AEGC2019 Data to Discovery

Perth will host the 2nd Australasian Exploration Geoscience Conference (AEGC) from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 September 2019 at Crown Perth.

The AEGC is the largest petroleum and mineral geoscience conference in Australasia, and incorporates the West Australian Basin Symposium (WABS) and the ASEG-PESA International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition.

The event will be jointly hosted by the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG)Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG), and Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA).

The theme for the 2019 conference is “Data to Discovery”. The AEGC technical program committee has a focus on Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry and how these are applied in exploration for both Petroleum and Mineral systems in Australasia and the wider Asia-Pacific region. The conference has major sub-themes encompassing but not limited to:

  • New technologies
  • New information from old data
  • Local understanding from regional context
  • Workflows and methods that reduce cost/turnaround on projects
  • Cross disciplinary co-ordination
  • Case studies
  • Interacting and communicating science to the wider community.

A vital component of the 2019 conference will be the inclusion of dedicated streams for Australian basins, discovery techniques, mineral mapping, and remote sensing applications.

On behalf of the AEGC 2019 Organising Committee, we look forward to welcoming you to Perth.  Visit the conference web site for the latest information regarding the conference, accommodation, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

John Gorter and Tim Dean

Key Dates:

Call for Abstracts Expression of Interest Closes: 31 January 2019 – submit your expression of interest now via the AEGC2019 website.
Early Bird Registration Opens: 1 March 2019
Call for Extended Abstracts Closes: 22 March 2019 
Author Notification: 3 May 2019 or before
Registration Deadline: 31 May 2019

Geochemical halos to Proterozoic sediment-hosted ore deposits

Postdoctoral Research Fellow opportunity at CODES.

CODES, the Centre for Ore Deposit and Earth Sciences formed in 1989 at the University of Tasmania. Over nearly three decades, the Centre has grown substantially and is now regarded widely as a global leader in ore deposit research.

This role is part of a research initiative being funded by the Queensland Government’s Strategic Resources Exploration Program. It is based at CODES, and the successful applicant will undertake geochemical investigations of ores and altered rocks from a variety of sediment-hosted base metal and iron-oxide copper-gold deposits in NW Queensland. The appointee will provide detailed characterisation and interpretations of the distal geochemical footprints to these major base metal resource.

Applications close Monday, 16 July 2018.  Visit the UTas website for more information.

2017 Volcanic Processes, Deposits, Geology and Resources Short Course

A few places are still available on the 2017 Volcanic Processes, Deposits, Geology and Resources Short Course being held in Merimbula, southern NSW during early December.

Check the AIG Events Calendar for details.

Tenth International Mining Geology Conference: only two weeks to go!

The Tenth International Mining Geology Conference is only two weeks away.  

The conference is being presented jointly by AusIMM and AIG 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).

Keynote Speakers

Drilling for Geology II – Register Now

The Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) is hosting the second instalment of its very successful Drilling for Geology conference held in 2008. Drilling for Geology II, being held in Brisbane 26-28 July, 2017 will again focus on the collection and analysis of geoscientific information from drilling.

Thirty presentations will cover best practice, case studies, emerging developments and blue sky R&D in the themes of:

  • ? Industry overview
  • Drilling techniques ?
  • Drilling logistics ?
  • Sensing and geophysics ?
  • Drill hole sampling and logging methods ?
  • Making better use of drilling data

A trade exhibition will run in parallel with the technical program. All conference breaks and the welcome function will be held in the exhibition for networking.

Two days of presentations will be followed by a day of professional development workshops.

Click here for the latest conference brochure which includes registration details.  Follow this link to register on-line.