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GSL Presidents Day 2018

06 June 2018
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Burlington House, London
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Award Winners talks start at 2:00pm - Livestream at

President’s Day at Burlington House on 6 June will begin with the Annual General Meeting at 11.00am followed by a buffet lunch with the award winners (members with ticket only – £27.50 per head). As in previous years, the recipients of the major medals have been invited to give a short talk on their subject so the Awards Ceremony will be followed by presentations by the Lyell, Murchison, William Smith and Wollaston medallists. The timetable for President’s Day and the agenda for the AGM are below. 

To obtain luncheon tickets please send cheques (made payable to the Geological Society) to Stephanie Jones at Burlington House or email Stephanie Jones.  Please also contact Stephanie if you wish to attend the afternoon events for which there is no charge. 


17.40 – 19.30    
Annual General Meeting (members only)
Lunch with the Award winners (members with tickets only)
Awards Ceremony
Talks by Lyell, Murchison and William Smith medallists
Talk by Wollaston Medallist
President’s closing remarks
Drinks reception

AGM Agenda

  • Apologies
  • Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 7 June 2017 
  • Appointment of Scrutineers for the ballots for Council and Officers 
  • Ballot for Council 
  • Annual Report and Accounts for 2017
    • President’s Report
    • Secretaries’ Reports
    • Treasurer’s Report
  • Geoscientist
  • Comments from Fellows
  • Report of Scrutineers on the ballot for Council
  • Ballot for Officers
  • Fellowship subscriptions for 2019
  • Deaths
  • Appointment of Auditors
  • Report of Scrutineers on the ballot for Officers 
  • Any other business
  • Provisional date of next Annual General Meeting – 5 June 2019