Conference Registration

We are so excited to welcome you to Washington, DC, for our 42nd Annual Technical Conference, hosted at the American Geophysical Union Conference Center! 

This year, you can expect to hear from dynamic speakers, attend interactive workshops and panel discussions, and join us for a field trip to Great Falls Park.

agenda Highlights

  • Unearthing Excellence: Pathways to Geoscience Careers – Presented by The National Energy Education Development Program and Shell — 10AM – 2 PM
  • ExxonMobil Sequence Stratigraphy and Low Carbon Solutions Workshop (By invite) — 1-4 PM
  • Economics Valuations for the Geology Student – Dada Olamide — 1-4PM
  • Welcome Reception — 6-8 PM
Morning 8AM – 12 Noon
  • Welcome and Introduction of Exhibitors
  • Oral Presentations
  • Opening Keynote Address & Brownbag Luncheon – Maria Angela Capello

Afternoon 1PM – 6PM
  • Oral Presentations
  • Panel Discussions – Carbon Neutral Future, Environmental Justice
  • Poster Sessions, Exhibitor Booths, and Networking
Morning 8AM – 12 Noon
  • Oral Presentations

Afternoon 1PM – 4PM
  • Poster Session
  • Lightning Talks
    • Beyond the Rocks – Opportunities for students at the intersection of geology and other disciplines
Evening 5PM-7PM
  • Happy Hour
  • Awards Reception and Closing Keynote Address
    • Keynote Speaker – Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Director of the Office of Science, United States Department of Energy

Morning 8AM – 12 Noon

  • Field Trip – Great Falls Park, led by Mercer Parker of the USGS
  • Service Event – Anacostia River cleanup and boat tour
The final conference agenda will be available in early September.

Student Registration (USA) for the 2023 Conference has been waived.

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

Students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements to Washington DC. We have prepared a letter that you may use to petition your departments for funding.

As of August 20th, we have fully committed funding for lodging. For students registering after August 20th, you will be waitlisted for any additional funds that may become available.

Late Registration will begin September 5th.

Conference Registration (in-person) will CLOSE on TODAY September 11th and there will be NO on-site registration.

Virtual Registration will remain open through the conference.

Please select the appropriate form below. You must pay dues and login to access the member registration form.

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.

Resume submission

If you are interested in sharing your resume with exhibitors, please submit a PDF here. Submissions will be accepted until September 20th.  

Room Block

Rooms are available at The Churchill Hotel in Washington, DC. The hotel is conveniently located directly across from the AGU Conference Center. Nightly discounted rate: $189

Please book your rooms as soon as possible!

You will receive an email after registering with details on rooms. 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 DC!