2017 Australia Event Listing

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

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

21-25 May 2018 - The Solomon Meeting - A Forum for Advancing Mineral System Science
Location: Clare Valley, South Australia
Topic: Understanding the multiscale physical and chemical process in mineral systems that create giant resources and how these relate to Earth systems.

For more information and registration, please go to: http://www.csiro.au/solomon-meeting-2018

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