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.

SEG 2019

South American Metallogeny: Sierra to Craton

Santiago, Chile
October 7-10, 2019
SEG 2019 in Santiago, Chile

SEG 2020

Provisional Theme: Building on a Century of Discovery

Whistler, BC, Canada
Date TBD
SEG 2020 in Whistler, BC, Canada

2018 Events
October 10-14
Title: 5th SGA-SEG-UNESCO-IUGS Short Course on African Metallogeny
Location: Moanda, Gabon

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October 17-18
Title: FINEX '18
Location: London, England

 FINEX 2018 is a two-day conference focusing on the role of funding exploration, development and mining. It is the 6th of a biennial conference series established in 2008 with the aim of bringing together explorationists and mining companies with those from the financial sector, in one of the largest mining capitals of the world.


November 4-7
Title: GSA 2018
Location: Indianapolis, IN, USA


November 4-10
Title: SEG Mapping Course
Location: Mineral Park Mine | Ithaca Peak District, AZ, USA


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November 27-30
Title: SEG-WMS Senior Exploration Management Short 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 Registration Deadline: November 12, 2018

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December 1-7
Title: Porphyry Systems of Northern Chile: Antofagasta to Calama
Location: Antofagasta, Chile
Website: Register Online

 This course has an itinerary that differs from the previous two SEG Chile field courses, as we will review ore deposits from Antofagasta to Calama. The emphasis will be on porphyry system alteration-mineralization geochemistry, with the mine visits focusing on porphyry systems and their hypogene-supergene mineralization characteristics. Evening "Take-Away" sessions will allow participants to discuss observations and ideas concerning our visits.

Instructors: Dr. William X. Chávez, Jr. and Dr. Erich U. Petersen.

Early Registration Deadline: November 1, 2018


December 3-7
Title: AEMA 2018 Annual Meeting
Location: Spokane, WA, USA


2019 Events
February 2-3
Title: Orogenic Gold in Africa and Worldwide Short Course
Location: University of Cape Town | Rondebosch, South Africa
Website: Register Online

 This two-day course will be held the weekend prior to the Mining Indaba meeting and will focus on the geology of and exploration for orogenic gold deposits, the most widespread type of gold deposit globally. Leading experts will provide descriptions of the most important Precambrian and Phanerozoic examples of orogenic gold ores formed in the world's young accretionary orogens and old cratonic greenstone belts. Topics to be covered include tectonic and structural controls, geological characteristics, geochemical and geophysical signatures, geochronological relationships, and exploration strategies.

Presenters: Bob Foster, Rich Goldfarb

Early Registration Deadline: January 15, 2019