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Learn the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. Meet and network with geographers, environmental scientists, and GIS specialists. Join AAG in Tampa April 8-12, 2014.
The AAG Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary forum open to anyone with an interest in geography and related disciplines. All scholars, researchers, and students are welcome to present.
GRANTS & AWARDS
AAG Announces Recipients of the 2014 AAG Honors
The AAG will confer AAG Honors, the Association's highest honors, to nine individuals and one publisher for their outstanding contributions to the advancement or welfare of geography. Each year, the AAG invites nominations from the membership, which are then presented to the AAG Honors Committee for consideration. The AAG Honors will be presented at the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., during a special awards luncheon on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
The following AAG Honors will be presented:
AAG Lifetime Achievement Honors
Anne Buttimer, University College Dublin and Alexander Murphy, University of Oregon
AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors Meric Gertler, University of Toronto and Amy Glasmeier, MIT
AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors James W. Harrington, University of Washington - Tacoma and Wei Li, Arizona State University
AAG Gilbert Grosvenor Geographic Education Honors Darrel Hess, City College of San Francisco
AAG Gilbert White Public Service Honors Eve Gruntfest, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
AAG Media Achievement Award Derek Alderman, University of Tennessee
Five Geographers to Receive AAG Enhancing Diversity Award
The AAG Enhancing Diversity Award honors those geographers who have pioneered efforts toward or actively participated in efforts toward encouraging a more diverse discipline over the course of several years. This year the AAG Council and the AAG Enhancing Diversity Committee are pleased to recognized a team of five individuals to be honored with the 2013 Enhancing Diversity Award:
Help Celebrate This Year's Honorees at the AAG Awards Luncheon
Advance registration is still open and there is still time to join your friends and colleagues at the AAG Awards Luncheon. Honorees will receive their awards and commendations during the special luncheon on April 12. Notable awards to be presented include the AAG Honors, Enhancing Diversity Awards, Specialty Group Awards, 50 Year Members, and many more. Individual seats are only $55, or purchase a table for ten guests for $495. AAG Annual Meeting
Brief Abstract Submission Deadline Extension
For those of you who weren't able to meet the December 3 abstract submission deadline, the AAG is able to continue accepting submissions through Tuesday, December 10. We will continue to honor the early bird registration rate throughDecember 10, as well. Please share this news with your students and colleagues.
The five-day conference is expected to host more than 7,000 geographers from around the world and feature over 4,000 presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars and researchers. The program will also feature:
Latest Research - Presentations and posters by leading scholars and researchers
Exhibit Hall - Booths and exhibits showcasing recent publications and new geographic technologies
Career and Networking Opportunities - An international networking reception, a Jobs & Careers Center highlighting the latest employment opportunities for geographers, and career development sessions
Special Events - World Geography Bowl, Awards Luncheon, and other attendee-organized events
Workshops - Training sessions and workshops to help further your professional or academic career
Field Trips - Attendees can explore the rich physical and cultural geography of Florida by signing up for informative field trips led by geographers or other scholarly experts