Meetings, fieldtrips etc.


15th Quadrennial International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits Symposium will be organized by the Geological and Mining Survey of Argentina (SEGEMAR) and the Geological Association of Argentina (AGA) in the city of Salta, Argentina, 28th to 31st August 2018 

The focal theme for this Symposium is: “Ore deposits: providing resources for present and future generations”. 


Detailed information is available on the conference website:


Geological Society of South Africa and University of Johannesburg: Geocongress-2018

Geological Society of South Africa and University of Johannesburg organise Geocongress-2018 that takes place at the University of Johannesburg from 18 to 20 July 2018 


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Society of Economic Geologists conference 2018: Metals, Minerals, and Society will be held in Keystone, Colorado, USA, September 22-25, 2018 


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Abstract Submittal: January 17 – March 31, 2018

The 36th National and the 3rd International GeosciencesCongress
Tehran, Iran

Date: 25th- 27th February, 2018

Venue: Geological Survey of Iran, Tehran


Detailed information is available on the conference website:




Ore Deposit Models and Exploration: Base and Precious Metal Deposits

 second IR-ODEX international workshop entitled "Ore Deposit Models and Exploration: Base and Precious Metal Deposits" during 21-27 October 2017. 

Detailed information is available on the conference website:
IAGOD co-sponsored conference “Granites and the Earth Evolution -2017”

28 August 2017 - 31 August 2017

Ekaterinburg, Russia

Detailed information is available on the conference website:

Affiliated Geological societies annual meetings: SGA-2017 Quebec (Canada) and SEG-2017 Beijing (China)


The 14th Biennial SGA Meeting will be held in Québec City, Canada, in August 20-23, 2017.

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SEG 2017 Annual Meeting "Ore Deposits of Asia: China and Beyond".

September 17-20, 2017, Beijing, China. The Society's first annual conference in Asia, will focus on the great deposits of China and neighboring countries, and on the most important new discoveries in this part of the globe.

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27 August - 4 September 2016   Cape Town, South Africa

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June 13-17, Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia

Conference website




The XII International Platinum Symposium

Venue: Yekaterinburg, Urals, Russia, August, 11-14, 2014 under the auspices of the IAGOD Commission on the Ore Deposits in Mafic-Ultramafic Rocks (CODMUR) and the Department of Earth Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences (DES RAS)
Conference website


14th Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium 2014

Venue: Kunming, China 
Date: August, 19-22, 2014
Conference website


Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) 2014 Conference: 
Building Exploration Capability for the 21st Century

Venue: Keystone, Colorado, USA
Date: September 27-30, 2014

12th SGA Biennial Meeting

Venue: Uppsala, Sweden, August, 12-15, 2013. under the auspices of the Geological Survey of Sweden and the local organizing committee. Meeting will be held in the university city of Uppsala. The meeting will take place at the Uppsala University main building within walking distance of most hotels.
Conference website

International Conference ORE GE​NESIS (IAGOD co-sponsored)

VenueInstitute of Mineralogy (Miass, Russia)
Date7 - 9 August 2013.
Deadline: registration and submitting of abstracts - June 28, 2013.

Nuriya Ayupova
Institute of Mineralogy UB RAS, Miass, Chelyabinsk district, 456317 Russian Federation
phone: +7 (3513) 57–03–52, fax: +7 (3513) 57–02–86
Conference website


30th International Conference on Ore potential of Alkaline, Kimberlite and Carbonatite Magmatism

Organized by: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, (Russian Academy of Sciences) and Assiut University
VenueHurghada, Red Sea , Egypt 
Date7 – 13 September 2013
Deadline: June 30, 2013.

OPAM-30  Secretariat
Department of Geology, Assiut  University, Assiut Egypt
Prof. Dr. Hussein A. Hegazy   -  Tel: +201227831604  (Mobile)
Prof.Dr. Moustafa M. Youssef  -  Tel: +201005686474  (Mobile)

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Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) & SEG Canada Foundation 2013 Whistler Conference: Geoscience for Discovery

Venue: Whistler, BC, Canada
Date: September 24-27, 2013
Early registration deadline:  June 30, 2013
Conference website


Venue: Hanoi, Vietnam
Date: November 8-9, 2013
Deadline: submission of extended abstracts August 15, 2013
               registration:  October 1, 2013


Fourth De Launay Conference

Venue: Montréal, Canada, May, 8-9, 2012 International Conference on metallogeny in French, within the 80th ACFAS Congress  
The 6th International Siberian Early Career GeoScientists Conference
Venue: The conference with field trips will be hosted by the V.S. Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy (IGM) and the A.A. Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics (IPGG), Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) in Novosibirsk, Russia, June 9-23.   
34th International Geological Congress
Venue: Australia, Brisbane, 5-10 August 2012. IAGOD General Assembly and Council Meeting will take place in the frames of 34 International Geological Congress at Brisbane. The venue and exact date will be announced in June 2012   


CERCAMS-14 Workshop (IAGOD Co-sponsored)
Venue: The Workshop is part of the 34th Annual Winter Meeting of MDSG, The Natural History Museum, London, 5-7 January  
International Symposium - "LARGE IGNEOUS PROVINCES OF ASIA" (IAGOD Co-sponsored)
Venue: Institute of the Earth’s crust, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (IEC SB RAS) 20 - 28 August 2011, Irkutsk, Russia   
17th Meeting of the Association of European Geological "Societies Geology in Digital Age"
Venue: Belgrade, 14 -18, September 2011   
"Gold of the North Pacific Rim - II"
Venue: Magadan, Russia, September 3-5, 2011   
11th SGA Biennial Meeting
Venue: Antofagasta, Chile
Date: September 27-30, 2011   


9th Freiberg Short Course in Economic Geology: "Magmatic Ni-Cu-PGE deposits: petrogenesis and exploration" by Professor Wolfgang Maier, University of Oulu, Finland
Venue: Freiberg, Germany
Date: December 6 - 9, 2010
Modern problems in geology and mineral exploration
Venue: Tomsk, Russia
Date: October 5-8, 2010   
Final abstract submission deadline: April 30, 2010
11th International Platinum Symposium
Venue: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Date: June 18-29, 2010   
Final abstract submission deadline: March 26, 2010
The 20th General meeting of the International Mineralogical Association
Venue: Danube Riverside Campus of the Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary
Date: August 21-27, 2010   
Final abstract submission deadline: March 13, 2010
Society of Economic Geologists 2010 Conference
Venue: Keystone Resort, Colorado, USA
Date: September 30 – October 9, 2010 (dates inclusive of pre- and post-conference events)   
Abstract submission deadline August 1, 2010
XIV INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON PLACER AND WEATHERED ROCK DEPOSITS (PWR-2010) "Placers and Weathered Rock Deposits: Modern Problems of Research and Development" (IAGOD Co-sponsored)
Venue: Novosibirsk, Russia
Date: September 2-10, 2010   
Abstract submission deadline April 1, 2010
ACROFI - III (IAGOD Co-sponsored)
Venue: Asian Current Research on Fluid Inclusions conference, Novosibirsk, Russia
Date: September 15-20, 2010   
Abstract submission deadline May 1, 2010
Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium 2010 ‘GIANT ORE DEPOSITS DOWN-UNDER’
Venue: Adelaide, Australia
Date: April 6-9, 2010   
Early Bird Registrations and Abstract Submissions Extended Until Friday 29th January


8th Freiberg Short Course in Economic Geology "Metallogeny and Exploration of Uranium Deposits" by Professor Michel Cuney
Venue: CNRS, Nancy, France
Date: December 7 - 12, 2009
All information on site of Freiberg Institute of Mineralogy
Deadline for registration November 15, 2009
4th International Symposium on IGCP-514 “Fluvial Palaeo-System: Evolution and Mineral Deposits”
Venue: Guilin, China
Date: October 14 - 18, 2009
Contact:  Secretary, Meilan Wen, Guilin University of Technology, China
or Anna Bochneva, IGEM RAS, Russia
The topics of symposium will focus on metallogeny and exploration techniques of placer deposits related to paleochannels, and it will provide an opportunity to share the progress and exchange data within framework of the project, also to discuss how to do final stage work and plan future study well. In addition, a field trip will be organized to visit tin placer deposit in Dachang – one of the largest tin mineralization field in the world, and other geologically interesting points in Guangxi Autonomous Region, China.
Deadline for abstract submission July 30, 2009
2nd International Symposiym on the Geology of the Black Sea region (ISGB-2)
Venue: Ankara, Turkey
Date: October 5 - 9, 2009
Contact:  ISGB Secretary, General Directorate of Mineral Research & Exploration, 06520 Ankara
Within the symposium there will be a session on the "Mining geology, metallogeny and geochemistry of the Black Sea Region: Volcanic-hosted massive sulphide, porphyry copper and gold deposit". The symposium will be followed by a field trip to the Eastern Pontides.
Deadline for abstract submission May 30, 2009
International Symposium "Large Igneous Provinces of Asia, mantle plumes and metallogeny" (IAGOD Co-sponsored)
Venue: Novosibirsk, Russia
Date: July 25 - Aug. 5 (field excursion) Aug. 6-9 (sessions), 2009
Contact:  Evgeniy Naumov, Institute of geology and mineralogy, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia 
Deadline for excursion registration - Feb. 1, 2009, for abstract submission May. 1, 2009
Conference website - online registration and more information  
International Field Excursion and Workshop on Tectonic Evolution and Crustal Structure of the Tien Shan Belt and Related Terrains in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt
Venue: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Date: June 8-17, 2009
Contact:  Dr. Lira Joldubaeva, Head of Section "Education, training and scientific cooperation" Central-Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences (CAIAG).
Deadline for registration - Jan. 15th, 2009
24th International Applied Geochemistry Symposium (IAGS 2009)
Venue: Fredericton, NB (Canada)
Date: June 1st to 4th, 2009
Contact:  Chairman, Prof. David Lentz, University of New Brunswick (UNB), Fredericton, NB.
Deadline for extended abstracts - Feb. 15th, 2009


9th National Conference on Mineral Resources of China
Venue: Academic Exchange Center, China University of Geosciences (Beijing)
Date: November 7-10, 2008
Contact: Tang Juxing, Sun Wenhong, Qi Feng, Institute of Mineral Resources, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, 26 Baiwanzhuang Road, 100037 Beijing; tel: 010-68335862; fax: 010-68327263;,   
Gold of the North Pacific Rim
International Convention, September 8-14, 2008, Magadan (pdf 736 kB)  
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33rd IGC Geological excursion E52 to the Ukrainian Shield, 2008 
The trip to the Ukrainian Shield will be organized by the Ukrainian group of IAGOD (UkrIAGOD) in the frame of the 33rd International Geological Congress to be held in Oslo, 2008. The participantes of the pre-Congress trip E52 - Geology, Radiological Age, Metallogeny of Greenstone Complexes in the Ukrainian Shield (July 31-August 6, 2008) will visit Kryviy Rig, Dnipropetrovsk and Berdyansk areas to examine volcanic and sedimentary greenstone sequences.
Contacts: Dr. Boris Malyuk []; phone: +(380) 44 206-34-12, +(380) 44 456-89-29; fax: +(380) 44 430-41-76, +(380) 44 456-89-29; Dr. Alexander Bobrov []   


Conference on the Tectonics and Metallogeny of the Circum- North Pacific and Eastern Asia, Khabarovsk
Conference, with field excursions, 11-16 June 2007, Khabarovsk, Russia   
Large igneous provinces of Asia, mantle plumes and metallogeny, Novosibirsk (IAGOD Co-sponsored)
Conference, with field excursions, 13-16 August 2007, Novosibirsk, Russia 
IGCP-486 Field workshop, Southern Finland, Espoo, Finland
Symposium & field trip, 26-31 August 2007, contact Kari Kojonen (
Conference, 10-12 October 2007, Tashkent (co-sponsored by IAGOD, Uzbek National IAGOD Group and CERCAMS NHM London)    



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