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2016 Events
February 25-26Title: EGRU and JCU SEG Student Chapter Short Course
Location: James Cook University | Townsville, QLD, Australia

Economic Geology Research Centre (EGRU) and JCU SEG Student Chapter Short Course: Understanding of, and exploration for, porphyry and epithermal deposits: Processes, transitions, and variations.

Course topics:

  • Volcanic-related hydrothermal systems, processes, and porphyry Cu-Au deposits
  • Lithocaps, enargite-Au deposits, and transition to the porphyry environment
  • Geothermal processes and epithermal Au-Ag deposits
  • Epithermal Ag-Au-base metal deposits, and variations

Course leader: Jeffrey W. Hedenquist | Consulting Geologist, Ottawa, Canada


March 7Title: PDAC-SEG Student Minerals Colloquium
Location: Royal York Hotel | Toronto, ON, Canada

This event highlights the current research of B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc., and Ph.D. students as well as PDFs across North America in fields related to economic geology; including mapping, mineralogy, geochemistry, and environmental research.


April 7-10Title: XVII National Symposium of Geology and Geophysics Students
Location: Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest Student Chapter and the University of Bucharest would like to invite you to participate at the XVII edition of the National Symposium of Geology and Geophysics Students.

Founded in 1999, some as two other student chapters from Iasi and Cluj-Napoca (both Romanian cities), the Bucharest Student Chapter (BSC) brought back an older tradition through a national student symposium that was organized for Geosciences students. This event was to be organized yearly and in succession by these three student chapters.

For questions, please contact


April 12-15Title: Laser Meets Mineral Workshop
Location: Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria

SEG Student Chapter Leoben Workshop: Laser Meets Mineral: Raman Spectroscopy and its Applications to Geosciences and Related Fields