2008 Las Vegas SEG Meeting Assignments

    Responsibilities for the annual meeting are the following.

  1. Yanwei organize booth and posters at booth. In addition, we should have a large LCD and laptop with a continually running narrative of UTAM stuff. We can take my overview slides and insert narration. Organize list of new students schedule to sit at booth.
  2. Sherif organize students cars/hotels for trip to Las Vegas.
  3. UTAM Lunch: Weiping will pass out 30 midyear reports only to 2008 sponsors who have paid fees for 2008 (see me for list). Simin will help pass out the UTAM brochures (see WWW site..ask senior studets about WWW address with brochure).
    WHAT:  UU Alumni Luncheon
    WHERE: SEG Las Vegas Meeting
           Giorgio Cafe & Restaurant
           Mandalay Bay on the Casino Level.
           http://www.showhotel.com/mandalaybay/party/map.html
    WHEN:  noon-1:15, Monday Nov. 10
    WHO:   Potential UTAM sponsors
    
    All students should try to attend to talk to sponsors. If there is open table at 12:15 then grab a chair and eat. Otherwise, no lunch..sorry. Weiping will contact Chris about 3 days before meeting and ask what the head count is...if it is less than 55 then he wask Thea/Chris to call rest. and reduce number of seats for lunch so we dont have to pay for them.
  4. Alumni lunch. Please attend if you can..meet alumni..get jobs.
    WHAT:  UU Alumni Luncheon
    WHERE: SEG Las Vegas Meeting
           Border Grill Rest.
           Mandalay Bay on the Casino Level.
           http://www.showhotel.com/mandalaybay/party/map.html
    WHEN:  noon-1:15, Wed Nov. 12
    WHO:   UU Alumni and friends of the U Utah GG department
    COST:  $30.
    RVSP:  Carver@earth.utah.edu
    

2008 Annual Meeting Assignments (Feb. 5-6, 2009)

    Responsibilities for the annual meeting are the following.

  1. Yanwei: Ask Chris Carver to reserve lunch and snacks on Thursday. Arrange morning snacks on Friday. See schedule http://utam2.geophys.utah.edu/sp_mt08/ann.html for times of each break. Check to make sure all food is going to be delivered. Make sure the attendees are correct and put on the web pages. make sure the sticker for book, and badge/name card, reservation is correct. Get names of attendees and post them on our www site today!

  2. Sherif Hanafy: Provide/organize sponsors rides to dinner and lunch. Lunch will be at Alumni house, dinner is at Red Butte Garden in researcch Park. Ask for addresses from Chris or look at WWW site for meeting. Leave Univ. Marriot Hotel at 6:15PM. get sign up sheet from sponsors Wednsday/Thurdsday morning to see who needs a ride. Please arrange for morning rides at 7:45AM from Guesthouse+Marriot Hotel to INSCC both days of meeting. Put big advertisements in hotel saying when rides will pick up, also make sure schedule of talks is posted both in hotel and at UTAM meeting. Use our suburban. Also, arrange two big suburbans to drive UTAM guests to Research Park dinner (leave Marriot Hotel at 6:15 to get there at 6:30AM). Ask others as well. Make sure a poster of talks and announcement of rides is posted at the hotel by Wed nite. Xin, Shengdong, Wei Dai will be the drivers.

  3. Sam+Wei Dai+Simin are responsible for the annual book + www posting. Every report should have something reproducible.

  4. Shengdong and Wei Dai: Get poster stands from INSCC people. Organize posters from everyone and show them according to talk schedule. We need posters from everyone according to best results. Make sure all have done posters. Get nice looking poster holders from INSCC this weekend and leave in my office. Make sure schedule of talks is nicely posterized. Set up posters nite before Feb. 5. Get name tags from Chris (Yanwei) and put them on books waiting for UTAM members. We need thee types of name tags: Name tag to pin to shirt, name tag to put on annual report, name tag to put on poster book. All should hand in posters to Mickey by Friday....can you give Mickey a heads up.

  5. Shengdong+Qiong: Reserve INSCC auditorium for practice talks Sunday and Tuesday nite prior to meeting.

  6. UTAM Book on WWW (html, pdf, and ps). Chaiwoot, etc .. make sure site is password protected. Make sure html and pdf are of high quality. In past we have had problems.

  7. Practice talks. Weiping, please bring a laptop and load up all talks prior to the Wed rehearsal in the seminar room INSCC 4th floor.

  8. Ge will compose question form and hand out and collect questionaire at end of meeting Friday Feb. 6. see me now with questions to be posed.