Pomona College
April 4-7, 2013

NOTES: For those traveling by air, flights should be booked through Ontario Airport (ONT), NOT Los Angeles (LAX)

Anyone traveling by air MUST make reservations through:

Suzanne Easterling
VIP Travel/Div Professional Travel
2200 Benden Drive
Wooster, Ohio 44691
Ph: (330) 264-5554/800-232-6000
Email: seasterling@protrav.com


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Claremont
555 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, California, 91711
USA TEL: 1-909-626-2411


Thursday, April 4th. Arrivals at ONT throughout the day with shuttles picking up attendees. Keck reps meeting starts at (dinner provided). All others have free time. Dinner will be on participants’ own dime.

Friday, April 5th. Field trips (Mecca Hills and San Onofre) Dinner on Pomona campus with all Keck participants. After dinner-project meetings. Room assignments for meetings will be provided in packets up on arrival.

Saturday, April 6th. Symposium, lunch, and evening banquet and speaker. Red-eye departures. Detailed TBA.
Sunday, April 7th. Departure.


Reps Meeting: Thursday from 6:15-10 pm (Business starts at 7:00pm).

Fieldtrips (Friday): Mecca Hills and San Onofre State Beach. Bus and vans will pick up participants at 8:00. Breakfast will be provided at pick-up and lunch and refreshments will be provided on the trip. These are all day trips where away from the hotel and campus, so plan accordingly. A list of recommended items for a day in the field will be posted soon.

Presentations (Saturday) – Schedule TBA.

Posters: All students present posters (dimensions are 4 feet x 8 feet wide maximum). It is recommended that posters be sized somewhat smaller for ensuring fit to the poster boards.


Each student must submit a Short Contribution prior to the Symposium in April

Please see the Instructions for Short Contribution’ submission.

You should SUBMIT YOUR SHORT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE KECK DIRECTOR as email attachments to rvarga@pomona.edu


If you have any questions about the Symposium, please contact the Organizer, Jade Star Lackey (jsl04747@pomona.edu).