St. John's 2012
Technical Program


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Technical Program At-a-Glance
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( All presentation rooms are located on the main level, Delta Hotel, except Brownsdale on the lower level )
Salon B Salon C Salon D Salon E Salon F Salon G Placentia Bay Conception Bay Bonavista Bay St. Mary's Bay Brownsdale Salon A
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 8:30
SY3
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SS11
Precambrian
Geomicro-
  biology
SY1
Collision
Tectonics
& Terranes
(H. Williams)
SS6
Tectonic
Style in
Precambrian
SS17
Geochemical
Exploration,
Rare Earths
SS18
Exploration
Geophysics
Deep &
Concealed
    GS3
Petrology &
Volcanology
  GS2
Structural
Geology
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 8:50

SS22
Facies Models
 & Beyond
SS3
Large Igneous
Province
 9:50
--- Refreshment Break ---
10:10

SY3
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SS11
Precambrian
Geomicro-
    biology
SY1
Collision
Tectonics
& Terranes
(H. Williams)
SS6
Tectonic
Style in
Precambrian
SS17
Geochemical
Exploration,
Rare Earths
SS9
Provenance,
Sedimentary
Sequences
N. Atlantic
SS22
Facies
Models and
Beyond
SS3
Large
Igneous
Province
GS3
Petrology &
Volcanology
  SS21
Cold Water
Carbonates,
Ancient &
Modern
11:10
11:40
GAC® Presidential Address:   Geoscientists and Rodney Dangerfield:  Neither gets any respect
      by  Steve Rowins, BC Geological Survey  (President of GAC®), Room / Salle:  Salon B, Delta Hotel, 11:40 am - 12:20 pm
Poster Session I (Salon A) - See list below
12:30
GAC Luncheon - Marconi Hall, St. John's Convention Centre, 12:30 - 2:00 pm )
14:00



SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SY2
Neoproterozoic
to Cambrian
Origin of Life
SY1 cont.
Collision
Tectonics
& Terranes
(H. Williams)
SS7
Tectonic
Evolution,
Grenvillian-
Style Orogens
SS17 cont.
Geochemical
Exploration,
Rare Earths
SS9 cont.
Provenance,
Sedimentary
Sequences
N. Atlantic
SS8
Building
the North
American
Continent
SS3 cont.
Large
Igneous
Province
SS16
Forensic
Geology
  SS21 cont.
Cold Water
Carbonates,
Ancient &
Modern
15:20
--- Refreshment Break ---
15:40
SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SY2
Neoproterozoic
to Cambrian
Origin of Life
SY1 cont.
Collision
Tectonics
& Terranes
(H. Williams)
SS7
Tectonic
Evolution,
Grenvillian-
Style Orogens
SS17 cont.
Geochemical
Exploration,
Rare Earths
SS9 cont.
Provenance,
Sedimentary
Sequences
N. Atlantic
SS8
Building the
N.A. Continent
SS3 cont.
Large Igneous
Province
SS16
Forensic
Geology
  SS21 cont.
Cold Water
Carbonates ...
16:00
Posters
4-6 pm
16:20      
Poster Session I (Salon A): SY1 (11); SY3 (16); SS3 (5); SS6 (1); SS7 (6); SS8 (6); SS9 (2); SS11 (2); SS18 (3); SS21 (3); GS3 (4) (59)

Salon B Salon C Salon D Salon E Salon F Salon G Placentia Bay Conception Bay Bonavista Bay St. Mary's Bay Brownsdale Salon A
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8:10
SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral-
ization
SY2 cont.
Neoproterozoic
to Cambrian
Origin of Life
SY1 cont.
Collision
Tectonics
& Terranes
(H. Williams)
SS7 cont.
Tectonic
Evolution,
Grenvillian-
Style Orogens
    SS8 cont.
Building
the North
American
Continent
    SS5
Unconventional
& Paleozoic
Hydrocarbon
Systems
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H

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8

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 8:30


GS5
Economic
Geology
SS15
Preservation
Geol. Heritage
SS3 cont.
Large Igneous
Province
SS2
Gold of N.Atl.
& beyond
 9:30
--- Refreshment Break ---
 9:50


SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SY2 cont.
Neoproterozoic
to Cambrian
Origin of Life
SY1 cont.
Collision
Tectonics
& Terranes
(H. Williams)
SS7 cont.
Tectonic
Evolution,
Grenvillian-
Style Orogens
GS5
Economic
Geology
SS15
Preservation
of Geological
Heritage
SS8 cont.
Building
the North
American
Continent
SS3 cont.
Large Igneous
Province,
CFES Awards
SS2
Gold of the
North Atlantic
borderlands
& beyond
SS5
Unconventional
& Paleozoic
Hydrocarbon
Systems
 
10:50
 11:10
Plenary Address*:  Microbes and their impact on the evolution of the Earth surface system
        by  Dr. Kurt Konhauser, University of Alberta   Room / Salle: Salon B, Delta Hotel, 11:10 - 11:50 am         ( * sponsored by  Statoil )
12:00
MAC Presidential Address:  Metals, Minerals, and Fluid Inclusions:  Challenges and Opportunities
        by  Iain Samson  (President of MAC),   Room / Salle: Salon B, Delta Hotel, 12:00 - 12:30 pm
Poster Session II (Salon A) - See list below
12:40
MAC Luncheon - Marconi Hall, St. John's Convention Centre, 12:40 - 2:00 pm
Student Networking Luncheon - Brownsdale Room, Delta Hotel, 12:40 - 2:00 pm
)
14:00


SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SY2 cont.
Neoproterozoic
to Cambrian
Origin of Life
SY1 cont.
Collision
Tectonics
& Terranes
(H. Williams)
SS7 cont.
Tectonic
Evolution,
Grenvillian-
Style Orogens
GS5 cont.
Economic
Geology
SS15 cont.
Preservation
of Geological
Heritage
SS8 cont.
Building
the North
American
Continent
SS14
3D GIS
& Earth
Sciences
SS2 cont.
Gold of the
North Atlantic
borderlands
& beyond
SS5 cont.
Unconventional
& Paleozoic
Hydrocarbon
Systems
 
15:00 SS19
Advances,
4D Seismic
15:20
--- Refreshment Break ---
15:40
SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SY2 cont.
Neoproterozoic
to Cambrian
Origin of Life
SY1 cont.
Collision
Tectonics
& Terranes
(H. Williams)
SS7 cont.
Tectonic
Evolution,
Grenvillian-
Style Orogens
GS5 cont.
Economic
Geology
SS15 cont.
Preservation
of Geological
Heritage
SS8 cont.
Building
N.A. Continent
SS14
3D GIS 
& Earth
Sciences
SS2 cont.
Gold of N.Atl.
& beyond
SS5 cont.
Unconventional
& Paleozoic
Hydrocarbon
Systems
16:00  
Posters
4-6 pm
16:20 SS4 resched.    
Poster Session II (Salon A): GS5 (22); SY2 (2); SS1 (2); SS4 (2); SS5 (3); SS10 (5); SS13 (8); SS15 (1); GS1 (1); GS2 (2); GS4 (5); GS6 (5) (58)

Salon B Salon C Salon D Salon E Salon F Salon G Placentia Bay Conception Bay Bonavista Bay St. Mary's Bay   Salon A
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 8:30
SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SY2 cont.
Neoproterozoic
to Cambrian
Origin of Life
SY1 cont.
Collision
Tectonics
& Terranes
(H. Williams)
SS1
VMS Deposits,
Appalachian-
Caledonian
GS5 cont.
Economic
Geology
SS15 cont.
Preservation
of Geological
Heritage
SS8 cont.
Building
the North
American
Continent
SS10
Tectonic &
Sedimentary
Controls,
Basins of N.A.
SS12
Marine
Geoscience,
Geohazard
Assessment
SS13
Planetary
Geology:
Canadian
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 8:50


 9:50
--- Refreshment Break ---
10:10


SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SY2 cont.
Neoproterozoic
to Cambrian
Origin of Life
SY1 cont.
Collision
Tectonics ...
SS1
VMS Deposits,
Appalachian-
Caledonian
GS5 cont.
Economic
Geology
SS15 cont.
Preservation
of Geological
Heritage,
Panel Discussion
GS1
Mineralogy
& Crystal-
  lography
SS10
Tectonic &
Sedimentary
Controls,
Basins of N.A.
SS12
Marine
Geoscience,
Geohazard
Assessment
SS13
Planetary
Geology:
Canadian
 
11:10
 
11:40
Plenary Address*:   From preservation of first continental crust to ultra-high-pressure (UHP) metamorphism in <1 billion years - Implications for early Archean plate margin processes, craton formation and stabilization
        by  Dr. Herb Helmstaedt,  Queens University  Room / Salle:  Salon B, Delta Hotel, 11:40 am - 12:20 pm         ( * sponsored by  Statoil )
12:30
MDD Luncheon - Salon D, Delta Hotel, 12:30 - 2:00 pm )
14:00

SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral-
  ization
SS4
Early
Paleozoic
Stratigraphy,
Paleontology
  SS1 cont.
VMS Deposits,
Appalachian-
Caledonian
GS5 cont.
Economic ...
SS20
Rift-Related
Magmatism,
Circum-Atlantic
GS1 cont.
Mineralogy
& Crystal-
  lography
SS10 cont.
Tectonic &
Sedimentary
Controls,
Basins of N.A.
SS12 cont.
Marine
Geoscience,
Geohazard
Assessment
SS13 cont.
Planetary
Geology:
Canadian
 
14:40  
15:00  
15:20
--- Refreshment Break ---
15:40 SY3 cont.
Proterozoic
Mineral.
SS4
Early Paleo.
Strat., Paleon.
      SS20
Rift-Related
Magmatism ...
  SS10 cont.
Tectonic &
Sed. Controls ...
SS12 cont.
Marine,
Discussion
GS6
Environ-
  mental
Geology
 
16:00
16:20          

19:00
Public Lecture*:   Iceberg Alley
        by  Dr. Stephen Bruneau, Memorial University of Newfoundland   Location:  Johnson GEO CENTRE, 175 Signal Hill Road, 7:00 pm         ( * sponsored by  Hibernia )
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