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Tenth International Mining Geology Conference

The Tenth International Mining Geology Conference, being presented jointly by AusIMM and AIG, will be held in Hobart from 20-22 September.  

The conference includes a number of pre-and post-conference excursions and workshops, details of which are available from the conference web site.

With just two months to go, please consider registering now.  AIG members have access to a dedicated registration link (hosted by AusIMM).

Full details are available from the conference web site.

Keynote Speakers Announced

The AIG Council is working to better communicate AIG’s purpose to both members and the broader community.  The images are to be used in electronic and print communications, and at conferences and seminars.

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The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is bringing its 2017 Distinguished Short Course (DISC) programme to Australia.

Traveling worldwide, the SEG Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) is an eight hour, one-day short course on a topic of current and wide-spread interest.

The 2017 DISC course covers Fundamentals and Applications of Electromagnetic Geophysics. Local case histories pertaining to problems in resource exploration, including oil and gas, minerals, water, environmental, and geotechnical areas will be used as motivation for investigating fundamentals of electromagnetics. The aim of this course is to equip participants with sufficient fundamental understanding and resources about EM geophysics so that they can decide if an EM technique can help solve their problem, select which type of survey to employ, and set realistic expectations for what information can be gleaned.

Perth: 28 July
Adelaide: August 3
Brisbane: August 8

A webinar session will also be presented.

All past DISC courses can also be listed to on-line.  Click here for more information.

AIG commends SEG on this great initiative.


Applications for 2017 AIG Student Bursaries are now open.

Third year, Honours and Postgraduate geoscience students are invited to apply for an AIG Student Bursary.

Applications for this year’s program close on Friday 4th August.

The South Australian branches of AIG, ASEG, AusIMM, GSA and SACOME, with principal supporters Department of the Premier and Cabinet and Paydirt, invite you to the 2017 South Australian Exploration and Mining Conference

This year’s conference will be held Friday, 8th December, 2017.  Check the AIG Events Calendar for details and pre- and post-conference events.