Held from October 19th to 22nd at the Hyatt Regency, Fairmont Hotel, and Vancouver Convention Center in Vancouver, British Columbia, the GSA 2014 Annual Meeting brings together industry specialists from around the world. The event contains more than 400 sessions, hundreds of speakers, and a multitude of geologic information in many different scientific categories. In addition to the technical session, there are a variety of events to participate in such as field trips, short courses, and university alumni night, as well as after hours events occurring in the Vancouver Downtown area.
Users of the mobile event app have access to a complete meeting agenda with calendar integration and bookmarking. Other highlights include a city guide, PDF facility maps, alerts, and social media integration. Users may also navigate an interactive exhibitor map with accompanying exhibitor information.
The Geological Society of America was established in 1888 and provides "access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry".