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1. Are you a GSA member?
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Response
Count
Yes, I am a Professional member
46.1%88
Yes, I am a Student member
31.4%60
No
22.5%43

2. In which Section do you live?
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Percent
Response
Count
Northeastern
91.1%175
North-Central
3.1%6
Southeastern
3.6%7
South-Central 0.0%0
Rocky Mountain
1.0%2
Cordilleran
0.5%1
International 0.0%0
Don't know
0.5%1

3. How often do you attend GSA Section Meetings?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
17.2%33
Frequently
29.2%56
Occasionally
16.7%32
This was my first time
37.0%71

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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
7.4%13
Frequently
22.9%40
Occasionally
34.9%61
Never
34.9%61

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
Poster giveaway at GSA
28.5%49
E-mail from the Section
69.8%120
E-mail from an organzation other than GSA
11.6%20
Advertising in GSA Today
58.1%100
Notice in GSA Connection
26.7%46
Information on the GSA Website
62.2%107
Information from a GSA Campus Rep
6.4%11
Invitation from a colleague
32.0%55
Direct mail (US postal service)
12.2%21
Other, Please Specify
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6.4%11

7. Please rate your satisfaction with the meeting overall.
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Percent
Response
Count
Very satisfied
75.3%137
Somewhat satisfied
20.3%37
Somewhat dissatisfied
2.7%5
Very dissatisfied
1.6%3
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
53.1%95
Yes, somewhat
39.1%70
Not very much
4.5%8
No, not at all
1.7%3
Don't know
1.7%3

9. Did you find that the sessions stimulated your thinking?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, definitely
64.2%115
Yes, somewhat
31.3%56
Not very much
2.2%4
No, not at all 0.0%0
Don't know
2.2%4

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
68.0%121
Yes, somewhat
25.8%46
Not very much
4.5%8
No, not at all 0.0%0
Don't know
1.7%3

11. Did you find the session schedule allowed you to attend a maximum number of presentations of interest to you?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, definitely
43.0%77
Yes, somewhat
38.0%68
Not very much
13.4%24
No, not at all
1.7%3
Don't know
3.9%7

12. How often do you attend field trips?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
2.9%5
Frequently
10.4%18
Occasionally
47.4%82
Never
39.3%68

13. Do you attend field trips outside of your area of expertise?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
1.2%2
Frequently
11.4%19
Occasionally
37.3%62
Never
50.0%83

14. Do you prefer pre- or post-meeting field trips?
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Percent
Response
Count
Pre-meeting
33.9%56
Post-meeting
5.5%9
Both
26.7%44
Neither
5.5%9
Don't know
28.5%47

15. What field trip length do you prefer?
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Response
Count
One day
84.6%126
Overnight
15.4%23

16. If you attended a field trip, how would you rate the experience overall?
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Percent
Response
Count
Excellent
19.4%28
Good
6.9%10
Fair 0.0%0
Poor
0.7%1
Don't know 0.0%0
N/A
72.9%105

17. Did cost prohibit you from attending a field trip you would have liked to go on?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
24.0%40
No
51.5%86
Don't know
24.6%41

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18. PLEASE RATE YOUR SATISFACTION WITH THE MEETING LOGISTICS & CUSTOMER CARE:
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 Very satisfiedSomewhat satisfiedSomewhat dissatisfiedVery dissatisfiedN/ARating
Average
Rating
Count
Meeting rooms56.8% (100)34.7% (61)4.0% (7)2.3% (4)2.3% (4)1.51176
Common areas54.0% (95)34.1% (60)8.5% (15)2.8% (5)0.6% (1)1.60176
Poster hall43.2% (76)42.6% (75)9.7% (17)3.4% (6)1.1% (2)1.73176
Food and beverage services40.6% (71)29.1% (51)16.0% (28)6.3% (11)8.0% (14)1.87175
Registration process81.1% (142)15.4% (27)1.7% (3)1.7% (3)0.0% (0)1.24175
Abstract submittal process56.3% (98)13.2% (23)1.1% (2)1.1% (2)28.2% (49)1.26174
Abstracts with Program book49.7% (87)18.9% (33)1.1% (2)1.1% (2)29.1% (51)1.35175
Friendliness and service of GSA staff84.2% (144)10.5% (18)1.2% (2)2.3% (4)1.8% (3)1.20171
STUDENTS: if you attended one of the Mann or Shlemon Mentor luncheons, please rate your satisfaction17.0% (19)3.6% (4)4.5% (5)2.7% (3)72.3% (81)1.74112

19. Were the audio/visual presentation formats that were available to you convenient for your purposes?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
39.9%63
No
2.5%4
Not applicable
57.6%91

20. Did the uploading of your presentation go smoothly?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
33.6%51
No
2.0%3
Not applicable
64.5%98

21. Do you have comments or suggestions on how to improve the speaker-ready process?
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22. What computer platform do you normally use?
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Percent
Response
Count
PC
61.6%85
Mac
37.7%52
Other, Please Specify
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0.7%1

23. Do you use a Smartphone regularly?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
36.8%53
No
63.2%91

24. 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
20.3%28
No
21.0%29
I don't use a Smartphone
58.7%81

25. Do you feel that the meeting registration cost was:
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Percent
Response
Count
High
31.8%56
Low
0.6%1
Just right for the services provided
55.1%97
Don't know
12.5%22

26. Did cost prevent anyone you know from attending?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
29.3%51
No
43.1%75
Don't know
27.6%48

27. Do you think that the availability of student travel grants is widely known?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
24.7%42
No
44.7%76
Don't know
30.6%52

28. Students Only: If you received a travel grant, was the amount enough to make the application process worthwhile?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
13.2%12
No
3.3%3
Not applicable
83.5%76

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29. PLEASE RATE THE IMPORTANCE OF THESE MEETING VENUE CONSIDERATIONS:
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 Very importantSomewhat importantSomewhat unimportantVery unimportantN/ARating
Average
Rating
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Location62.3% (109)31.4% (55)4.6% (8)1.1% (2)0.6% (1)1.44175
Access to a variety of restaurants35.1% (61)47.7% (83)13.8% (24)2.9% (5)0.6% (1)1.84174
Access to alternative activities (e.g. recreation, shopping, etc.)7.4% (13)22.3% (39)37.7% (66)29.7% (52)2.9% (5)2.92175
Access to the airport/public transportation41.4% (72)34.5% (60)17.8% (31)4.0% (7)2.3% (4)1.84174

30. Would you attend the meeting in a future year if it were held at the same venue in Hartford?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
83.4%146
No
4.0%7
Don't know
12.6%22

31. During the meeting, did you become aware of the location and venue for the 2013 meeting?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
61.1%107
No
34.9%61
Don't know
4.0%7

32. If so, how?
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33. If you are aware of its location and venue, how likely are you to attend the 2013 meeting?
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Percent
Response
Count
Will definitely attend
30.8%49
Somewhat likely to attend
30.8%49
Not able to attend next year's Section meeting
8.8%14
Don't know yet
13.8%22
Not aware of it's location/venue
15.7%25

34. If you are definitely going or likely to attend next year, please explain what encourages you to do so.
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Count
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35. If you are not likely to attend next year, please explain what discourages you from doing so.
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Count
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36. 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
19.1%22
No
34.8%40
Not applicable
46.1%53

37. 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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38. Do you have other comments that would help future Section meeting planners?
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