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16th SGA Biennial Meeting 2021

Australian Institute of Geoscientists > Events > 16th SGA Biennial Meeting 2021

16th SGA Biennial Meeting 2021


Date(s) - Monday, 15/11/2021 - Thursday, 18/11/2021
All Day

Rotorua Energy Events Centre


The 16th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA) will take place 15-18 November 2021 in Rotorua, New Zealand. 

The meeting will feature presentations on topics related to mineral deposit research, exploration, sustainable development and environmental and social aspects related to mineral deposits. The oral and poster presentation sessions, and pre- and post-conference short courses and field trips will provide a comprehensive programme.

The conference is organised by SGA with support from professionals in universities, research organisations, government, minerals industry, and service providers.

AIG is a supporter of the conference. AIG members may register for the SGA 2021 conference at the SGA member rate, a significant reduction in the conference registration fee.

Important Dates

  • 7 September 2020 – Deadline for session proposal submissions (extended)
  • 2 November 2020 – Deadline for short course proposals
  • 2 November 2020 – Call for abstracts opens
  • 12 April 2021 – Online registration open
  • 3 May 2021 – Deadline for abstract submission
  • 1 September 2021 – Deadline for early bird registration
  • 15 November 2021 – 16th SGA Biennial Meeting

Visit the conference website for full details of the conference, to sign up for conference updates, explore sponsorship and exhibition opportunities and download a copy of the first circular.


Call for Proposal Submissions

Technical Session Proposal Deadline Extended Build your own session. Selected proposals will be included in the conference programme. Click here for more information and online submissions. Submission Deadline: Extended to 7 September 2020


Preliminary Field Trip Details on the SGA 2021 Website

View the preliminary field trip options for SGA 2021 around New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, and New Caledonia on the Field Trip page for the SGA 2021 website.

Pre-conference field trips:Thursday 4 – Sunday 14 November 2021

Post-conference field trips:Friday 19 – Wednesday 24 November 2021

The SGA2021 committee are considering single and muli-day field trips. There will be a limited number of field trips selected, so be sure to submit your proposal early for first consideration. Proposals must use the SGA 2021 Field Trip Proposal Form and be submitted by 2 November 2020. Contact for more information and to obtain the proposal form.


Short Course/Workshop Proposals

SGA 2021 is calling for Short Course proposals for consideration. Selected proposals will be included in the conference programme and are intended to provide an opportunity to share your knowledge and experience.

Several 1-day and 2-day short courses will be held on Saturday 13 November, Sunday 14 November and Friday 19 November.

Contact to request the SGA 2021 Short Course Proposal Form, complete the form and submit by 2 November 2020 for consideration.


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Show Your Support

SGA 2021 provides a unique opportunity for your organisation to show its support for the advancement of mineral deposit research in an international forum. We invite you to participate in the event as an active partner. Sponsorship and Exhibition options are available.

Please contact us email us at if you or your company/organization would like to learn more and to receive a copy of the Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus.


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