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 Munroe Hall on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus. If you wish accommodations in the direct vicinity, you can find information about loding near the campus 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



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