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1. Are you a GSA member?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, I am a Professional member
60.0%45
Yes, I am a Student member
26.7%20
No
13.3%10

2. In which Section do you live?
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Percent
Response
Count
Northeastern
6.8%5
North-Central
6.8%5
Southeastern
1.4%1
South-Central
6.8%5
Rocky Mountain
67.6%50
Cordilleran
8.1%6
International 0.0%0
Don't know
2.7%2

3. How often do you attend GSA section meetings?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
1.3%1
Frequently
26.3%20
Occasionally
47.4%36
This was my first time
25.0%19

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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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Percent
Response
Count
Always
12.5%9
Frequently
29.2%21
Occasionally
33.3%24
Never
25.0%18

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
63.4%45
Advertising in GSA Today
63.4%45
Notice in GSA Connection
32.4%23
Information on the GSA Website
57.7%41
Direct mail (US postal service)
5.6%4
Information from a GSA Campus Rep
5.6%4
Invitation from a colleague
33.8%24
Other, Please Specify
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1.4%1

7. Please rate your satisfaction with the meeting overall.
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Percent
Response
Count
Very satisfied
70.3%52
Somewhat satisfied
28.4%21
Somewhat dissatisfied
1.4%1
Very dissatisfied 0.0%0
Don't know 0.0%0

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8. Were you excited by/interested in the advertised technical sessions?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, definitely
56.2%41
Yes, somewhat
38.4%28
Not very much
2.7%2
No, not at all 0.0%0
Don't know
2.7%2

9. Did you find that the sessions stimulated your thinking?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, definitely
64.4%47
Yes, somewhat
32.9%24
Not very much
1.4%1
No, not at all 0.0%0
Don't know
1.4%1

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
59.2%42
Yes, somewhat
31.0%22
Not very much
5.6%4
No, not at all
1.4%1
Don't know
2.8%2

11. How often do you attend field trips?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
1.4%1
Frequently
6.8%5
Occasionally
57.5%42
Never
34.2%25

12. Do you attend field trips outside of your area of expertise?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always 0.0%0
Frequently
9.9%7
Occasionally
45.1%32
Never
45.1%32

13. Do you prefer pre- or post-meeting field trips?
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Percent
Response
Count
Pre-meeting
17.8%13
Post-meeting
15.1%11
Both
26.0%19
Neither
11.0%8
Don't know
30.1%22

14. What field trip length do you prefer?
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Percent
Response
Count
One day
58.3%35
Overnight
41.7%25

15. If you attended a field trip, how would you rate the experience overall?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Excellent
20.7%12
Good
5.2%3
Fair
1.7%1
Poor 0.0%0
Don't know 0.0%0
N/A
72.4%42

16. Did cost prohibit you from attending a field trip you would have liked to go on?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
23.9%16
No
56.7%38
Don't know
19.4%13

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17. PLEASE RATE YOUR SATISFACTION WITH THE MEETING LOGISTICS & CUSTOMER CARE:
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 Very satisfiedSomewhat satisfiedSomewhat dissatisfiedVery dissatisfiedN/ARating
Average
Rating
Count
Meeting rooms47.8% (33)42.0% (29)2.9% (2)4.3% (3)2.9% (2)1.6369
Common areas50.0% (34)45.6% (31)1.5% (1)1.5% (1)1.5% (1)1.5468
Poster hall33.8% (23)48.5% (33)11.8% (8)2.9% (2)2.9% (2)1.8368
Food and beverage services27.5% (19)43.5% (30)17.4% (12)4.3% (3)7.2% (5)1.9869
Registration process79.4% (54)19.1% (13)0.0% (0)1.5% (1)0.0% (0)1.2468
STUDENTS: if you attended one of the Mann or Shlemon Mentor luncheons, please rate how informative/useful you found the experience4.8% (2)7.1% (3)0.0% (0)2.4% (1)85.7% (36)2.0042
Abstract submittal process50.0% (32)21.9% (14)3.1% (2)0.0% (0)25.0% (16)1.3864
Abstracts with Program book38.5% (25)20.0% (13)3.1% (2)1.5% (1)36.9% (24)1.4965
Friendliness and service of GSA staff82.4% (56)11.8% (8)1.5% (1)1.5% (1)2.9% (2)1.2068

18. Were the available presentation formats convenient for your purposes?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
69.7%46
No
1.5%1
Not applicable
28.8%19

19. Did the uploading of your presentation go smoothly?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
44.3%27
No
3.3%2
Not applicable
52.5%32

20. Do you have comments or suggestions on how to improve the speaker-ready process?
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21. What computer platform do you normally use?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
PC
75.8%50
Mac
22.7%15
Other, Please Specify
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1.5%1

22. Do you use a Smartphone regularly?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
36.4%24
No
63.6%42

23. If you use a Smartphone, have you used it to access meeting information, either at this Section meeting or at another meeting you attended?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
23.1%15
No
13.8%9
I don't use a Smartphone
63.1%41

24. Do you feel that the meeting registration cost was:
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Percent
Response
Count
High
26.0%19
Low
1.4%1
Just right for the services provided
61.6%45
Don't know
11.0%8

25. Did cost prevent anyone you know from attending?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
23.6%17
No
45.8%33
Don't know
30.6%22

26. Do you think that the availability of student travel grants is widely known?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
21.1%15
No
32.4%23
Don't know
46.5%33

27. 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
18.9%7
No 0.0%0
Not applicable
81.1%30

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28. PLEASE RATE THE IMPORTANCE OF THESE MEETING VENUE CONSIDERATIONS:
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 Very importantSomewhat importantSomewhat unimportantVery unimportantN/ARating
Average
Rating
Count
Access to a variety of restaurants34.7% (25)52.8% (38)9.7% (7)0.0% (0)2.8% (2)1.7472
Access to alternate activities (e.g. recreation, shopping, etc.)8.3% (6)37.5% (27)29.2% (21)22.2% (16)2.8% (2)2.6772
Access to the airport/public transportation41.4% (29)48.6% (34)2.9% (2)4.3% (3)2.9% (2)1.6970

29. During the meeting, did you become aware of the location and venue for the 2013 meeting?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
58.9%43
No
38.4%28
Not applicable
2.7%2

30. If so, how?
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31. If you are aware of its location and venue, how likely are you to attend?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, will definitely attend
4.5%3
Somewhat likely to attend
39.4%26
Not able to attend next year’s section meeting
18.2%12
Don’t know yet
37.9%25

32. If you are likely to attend, please explain what encourages you to do so.
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33. If you are not likely to attend, please explain what discourages you from doing so.
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Count
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34. Professionals Only: Did you use the student presence at the meeting for purposes of recruitment (for jobs or graduate school)?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
17.2%10
No
48.3%28
Not applicable
34.5%20

35. Do you have suggestions as to what could be done to encourage interaction between students and professionals at the meeting?
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Count
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36. Do you have other comments that would help future Section Meeting planners?
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Count
[ShowReplies]16

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