EarthScope National Meetings


2017 EarthScope National Meeting

Don't miss the last EarthScope National Meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, in May 2017.

Registration, abstract submission, and scholarship applications are all open on IRIS website.

ATTENTION: Alaska Airlines is offering EarthScope attendees a discount on flights between the US, Canada and Mexico to Anchorage, Alaska for travel between May 12-22, 2017. The discount code for bookings is ECMX720. Please visit  We have also partnered with United Airlines to offer travel discounts to Anchorage. Visit and enter ZYDW549728 in the Offer Code box. You may also call United Meetings Reservation Desk at 800-426-1122. Travel must be booked between May 12-21, 2017 in order to receive the United discount.


May 15 Workshops:

You must register for the Workshops and the EarthScope National Meeting separately!

1. The Canadian Cordillera Array; Bringing An EarthScope Influenced Program to Canada

This workshop will provide an update on the status of the Canadian Cordillera Array (CCArray), expand on the 'serendipitous' outcomes of EarthScope, explore other possible applications for telemetered Earth observation networks, solicit collaboration from the EarthScope community and continue planning for the launch of the CCArray. 

Leaders:  Katherine Boggs (Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada) and Thomas James (Geological Survey of Canada – Pacific Division and University of Victoria)

Audience:  Graduate students and researchers interested in learning more about and/or collaborating with the CCArray

Date: May 15, 2017 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Kahtnu 1 room, Dena’ina Convention Centre, Anchorage, AK, USA

For more information and to register, please visit the workshop webpage.


2. Communicating Science for Impact

This workshop takes a hands-on approach to learning the tricks of science communication, focusing on science communication as a conversation. The skills practiced can be applied to all channels of communication, from a public lecture to a social media feed. You will leave this workshop with personal goals for public outreach as well as a cohort of scientists similarly working to improve communication skills. 
Instructors: Beth Bartel (UNAVCO) and Maite Agopian (ESNO)
Audience: Graduate students and researchers interested in increasing the reach of their science
Dates: May 15, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: K'enakatnu room, Dena’ina Convention Center, Anchorage, AK, USA

For more information and to register please visit our detailed webpage.


Previous National Meetings


2015 EarthScope National Meeting - Stowe, VT

Meeting Information on  IRIS workshop webpages.

2013 EarthScope National Meeting - Raleigh, NC

Meeting Information on IRIS workshop webpages.

2011 EarthScope National Meeting - Austin, TX

Meeting Information

Meeting planning committee: Sean Gulick, John Hole, Mike Jackson, Bob Lillie, Rowena Lohman, Jay Pulliam, Anne Trehu, Ben van der Plujim, Steve Whitmeyer, Bob Woodward, Howard Zebker

2009 EarthScope National Meeting - Boise, ID

2007 EarthScope National Meeting - Monterey, CA

With over 300 scientists participating, the 2007 EarthScope National Meeting synthesized results from previous topical workshops and emphasized EarthScope's crosscutting science and interdisciplinary research goals.

2005 EarthScope National Meeting - Santa Ana Pueblo, NM

Meeting Information

You can find other previous events and their related materials on our page.

Information on current and future events is on our page.