SEG Lecturers

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

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.


SEG Distinguished Lecturer (2019)

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.

John Proffett

John Proffett

(SEG 1976 SF)

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SEG Traveling Lecturers (2019)

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.

Yasushi Watanabe

Yasushi Watanabe

(SEG 1993 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.

Sarah Gleeson

Sarah Gleeson

(SEG 1999 FL)

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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.

Judith Kinnaird

Judith Kinnaird

(SEG 2002 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 alisoncronk@segweb.org.

Honorary Lecturers