest scientific agency, was established by the legislature of the Province of Canada in 1842, in Kingston, Canada West. In addition, Queen’s University was established 175 years ago as well and the Geological Association of Canada was founded 70 years ago.
The Department of Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering at Queen’s and the GSC will be hosting this celebratory event at Queen’s University.

The final program is now available

 

Upcoming Meetings:

GAC Council Meeting. Saturday, May 13 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Sunday, May 14. 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. KIN106.

MAC Council Meeting. Sunday, May 14. 8:30 am – 6:00 pm. KIN107.

Volcanology Igneous Petrology. Monday, May 15. 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. KIN106.

GAC Annual Business Meeting. Monday, May 15. 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. KIN106.

CJES Board Meeting. Tuesday, May 16. 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. KIN106.

GAC Incoming Council Meeting. Tuesday, May 16. 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. KIN106.

CSRG Board Meeting. Tuesday, May 16. 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm. KIN106.

MDD Meeting. Tuesday, May 16. 5:30 – 6:30 pm. KIN107.

GAC-MAC Joint Executive Meeting. Wednesday, May 17. 7:00 am – 9:30 am. KIN106.

Canadian Tectonics Group Meeting. Wednesday, May 17. 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. KIN106.

NSERC Information Meeting. Wednesday, May 17. 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. KIN107.

 

Special Events:

Icebreaker. Sunday, May 14. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. ARC Gym.

GSC Plenary Address – Robin Riddihough – History of the GSC. Monday, May 15. 11:00 am – 12:30 pm. BioSci Auditorium.

GAC Presidential Address – Graham Young. Monday, May 15. 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. BioSci Auditorium.

Thousand Islands Dinner Cruise – Monday, May 15.

GSC Plenary Address – Ray Price – Evolution of the GSC. Tuesday, May 16. 11:00 am – 12:30 pm. BioSci Auditorium.

MAC Presidential Address – Andy McDonald. Tuesday, May 16. 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. BioSci Auditorium.

Fort Henry Dinner Banquet – Tuesday, May 16.

GSC Plenary Address – Daniel Lebel – Future of the GSC. Wednesday, May 17. 11:00 am – 12:30 pm. BioSci Auditorium.

Special Public Lecture – Guy Narbonne. Wednesday, May 17. 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. BioSci Auditorium.

Peacock Medal Address– Heather Jamieson. Wednesday, May 17. 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. BioSci Auditorium.

Logan Medal Address – Roy Hyndman. Wednesday, May 17. 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. BioSci Auditorium.

Luncheons/Award Presentations

Geological Association of Canada Luncheon – The GAC® annual luncheon will be held in the Levana Room at Queen’s University.  Awards to be presented include the Logan Medal, W.W. Hutchison Medal , J. Willis Ambrose Medal, and the E.R. Ward Neale Medal.  May 15th from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. $55 (Professionals)/$25 (Students);

Mineralogical  Association of Canada Luncheon – The MAC luncheon will be held in the Levana Room at Queen’s University.  The awards to be presented include the Peacock Medal, Young Scientist Award, and the Hawley Medal.  May 16th from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. $55 (Professionals)/$25 (Students);

Mineral Deposits Division (GAC) Luncheon – The MDD luncheon will be held in the Levana Room at Queen’s University.  Awards to be presented include the Duncan R. Derry Medal and the William Harvey Gross Medal.  May 17th from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. $65 (all tickets).