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Annual Meeting sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities
still available

Event sponsorship is effective advertising that builds lasting recognition and good will for your company. We anticipate over 500 professional registrants for the AEG Annual Meeting Sept. 19-26 in Pittsburgh!

All sponsors receive these baseline printed acknowledgements:
  • Listing in program with abstracts handed out to attendees onsite and emailed to our membership worldwide;
  • Listing on the AEG website; and
  • Listing in the updated meeting supplement given to all attendees at the conference.
We also have a brand new, fully interactive mobile app that provides even more sponsorship opportunities, so be sure to check it out!

There are plenty of exhibit and sponsorship opportunities to choose from at the AEG Annual Meeting. Exhibit booths offer you face-to-face interaction with potential clients and are a proven showcase for your business.

Included with your 8-foot-by-10-foot booth is:
  • One 6-foot-by-2-foot skirted table, two chairs, one wastebasket and lettered company sign;
  • Electricity and complimentary wireless Internet;
  • Ice Breaker Reception (hosted in the exhibit hall!);
  • Tickets to the Exhibitors' Luncheon;
  • Two full meeting registrations; and
  • One copy of attendee list
There are also exhibitor only add-ons available on our new, fully interactive conference mobile app! Take advantage by adding your logo to a conference center map, or just your booth! You can also purchase a QR code to place at your booth that will guarantee visits by mobile app users as part of the in app conference scavenger hunt.

We anticipate over 500 professional registrants at the AEG Annual Meeting. Download the exhibitor application.

For information on exhibit booths and our exclusive sponsorship opportunities, visit here, or contact the AEG Meeting Manager, Heather Clark via email or by phone at 844-331-7867.
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AEG 58th Annual Meeting
Explore the Pittsburgh area and find great food, outdoor adventure, history at every corner and a thriving cultural district.

Engage with experts in the fields of environmental and engineering geology, with networking opportunities throughout the week. The meeting provides a perfect setting to reconnect with friends.

Enjoy your experience! The AEG 2015 Annual Meeting has an excellent lineup of Technical Sessions, Fields Trips and much more!

Register Now. We're looking forward to seeing you there!

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Natural gas seeps: 'Eternal flames' of ancient times interest
modern geologists

Science 2.0
New natural gas extraction using hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has been the biggest reason American CO2 emissions have dropped — but it is not without controversy. Environmentalists have taken to videos showing "flaming tapwater" and seek to blame natural gas for it.

Thousands of years ago, those same phenomena were similar religious belief; gas and oil seeps have been part of cultural practices for thousands of years. From the Oracle at Delphi to the Chimera fires, people from Indonesia and Iran to Italy and Azerbaijan have studied and been mystified by "eternal flames."

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New Zealand's worst earthquake fears might be a real possibility
New Scientist
The first geological evidence of a huge megathrust earthquake crossing fault boundaries there is giving credence to worst-case scenarios of a potential magnitude 8.9 quake.
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Study proposes common mechanism for shallow and deep earthquakes
University of California, Riverside
Geologists report that a universal sliding mechanism operates for earthquakes of all depths — from the deep ones all the way up to the crustal ones. The physics of the sliding is the self-lubrication of the earthquake fault by flow of a new material consisting of tiny new crystals, the study reports.
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Views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those officially representing the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists except where expressly stated.


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