27th Annual PGSG Pre-conference – USF Tampa April 7, 2014

27th Annual PGSG Pre-conference – USF Tampa April 7, 2014



The Political Geography Specialty Group of the AAG and the School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida-Tampa are very pleased to announce that the 27th Annual PGSG Pre-conference will be held at the USF’s Tampa campus onMonday, April 7, 2014. The paper sessions will take place during the day. The PGSG will host a group dinner for pre-conference participants during the evening.

The meeting will be held in Room 3709 of the USF Marshall Student Center (MSC 4100, Tampa FL 33620, 813-974-5213 / 813-974-4180).Campus and parking maps suitable for printing or storing on a portable device can be found at:http://usfweb2.usf.edu/FacilitiesPlan/Campus%20Planning/map.html

Deadlines and registration
Please submit a paper title and a 200 word abstract, along with author contact details (name, institutional address, email address), to Reece Jones and Natalie Koch at aag.pgsg@gmail.com no later than February 1, 2014.

Please consider booking your hotel ASAP! Hotels near the USF Tampa campus include:

  • Embassy Suites Tampa – USF/Near Busch Gardens (located inside the campus)
  • Wingate by Wyndham Hotel Tampa (free shuttle service)
  • Clarion Hotel & Conference Center Tampa (free shuttle service)
  • La Quinta Inn Busch Gardens Tampa

For more options, see: http://hotelguides.com/colleges/florida/university-south-florida.html


As with our past pre-conferences, there will be a nominal $20 registration fee for faculty only. Faculty, please bring cash if at all possible.

Sponsor: School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, Tampa
Local coordinators: Jayajit Chakraborty (jchakrab@usf.edu), Pratyusha Basu (pbasu@usf.edu)
Co-organizers: Reece Jones (reecej@hawaii.edu), Natalie Koch (nkoch@maxwell.syr.edu)

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