2017 Australia Event Listing

February

25 February 2017 - Victorian Division Monthly Meeting
Topic: Non-plate tectonic interpretations for the Superior Craton, Canada and Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia − exploration implications.
Speaker: Lyal Harris
Location: Fritz Loewe Theatre, McCoy Building, University of Melbourne

28 February 2017
SA Minerals & Energy Services Future Forum
South Australia Chamber of Mines and Energy
Adelaide Convention Centre
Cost: $35
Register here: Conference website

March
9 March - New South Wales Division Meeting
Topic: Diagenetic Influences on the Oceanic Budget of Rare Earth Elements
Speaker: Dr April Abbott, Lecturer, Macquarie University
Location: The King Street Brewhouse, Sydney
Time: 5:30pm
Notes: To read the abstract, please visit the NSW Division webpage

21-22 March 2017 – Improving STEM Education
Designing & implementing an integrated STEM curriculum
Location: Boulevard Hotel, Sydney
Notes: The conference will feature case studies, hands-on sessions and practical workshops
Conference website

27-29 March 2017 - Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar
Location: Alice Springs Convention Centre, Alice Springs
Notes: For more information, please visit: https://dpir.nt.gov.au/mining-and-energy/ages

28-30 March 2017 - Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining
Location: Novotel Perth Langley Hotel, Perth
Notes: For more information, please visit: http://www.deepmining2017.com/

31 March 2017 - Victorian Division Monthly Meeting
Topic: TBA

April
3 April - New South Wales Division Annual General Meeting
Location: TBA
Notes: The first items on the agenda for the AGM are the elections for the following positions on the NSW division committee:
- Chair
- Secretary
- Treasurer
- Newsletter/Editor
If you are interested in nominating anyone for a position on the NSW Divisional committee you can nominate at the AGM or return a signed & scanned nomination form to Mira van der Ley (Newsletter Editor, NSW Division; m.vanderley@unsw.edu.au) by 6th April.

19-21 April 2017 - Target 2017: Innovating Now for Our Future
Location: University of Western Australia: Octagon Theatre and Uniclub, Perth 
Notes: For more information, please visit: http://geoconferences.org.au/events/

27-28 April 2017 ─ Sydney Basin Symposium
Click on the event image below to find out more and register

June
4-7 June 2017 - Future understanding of tectonics, ores, resources, environment and sustainability
Location: Townsville
Notes: Hosted by the Economic Geology Research Centre (EGRU), James Cook University
For abstract submission, please visit https://www.jcu.edu.au/futores/abstract-submission
For more information, please visit: www.jcu.edu.au/futores
FUTORES II First Circular

11-14 June 2017 - Rodinia 2017: Supercontinent Cycles and Global Geodynamics 
Location: Townsville
16-21 June - Post Conference Fieldtrip: Mount Isa Terrane Transect
http://geodynamics.curtin.edu.au/rodinia-2017/
Abstracts: Due 30 March - submit to 
rodinia.2017@curtin.edu.au
Click here for the first circular 
Click here for the conference flier

September
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

November
8-12 November - Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology
Location: Denmark, Western Australia
To register go to: Denmark conference website

2017 International Event Listing

February
21-23 February 2017 - Gold17@Rotorua
Location: New Zealand
To register: 
Gold17@Rotorua

2018 Australia Event Listing

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