Abstracts are no longer being accepted. Thank you to everyone who submitted!
The information below is for archival purposes only.

Key Dates

February 29, 2024: Call for abstracts

April 22, 2024 April 26, 2024: Abstract submission deadline

April 30, 2024: Student support application deadline (apply for funding)

May 31, 2024: Notification of acceptance of abstracts

June 28, 2024: Notification of student support

July 22, 2024: Early registration and presenter registration deadline

September 12, 2024: Regular registration deadline

September 27-30, 2024: SEG 2024 Conference in Windhoek!

Abstract Submission

Abstracts addressing one of the conference themes are invited for oral presentations or posters. Abstracts must be uploaded to the Abstract Manager website. Please read this entire page, including the conference and abstract policies that you will need to agree to when submitting an abstract. All presenters are required to be on site in Windhoek, Namibia. Poster presenters are required to print their posters beforehand.

Conference Themes

  • The Energy Transition: Metals of the Future
  • Specialty Metals and Materials
  • Innovative Technology Developments in Mineral Deposit Science
  • Africa's Iconic Ore Deposits
  • New Discoveries and Developments
  • Resource Development: ESG from Exploration to Remediation
  • Gold: Enhanced Discovery and Development
  • Vital High-Volume Base Metals
Theme descriptions
  • When uploading your abstract in the Abstract Manager, text font/size will be formatted automatically as information is entered, either by copying/pasting or typing in directly. Editing is permitted after upload, and special characters may be selected. There are separate boxes to enter the following:
    • Title: Use Upper and Lower Case ("Title Case").
    • Each author's name
    • Contact information
    • Abstract text
  • Abstracts are submitted, edited, withdrawn, and reviewed using the Abstract Manager.
  • Only the presenting author will receive an email concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract.
  • Abstracts are limited to no more than 300 words.
  • Abstracts may be copied and pasted from your Word file into the Abstract Manager, or you can enter text directly. Do not use a hard return except to begin a new paragraph.
  • Do not include graphics, tables, or references.
  • The presenting author may upload a photo (png or jpg) to the profile page. The photo size should be no larger than 3 MB.
  • Only two abstracts per presenter allowed (one oral talk and one poster). Exceptions on a case-by-case basis in the opinion of the conference technical committee.
  • Presenter may be a co-author for another presenter's abstract.
  • Notification of abstract acceptance or rejection will be sent by May 31, 2024.


Contact Morgan Roy at abstracts@segweb.org

Oral Presentations

Those selected to give oral presentations are asked to submit their slides in advance and bring a final copy on a USB flash drive to the conference for the technical session in which they will present. Generally, talks should be 15 minutes. Presentations will be given on site in Windhoek, Namibia.

Formatting and instructions will be provided at a later date.


Poster Presentations

Posters will be prominently displayed throughout the conference. Presenters are required to print their posters and bring them to the conference. Presenters are expected to attend their posters during all dedicated poster-viewing sessions in order to discuss their work.


Submit an Abstract

Abstracts are no longer being accepted. Thank you to everyone who submitted!

Questions and Support


Judith Kinnaird

University of the Witwatersrand

Technical Program


Ester Shalimba

University of Namibia

Technical Program


Claudia Mutongolume

Geological Survey of Namibia

Poster Program


Richard Manyanga

Navachab Gold Mine

Poster Program