SEG Lecturers for 2020

Lecturers are selected annually by the Distinguished Lecturer Committee and the Traveling Lecturers Committee. Nominations are welcome from all SEG Members and SEG Fellows through July 15 of each year. Final selections and recommendations from all committees are reviewed and approved at the annual SEG Conferences.

All new SEG Traveling Lecturers will tour between January 1 and December 31 of the following year.


SEG Distinguished Lecturer

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.

Benoît Dubé

Benoît Dubé

(SEG 1994 F)

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SEG Traveling Lecturers

View each lecturer's web page for talk titles, to check availability, and to submit your request. Please invite only one lecturer at a time. With the exception of SEG Conferences, only one lecturer is allowed each year per location due to budget considerations.

International Exchange Lecturer

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.

Zhaoshan Chang

Zhaoshan Chang

(SEG 2004 F)

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Thayer Lindsley Visiting Lecturer

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.

Massimo Chiaradia

Massimo Chiaradia

(SEG 1998 F)

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Regional Vice President Lecturer

One or more lecturers selected annually on the basis of widely recognized expertise in a field of economic geology. Lecturers gives talks within regions designated by the Society, and the lectureships shall alternate among these various regions.

Zhiming Yang

Zhiming Yang

(SEG 2009 F)

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Honorary Lecturers

Periodically selected on the basis of their outstanding reputation in the field of economic geology. 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. All travel costs associated with honorary lecturer visits may be the responsibility of the host.

To invite an Honorary Lecturer, please contact Deanne Rider at deannerider@segweb.org.

Honorary Lecturers