Please join us for the annual meeting of the Illinois Geographical Society:
"Roots, Routes and the River: Exploring Land Use and Human Activity in Southwestern Illinois"
April 26-29, 2018
Hosted by Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
For hotel reservations, please contact the
Holiday Inn Express and Suites
1000 Plummer Drive
(618) 692-7255 and ask for the Illinois Geographical Society Conference Rate.
For registration materials, please click here.
Registrations must be received by April 10th
For a general schedule of events, please click here.
Questions? Contact Ty Liles (847) 543-2670 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Consider presenting a paper or poster! Papers and posters may deal with any geography-related topic. Presentations will occur on Saturday, April 28th.
We especially welcome student papers and posters.
For more information on presenting a paper, click here.
For more information on presenting a poster, click here.
IGS Pre-Meeting Field Trip: "Old Route 66: the Odd and the Unique", Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Illinois Geographical Society also sponsors pre- and post-meeting field trip. This year's pre-meeting field day, "Old Route 66: The Odd and the Unique", will have participants explore lesser-visited sites along the path of Old Route 66, now Illinois Route 4, from Springfield to Edwardsville. The tour is self-pay for all meals, gas, parking fees, and admissions. A more detailed itinerary is available here. For reservations and questions, please contact the tour organizers: Joe Kubal, (630) 983-6159 Jdrk4715@aol.com, or Keith Yearman, (312) 532-7645, email@example.com. Reservations must be made by Sunday, April 15, 2018.
2019: Galena (proposed)
2020: Wabash River (proposed)
2021: DeKalb (proposed)
2022: Effingham (proposed)