Join us July 29th to August 2nd for the 76th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society – the first such meeting in Canada in over 30 years.
Edmonton is Canada’s largest northern city, with long daylight hours and pleasant summer temperatures. World-famous tourist destinations such as the Banff and Jasper National Parks are accessible from Edmonton. Links to Edmonton and Alberta tourism websites can be found here.
Details on MetSoc 2013 registration, pre- and post-conference field trips, midweek tours and other details will be posted here in the coming weeks. However, a preliminary schedule of events is posted below.
Note: the abstract deadline has now passed.
Preliminary schedule of events:
Sunday, July 28th, 6:00- 9:00 p.m. Opening Reception, Art Gallery of Alberta
Monday, July 29th, 7:00 p.m. Barringer Invitational Lecture by Dr. Peter Brown (University of Western Ontario), location TBA
Tuesday, July 30th, 5:00 p.m. Award Ceremony, Chateau Lacombe Hotel
Wednesday, July 31st
8:30 a.m. Barringer and Leonard Medal addresses
12:30 p.m. Excursions (details to follow)
6:00 p.m. Cocktails and banquet (University of Alberta Campus)
Conference Field Trips (details and costs to follow)
July 27-28 (pre-conference) K/T boundary locality and Royal Tyrrell Museum
August 3rd (post-conference) Whitecourt Meteorite Impact Crater
August 3-4 (post-conference) Fort McMurray Oilsands