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SEPM President’s Reception and Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.  |  Houston, Texas

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SEPM President Michael Blum invites you to an evening of celebration to honor the 2020 award winners of SEPM – Society for Sedimentary Geology – and a great event to network and visit with colleagues old and new. The Twenhofel Medal, the highest award of SEPM given in recognition of a career of outstanding contributions to sedimentary geology, will be presented to Philip Allen. SEPM Honorary Membership, given for both scientific contributions and service to the society, will be awarded to Norman Rosen. The other science award recipients are Miriam Katz, who will receive the Francis P. Shepard Medal in recognition of excellence in marine geology; Mary Droser the Raymond C. Moore Medal in recognition of excellence in paleontology; Gail Ashley, the Pettijohn Medal for excellence in sedimentology and stratigraphy; Lida Xing, the Wilson Award for excellence in sedimentary geology by an early career geoscientist and the William Dickinson Medal for mid-career impact on sedimentary geology going to Carmala Garizone.

SEPM will also honor the recipients of the Outstanding Paper Awards for both of its journals: Journal of Sedimentary Research and PALAIOS. SEPM will also recognize the Outstanding Student Presentation Awards from the 2020 Annual Meeting, where cash prizes will be presented to the top student presenters from the SEPM Student Awards Poster Session scheduled for Monday in Houston. As always, SEPM will recognize the members of the 2020 Annual Meeting Organizing Committee, without whom the meeting could not take place, and SEPM Foundation Student Grant recipients. The reception will begin at 7:00 pm, with cocktails available at cash bars and substantial hors d’oeuvres. The awards ceremony will start at 7:30 pm.


SEPM President’s Reception and Awards Ceremony
Four Seasons Hotel
1300 Lamar St
Houston, Texas 77010
United States
(713) 650-1300