2017 Australia Event Listing

July

Uncover Curnamona 2017 - 25-27 July 2017 Broken Hill


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27 July 2017 - Victorian Division Meeting 
Topic: Student night
Speakers: Vera Korasidis, Maxwell Lechte, Martin Schwindinger
Location: Fritz Lowe Theatre, School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne
Time: 6:15pm
August
2 August 2017 - SA Division Annual Dinner
Speaker: Ross Large
Topic: Climate Change Through Geological Time
Location: Mile End Hotel, 
30 Henley Beach Rd, Mile End
Registration: 
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2 August 2017 – WA Division Monthly Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Timmons Erickson (Curtin University, NASA)
Topic: Impacts and dating mineral deformation
Location: Irish Club of WA (Inc.), 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco, between Hay Street and Churchill Ave
Time: 5:30pm

5-6 August 2017 - Geoscience Educators (AUGEN) Conference

Topics:
1. Strategies for supporting success in earth science education
2. Creating opportunities for work-integrated learning (WIL) in earth sciences
3. Earth science education and literacy inside and outside university walls
4. Research in the classroom and laboratory
5. Improving quantitative approaches in earth science teaching and learning
6. Tomorrow’s global geoscience workforce
Location: University of Sydney
Abstract deadline: July 7, 2017
Please click here to register

9-10 August 2017 – Professional Petroleum Data Management Perth Data Management Workshop
Topic: The workshop will feature presentations reviewing either the traditional and proven practices of data management or emerging practices which are evolving in this modern changing environment, and how the PPDM programs and activities can support this evolution in the different organisations of our industry
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ocation: Curtin University, Graduate School of Business
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Registration: Please click here
For more information, please see the flyer and agenda below:

15 August 2017 - HEDG Meeting
Topic: Plate tectonics and long-term climate: A deep time perspective of planetary climate (National Science Week - 2017 theme is ‘Future Earth’)
Speaker: Dr Sabin Zahirovic, EarthByte Group at the University of Sydney
Location: McIntyre Theatrette, Newcastle Museum
Time: Drinks and nibbles at 6.00pm, presentation at 6.30pm

15 August 2017 - Geological Survey of New South Wales, Newcastle Data Workshop
Topic: This interactive workshop is designed for anyone working in the exploration and mining industry and whose role involves exploration reporting and who works with geoscientific data in NSW.  The aim is to provide an overview of the different reporting requirements, introduce new online systems designed to assist geoscientists in managing the exploration reporting processes and showcase the vast array of available geological and geoscientific data held by the Geological Survey of NSW, Department of Planning and Environment.
Time: 9:30am-4:30pm
Location: 
9 Denison Street, Newcastle West, NSW
Registration: Please click here

22 August - GSA QLD Division Monthly Meeting
Topic: What U–Pb dating of individual detrital minerals can tell us about sediment sources: some far-fetched Australian examples
Speaker: Dr Charlotte Allen (Earth Environmental and Biological Sciences, QUT)
Location: Transcontinental Hotel, 482 George St, Brisbane
Time: 5:15pm for 6:00pm


23 August 2017 - Coal Grain Analysis (CGA) Workshop - Sydney

Topic: CSIRO's coal grain analysis (CGA) technology dramatically improves our understanding of the nature of coal in particulate form. At this workshop, attendees will receive interactive presentations from the leading researchers who are using this technology to improve day-to-day planning and operational matters. Aside from learning what CGA means and the information it provides, participants will learn about its applications in: 
- Coal characterisation and reducing the costs of resource definition 
- CPP feed washability determination 
- Alternative means for CPP unit process auditing, optimisation and modelling 
- Improved understanding of utilisation performance and caking characteristics

- Quantification of environmental dust composition
Location: CSIRO North Ryde
Time: 8:30am to 4:00pm
Notes: The cost to attend is $330 (GST inclusive) and participants will receive workshop materials, electronic copies of 15 published CGA ACARP Reports (value $660) as well as morning tea and lunch. Any special enquiries may be directed to cga.enquiries@csiro.au. The workshop will proceed subject to sufficient registrations of interest. Please register your interest here

24 August 2017 - Tasmanian Division Monthly Meeting 
Topic: Geotourism in Tasmania
Speaker: TBA

31 August 2017 - Victorian Division Meeting 
Topic: Sea level rise and acid sulfate soils
Speaker: Vanessa Wong
Location: Fritz Lowe Theatre, School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne
Time: 6:15pm

September

6 September 2017 – WA Division Monthly Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Erick Ramanaidou (CSIRO)
Topic: Burrup Peninsula rock art
Location: Irish Club of WA (Inc.), 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco, between Hay Street and Churchill Ave
Time: 5:30pm


6-8 September - Discoveries in the Tasmanides, (Mines and Wines 2017), AIG/SMEDG/GSNSW

Location: Orange, NSW
For more information, please go to www.minesandwines.com.au

25 September 2017 - Geological Survey of New South Wales, Orange Data Workshop 
Topic: This interactive workshop is designed for anyone working in the exploration and mining industry and whose role involves exploration reporting and who works with geoscientific data in NSW.  The aim is to provide an overview of the different reporting requirements, introduce new online systems designed to assist geoscientists in managing the exploration reporting processes and showcase the vast array of available geological and geoscientific data held by the Geological Survey of NSW, Department of Planning and Environment.
Time: 9:30am-4:30pm
Location: 
161 Kite Street, Orange, NSW
Registration: Please 
click here

25-28 September - Granites 2017: crustal evolution and mineralisation

Location: Benalla, Victoria
For more information and to register: 
Granites 2017 website

29-30 September - Specialist Group in Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology
Location: Benalla, Victoria
To register go to: 
SGGMP registration page
For information about student bursaries email: simon.turner@mq.edu.au

October
4 October 2017 – WA Division Monthly Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Carsten Laukamp (CSIRO)
Topic: Application of remote sensing technologies
Location: Irish Club of WA (Inc.), 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco, between Hay Street and Churchill Ave
Time: 5:30pm


10 October 2017 - HEDG Meeting

Topic: The use of natural resources by local indigenous people (Earth Science Week 2017 theme is ‘Earth and Human Activity’)

Speaker: TBA
Location: McIntyre Theatrette, Newcastle Museum
Time: Drinks and nibbles at 6.00pm, presentation at 6.30pm

30 October - 1 November 2017 - 16
th Australasian Tunnelling Conference 
Location: Sydney
For more information, please go to 
http://ats2017.com.au/

November
1 November - GESSS QLD - Earth Sciences Student Symposium
Location: Queensland University of Technology
For more information please visit the Symposium website here
To register for this event click here

10 November - GESSS NSW- Earth Sciences Student Symposium
Location: Macquarie University Campus
For more information please visit the Symposium website here
To register for this event click here

8-12 November - Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology

Location: Denmark, Western Australia

To register 
click here
To find out more go to: Denmark conference website

16 November - GESSS TAS- Earth Sciences Student Symposium

Location: Institute for Marine and Antartic Studies
For more information please visit the Symposium website here
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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

28 November 2017 - HEDG Meeting
Topic: New earth science research from the University of Newcastle. Results of postgraduate research projects
Speaker: TBA
Location: McIntyre Theatrette, Newcastle Museum
Time: Drinks and nibbles at 6.00pm, presentation at 6.30pm

December
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
Optional workshops: AIG Ore Textures Workshop – 5 & 6 December, Division of Mineral Resources Discovery Day – 7 December, AusIMM Essington Lewis Lecture – 7 December, AIG Wine Tour – 9 December
SAEM 2017 Flyer
(Adobe PDF File)

2017 International Event Listing

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

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

August
13-17 August 2018 – Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA 2018)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
http://www.ima2018.com/



October
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
For more information, please go to: https://www.agcc.org.au/

2018 International Event Listing

February 
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:

September
11-14 September 2018 - 
8th Intentional 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
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/