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​This year the 53rd annual meeting of the American Institute of Professional Geologists National Conference is
being held in the beautiful and historic city of Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Set aside September 10th to the 13th to attend
this years’ conference, “New Mexico: Land of Geologic Confluences and Cultural Crossroads”. The New Mexico
section is co-sponsoring the event and are delighted to host and show off their enchanting land. It’s an exciting time for
eologists as we are continuously challenged to work with economic resources and environmental responsibilities inherent
to the profession. As always, the national conferences provide opportunities to learn from knowledgeable speakers and
one another’s experiences. 

Field trips include the Valles Caldera, Ortiz Gold Mine, Ghost Ranch, Taos Pueblo, Sandia Crest, and several other tours
for you to experience these unique and rich crossroads. 

Members and non-members are invited to submit an abstract for the Technical Sessions scheduled for 
Monday, September 12th and Tuesday, September 13th. 

2016 New Mexico – Call for Abstract Topics

Call for abstracts due - June 6, 2016

The conference will be held at: 
Drury Plaza Hotel, 228 Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501, 505-982-0571.
Reservations can be made by reserving online, go to, then enter
Group number 2219892 or call 1-800-325-0720. The discounted room rate is $139.

The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), founded in 1963, is the largest association dedicated to promoting geology as a profession. It presently has more than 8,000 members in the U.S. and abroad, organized into 36 regional Sections. The Institute adheres to the principles of professional responsibility and public service and is the only international organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of geological scientists in all branches of the science with members employed in industry, government, and academia. AIPG emphasizes competence, integrity and ethics. AIPG is an advocate for the profession and communicates regularly to federal and state legislators and agencies on matters pertaining to the geosciences.

American Institute of Professional Geologists
12000 Washington Street, Thornton, Colorado 80241
(303) 412-6205 fax (303) 253-9220


The Geological Society of America has a 2016 annual meeting in Denver, Colorado 25-28 September 2016 Abstract Deadline 12 July 2016 Early Registration Deadline 22 August 2016 Please contact Nicole Dillon
Email: if you have questions.