Preliminary program is now available here. Please contact us ASAP if you can no longer present.

The AAG Annual Meeting will be in Chicago, IL from April 21-25, 2015.

28th Annual PGSG Pre-ConferenceDePaul University, 20 April 2015
The PGSG and the Department of Geography at DePaul University are pleased to announce that the 28th Annual PGSG Pre-conference will be held at DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus on Monday, 20 April 2015. The paper sessions will take place during the day, followed by the PGSG annual dinner at a restaurant near the DePaul campus, Noodles in the Pot.

Location: The meeting is scheduled to take place in DePaul’s Lincoln Park Student Center (additional maps are available here). Campus and parking maps can be found here.

Time: 8 am – 6 pm (sessions). Please arrive early to allow for time to locate the building and to register.

Registration: There is no pre-registration needed. As with our past pre-conferences, there will be a nominal $20 registration fee for faculty only. Faculty, please bring cash on the day of the event.

Inquiries: Contact the organizers individually or at:

Co-organizers: Reece Jones (, Natalie Koch (
Local coordinator: Kara Dempsey, Department of Geography, DePaul University

Abstracts: A list of the 2015 paper abstracts is available here.



Q: May I attend the conference without presenting?

A: Yes. Registration is free for graduate students, and $20 for all others.

Q: Do I need to pre-register?

A: No, it is day-of only.

Q: Will the rooms have technology for presenting with Powerpoint?

A: Yes.

Q: Will dinner be provided?

A: No, but the PSSG will provide some appetizers at the event.

Q: Is there any specially-designated parking for preconference attendees?

A: No, you will have to find and pay for parking yourself.


Past Pre-Conferences
2014 University of South Florida
2013 University of California, Los Angeles
2012 Vassar College
2011 University of Washington Tacoma
2010 Virginia Tech
2009 Plaza Hotel, Las Vegas