Events for Coal Geologists

New South Wales

21-22 March 2019 - 41st Sydney Basin Symposium
Location: Dalwood Estate, 700 Dalwood Road, Dalwood NSW
Details: The Sydney Basin Symposium is a biennial event that provides a forum in which geoscientists from academia, government and industry can share knowledge regarding advancing the understanding of the major sedimentary basins of Eastern Australia. Covered topics include (but are not limited to)

  • Coal geology and coal quality
  • Mine geology
  • Exploration
  • Hydrogeology
  • Petroleum geology
  • Geophysics
  • Environmental and social issues
  • State of the industry
  • Climate Change

21 March 2019 - Welcome Dinner
Time: 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Cost: $85 per person (guests of conference delegates are welcome)

22 March 2019 - Sydney Basin Symposium
Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Cost: $130 Delegate Registration, $65 Student (full time) Registrations

Registrations:  Registrations close 28 Feb. Please click here to register

Abstract submission: The closing date for submissions has been extended to: 31 January 2019. Please submit any further ideas for presentation or an abstract of up to 500 words to:


May 2019 - Bowen Basin Geologists Group Mine Visit
Organiser: BBGG
Details: TBA

3-4 July 2019 - Bowen Basin Geologists Group joint meeting with ACARP
Organiser: BBGG
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. Registrations will open soon.  Please keep an eye on the upcoming BBGG member news emails.
Location: CQUniversity Rockhampton North
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

8-10 September 2020 - Bowen Basin Symposium 2020

Organiser: BBGG
Location: Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre
Details: Please click here


19-22 May 2019 - AAPG ACE
Organiser: TSOP (Ken Peters)
Highlights & Comments: New Developments in Organic Petrology and Spectroscopy
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Abstracts: Close 11 October 2018

7-11 September 2019 - TSOP Annual Meeting
Organiser: TSOP (Maria Mastalerz)
Highlights & Comments: TBA
Location: Bloomington, Indiana