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1. Are you a GSA member?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, I am a Professional member
44.3%78
Yes, I am a Student member
22.7%40
No
33.0%58

2. Do you live in the Cordilleran Section?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
69.9%123
No
22.2%39
Don't know
8.0%14

3. How often do you attend GSA section meetings?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
2.3%4
Frequently
23.2%41
Occasionaly
39.5%70
This was my first time
35.0%62

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4. Why did you choose to attend a GSA section meeting for the first time this year?
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5. How often do you attend the GSA annual meeting?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Always
5.4%9
Frequently
21.4%36
Occasionally
38.7%65
Never
34.5%58

6. Which of the following section meeting promotions do you remember seeing or hearing? (Check all that apply)
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Percent
Response
Count
E-mail from the section
57.6%95
Advertising in GSA Today
46.7%77
Notice in GSA Connection
18.8%31
Information on the GSA Website
38.2%63
Direct mail (US postal service)
18.8%31
Information from a GSA Campus Rep
4.8%8
Invitation from a colleague
29.1%48
Other, Please Specify
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24.2%40

7. Please rate your satisfaction with the meeting overall.
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Very satisfied
58.5%100
Somewhat satisfied
29.8%51
Somewhat dissatisfied
9.9%17
Very dissatisfied
1.2%2
Don't know
0.6%1

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8. Were you excited by/interested in the advertised technical sessions?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, definitely
44.8%73
Yes, somewhat
41.1%67
Not very much
9.2%15
No, not at all
1.2%2
Don't know
3.7%6

9. Did you find that the sessions stimulated your thinking?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, definitely
52.5%85
Yes, somewhat
33.3%54
Not very much
9.9%16
No, not at all
0.6%1
Don't know
3.7%6

10. Did the sessions serve to better familiarize you with the geology and activity of geologists within your section?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, definitely
50.3%81
Yes, somewhat
32.9%53
Not very much
8.1%13
No, not at all
4.3%7
Don't know
4.3%7

11. Did you attend any technical sessions outside of your society's technical program (e.g., a GSA member attending an SPE session or vice versa)?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
38.7%63
No
53.4%87
Not sure
8.0%13

12. How often do you attend field trips?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Always
3.7%6
Frequently
12.3%20
Occasionally
48.1%78
Never
35.8%58

13. Do you attend field trips outside of your area of expertise?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
0.6%1
Frequently
9.3%15
Occasionally
39.8%64
Never
50.3%81

14. Do you prefer pre- or post-meeting field trips?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Pre-meeting
20.0%32
Post-meeting
7.5%12
Both
37.5%60
Neither
9.4%15
Don't know
25.6%41

15. What field trip length do you prefer?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
One day
32.7%51
Overnight
19.9%31
Both
21.2%33
Neither
7.7%12
Don't know
18.6%29

16. Was the number of field trips offered satisfactory?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
51.3%80
No, more were needed
4.5%7
No, too many
1.3%2
Don't know
15.4%24
Not applicable
27.6%43

17. If you attended a field trip, how would you rate the experience overall?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Excellent
26.6%29
Good
1.8%2
Fair
0.9%1
Poor 0.0%0
Don't know
0.9%1
N/A
69.7%76

18. If you attended a field trip, did you feel that the cost was:
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Percent
Response
Count
High
11.3%9
Low
1.3%1
Just right for the services provided
31.3%25
Don't know
56.3%45

19. Did cost prohibit you from attending a field trip you would have liked to go on?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
30.2%42
No
56.8%79
Don't know
12.9%18

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20. Please rate your satisfation with the following aspects of the meeting:
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 Very satisfiedSomewhat satisfiedSomewhat dissatisfiedVery dissatisfiedDon't know / N/ARating
Average
Rating
Count
Meeting rooms58.9% (96)33.1% (54)1.8% (3)1.8% (3)4.3% (7)1.44163
Common areas59.3% (96)34.6% (56)1.9% (3)1.9% (3)2.5% (4)1.45162
Poster hall26.5% (43)47.5% (77)16.7% (27)5.6% (9)3.7% (6)2.01162
Food and beverage services32.3% (52)38.5% (62)14.3% (23)6.8% (11)8.1% (13)1.95161
Registration process68.9% (111)17.4% (28)8.1% (13)4.3% (7)1.2% (2)1.47161
Abstract submittal process43.5% (70)14.9% (24)1.2% (2)2.5% (4)37.9% (61)1.40161
Abstracts with Program book36.4% (59)24.7% (40)3.1% (5)8.0% (13)27.8% (45)1.76162
Friendliness and service of GSA staff73.0% (119)16.6% (27)4.9% (8)1.2% (2)4.3% (7)1.31163

21. Were the audio/visual presentation formats that were available to you convenient for your purposes?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
46.8%66
No
5.7%8
Not applicable
47.5%67

22. Did the uploading of your presentation go smoothly?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
34.6%46
No
6.8%9
Not applicable
58.6%78

23. Do you have comments or suggestions on how to improve the speaker-ready process?
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24. What computer platform do you normally use?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
PC
63.6%82
Mac
33.3%43
Other, Please Specify
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3.1%4

25. Do you feel that the meeting registration cost was:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
High
23.3%37
Low
1.3%2
Just right for the services provided
67.9%108
Don't know
7.5%12

26. Did cost prevent anyone you know from attending?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
26.1%41
No
51.0%80
Don't know
22.9%36

27. Do you think that the availability of student travel grants is widely known?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
20.9%32
No
37.3%57
Don't know
41.8%64

28. Students Only: If you received a travel grant, was the amount enough to make the application process worthwhile?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
19.6%10
No 0.0%0
Not applicable
80.4%41

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29. Please rate the importance of the following considerations in selecting a section meeting venue:
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 Very importantSomewhat importantSomewhat unimportantVery unimportantDon't knowRating
Average
Rating
Count
Location on or near campus21.0% (33)26.1% (41)18.5% (29)29.3% (46)5.1% (8)2.59157
Nearby a variety of restaurants39.1% (61)39.7% (62)14.7% (23)6.4% (10)0.0% (0)1.88156
Access to downtown15.4% (24)30.1% (47)32.7% (51)21.2% (33)0.6% (1)2.60156
Access to the airport/public transportation43.9% (69)39.5% (62)10.2% (16)4.5% (7)1.9% (3)1.75157

30. Professionals Only: Did you use the student presence at the meeting for purposes of recruitment (for jobs or graduate school)?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
16.8%20
No
44.5%53
Not applicable
38.7%46

31. Do you have suggestions as to what could be done to encourage interaction between students and professionals at the meeting?
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32. Do you have other comments that would help future section meeting planners?
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