Seismology Section Events at the Fall Meeting

Tues. Dec. 16, 4 pm: Presentation of the 2014 Keiiti Aki Young Scientist Award
103-104 Moscone South (session S24A)
The 2014 Aki Award will be presented to Gregory McLaskey just prior to the Gutenberg Lecture.  This award recognizes an outstanding young seismologist who is within three years of receiving her/his Ph.D.

Tues. Dec. 16, 4:05 pm: The Gutenberg Lecture
103-104 Moscone South (session S24A)
Susan Beck will be giving the 2014 Gutenberg Lecture: “New and Evolving Seismic Images of the Central Andes and Subducting Nazca Slab: 20 Years of Portable Seismology Results.”

Tues. Dec. 16, 4 pm: Presentation of the 2014 Paul G. Silver Award for Outstanding Scientific Service
2022-2024 Moscone West (session G24A)
The 2014 Silver Award will be presented to Stephen Hickman before the Bowie Lecture.  This award is given jointly by the Seismology, Geodesy and Tectonophysics Sections to a member who has excelled in mentoring of junior colleagues, leadership of community research initiatives, or other forms of unselfish collaboration in research.

Tues. Dec. 16, 6:30-8 pm: Seismology/Tectonophysics Reception
InterContinental Hotel, Ballroom A-B (888 Howard St., in between 4th St. and 5th St.)
Join us for conversation with colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere.  At ~7 pm we will have brief remarks to recognize the 2014 Fellows from Seismology and Tectonophysics and other section honorees.  2014 Fellows who are affiliated with the Seismology Section are Jean-Philippe Avouac, Susan Beck, Gary Egbert, Jeffrey Freymueller, Shuichi Kodaira, Chris Marone, James Mori, and Anne Sheehan.  2014 Union Medalists and Awardees include Hiroo Kanamori (William Bowie Medal), Thorne Lay (Inge Lehmann Medal), Bryan Isacks (Walter H. Bucher Medal), and Michael Wysession (Ambassador Award).

Thurs. Dec. 18, 6:30-8:30 pm: Seismology Student Mixer
Seismology Section Students:  Want to catch up with friends in your field and maybe even make some new ones? Come join other seismology students at the Irish Bank (10 Mark Lane; for some drinks and free food.  The first student mixer last year was a big hit – we hope to see everyone again this year!
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