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Important Society Dates

Listed here are the important dates for Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) events and deadlines. Other events of interest to MSA members can be found in the Meetings Calendar of any current issue of, Elements. A comprehensive list of professional earth-science events, meetings, conferences, workshops, etc.are listed on the American Geological Institute, American Geophysical Union, and Geological Society of America websites.

A listing of Mineralogy and Petrology Scientific Meeting by Andrea Koziol are given at http://homepages.udayton.edu/~koziolam/meetings.html

Lapidary Journal lists local, national, and international mineral, fosssil, and lapidary shows.

(revised 09/25/2012)


Important Society Dates

JANUARY

Nominations for American MineralogistUndergraduate Awards due
Deadline for submitting a topical or keynote proposal for the GSA meeting



FEBRUARY

MSA Booth, Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, Tucson, AZ
   16   FM-TGMS-MSA Mineralogical Symposium, Tucson, AZ - Gems and Minerals
Ballot information from candidates due



MARCH

Approximate mail date March American Mineralogist



APRIL

Approximate mail date April American Mineralogist
Call for Council agenda items sent to officers, committee chairs, editors, and others
Approximate mail date for crreunt Ballot and Mar/Apr American Mineralogist
Agenda items for Second Council Meeting due at Business Office
Deadline for suggestions of individuals to serve on MSA Committees



MAY

    1   Approximate mail date May/June American Mineralogist
Approximate mail date of Bluebooks for the Second (Spring) Council Meeting
Requests for a MSA Distinguished Lecturer due to Lecture due to Program Coordinator



JUNE

Nominations for the Roebling Medal, MSA Award, Distinguished Public Service Medal, Dana Medal, Fellowship, and MSA offices are due to the Committee Chars
Research Grant applications in Crystallography and Mineralogy/Petrology due in Business Office
Approximate mail date May/Jun AmericanMineralogist



JULY

Approximate mail date July/August American Mineralogist
American Mineralogist Undergraduate Award nominations due



AUGUST

Deadline for receipt of member ballots at Business Office
Approximate mail date for Jul/Aug issue of American Mineralogist
Call for Council agenda items sent to officers, committee chairs, editors, and others



SEPTEMBER

Approximate mail date September American Mineralogist


OCTOBER

Approximate mail date October American Mineralogist
Dues and Subscription Renewal notices miled to members and subscribers



NOVEMBER

Approximate mail date November/DecemberAmerican Mineralogist
Third current year (Fall) MSA Council Meeting
First next year MSA Council Meeting
Annual Meeting at the Geological Society of America Meeting
President's Breakfast, GSA
Amercian Mineralogist Associate Editors Lunch, GSA
Awards Lunch, Presidential Address, Annual Business Meeting, Joint Reception with Geochemical Society, GSA



DECEMBER
Return Committee handbook comments to Business Office

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