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Upcoming SEG Conferences

All SEG Conferences are held in September or October. We hope to see you there so mark your calendars and plan accordingly.

2017 Events
August 30-September 1Title: 16th Colombian Geological Congress/3rd Explorer's Symposium
Location: Santa Maria, Colombia

 Colombian Geological Congress will deliver a multidisciplinary technical program where geosciences leaders and professionals will be able to build networks and purchase products and services.

September 2-6
Title: 5th International Conference
Location: Gremyachinsk, Lake Baikal, Russia

 5th International Conference: Ultramafic-mafic Complexes: Geology, Structure, Ore Potential

September 17-20
Title: SEG 2017 Conference
Location: Beijing, China

 SEG 2017: Ore Deposits of Asia: China and Beyond

Abstract Submission Deadline: March 31, 2017
The Abstract Manager is closed and abstracts are currently under review.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 31, 2017
All field trips and workshops are first come, first served - don't delay! Visit

October 22-25
Title: GSA Annual Meeting
Location: Seattle, WA, USA


November 5-11
Title: SEG Mapping Course
Location: Mineral Park Mine | Ithaca Peak District, AZ, USA
Website: Register Online

 This advanced- to professional-level mapping course is offered by the SEG Education and Training Committee. Working at the Mineral Park Cu-Mo porphyry system in northwest Arizona, participants will map at detailed 1:240 to 1:480 scales, with emphasis on mapping veinlet styles, densities, and alteration mineralogy. In-the-field discussions of the geochemistry of porphyry systems and the development of alteration assemblages and associated hypogene and supergene ore minerals will complement our mapping of rock types and mine-scale structures.

Leaders: William X. Chávez, Jr. and Erich U. Peterson

Early Bird Deadline: September 25, 2017

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November 7-10
Title: SEG-SGA-UNESCO Latin American Metallogeny Course
Location: Buenos Aries, Argentina

 Lecturer Team: David Cooke, John Hanchar, Colombo Tassinari, and Fernando Tornos.

Registration is open between July 1 - 31, 2017.

November 13-17
Title: 12th Annual Workshop - Ore Deposits Models and Exploration
Location: Changsha, China

 Lecture and Laboratory Instructors:
David Cooke, CODES, Australia — porphyries, epithermal Richard Goldfarb, US Geological Survey, Denver, USA — gold Dave Leach, US Geological Survey, Denver, USA — MVT, SEDEX Chusi Li, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA — magmatic Ni, Cr, Pt Noel White, Consultant, Brisbane, Australia — ore models, VMS Zhaoshan Chang, James Cook University, Australia — skarns Huayong Chen, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, CAS, China — IOCG Lejun Zhang, CODES, Australia — W-Sn deposits, alteration minerals

For further information, contact Professor Huayong Chen at


November 28-December 1
Title: SEG-WMS Senior Exploration Management Course
Location: SEG Course Center | Littleton, CO, USA
Website: Register Online

 This highly rated four-day training course concerns the principles and practices of effective mineral exploration management. The curriculum covers the broad spectrum of technical and business issues that senior exploration managers typically face.

Early Bird Deadline: November 10, 2017

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December 4-8
Title: American Exploration & Mining Association Annual Meeting
Location: Reno, NV, USA


2018 Events
September 22-25Title: SEG 2018
Location: Keystone, CO, USA

 SEG 2018: Metals, Minerals, and Society