Daily Schedule

For pre and post field trips schedule, please visit the field trip page

* Social events
** Lunch not included

Saturday, June 16
07:30-09:30 Registration for short courses participants Foyer Level 1
08:00-17:00 GAC Outgoing Council Meeting  202
08:00-17:00 Short Courses Level 100 and 200
09:00-14:00 Sightseeing walking tour: North Shore* Off-site
10:00-16:00 Communicating Earth Science Workshop Simon Fraser University
13:00-17:00 Registration open for all participants Foyer Level 1
Sunday, June 17
06:30-17:00 Educators' Sea to Sky Geotour Field Trip Off-site
07:30-20:00 Registration Foyer Level 1
08:00-13:00 GAC Outgoing Council Meeting 202
09:00-16:30 MAC Council Meeting 302
08:00-17:00 Short Courses Level 100 and 200
09:00-14:00 Sightseeing Walking Tour: Sea-to-Sky Gondola* Off-site
10:00-14:00 Sustainability Sunday (Public Event) Ballroom Foyer - Level 1
13:00-20:00 Presenters' Preview Room
113
13:00-20:00 Media Room 107
14:30-16:30 GAC President's Reception (by invitation)  201
16:30-17:00 RFG 2018 Opening Ceremony Ballroom Foyer - Level 1
17:00-20:00 Icebreaker Reception and Trade Show Opening / Meeting Hub / Posters Exhibit Halls
17:00-20:00 Early Career Delegates Meet Mentors Early Career Lounge - Exhibit Halls
Monday, June 18
07:00-08:00 Pre-Breakfast Run Off-site
07:30-17:00 Registration Foyer Level 1
07:30-17:00 Media Room 107
07:30-17:00 Presenter's Preview Room 113
08:30-10:30 RFG2018 Opening Ceremony Ballroom A
08:30-10:30 Plenary Panel: Resources Opportunities & Constraints
Ballroom A
10:30-12:00 Technical program (6 themes, 17 parallel rooms) Level 100 and 200
11:00-17:00 Trade Show / Meeting Hub / Poster Session Exhibit Halls
11:00-17:00 Early Career Lounge Exhibit Halls
11:00-17:00 Innovation Stage Presentations Exhibit Halls 
11:30-12:00 GAC Presidential Address  302
12:00-13:30 GAC Awards Luncheon
306
12:00-12:45 Early Career Delegates Meet Plenary Speakers 201
12:00-13:30 Cash Lunch Concessions Exhibit Halls
12:15-13:25 Early Career Program Lunchtime Workshop** 211
13:30-14:00 GAC Logan Medalist Address  302
13:30-15:30 Keynote Session: The Earth Through Time Ballroom A
13:30-17:00 Technical Sessions (6 themes, 17 parallel rooms) Level 100 and 200
15:30-17:00 Reception at the Meeting Hub (Trade Show) Exhibit Halls
17:00-18:00 AAG Annual General Meeting 208
17:30-19:00 Public Lecture: Earth: The Power of the Planet 109
19:00-21:00 Student Pub Crawl* Off-site
Tuesday, June 19
07:00-08:00 Pre-Breakfast Run Off-site
07:30-17:00 Registration Foyer Level 1
07:30-17:00 Media Room 107
07:30-17:00 Presenter's Preview Room 113
08:30-10:00 Keynote Session: Future of Energy Ballroom A
08:30-12:00 Technical program (6 themes, 17 parallel rooms) Level 100 and 200
10:30-11:30 Discussion with Resource Leaders Ballroom A
11:00-17:00 Trade Show / Meeting Hub / Poster Session Exhibit Halls
11:00-17:00 Early Career Lounge Exhibit Halls
11:00-17:00 Gathering Place Presentations by Indigenous Leaders Exhibit Halls
11:30-12:00 Young Scientist Medalist Lecture 302
12:00-13:30 MAC Awards Luncheon 306
12:00-13:30 Cash Lunch Concessions Exhibit Halls
12:15-13:25 Early Career Program Lunchtime Workshop** 211
13:30-14:00 Peacock Medalist Lecture 302
13:30-15:30 Keynote Session: Energy, Water, and Minerals Ballroom A
13:30-17:00 Technical Sessions (6 themes, 17 parallel rooms) Level 100 and 200
15:30-17:00 Reception at the Trade Show (Meeting Hub) Exhibit Halls
17:15-17:45 MAC Annual General Meeting 304
18:30-20:00 RFG Movie Night: Koneline* Ballroom A
Wednesday, June 20
07:00-08:00 Pre-Breakfast Run Off-site
07:30-17:00 Registration Foyer Level 1
07:30-17:00 Media Room 107
07:30-17:00 Presenter's Preview Room 113
08:30-10:30 Panel and Keynotes: The North and Arctic Ballroom A
08:30-12:00 Technical program (6 themes, 17 parallel rooms) Level 100 and 200
10:00-14:00 Trade Show / Meeting Hub / Poster Session Exhibit Halls
10:00-14:00 Early Career Lounge Exhibit Halls
10:30-13:00 Early Career Speed Mentoring 211
12:00-13:30 Cash Lunch Concessions Exhibit Halls
12:00-13:30 MDD Awards Luncheon 306
13:30-15:00 Dialogue: Who Owns Resources and Who Benefits Ballroom A
13:30-17:00 Technical Sessions (6 themes, 17 parallel rooms) Level 100 and 200
15:30-17:00 Keynote Session: Water Constraints Ballroom A
16:00-17:00 GAC Annual General Meeting 302
17:30-19:00 Public Lecture: Water: Can We End the Global Water Crisis? 109
18:15- AAG Gala Dinner (at the Vancouver Aquarium) Off-site
19:00-21:00 Vancouver Art Gallery Tour* Off-site
Thursday, June 21
07:00-08:00 Pre-Breakfast Run Off-site
07:30-17:00 Registration Foyer Level 1
07:30-17:00 Media Room 107
07:30-17:00 Presenter's Preview Room 113
08:00-09:00 GAC/MAC Joint Executive Meeting (by invitation) 302
08:30-11:00 Keynote Session: New Resource Frontiers Ballroom A
08:30-12:00 Technical program (6 themes, 17 parallel rooms) Level 100 and 200
12:00-13:30 Lunch Each on own
12:15-13:15 Special Lunchtime Speakers - Mineral Supply** 109
13:30-17:00 Technical Sessions (6 themes, 17 parallel rooms) Level 100 and 200
13:30-15:30 Keynote Session: Innovation Forum Ballroom A
15:30-17:00 Closing Forum: Future Resources - Changing World Ballroom A
17:00-18:00 GAC Incoming Council Meeting 302
19:00-21:00 Professional Brewery and Distillery Tour* Off-site
Friday, June 22
07:30-09:30 Registration Foyer Level 1
09:00-14:00 Themed Walking Tour: Energy Resources* Off-site
09:00-14:00 Themed Walking Tour: Water Resources* Off-site
09:00-14:00 Themed Walking Tour: Mineral Resources* Off-site
09:00-17:00 Short Courses Level 100 and 200
18:00-21:00 Education Special Public Event Simon Fraser University
Different departures Post-conference field trips Off-site
Saturday, June 23
09:00-15:00 Earth Science Educator Professional Learning Workshop Simon Fraser University