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1. Are you a GSA member?
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Response
Count
Yes, I am a Professional member
47.3%112
Yes, I am a Student member
32.5%77
No
20.3%48

2. In which Section do you live?
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Percent
Response
Count
Northeastern
91.2%217
North-Central
3.8%9
Southeastern
1.7%4
South-Central
0.8%2
Rocky Mountain
2.1%5
Cordilleran 0.0%0
International
0.4%1
Don't know 0.0%0

3. How often do you attend GSA Section Meetings?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
15.5%37
Frequently
29.8%71
Occasionally
22.3%53
This was my first time
32.4%77

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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
9.5%21
Frequently
22.3%49
Occasionally
35.9%79
Never
32.3%71

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
37.3%84
E-mail from the Section
69.3%156
E-mail from an organzation other than GSA
10.2%23
Advertising in GSA Today
52.4%118
Notice in GSA Connection
24.9%56
Information on the GSA Website
59.1%133
Information from a GSA Campus Rep
4.4%10
Invitation from a colleague
36.0%81
Direct mail (US postal service)
7.6%17
Other, Please Specify
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6.2%14

7. Please rate your satisfaction with the meeting overall.
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Percent
Response
Count
Very satisfied
65.0%152
Somewhat satisfied
29.9%70
Somewhat dissatisfied
3.8%9
Very dissatisfied
0.9%2
Don't know
0.4%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
55.4%129
Yes, somewhat
36.5%85
Not very much
4.7%11
No, not at all
0.9%2
Don't know
2.6%6

9. Did you find that the sessions stimulated your thinking?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, definitely
69.0%160
Yes, somewhat
26.7%62
Not very much
2.6%6
No, not at all 0.0%0
Don't know
1.7%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
70.6%163
Yes, somewhat
22.5%52
Not very much
3.9%9
No, not at all
1.3%3
Don't know
1.7%4

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
34.2%79
Yes, somewhat
51.9%120
Not very much
10.0%23
No, not at all
1.7%4
Don't know
2.2%5

12. How often do you attend field trips?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
1.7%4
Frequently
4.8%11
Occasionally
49.4%114
Never
44.2%102

13. Do you attend field trips outside of your area of expertise?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
2.3%5
Frequently
10.0%22
Occasionally
34.4%76
Never
53.4%118

14. Do you prefer pre- or post-meeting field trips?
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Percent
Response
Count
Pre-meeting
33.6%74
Post-meeting
5.5%12
Both
19.5%43
Neither
5.5%12
Don't know
35.9%79

15. What field trip length do you prefer?
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Percent
Response
Count
One day
88.2%172
Overnight
11.8%23

16. If you attended a field trip, how would you rate the experience overall?
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Percent
Response
Count
Excellent
11.9%21
Good
2.3%4
Fair
0.6%1
Poor 0.0%0
Don't know
1.1%2
N/A
84.2%149

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
32.9%70
No
50.7%108
Don't know
16.4%35

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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 rooms36.4% (84)39.4% (91)16.5% (38)6.5% (15)1.3% (3)1.93231
Common areas78.2% (179)17.5% (40)2.6% (6)1.7% (4)0.0% (0)1.28229
Poster hall30.6% (70)39.7% (91)18.8% (43)9.2% (21)1.7% (4)2.07229
Food and beverage services29.6% (68)40.9% (94)15.2% (35)12.2% (28)2.2% (5)2.10230
Registration process85.2% (195)12.2% (28)1.7% (4)0.4% (1)0.4% (1)1.17229
Abstract submittal process60.6% (140)10.4% (24)0.4% (1)0.4% (1)28.1% (65)1.17231
Abstracts with Program book50.9% (117)13.5% (31)0.9% (2)1.3% (3)33.5% (77)1.29230
Friendliness and service of GSA staff88.7% (204)9.1% (21)0.0% (0)0.9% (2)1.3% (3)1.12230
STUDENTS: if you attended one of the Mann or Shlemon Mentor luncheons, please rate your satisfaction25.0% (35)13.6% (19)1.4% (2)5.0% (7)55.0% (77)1.70140

19. Were the audio/visual presentation formats that were available to you convenient for your purposes?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
53.6%113
No
2.4%5
Not applicable
44.1%93

20. Did the uploading of your presentation go smoothly?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
45.9%96
No
2.9%6
Not applicable
51.2%107

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
64.5%131
Mac
35.0%71
Other, Please Specify
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0.5%1

23. Do you use a Smartphone regularly?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
48.1%100
No
51.9%108

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
25.3%49
No
28.4%55
I don't use a Smartphone
46.4%90

25. Do you feel that the meeting registration cost was:
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Percent
Response
Count
High
24.9%57
Low
1.7%4
Just right for the services provided
64.6%148
Don't know
8.7%20

26. Did cost prevent anyone you know from attending?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
25.8%59
No
46.3%106
Don't know
27.9%64

27. Do you think that the availability of student travel grants is widely known?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
32.9%74
No
39.6%89
Don't know
27.6%62

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
15.0%19
No
1.6%2
Not applicable
83.5%106

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29. PLEASE RATE THE IMPORTANCE OF THESE MEETING VENUE CONSIDERATIONS:
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 Very importantSomewhat importantSomewhat unimportantVery unimportantN/ARating
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Rating
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Location64.9% (148)30.7% (70)3.5% (8)0.9% (2)0.0% (0)1.40228
Access to a variety of restaurants40.2% (92)48.5% (111)10.0% (23)1.3% (3)0.0% (0)1.72229
Access to alternative activities (e.g. recreation, shopping, etc.)12.7% (29)30.1% (69)33.6% (77)22.7% (52)0.9% (2)2.67229
Access to the airport/public transportation24.5% (56)50.2% (115)17.5% (40)5.7% (13)2.2% (5)2.04229

30. Would you attend the meeting in a future year if it were held at the same venue in Bretton Woods?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
76.1%175
No
10.0%23
Don't know
13.9%32

31. If yes, what especially attracts you to the Bretton Woods venue?
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32. During the meeting, did you become aware of the location and venue for the 2014 meeting?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
69.4%159
No
29.3%67
Don't know
1.3%3

33. If so, how?
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34. If you are aware of its location and venue, how likely are you to attend?
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Percent
Response
Count
Will definitely attend
25.1%52
Somewhat likely to attend
25.1%52
Not able to attend next year's Section meeting
13.5%28
Don't know yet
21.3%44
Not aware of it's location/venue
15.0%31

35. 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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36. If you are not likely to attend next year, please explain what discourages you from doing so.
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169
 Response
Count
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37. 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
11.4%17
No
43.6%65
Not applicable
45.0%67

38. 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
[ShowReplies]57

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