2018 Australian Event Listing

June

19 June 2018 - ACT Division Monthly Meeting
Speaker: Prof Tony Eggleton (Australian National University) 
Topic: Granite landscapes inform the Kosciusko Uplift
 Venue: Jaeger Lecture Theatre, Jaeger Building (Building 61), Mills Road, Australian National University  
Time: 5pm for 5.30pm start


28 June 2018 -Victorian Division Howitt Lecture with the Royal Society of Victoria
Speaker: David Cantrill
Topic: The Great South Land: connecting the floras of the Southern hemisphere through the Antarctic fossil record
Location: Royal Society of Victoria
Time: 7:00pm
Registration: Please click here (registration free for GSA members)

28 June 2018 – TAS Division Meeting 
Speaker: Rebecca Carey
Topic: Evolution of the 2018 Kilauea East Rift Eruption, Hawai'i
Location: Main Lecture Theatre, School of Earth Sciences, University of Tasmania
Time: 6:00pm

28 June 2018 – Combined GSAQ-AusIMM-AIG Meeting 
Speaker: Todd Harrington (Resource Investment Commissioner, Queensland) and Ian MacFarlane (Chief Executive Queensland Resource Council)
Topic: Investing in exploration in Queensland
Location: Transcontinental Hotel, 482 George St, Brisbane— directly opposite the Roma Street Station. Meet at the back of the main bar on the ground floor for complimentary finger food — RSVP not required
Time: 5:30pm for 6:00pm


July
4 July 2018 – WA Division Meeting
Speaker:  Adam Bath (CSIRO)
Topic: Deposit- to camp-scale alteration mapping of Archean gold systems
Location: Irish Club of WA (Inc.), 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco, between Hay Street and Churchill Ave
Time: 5.30pm

 

12 July 2018 - NSW Division Meeting
SpeakerMarita Bradshaw 
Topic: The seven rocks that made Australia: A review of the last 4 billion years and a look to the future that links key geological events to their impact on Australia’s economy and society

Location: Level 3 of the City of Sydney RSL Club, 565 George Street, Sydney
Time: 5:30pm for drinks with the talk starting at 6:00pm

 

17 July 2018 - ACT Division Monthly Meeting
Speaker: Richard Arculus (Australian National University) 
Topic: TBA
Venue: Jaeger Lecture Theatre, Jaeger Building (Building 61), Mills Road, Australian National University  
Time: 5:00pm for 5.30pm start

24 July 2018 - WOMEESA (WOMen in Earth and Environmental Sciences Australasia) NSW Networking event: Navigating Careers in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Topic: The evening will consist of an invited speaker, panel discussions and networking activities. Nibbles and drinks will also be provided. All genders and career stages welcome (high school students to professors). Further program details to follow shortly. This event is proudly supported by the NSW Geological Society of Australia (GSA) and hosted by Macquarie University
Location: 12 Wally’s Walk (E7A), Macquarie University, Sydney
Time: 5:30 – 8:30pm
Registration: This is a free event. Please click here to register

24 July 2018 – QLD Division Monthly Meeting 
Speaker: Nick Dyriw, PhD student, Queensland University of Technology
Topic: Seafloor massive sulphides
Location: Transcontinental Hotel, 482 George St, Brisbane— directly opposite the Roma Street Station. Meet at the back of the main bar on the ground floor for complimentary finger food — RSVP not required
Time: 
5:15pm for 6:00pm

July 2018 - Victorian Division Monthly Meeting
Speakers: Postgraduate students 
Details: TBA

August
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 August 2018 - HEDG
Speakers: Mr Paul McBain (DPE) and Mr Lewis Payne (Peabody Energy)
Topic: Drones in geoscience
Location: 
Newcastle Museum
Time: Drinks and nibbles at 6.00pm, presentations start at 6.30pm
Details: Presentations are part of National Science Week @ Newcastle Museum. 
National Science Week's 2018 theme is ‘Game changers and change makers’. The presenters will present talks on the game-changing application of drone technology in geoscience – and the quantum leap they bring to environmental monitoring, rehabilitation, geotechnical engineering and safety


16 August 2018 - SA Division Annual Dinner
Speaker: Kathryn Amos (University of Adelaide)
Location: The Hyde, Hyde Park
Details: TBA

30 August 2018 - Victorian Division Monthly Meeting
Speaker: Mr Dean Turnbull (Dart Mining)
Topic: Dorchap Dyke Swarm -Lithium exploration
Location: Fritz Loewe Theatre, McCoy Building, University of Melbourne
Time: 5.30pm for a 6.15pm start


September
27 September 2018 - Victorian Division Monthly Meeting & Selwyn Lecture
Details: TBA


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
Registrations: Please click here
For more information, please go to: https://www.agcc.org.au/

23-25 October 2018 - ACG Geotechnical Engineering for Open Pit Mines
Location: Novotel Perth Langley Hotel, Perth
Details: Please contact the ACG for more information regarding this event
Website: Please click here
Registration: Please click here

26 October 2018 - ACG Instrumentation and Slope Monitoring Workshop
Location: Novotel Perth Langley Hotel, Perth
Details:
 This workshop will focus on new developments relating to conventional terrestrial monitoring systems such as open pit radars, prisms, laser scanning, photogrammetry, as well as the integration of the different types of  these monitoring systems and their interpretation
Website: Please click here
Registration: Please click here
Note: Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. Please contact the ACG for more information

 

 November

29 November 2018 - GESSS WA

Description: GESSS WA is a new initiative allows Honours, Masters and PhD students from the University of Western Australia and Curtin University present their research to the local scientific community, to gain experience in communication their research findings through oral and poster presentations, to promote their talents to future employers, to discover ares of research at other universities or departments and to meet new people in the Earth Science field
Location: Geology Building, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Carwley WA 6009
Time: 8:30am – 8:00pm
Abstracts: Abstract submissions close 31 July. Please click here to submit your abstract 
Register: Registrations close 29 October. Please click here to register for GESSS WA

December

5 December 2018 - GESSS SA

Description: The Geological Society of Australia Earth Sciences Student Symposium in South Australia (GESSS-SA) is a conference designed to allow Honours, Masters and PhD students from three South Australian universities (The University of Adelaide, Flinders University and University of South Australia) to come together and present their Earth sciences related research to the local scientific community
Location: University of Adelaide Health & Medical Sciences Building, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000
Time: 8:30am – 6:00pm
Abstracts: Abstract submissions close 1 September. Please click here to submit your abstract 
Register: Registrations close 4 December. Please click here to register for GESSS SA

 

5-6 December 2018 - ACG Management, operation and relinquishment of tailings storage facilities seminar
Location: The University Club, The University of Western Australia, Crawley
Details: 
This two-day ACG seminar will address the issues facing site personnel involved in the day-to-day management of tailings storage facilities (TSF) and the obligation to comply with the relevant operating standards and closure requirements
Website: Please click here
Registration: Please click here


4-6 December 2018 - Short Course in Epithermal Au-Ag and Porphyry Cu-Au Exploration
Presenters: Greg Corbett and Stuart Hayward
Location: Dec 4 & 5 - York Club, 99 York Street, Sydney, Dec 6 - W B Clarke Geoscience Centre, Londonderry
Price: Students $150, but if you need assistance contact greg@corbettgeology.com; unemployed geologists $400; employed geologists $1500
Registration: To register, click here
Details: Please download flyer below

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:

April
9 April 2018 - ACG Instrumentation and Slope Monitoring Workshop
Location: Hotel Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento, Seville, Spain
Details: This workshop will focus on new developments relating to conventional terrestrial monitoring systems such as open pit radars, prisms, laser scanning, photogrammetry, as well as the integration of the different types of these monitoring systems and their interpretation
Website: Please click here
Registration and program: Please click here

10 April 2018 - ACG
InSAR, Radar and Emerging Technologies Workshop
Location: Seville, Spain
Details:
 This workshop will focus on the use of remote sensing and the application of emerging types of remote monitoring technology
Website: Please click here
Registration and program: Please click here

11-13 April 2018 - 2018 International Symposium on Slope Stability in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering
Location: Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento Hotel, Seville, Spain
Website: Please click here

May

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


21-25 May 2018 - Fifth International Course on Geotechnical and Structural Monitoring
Location: Rome, Italy
Topics: Basic concepts on monitoring, contact monitoring methods, remote monitoring methods, vibration monitoring and analysis and interpretation of data
Grants: Three grants are available for a young professional, PhD student and an attendee from a developing country
Website: https://www.geotechnicalmonitoring.eu/

28-30 May 2018 - New Zealand Minerals Forum 2018
Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
Topics: Mineral investment opportunities, exclusive industry announcements, regulatory roadmap guidance, understanding the new government coalition, environmental compliance and showcasing of best practice & leadership and direction for the mining sector in New Zealand
Programme: Please click here
Registration: Please click here


September

3-7 September 2018 - 12th International Conference on Mine Closure
Location: 
KUBUS Leipzig, Germany
Website: Please click here
Abstracts: Please click here
Program: Please click here

3-7 September 2018 - 4th Annual World Multidisciplinary Earth Sciences Symposium -  WMESS 2018
Location: 
Prague, Czech Republic
Website: Please click here
Register and Abstracts: 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)
22-25 September 2018 -  SEG 2018: Metals, Minerals, and Society
Location: 
Keystone, Colorado, USA
Website: 
www.seg2018.org

October
15-17 October 2018 - ACG 
Fourth International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving 
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Website: Please click here
Notes: Abstracts due 18 Feb 2018

November
15 November -15 December 2018 - 1st Palaeontology Virtual Congress 

Details: O
rganised by a young group of researches belonging to the Universitat de València, Museu Valencià d’Història Natural and Museo Paleontológico de Alpuente (Spain). Oral communications and posters about any palaeontological field will be presented through an online platform created ad hoc. The simplicity of this new format will allows for low-cost registration fees (5€) and saving travel and maintenance expenses for the delegates. This initiative aims to give international projection to the paleontological research carried out by groups with limited economic resources and promoting the participation of palaeontologists from developing countries.

Website: Please 
click here

2019 Australian Event Listing

March
19-20 March 2019 - AGES 2019

Location: Alice Springs Convention Centre, Alice Springs, NT
Details: Pre-conference workshops and icebreaker drinks will be held 18 March

2019 International Event Listing

March
14-17 March 2019 - International Conference on Geoscience for Society

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
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/

2020 Australia Event Listing

September 
8-10 September 2020 - Bowen Basin 2020

More details TBC