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Upcoming SEG Conferences

All SEG Conferences are held toward the end of September. We hope to see you there so mark your calendars and plan accordingly.

2016 Events
October 16-19
Title: XVIII Congreso Peruano de Geología
Location: Lima, Peru

 Read the message from the president and register for the conference.

Call for Papers Deadline: May 31, 2016

November 6-11
Title: 11th Annual Workshop - Ore Deposits Models and Exploration
Location: Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China

 Lecture and Laboratory Instructors:
David Cooke, CODES, Australia – porphyries, epithermal
Richard Goldfarb, China University of Geosciences, Beijing
Dave Leach, formerly US Geological Survey, Denver, USA – MVT, SEDEX
Chusi Li, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA – magmac 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
Kaihui Yang, Consultant, Toronto, Canada – exploration in China

For further information, contact Prof. Huayong Chen at

November 22-December 5
Title: James Cook University SEG Student Chapter Field Trip
Location: Argentina/Chile

 Low-Sulfidation Systems of Patagonia

For more information, contact

Trip Leader

November 29-December 2
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, 2016

Hotel Information

December 4-10
Title: American Exploration & Mining Association Annual Meeting
Location: Reno/Sparks, NV, USA

 Save the date! Stay tuned for more information.

2017 Events
January 23-26
Title: AME BC Mineral Exploration Roundup 2017
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

 Conference Chair: Kendra Johnston, Independence Gold Corp. Roundup 2017 Organizing Committee Chair

This year's conference will bring together geoscientists, prospectors, investors, suppliers and First Nation partners to share ideas that will help shape the future of mineral exploration and development. Mineral Exploration Roundup 2017, Gearing up for Discovery, will focus on sharing new ideas, generating new connections and creating collaborative solutions.

Registration opens October 10, 2016

March 5-8
Title: PDAC 2017
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

 PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is the world's leading convention for people, companies, and organizations in, or connected with, mineral exploration. In addition to meeting over 900 exhibitors and 22,000 attendees from over 100 countries, you can also attend technical sessions, short courses, and networking events.

A pre-PDAC SEG Workshop is planned.


June 4-7
Title: FUTORES II International Conference
Location: Townsville, QLD, Australia

 This conference will address issues related to new understanding in mineral deposits, tectonics, basins, metallogenesis, new technologies and approaches in mineral and energy resources exploration, including the challenge of exploration in areas with cover, and trends in the resources industry.

Host: Economic Geology Research Centre (EGRU)
Convener: Zhaoshan Chang

For more information, contact

First Circular

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

 SEG 2017: Ore Deposits of Asia: China and Beyond

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Conference Chairs: Richard Goldfarb, China University of Geosciences, Beijing (CUGB) and Colorado School of Mines
Jun Deng, China University of Geosciences, Beijing (CUBG)

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

 Save the date! Stay tuned for more information.