• Our new website is still under some construction
  • Starting September, 2018, PGS meetings are being held on the second Thursday each month, with two exceptions (December and May), so as to overlap less with our fellow professional society meetings.
    • Please see our meeting schedule below
  • PGS officers are chairing a session at the December, 2018 AGU meeting in Washington, DC:

Updated August 2018

Upcoming Meetings:

  • September 13, 2018:
  • October 11, 2018: Speaker TBD
  • November 8, 2018: Speaker TBD
  • December 6, 2018: Speaker TBD
  • January 10, 2019: Speaker TBD
  • February 14 ♥ 2019: Speaker TBD
  • March 14, 2019: Speaker TBD
  • April 11, 2019: Speaker TBD
  • May 16, 2019: Joint meeting with AEG: Speaker TBD

Meeting Location:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton McLean Tysons
  • 1960 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA 22102
  • Hotel is located within one-half mile of the Tysons Corner Metro station, near I-495 and Rt. 123, and has free parking garage available
  • Our private meeting room is located at the back of the Harvest Café restaurant on the second floor of the hotel
  • Social time is typically held in O’Malley’s Pub on the first floor of the hotel


  • Members and guests may attend any presentation after dinner for no charge
  • The optional three course dinner cost is discounted to $30 for members in good standing (having paid dues) and for students, is $40 for non-members, and is inclusive of iced tea, coffee, tax and gratuity
  • Alcoholic beverages may be purchased in the private meeting room on a cash basis
  • Dinner service begins at 7 PM and we estimate that the presentation begins at about 8:15 PM. For attendees who arrive early, social time begins about 6 PM
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Society Officers:

  • President: Marc Buursink
  • First Vice-President: Lisa Schleicher
  • Second Vice-President: Catherine Enomoto
  • Secretary: Kori Newman
  • Treasurer: Joe Bennett
  • Soc. of Expl. Geophys. Liaison: Catherine Enomoto

2018–19 Meeting Year