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Tuesday, September 27 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm
GSIS 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner and Awards Ceremony

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G. Salim Mohammed is the Head and Curator of the David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford University. Unveiled in April 2016, the David Rumsey Map Center is an innovative collections-based resource designed to provide access to cartographic information in all of its forms, from paper to digital. It has been featured on WIRED, National Geographic, Smithsonian Magazine, and NPR. It is poised to be one of the largest and preeminent collections on the West Coast.

The following awards will be presented:

2016 Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service Award
Best Paper Award
Mary B. Ansari Best Research Resource Award
Best Guidebook Award
Outstanding Geologic Field Trip Guidebook Series

Tickets & Registration:

If you are attending GSA, please register for the GSIS 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner and Awards Ceremony online here http://bit.ly/2aK1Y6m. Tickets have been kindly heavily subsidized by GSIS for $35/person.

If you would like to purchase a ticket for this event only, and they are NOT going to the meeting (GSA 2016 Denver), please contact William Cox to purchase a ticket for this event: wcox@geosociety.org. Please note that you WILL be able to pay for a ticket at the door, but it will be the full price ($70/person).

Food allergies and concerns can be addressed through Hannah at Hannah.hamalainen@unh.edu.


The Broker Restaurant is located an easy 10 minute walk (.5 mile) from the Denver Convention Center. Head away from the Convention Center on Stout Street for .3 mile. Turn left onto 17th St. Destination will be on the right.

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Hannah Hamalainen

GSIS Vice-President/President-Elect, The University of New Hampshire

Matt Hudson

GSIS President


G. Salim Mohammed

Head and Curator, David Rumsey Map Center, Stanford University

Tuesday September 27, 2016 7:00pm - 10:00pm MDT
The Broker Restaurant 821 17th St. Denver, CO

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