2019 Australian Event Listing

June

13 June 2019 - NSW Division Meeting and GSA Annual General Meeting
Speaker: Steve Hill (Geoscience Australia)
Topic: Welcome to Planet, Continent and Country: and why geoscientists like YOU are key to this conversation
Location: Bar Level 3 & Goulburn Room Level 4, City of Sydney RSL, 565 George Street
Time: Drinks at 5.30pm (level 3), meeting at 6.00pm (level 4)


17 June 2019 - AusIMM Geoscience Society Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: Ross Large (University of Tasmania)
Topic: 
Rhythms of Earth and Life through Time
Location: Club York, The Phillip Suite, 95-99 York Street, Sydney 
Time:
5:30pm for 6:00pm start
Register: Please click here

25 June 2019 - QLD Division Technical Talk (joint with AIMM and AIG)
Speaker: Ian Macfarlene, Chief Executive QRC
Topic: Queensland Exploration Update
Location: Transcontinental Hotel, 482 George St, Brisbane— directly opposite the Roma Street Station
Time: 5:15pm for 6:00pm
Registration: Please click here

24-28 June 2019 - EGRU - Sn-W Conference
Location: Tinaroo Lake Resort, 
Tinaroo, Atherton Tablelands, tropical north Queensland, Australia
Details:
 The conference will address advances and breakthroughs in understanding the setting, genesis and characteristics of magmatic systems  related to Sn-W-Critical Metal mineralisation, including Rare Metal Pegmatites
Abstracts: Please click here to submit your abstract. Abstract registration close 28 Feb 2019
Website: Please click here

27 June 2019 - South Australian Resources Information Gateway [SARIG] Online Training

Location: Department for Energy and Mining, Level 4, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Costs: Free
Registrations: Please click here

27 June 2019 - GSA TAS Division Annual General Meeting 
Topic: Meeting and prizes evening
Location: Geology Lecture Theatre, University of Tasmania
Time: Drinks and nibbles from 5.30pm onwards

27 June 2019 - Victoria Division Howitt Lecture with Royal Society of Victoria
Speaker: Stephen Gallagher (University of Melbourne)
Topic: Monsoons to desert: International Ocean Discovery Program digs deep to reveal 50 million years of climate and ocean history off West Australia
Location: The Royal Society of Victoria, 8 La Trobe Street, Melbourne
Time: 7.00pm
Price: $6.86 for General admission, $27,50 for Lecture, food and company (starts 6.00pm)
Registration: Please click here

27 June 2019 - Exploration Data Workshop and CWEDG Meeting, Geological Survey of NSW
Location: Orange Ex-Services Club, 231-243 Anson Street, Tobruk Room, Orange, NSW 2800
Time: 10.30am -8:00pm AEST
Registration: Please click here
Cost: Free

29 June - 7 July 2019 - EGRU Professional Geologists Short Course 
Speakers: Prof. Paul Dirks and Dr Ioan Sanislav
Topic: Advanced Field Training
Location: Cloncurry Region NW Queensland
Costs: Please click here for more details
Registration: Please click here to register. Registration closes 31 May 2019

July

2 July 2019 - HEDG (HV Branch AGM)
Speaker: Paul Ashley (Paul Ashley Petrographic and Geological Services)
Topic: An earth science perspective of Bhutan 
Location: Gallipoli Legion Club, Hamilton
Time: Drinks and nibbles from 6.00pm, presentation starts 6:30pm

3 July 2019 - WA Division Meeting
Speaker: 
Siyu (Shirley) Hu (CSIRO)
Topic: Bugs in hot water - biotic and abiotic minerals in modern seafloor hydrothermal chimneys
Location: Irish Club of WA (Inc.), 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco 
Time: 5.30pm


3-4 July 2019 - Bowen Basin Geologists Group joint meeting with ACARP
Details: The biennial BBGG-ACARP Meeting will provide industry delegates and researchers an opportunity to share learnings from investigations in coal geology and related disciplines. 
The Leichhardt Award Dinner is being hosted during the two-day event, and will recognise the contributions of a worthy recipient to the advancement of coal geology or related disciplines in Queensland. It is also a wonderful evening to continue networking with other attendees. 
Location: CQU Rockhampton North Campus, 554-700 Yaamba Road, Norman Gardens, QLD
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration: Please click here

7 - 11 July 2019 - AMSA 2019
Location: Fremantle
Topic: Marine Science for a Blue Economy
Website: Please click here

7 - 14 July 2019 - Australian Mining History Association Conferenece [AMHA]
Location: Atherton, QLD. Please note Atherton is a small town and accommodation should be booked in the town or nearby localities of Yungaburra or Tolga. You will need to book accommodation early as there is another event in Atherton during this week.
Website: http://www.mininghistory.asn.au
Registration and Abstract Template: Please click here

8 July 2019 - EGRU Professional Geologists Short Course
Topic: Leapfrog - Fundamentals
Location: Economic Geology Research Centre, College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD
Registration and Further Information: Please click here
Course Queries: Email Judy Botting

9 July 2019 - EGRU Professional Geologists Short Course
Topic: Leapfrog - Intermediate
Location: Economic Geology Research Centre, College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD
Registration and Further Information: Please click here
Course Queries: Email Judy Botting

10-12 July 2019 - EGRU Professional Geologists Short Course
Topic: Spatial Data Analysis
Location: Economic Geology Research Centre, College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD
Registration and Further Information: Please click here
Course Queries: Email Judy Botting

12 July 2019 - Pilbara Coastal and Marine Science Symposium
Location: Fremantle
Details: 
The Geological Society of Australia (WA Division) is facilitating a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary day-long symposium on the Pilbara Coast and offshore regions, in collaboration with the Wetlands Research Association Inc. and Geoheritage Australasia. The Symposium will be held in association with the AMSA 2019 Marine Science for a Blue Economy Conference (Fremantle) http://amsa19.amsa.asn.au/
The aim of the Symposium is to bring together and collate the up-to-the-present and state-of-the art science of universities, government agencies, researchers, and industry in a symposium to share information and exchange ideas towards the understanding and better management of the Pilbara Coast.  The objective also is to produce a quality refereed publication from original work presented at the Symposium
If you are interested in presenting an oral paper or poster at the Symposium or alternately developing a poster paper, please send a 200-500-word abstract and the paper title to: PCMSS@iinet.net.au by April 30

Themes of the Symposium include: 
(1) coastal geology and nearshore, geomorphology, and physical features of the Pilbara Coast;
(2) coastal, nearshore, and hinterland ecology (including coastal habitats, mangroves, rocky shore, saltmarsh, seagrass, coral reefs, fish, amongst others);
(3) link between geodiversity and biodiversity along the Pilbara Coast;
(4) Indigenous, archaeological, and rock art aspects:
(5) European colonisation and industry;
(6) conservation and management.

Cost: $180 for individuals, $120 for GSA members and those registered for the AMSA Conference, $90 for concession holders and students. Applications for free registration, due to hardship, can be sent to PCMSS@iinet.net.au
Registration close 1 June: To register please go to the AMSA website - http://amsa19.amsa.asn.au/. If you do not wish to attend the AMSA Conference, please register via pcmss-wra@iinet.net.au

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14 July 2019 - GSA TAS Division Joint Meeting with the Royal Society of Tasmania, Northern Chapter
Speaker: Claire Kain
Topic: Flood and flood modelling
Location: QVMAG, Inveresk
Time: 1.00pm


18 July 2019 - SA Division joint lunchtime meeting with AusIMM
Speaker: Leon Faulkner (
Environmental Copper Recovery)
Theme: Copper Leaching, Kapunda
Location: Carrington Function Centre, 262 Carrington St, Adelaide
Time: 12.00pm

22-26 July 2019 - EGRU Professional Geologists Short Course
Topic: Management in Mineral Exploration. 5 modules available as one day course or s a 5 day course.
Location: Economic Geology Research Centre, College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD
Registration and Further Information: Please click here
Course Queries: Email Judy Botting

25 July 2019 - Victoria Division Monthly Meeting
Speakers: Students Night (speakers to be advised)
Topic: TBA
Location: School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne
Time: 6.15pm for a start 7.00pm

23-25 July 2019 - Uncover Curnamona
Location: 
Broken Hill
Details: 
Uncover Curnamona 2019 will include presentations, workshops, core viewing and field trips. More details and registration information will be circulated soon. Uncover Curnamona 2019 is a collaboration between the Geological Surveys of New South Wales and South Australia, and the Geological Society of Australia. It offers the opportunity to share information and ideas from current mineral exploration, and from cutting-edge research by geological surveys and collaborative partners including the MinEx CRC and the UNCOVER initiative. Topics include:

Current exploration projects
Including Broken Hill-type Ag–Pb–Zn, IOCG, stratabound Cu–Au, Ni–PGE, Sn and Co

MinEx CRC

Plans for the National Drilling Initiative Program in the greater Curnamona area

Characterising the cover

Depth, style and dispersion of cover, the use of airborne EM, and exhumation history

Lithospheric architecture

AusLAMP coverage, conductivity anomalies and the use of MT in uranium systems

4D geodynamic evolution and metallogenesis

Including Proterozoic, Cambro-Ordovician and Neotectonic geodynamics and implications for mineralisation

Distal mineral footprints

Hylogger™ applications, geochemical footprints in cover sequences

Contact: geoscience.events@geoscience.nsw.gov.au

Registrations: Please click here
Program Flyer: Please click here
More information: Please click here

 25 July 2019 - Free database and online systems training, Perth
Website: Please click click here

25 July 2019 - South Australian Resources Information Gateway [SARIG] Online Training
Location: Department for Energy and Mining, Level 4, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Costs: Free
Registrations: Please click here

August

5 August 2019 - Australian Groundwater School
Location: Sydney
Website: Please click here

7 August 2019 - WA Division Meeting
Speaker: 
Greg Poole (University of Western Australia)
Topic: Metallogeny of Permian porphyry and epithermal mineralisation in the Cordillera Frontal, Argentina
Location: Irish Club of WA (Inc.), 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco 
Time: 5.30pm

13 August 2019 - HEDG
Speaker: TBC
Topic:Destination Moon: more missions, more science (National Science Week)
Location: TBC
Time: Drinks and nibbles from 6.00pm, presentation starts 6:30pm

15 August 2019 - SA Division Annual Dinner
Speaker: Liz Reed (University of Adelaide)
Topic: Naracoorte palaeontology
Location: TBC
Time: 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start

29 August 2019 - South Australian Resources Information Gateway [SARIG] Online Training
Location: Department for Energy and Mining, Level 4, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Costs: Free
Registrations: Please click here

29 August 2019 - Victoria Division Monthly Meeting
Topic & Speakers: TBA
Location: School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne
Time: 6.15pm for a start 7.00pm


31 August - 1 September 2019 - 
42nd Joint Seminar of Mineralogical Societies in Australasia
Location: Perth
Website: Please click here

September

2-5 September 2019 - AEGC 2019
Topic: Data to Discovery
Location: Perth, WA
Website: https://2019.aegc.com.au/
 
Registration: Please click here

11 September 2019 - Bowen Basin Geology Group (joint with New Hope Group)
Jeebropilly Mine Visit - The operation will close at the end of 2019 and this will potentially be the final opportunity to see these pits.

25-28 September 2019 - SMEDG Mine and Wines: Discoveries in the Tasmanides
Location: Wagga Wagga, NSW
Details: This will be the 7th incarnation of this iconic and unique event and will attract about 250 registrants including project geoscientists in the mining and exploration industry, service providers, plus government and academic specialists. This conference is renowned as a forum for exploration and mine case studies as well as scientific advance in understanding the tectonics and metallogenesis of the Tasmanides.
Website: www.minesandwines.com.au

26 September 2019 - South Australian Resources Information Gateway [SARIG] Online Training
Location: Department for Energy and Mining, Level 4, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Costs: Free
Registrations: Please click here

19 September 2019 - SA Division Meeting
Topic: GSA Speed Mentoring / Careers in Geoscience
Location: Sprigg Room, Mawson Building, University of Adelaide
Time: 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start

30 September 2019 - GSA Victoria - Selwyn Symposium 2019
Topic: The co-evolution of life and Precambrian environments. The symposium speakers will focus on integrated geobiological, stratigraphic, sedimentological and geochemical research on Earth’s surface evolution to bring new complexity to our understanding of Precambrian habitats.
Location: Fritz Lowe Theatre, Earth Sciences Building, University of Melbourne (Parkville)
Time: 0800 - 1930
Price: GSA Member $100 / Non member $120
         
GSA Student Member $50 / Non student member $100
Registration: Please click here
Webpage: https://www.gsavic.org/selwyn-symp-2019.html

October
9-12 October 2019 - Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 79th Annual Meeting
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Details: Each year, vertebrate paleontologists, preparators, writers, artists and enthusiasts convene to share the latest research, attend workshops and field trips, and meet new fossil fans as well as old friends. It’s the world’s foremost forum on vertebrate paleontology: the Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. It’s usually referred to simply as “SVP”.
Website: Please click here

15 October 2019 - HEDG
Speaker: TBC
Topic:
 Geoscience is for everyone (Earth Science Week)
Location: TBC
Time: Drinks and nibbles from 6.00pm, presentation starts 6:30pm

17 October 2019 - SA Division Meeting
Topic: Student Presentations
Location: Geological Survey of South Australia, 11 Waymouth Street (ANZ House), Adelaide
Time: 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start

 

October/November 2019 - Bowen Basin Geologists Group Mine Visit
Details: TBA

31 October - 1 November 2019 - GESSS NSW
 
Description: GESSS NSW provides a fantastic opportunity to engage with a variety of students in a range of disciplines under the umbrella term of Earth Science. These kinds of interdisciplinary meetings can foster collaboration and be a route of exposure to new areas of research. GESSS is a fantastic way of keeping students up to date with the state of the art research being carried out across the state. 

Location: Leighton Hall, University of New South Wales
Website: Please click here
Abstracts: for more information and to submit your abstracts, please email gesssunsw2019@gmail.com
Registration: Details coming soon

 

November

8 November 2019 - GESSS SA
Description: The aim of GESSS SA is to connect young researchers in South Australia from across the three institutes; University of South Australia, University of Adelaide and Flinders University, to come together and present their research to the local scientific community. Our annual event supports students to promote their talents to future employers, to discover areas of research at other universities or departments, and to meet new people within the Earth sciences field
Location: Bradley Forum, Hawke Building, University of South Australia
Website: Please click here
Abstracts: for more information, please email gesss.southaustralia@gmail.com
Registrations: Please click here


11 November 2019 - Australian Groundwater School and Field Trip

Location: Adelaide
Website: Please click here

12 November 2019 - GESSS Q
Description: The GSA Earth Sciences Student Symposium Queensland (GESSSQ) is an annual student-run conference held in Brisbane. It is an initiative of the Geological Society of Australia (GSA) and is supported by a network of industry partners. This unique symposium grants students the opportunity to communicate their research to the wider scientific community, and allows them to network with academics and industry professionals. 
Location: Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Owen J. Wordsworth Room (S-Block). Gardens Point campus (Address: 2 George Street, Brisbane, 4000)
Time: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Keynote Speaker: 
Marina Costelloe (Geoscience Australia)
Website: Please click here
Registration: Please click here
Abstracts: Please submit here

14-15 November 2019 - Dorothy Hill Women in Earth Sciences Symposium
Location: 
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Queensland 
Details: 
This Symposium will join together leading women in the Earth Sciences in both academia and industry with early career researchers and students looking to study Earth Sciences.
Their fields cover:  

  • Atmosphere and Oceans
  • Climates of the Past
  • Geochemistry
  • Geomicrobiology
  • Geophysics
  • Mineral Resources and Energy
  • Petrology
  • Seismology
  • Tectonics
  • Volcanology

Time: 9.00am-6.00pm
Website: 
please 
click here

18-22 November 2019 - Biennial Meeting of the SGTSG and SGSEG: Convergence on the Coast
Location: Port Lincoln, SA
Details: 
SGTSG and SGSEG are joining forces to bring together the research community in structural geology, tectonics and solid earth geophysics within Australia and internationally to discuss the latest research and developments in these fields. We plan to maintain the relaxed, informal atmosphere of previous SGTSG conferences, and strongly encourage student attendance and presentations. The conference will include a mid-conference field trip to see the spectacular local geology as well as other events. We hope that the conference will provide a nurturing networking experience for all attendees.

Website: 
please click here
Registration: Please click here

21 November 2019 - GSWA Free Database and Online Systems Training
Location: Perth
Website: Please click here

24-28 November - SGGMP Biennial Meeting
Location: Northern Tasmania, likely in the area around Ulverstone
Details: The meeting will include three sessions on the key themes of geochemistry, mineralogy and petrology in a Gordon-style conference. Oral presentations and posters will likely have a 3-minute speed presentation for ECR. Contact: SGGMP.GSA@gmail.com

28 November 2019 - GSWA Kalgoorlie Open Day & Free Database and Online Systems Training
Location: Kalgoorlie
Website: Please click here

29 November 2019 - South Australian Exploration & Mining Conference
Location: Adelaide Convention Centre
Website: Please click here

29 November 2019 - GESSS WA
Description: GESSS WA allows Honours, Masters and PhD students to present their research to the local scientific community, to gain experience in communicating their research findings through oral and poster presentations, to promote their talents to future employers, to discover areas of research at other universities, or departments, and to meet new people in the Earth Sciences field. 2018 held the first of the Western Australian GESSS series with the aim to continue the initiative into 2019 and alternate between the host universities; The University of Western Australia and Curtin University.
Location: Curtin University
Website: Please click here
Abstracts: Please click here to submit your abstract
Registrations: Please click here

2019 International Event Listing

June
June 23-27 2019 - The 11th North American Paleontological Convention

Location: 
University of California, Riverside, California, USA
Topic: 
 Multiple branches of paleontology (vertebrate, invertebrate, paleobotany, micropaleontology, paleo-related organic and inorganic geochemistry, paleoecology, paleoclimatology, and astrobiology)
Website
http://napc2019.ucr.edu/

June 26-28 2019 - 9th International Granulation Workshop
Location: 
Lausanne, Switzerland
Topic:  This will be the place to showcase the latest in agglomeration, granulation and particle technology. The granulation conference will provide an excellent opportunity to gain a complete overview of how the field of granulation stands at present with the presentation of a range of papers from both academia and industry. 
Abstracts: Accepting abstracts for Poster Paper and Poster presentations only. For submission information visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/agglom/2019/callforabstracts
Registration: You can register for the Swiss conference using this link: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/agglom/2019/registration
Website: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/agglom/2019/granulationcourse

July

8th- 10th (Mon.- Wed.) July 2019 - 9th International Granulation Workshop: Granulation Course (UK)

Location: The University of Sheffield, UK
Topic: This course is designed for those who want to work in industrial granulation or are a PhD student. The Course will comprise a 'hands-on' granulation experience as well as a variety of lectures in order to explain the current challenges facing the granulation community. Includes a new practical session on Continuous manufacturing of Pharmaceutical tablets using the ConsiGma25 CTL in the Diamond pilot plant at the University of Sheffield. This Continuous Powder Processing Plant provides a platform to unite and integrate expertise in the area of pharmaceutical solids manufacturing and address the challenges in the field. More information about the Diamond Pilot Plant (DiPP) can be found in https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/diamond/pilotplant.
Website: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/agglom/2019/granulationcourse

October 
7-10 October 2019 - Society of Economic Geologists (SEG/Chile Explore Group) 2019 Conference
Location: Santiago, Chile
Website: www.seg2019.org

2020 Australia Event Listing

July

14-16 July 2020- International Archean Symposium
Location: 
Perth, Western Australia
Details: 
The 6th International Archean Symposium (6IAS) represents the premier international scientific gathering for geoscientists interested in the Early Earth. The program will reflect a decade’s worth of advances in our understanding of how the Early Earth evolved and aims to develop future directions for Precambrian geoscience for the decade to come. The symposium continues the series of highly successful IAS meetings presented every decade by Geoconferences (WA). We invite academic, government and industry geoscientists involved in Precambrian geoscience to attend the 6th International Archean Symposium, which will be held from July 14 to July 16, 2020, at the University of Western Australia in Perth, Australia.
Website: Please click here
Contact: info@6ias.org

September 

 8-10 September 2020 - Bowen Basin Symposium
Topic: Beyond 2020: The Future of Coal
Location: Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre, Mackay, QLD
Call for Abstracts: To be announced