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Smart Use of Technology and Data

8 CPD HoursAIG Victoria branch will hold their annual conference on Friday 13 October 2017 on the smart and successful use of innovative technology and data.  The conference will be held at Macedon, a short country drive from Melbourne airport.

This conference provides the opportunity for geoscientists who have made smart discoveries using smart technology to showcase their results.  The conference additionally provides the opportunity for innovative technology companies to showcase their smart products.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geological Mapping
  • Drones
  • Drill sampling and analysis
  • Data mining
  • Augmented reality
  • Drilling technology
  • 3D printing
  • Satellite imagery
  • GIS
  • Software

Speaker registration open | Exhibition booths available | Sponsorship packages available

Call for speakers: Four sessions will be held for 12-16 speakers. Presentations are 20 minutes each plus 5 minutes for questions. No abstracts or papers will be required, instead authors are requested to provide a copy of their presentation for the AIG conference web site. Please include a brief biography when submitting your request to present.

Sponsorship & Exhibition Booths: Packages are available. Exhibition booths are restricted to the first 15 applicants. Booths include a table and 2 chairs. Please nominate when registering if you prefer to bring your own banners or require a 1.8 m x 1.0 m poster board.

Click here for more information and/or to register as a speaker.

For further information and to register your interest please contact:
Rodney Boucher
Phone: 0417 506 051
Email: rodney@linex.com.au

Submissions for the AIG Mentoring Program 2017 are now open!

AIG Mentoring Program

An initiative of the National Graduate Group for BSc/MSc/PhD students and Early career geoscientists (<5 years experience)

Our 2017 program is about to kick-off and we invite you to join us!

 

AIG Mentoring Program

Our program connects undergraduate students, honours, MSc and PhD candidates, and early career geoscientists (0-5yrs) with experienced industry professionals. The aim is to build our community by providing emerging geoscientists with connections, knowledge and experiences from knowledgeable professionals who are looking to give back. Our professionals provide practical advice and guidance on a number of areas of interest in regards to beginning and maintaining a healthy career within geoscience.

 

Program details

  • The program is free for both mentees and mentors!
  • During the program mentees and mentors meet regularly to discuss and work on their mentoring program objectives.
  • In addition to mentor-mentee meetings, the program includes three formal events:
    • Kick-Off Event – May/June
    • Mid-term Social Event
    • Final Event/Program finish – Oct
  • Programs are currently running in WA, VIC and QLD urban centres.
  • New in 2017! For people located outside urban areas or in a state without an active program, the Distance Program is for you. This program uses online technology to facilitate mentoring, regardless of location.

 

Join us!

Fill out and submit an expression of interest form for the program you’d like to join via www.aig.org.au/mentoring-program/. Note the deadline for submissions is 15 April 2017.

Participants will be notified of their acceptance into the program in May 2017.

AIG membership is a prerequisite to participate in the mentoring program as a mentor or as a mentee. If you are not already an AIG member then this is a great reason to join up – sign up for membership online at www.aig.org.au/membership/

AIG membership for students is free!

 

Call for state champions

If you are passionate about giving back and want to make an impact in your community, we are seeking mentoring program state champions who have >15-20 yr practical industry experience to lead dynamic mentoring committees in NSW/ACT, SA/NT and TAS. You will help connect our program across the nation by joining our network of established programs in WA, VIC and QLD.

Any questions? For more details about the AIG Mentoring Program please contact us at aigmentoringprogram-nationalchair@aig.org.au.

 

 

Whether you are a mentee or mentor – Sign up now!

 

 

Granites and the Geology of the Strathbogie Ranges

A community event, designed for local residents, has been added to the Granites@Benalla 2017 conference.  The event comprises a morning of informative talks on the geology and granites of the Strathbogie Ranges followed by a half day excursion.  Further details are available here.

GeoPub Melbourne

GeoPub get-togethers provide an opportunity for geoscientists to catch up on the industry “goss”, have a few drinks, talk technical, reminisce, and/or generally socialise.

GeoPub Melbourne, which was launched only recently, has moved to a larger venue due to its immediate success!  GeoPub Melbourne will now be held at P.J. O’Briens at Southbank

Every second Friday of the month, GeoPub Melbourne aims to become a regular event on any geologist’s social calendar.

Contact geopubmelb@gmail.com for further information.

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GeoPub launches in Melbourne

GeoPub get-togethers provide an opportunity for geoscientists to catch up on the industry “goss”, have a few drinks, talk technical, reminisce, and/or generally socialise.

Starting on the 8th of July, and continuing every second Friday of the month, GeoPub Melbourne aims to become a regular event
on any geologist’s social calendar.

GeoPub Melbourne will be held at The Sherlock Holmes, 415 Collins St. Melbourne CBD

Contact geopubmelb@gmail.com for further information.

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