Conference Registration

We are so excited to welcome you to Atlanta for the 43rd Annual Technical Conference of the National Association of Black Geoscientists, hosted in conjunction with Georgia State University! 

This year, you can expect to hear from dynamic speakers, attend interactive workshops and panel discussions, and join us for a culminating field trip!

agenda Highlights

Below is a high level agenda of what you can expect at this year’s conference. Times and events are subject to change. Please check back periodically for agenda updates.

All official conference events will be held at the Georgia State College of Law, Knowles Conference Center in Downtown Atlanta.

  • K-12 Outreach Workshop, TBD
  • Shortcourses, TBD
  • Welcome Reception — 6-8 PM

Morning 8AM – 12 Noon

  • Welcome and Introduction of Exhibitors
  • Oral Presentations
  • Opening Keynote Address – Dr. Marshall Shepherd

Afternoon 1PM – 6PM

  • Oral Presentations
  • Panel Discussions
  • Poster Sessions, Exhibitor Booths, and Networking

Morning 8AM – 12 Noon

  • Oral Presentations

Afternoon 1PM – 5PM

  • Poster Session
  • Awards & Closing


Morning 8AM – 12 Noon

  • Field Trip and Service Event, TBD
The final conference agenda will be available in late August.

Limited funding for student attendance is available! register asap to secure your spot.

Thank you to the National Science Foundation for continuously supporting the NABG!

Registration fees will be waived for student attendees and lodging will be covered on a first come, first served basis. Priority funding will be given to student presenters. Students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements to Atlanta. We have prepared a letter that you may use to petition your departments for funding.

Early Bird Registration is NOW OPEN! Take advantage of discount rates and secure your spot at #NABG43!

Normal Registration: July 20th-August 25th.

Late Registration: August 26th – September 3rd.

Conference Registration (in-person) will CLOSE on September 3rd and there will be NO on-site registration.

Virtual Registration will remain open through the conference.

Please select the appropriate form below. 

Note: exhibitor registration includes two (2) conference attendees in addition to the exhibition booth. You will be able to list attendees on the exhibitor form. Additional representatives from your organization must complete their own registration form.

Member Registration

Guest and Exhibitor Registration

Resume submission

If you are interested in sharing your resume with exhibitors, please submit a PDF here. Submissions will be accepted until September 1st.

Room Block

The host hotel for #NABG43 is the Holiday Inn Express, located blocks away from the conference venue.

Single and Double Rooms are available at a rate of $109/night. To book, click “Book Now” then select “View Prices” as shown in the image at right. You must enter conference dates to secure the room rate.

Please Note

  • If you have a tax exemption, you must present documentation at check in.
  • Cut off date for reservations is August 4, 2024
  • All rooms must be guaranteed with a major credit card
  • The hotel will authorize one night’s room charge, tax and $5 fee on each individual credit card approximately 14 days in advance of your arrival.
  • There is a 72 hour notice of cancellation.  If you need to cancel, you must contact the hotel directly and give 72 hours or more notice to avoid the penalty of one night’s room charge, tax and $5 fee
  • Parking is valet only at $40.00 per car, per night

You will receive an email after registering with details on securing your room. NABG will cover double-occupancy rooms, with priority for students presenting at the conference.



Thank you for your support and registration. We look forward to seeing you in ATL!