Welcome to Crossroads Geology Conference!

March 31 & April 1, 2017

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana


Abstract Deadline: March 21, 2017!


The student members of the Rho chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon at Indiana University invite you to participate in the annual Crossroads Geology Conference at Indiana University. This conference is a student-organized event featuring research presentations by graduate and undergraduate students in the geological and environmental sciences from a number of regional colleges and universities, at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Updates and News

  • Presenters: Talks should be ~15min including time for questions.
  • Abstract submission is now open.
  • Previous year programs are available under the abstract submission section.
  • A list of the 2017 judges will soon be available, under the the judges tab.

Abstract Submission

To submit your abstract please download the abstract template, fill it out accordingly and email it to crossroadsgeologyconference@gmail.com.

Abstract guildlines are on the first page of the abstract template. An example of a completed abstract form can be downloaded here.

Visiting Students

If you would like us try to place you with a student host, please indicate so on your abstract submission.

Previous Years Awardees

Poster Oral
Undergraduate Michael Lara, Amanda Whaling Madison Ferrara
Masters Kerry Neil Ciara Mills
PhD Rebecca Caldwell Ryan Scrivage

2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Programs are available for download from the Abstract Submission page.

This page will be updated as more information becomes available (e.g. tentative schedule, keynote speakers...). If you can't find what you're looking for, contact us at ancwhit@indiana.edu or camjstew@indiana.edu.

Archived Abstracts

Download the pdf of the 2013 Crossroads abstracts here.
Download the pdf of the 2014 Crossroads abstracts here.
Download the pdf of the 2015 Crossroads abstracts here.
Download the pdf of the 2016 Crossroads abstracts here.

2017 Judges

Judge Affiliation
Joel Degenstein EP Energy (Retired)
Larry Whitmer Wabash Energy
Kevin Ellet Indiana Geological Survey
Mark Fisherkeller Arcadis
Lee Florea Indiana Geological Survey
Cody Kirkpatrick IU Dept. of Geological Sciences
Brian Yanites IU Dept. of Geological Sciences
Tom Skirvin Rincon Energy, LLC

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Darren Ficklin

Indiana University

Title of talk and abstract: Coming soon!

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