2017 Australia Event Listing

21 November - ACT Division Meeting
Speaker: Professor Stephen Eggins (RSES)
Topic: Planktic foraminifers produce shells made of vaterite. So what or big deal?
Location: Jaeger Seminar Room, RSES (building 61), ANU
Time: 5.00pm for 5:30pm (drinks from 5pm)

24 November - GESSS SA- Earth Sciences Student Symposium
Location: South Australian Drill Core Reference Library
For more information please visit the Symposium website here
To register for this event click here

25 November - ACT Division and joint societies Christmas party
Location: Canberra Yacht Club, Mariner Place Yarralumla
Cost: GSA members (and one guest): $30 pp, additional guests/non-members: $60 pp, Includes drink on arrival, dinner, and ANU-hosted star gazing
RSVP: RSVP by 17th November to: Cathy Brown 02 6249 9535 or 

26-27 November - Earth Science-CODES 70th Anniversary
Location: CODES, UTAS
Registration: Symposium, morning teas, BBQ Lunch: $35 pp to SEG Student Chapter; students free Reception: free. Reunion Dinner (3 courses + some drinks): $88 pp; students: $44 pp. Excursion: $110 pp (minimum 50 persons required). MONA Ferry MR-0, a truly unique floating venue experience.
Registration: To register, click here 

27 November 2017 – GA Minerals Forum and Workshop showcase Geoscience Australia's UNCOVER activities
Topic: The forum will be presented by GA scientists and cover four themes: Cover and what lies beneath—character & thickness; 3D architecture—mapping the framework for mineral systems; 4D geodynamics and mineral systems of Australia; Mineral system footprints and toolkits for explorers.
Location: The University Club at the University of Western Australia, Perth
Time: 8.30am – 6pm
Registrations and Program: Please click here

27-29 November - Global Eco 2017 Conference
Location: Adelaide, South Australia

28 November 2017 - HEDG Meeting
Topic: New earth science research from the University of Newcastle. Results of postgraduate research projects
Speaker: Jodie Rutledge (Honours candidate) speaking on 'A revised conodont stratigraphy of the Yarrangobilly and Cooleman limestones, southeastern NSW' and Michael Bell (Masters candidate) speaking on 'The geodynamic significance of the Gilmore Fault Zone, Lachlan Orogen: structural characteristics, kinematic history and timing'
Location: Room G101, upstairs in the Earth Sciences (Geology) building, University of Newcastle. Suggested parking is in P1 near the Great Hall
Time: Drinks and nibbles at 6.00pm, presentation at 6.30pm

28 November 2017 – QLD Division Monthly Meeting
Speaker: Bob Close
Topic: Exploration for Besshi Type VMS deposits in Turkey
Location: Transcontinental Hotel, George St, Brisbane near Roma St Station
Time: 5:15pm

30 November – 1 December 2017 – GA Geophysical inversion workshop to estimate cover-thickness – Workshop
Topic: Workshop on Geophysical inversion techniques to estimate cover thickness. Methods include: electromagnetic, magnetotelluric (MT) and passive seismic. Each technique will be the focus of a 1 hour lecture and 2 hour practical exercises. Participants will be provided with an instruction manual, open source codes (many of which have been developed at GA and implement trans-dimensional inversion) and worked examples in packaged datasets
Location: The University Club at the University of Western Australia, Perth
Registrations and Program: Please click here


1 December 2017 - NT Division Meeting
Topic: Stinky mud, bacteria, and the Neoproterozoic rise of atmospheric oxygen
Speaker: Marcus Kunzmann, CSIRO and NTGS
Location: Darwin - NT Geological Survey office, 3rd Floor, Paspalis Centrepoint Building, 48-50 Smith St, Darwin. Alice Springs (streamed) - NT Geological Survey office Arid Zone Research Institute, South Stuart Hwy, Alice Springs
Time: 4:00-5:00pm

4 December 2017 - QLD Division Meeting
Topic: North Queensland – a patchwork of terranes pointing to a diverse history
Speaker: Dr Laurie Hutton, Geological Survey of Queensland
Location: The North Queensland Club, 146 Denham St, Townsville
Time: 6:00pm (Complimentary catering from 5.30pm, cash bar available)

6 December 2017 – WA Division Monthly Meeting

Speaker: Ian Tyler (Geological Survey of Western Australia)
Topic: The geological map of the future
Location: Irish Club of WA (Inc.), 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco, between Hay Street and Churchill Ave
Time: 5:30pm
Note: This will be a special event featuring sponsored beverages and announcements of initiatives for next year

7 December 2017 - Geological Survey of South Australia Discovery Day
Location: Hall M, Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace (Morphett Street bridge entrance), Adelaide
Registration: Attendance to Discovery Day is free, but registration prior to the event is mandatory to gain entry on the day. Catering will be included in your free registration.
Click here to register for the event.

7-8 December 2017 - Tasmania Branch Geoscience Forum
Topic: Progress in exploration, mining and research
Location: Strahan Village, Strahan, Tasmania
Optional Pre Seminar Field Trip: 5-6 December travelling to sites of interest between Burnie and Strahan. For details please contact Andrew McNeil
Registration and costs: Please click here

8 December 2017 - South Australian Exploration and Mining Conference

Location: Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide
Registration: $180 early bird, $200 after 30 September. Students $40 - Registration fee includes full day catering, 22 presentations, five networking sessions including post conference drinks.
SAEMC 2017 Flyer
(Adobe PDF File)

12 December 2017 - Minerals Forum in Canberra to showcase Geoscience Australia's UNCOVER activities
Topic: The forum will be presented by GA scientists and cover four themes: Cover and what lies beneath—character & thickness; 3D architecture—mapping the framework for mineral systems; 4D geodynamics and mineral systems of Australia; Mineral system footprints and toolkits for explorers
Location: Sir Harold Raggatt Theatre, Geoscience Australia Cnr Hindmarsh Dr. and Jerrabomberra Ave, Symonston, ACT
Time: 8:30am-6:00pm
Registrations and Program: Please click here

15 December 2017 - David Timms Christmas Harbour Cruise

Details: Guests feast on gourmet food and sip on wine aboard the ‘Proclaim’!
Boarding at McMahons Point Wharf. Please see registration link below for a map
Time: Boarding at 1.00pm, Departing at 1.15pm for Circular Quay Private Ferry Terminal
Cost: $95 for registrations before 11 December, $120 for late registrations, $45 for student registrations
Registrations: to register, please click here

2017 International Event Listing

6-11 November 2017 - 9th International Conference on Geomorphology
Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi
For more information and to register for the event please click here

15-18 November 2017 - 1st International Congress on Earth Science
Location: Chancellor Hall, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Bandar Seri Begawan
For more information and to register for the event please click here

2018 Australian Event Listing

5-9 February 2018 - AMOS-ICSHMO 2018 (Joint 25th AMOS National Conference and 12th International Conference for Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography)
Location: The University of New South Wales, Sydney
For more information, please go to 

18-21 February 2018 - Australasian Exploration Geoscience Conference
Location: International Convention Centre, Sydney
Website: http://www.aegc2018.com.au/

20-21 March 2018 - AGES 2018
Location: Alice Springs Convention Centre, NT

13-17 August 2018 – Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA 2018)
Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria
For more information, please go to http://www.ima2018.com/

14-18 October 2018 – Australian Geoscience Council Convention: Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
This convention is hosted by the AGC and all the Australian geoscience member societies.
More information is coming soon.
Themes include:
- Understanding the Earth
- Life on Earth – origins and diversity
- Resources – discovery, development, use and sustainability
- Applied Geoscience in the 21st Century – innovation, technology and the future
- Beyond the Rocks – Geoscience in our society: current application and future trends
Scientific and Technical Program Convenor – Chris Yeats chris.yeats@industry.nsw.gov.au
AGC President and Convention Chair – Bill Shaw president@agc.org.au
Registrations: Please click here
For more information, please go to: https://www.agcc.org.au/

2018 International Event Listing

10-18 February 2018 - 
Discover Volcanism - Hawaii, a trip for all geology enthusiasts
Location: Hawaii
Notes: This nine-day (8 night) field trip on the Big Island of Hawaii will expand your knowledge in the field of plate tectonics, hot spot volcanism and the geologic features and hazards associated with living on an active volcano. We will discuss volcanic edifices, eruption styles, magma evolution and see various types of lava flows, lava lakes, tree molds and lava trees, fault scarps, rifts, craters and calderas. For more detail, please see the attachments below:

7-9 May 2018 - 8th International Symposium on Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences — AND the Marine Geohazards Conference
Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Website: Please click here


11-14 September 2018 - 
8th International Brachiopod Congress
Location: Milan, Italy
Website: www.8brachiopodcongress.com
Notes: topics of the Congress will include all aspects of the study of brachiopods, from systematics and evolution to biostratigraphy, palaeoecology, palaeobiogeography, to the biology of extant brachiopods. Particular emphasis will be devoted to research on mass
extinctions, biomineralisation and geochemistry, as well as new methods of microscopic investigation with the latest equipment in this field. For more details, please see the attachments below:

8th IBC 1st Circular
(Adobe PDF File)

2019 International Event Listing

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

University of California, Riverside, California, USA
 Multiple branches of paleontology (vertebrate, invertebrate, paleobotany, micropaleontology, paleo-related organic and inorganic geochemistry, paleoecology, paleoclimatology, and astrobiology)

2020 Australia Event Listing

8-10 September 2018 - Bowen Basin 2020

More details TBC