The Society shall annually sponsor traveling lectureships for the purpose of bringing outstanding lecturers on economic geology to members of the Society and the wider profession, including students of economic geology.
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Thayer Lindsley Visiting Lecturer
2014 Lecturer, Neil Williams (SEG 1982 FL)
The Thayer Lindsley Visiting Lecturer is selected on the basis of widely recognized expertise in a field of economic geology. Lecture sites will be primarily at colleges and universities having geologic programs related to mineral resources.
International Exchange Lecturer
2014 Lecturer, Paul Heithersay (SEG 2008)
The International Exchange Lecturer is selected on the basis of widely recognized research in ore deposits science and/or exploration methodology. Lecture sites are selected on the basis of the greatest possible involvement of academic, industry and government-based economic geologists.
SEG Distinguished Lecturer
2014 Lecturer, Kaihui Yang (SEG 2002 F)
The Distinguished Lecturer is selected on the basis of preeminence in economic geology, either on some phase of scientific research or on the application of the science to minerals exploration and/or development. One or two lectures are presented at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Society.
Regional Vice President Lecturer
2014 Lecturer, Zengqian Hou (SEG 2014 F)
One or more Regional Vice President Lecturers shall be selected annually on the basis of widely recognized expertise in a field of economic geology. Lecturers shall give a series of lectures within the Society Regions in which the lecturers reside, and the lectureships shall alternate among the various Regions.
Honorary Lecturers are periodically selected on the basis of their outstanding reputation in the field of economic geology. Typically excellent speakers, these lecturers travel widely as part of their normal activities and frequently visit areas not well served by other SEG Traveling Lecturers. Although not funded by the Society, SEG Honorary Lecturers constitute a key part of the Society’s outreach, improving awareness of SEG and understanding of economic geology.
View the list of Honorary Lecturers.
Inquiries and/or Requests for Visits
Contact the SEG Traveling Lecturers Secretary:
Society of Economic Geologists, Inc.
7811 Shaffer Parkway
Littleton CO 80127-3732
Phone: +1 (720) 981-7210
Fax: +1 (720) 981-7874