General schedule

Below, you'll find the topical session schedule in chronological order so you may see at a glance what is planned for each day. Unless otherwise specified, all sessions will take place in Kresge Auditorium or in the outdoor spaces adjacent to the Visual Arts Center. Signs will direct you to these buildings; you may also want to consult a map of the Bowdoin College campus.

Sunday June 19 - Optional check-in day

Campus housing will be open for Early Arrivals. Check-in hours will be announced closer to the date.

Monday June 20 - Optional Field Trip

Juneteenth National Independence Day Observed

Bedrock and Structural Geology of Mt. Washington, NH - Field Trip led by Dyk Eusden. Please note that participation for this all-day trip is capped to 25 participants by permits. More information regarding the objectives of this trip and the logistics are available here.

Tuesday June 21 - Optional Field Trips & workshop; SGTF Welcome Dinner

Fault Zone Rocks and Processes at Fort Foster Park, Kittery and Two Lights State Park, Cape Elizabeth, Maine with New Drone-based Detailed Mapping - A Field Trip led by Mark Swanson. Please note that participation for this all-day trip is capped to 25 participants. More information regarding the objectives of the trip and logistics are available here.

Syn-tectonic Control of Migmatite Structures and the Location of Associated Granite Plutons, Western Maine - A Field Trip led by Gary Solar, Paul Tomascak & Mike Brown. Please note that participation for this all-day trip is capped to 25 participants. More information regarding the objectives of the trip and logistics are available here.

Using GDME in the Classroom and Field - A Workshop led by Rick Allmendinger and Paul Karabinos. More information regarding this afternoon workshop is available here. Participants should bring their laptop (either Windows or Mac) with GDME installed. For those with an iPad and/or iPhon, participants should also install GDME Lite from the iOS App Store. GDME Lite works especially well on an iPad with Apple Pencil. Additional Mac laptops can be made available for participants to use during the workshop - please contact Emily Peterman to request a laptop for the afternoon.

SGTF Welcome Dinner - Daggett Lounge in Thorne Dining Hall. 5:45 pm. Vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free options are available.

Wednesday June 22 - Plenary Session 1 & 2, optional evening programming

Session 1: Fault Zones from top to bottom. Invited speakers: Elena Miranda & Michele Cooke. Following these talks, we will enjoy a coffee break. Additional talks and posters will follow.

Lunch at Thorne Dining Hall

Session 2: Rheology of the lithosphere.Invited speakers: Rachel Bernard & Cailey Condit. Following these talks, we will enjoy a coffee break. Additional talks and posters will follow.

Dinner at Thorne Dining Hall; Optional evening programming on Navigating Early Career (location TBA)

Thursday June 23 - Plenary Session 3, afternoon field trip, optional evening programming

Session 3: Innovations in inclusive teaching practices. Talks and posters will precede our invited speaker: Chris Atchison, who will be joining us remotely from Alaska. Following his talk, we will enjoy a coffee break. We will then hear an overview of the afternoon field trip objectives from SGTF conveners Emily Peterman and Dave West. Hannah Blatchford and Randy Williams will also present some information about using Strabo2--iPads will be available for participants who would like to give Strabo2 a trial run during the afternoon field trip.

Lunch at Thorne Dining Hall

Afternoon field trip to coastal exposures in Harpswell, Maine. We have hired buses (including an accessible bus) and will spend a few hours exploring the structural geology and tectonics of mid-coast Maine (faults, folds, foliations, and fun). We will discuss (and practice) inclusive and accessible field practices, explore the use of drone technology to assist field labs, try out Strabo2, and enjoy the spectacular geology & scenery.

Dinner at Thorne Dining Hall; Optional evening programming on topic(s) to be determined by the participants (location TBA)

Friday June 24 - Plenary Sessions 4 & 5

Session 4: Adding "t" to Structural Geology and Tectonics. Invited speakers: Margo Odlum & Julie Fosdick. Following these talks, we will enjoy a coffee break. Additional talks and posters will follow.

Lunch at Thorne Dining Hall

Session 5: Theme TBD. We are reserving this block for emerging themes that are of interest to the community, based upon the abstracts submitted. Talks and posters plus a final afternoon coffee break.

Dinner at Thorne Dining Hall; Optional evening programming on topic(s) to be determined by the participants (location TBA)

Saturday June 25 - Optional Field Trip & Workshop

Stratigraphy, Structure, and Metamorphism in the Northern Casco Bay Region, Maine - Field Trip led by Dave West & Emily Peterman. Please note that participation for this 3/4-day trip (we intend to wrap up by ~ 3pm) is capped to 25 participants by permits. More information regarding the objectives of this trip and the logistics are available here. Campus Housing will be closed when we return, so please plan your travel accordingly.

Orientation Data Workshop - A Workshop led by Fred Vollmer. More information regarding this workshop is available here.

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