Registration entitles journalists and public information officers (PIOs) from geoscience and other related organizations to access to all scientific sessions and the exhibition area, as well as to the Press Room, Briefing Room, and events specifically for media representatives.
Eligibility for media registration is as follows, all of whom have equal access:
Representatives of the business side of news media, publishing houses, and for-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay the appropriate fees.
Eligible persons are encouraged to pre-register online via GSA's web site, http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/99/media.htm. The deadline for media pre-registration is October 14. Onsite registration will take place at the News Room.
Pre-registrants will receive the full book of abstracts via first class mail, while supplies last. Those who register onsite will receive the abstract book at that time. All media registrants will receive their badges and the meeting program book upon arrival at the GSA News Room.
Information on hotel accommodations is available on the GSA web site at http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/99/housing.htm. Hotel reservations may be made through GSA's contracted housing bureau until September 17. All media are encouraged to make their arrangements as soon as possible.