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June 17

Geology atrium

10h00 – 14h00

Sunday June 17 Herzberg Lecture – TCU Place 17h30 – 19h00


June 18

Geology atrium

07h30 – 14h15


June 19

Geology atrium

07h30 – 14h15


June 20

Geology atrium

07h30 – 11h00


Herzberg Lecture

Parking Lot



Midtown Plaza Parkade

22nd Street and Wall Street

$1.00/ each ½ hour Cashier Rate
$0.75/ each ½ hour Express Rate


Meters are free on Sundays


You are encouraged to walk from your hotel: ~ 25 minute walk from the Radisson and Bessborough, and ~ 20 minute walk from the Parktown.

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Stadium Parking

College Drive & Stadium Crescent


Agriculture Parkade

Agriculture Building:  South entrance via Science Place


Wireless Access:
Wireless is available in most areas of campus. For more information please check: www.usask.ca/its/services/networks/wireless/
Specific information on how to access the wireless service will be included in the registration packages as well as provided on line shortly before the conference.

Presentations/Audio-visual equipment:
All conference rooms are equipped with:

  • Overhead projector
  • Wired internet
  • PC (Windows XP)
  • LCD data projector
  • VCR

Large theatres are also equipped with visualizers and microphones. For smaller classrooms, microphones are available upon request at least 48 hours ahead of time.

All presenters are encouraged to bring their presentation on a USB memory stick, CD or DVD, in one of the formats compatible with the recent versions of:

  • Acrobat Reader v.7
  • MS Office 2003 with compatibility pkg. for 2007 Office system.

You are welcome to bring your own laptop computer. If your laptop is a Mac and you plan to use it for a presentation, please bring along your video adapter.

If you plan to use your PC or Mac for a presentation, make sure you contact the audio-visual technical assistant in your room 15 minutes before your session starts, in order to pre-connect your laptop to the multimedia system and test your presentation. Since all talks must keep to the schedule, any time lost in setting up your computer will reduce the time available for your talk.

The U of S has a number of codex installed for running video clips. To ensure that the appropriate codex is in place for your video clip, please contact the Division of Media and Technology at: dmtbooking.educ@usask.ca before your arrival on campus.

Each poster presenter will have a board 4' high x 8' wide (1.2m x 2.4m). The poster session is held on Monday June 18th, from 19:00 to 22:00 (except for the Atmospheric and Space Physics poster session, which starts at 12:30 on Monday), near Geology 200. Authors are urged to have their material mounted as early in the session as possible starting any time after noon on Sunday June 17th. Students entered into the Best Student Poster competition MUST have their posters set up in the designated area by Monday morning at 8:00; finalists must be at their posters between 19:00 and 20:00 Monday evening. All material must be removed from the boards by 17:00 on Tuesday June 19th.

Recreational Facilities:
U of S Gym passes cost $8/day – they will be available for purchase from the Physical Activity Centre (PAC).  These passes allow you to come and go all day, and give you access to all the equipment including the climbing wall.

Expect moderate to warm climate with average temperatures from 18ºC – 25ºC.

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