[unav_all] Science Symposium before the EarthScope Reception

Meghan Miller meghan at unavco.org
Thu Apr 23 15:26:28 MDT 2009


UNAVCO Community,

We are delighted that many of you will join us in Washington DC April  
29th to celebrate completion of construction of the EarthScope Facility.

An EarthScope science symposium will lead off at the Top of the Hill  
activities, from 3:00-5:30 p.m., followed by a reception at the same  
venue.

Speakers and topics at the symposium will include:

Thorne Lay - Overview of EarthScope science
Mark Zoback - EarthScope fault zone science and discovery
Lucy Flesch - EarthScope geodetic science and discovery speaker
Matt Fouch - EarthScope seismology and MT science and discovery NSF

The reception will begin at 5:30 and will recognize the contributions  
of the National Science Foundation and the other agencies and  
organizations that have made the first five years of EarthScope a  
resounding success.  State-of-art EarthScope equipment will be on  
display and recent EarthScope scientific discoveries will be  
highlighted.

When:   Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Symposium - 3:00pm - 5:30pm
          Reception - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Where:  Top of the Hill Banquet & Conference Center
          Reserve Officers Association
          One Constitution Avenue, NE
          Washington, D.C. 20002

If you have not yet had a chance to RSVP, please try to by Friday,  
April 24 (tomorrow!)  to ESevent at iris.edu  Provide your name and the  
number of guests.  The RSVP is very helpful, but not  required.

For more information on the reception and symposium, please visit www.earthscope.org/reception 
.


Regards,

Meghan

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M. Meghan Miller
President, UNAVCO
6350 Nautilus Drive
Boulder, CO  80301

Voice:  303/381-7514
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This reception is being sponsored by a coalition of earth science  
organizations.


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