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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
November 28-December 1
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 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
January 12-20
Title: Copper-Silver-Gold Metallogeny of Northern Chile
Location: Copiapó, Chile

To be added to the waiting list, please contact Frances Kotze at


January 20-21
Title: Copper and Moly Porphyry Deposits
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

 Pre-AME Roundup SEG Short Course: Copper and Moly Porphyry Deposits
Space is limited to 50 attendees. Save the date. Details coming soon...

Early Bird Deadline: Mid-December

January 22-25
Title: AME Roundup 2018: New Generation of Discovery
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada


February 3-4
Title: Orogenic Gold in Africa and Worldwide
Location: University of Cape Town | Rondebosch, South Africa
Website: Register Online

 This highly rated 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.

Early Bird Deadline: January 15, 2018


March 3
Title: Environmental Geology of North American Ore Deposits
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

 Pre-PDAC SEG Short Course: Environmental Geology of North American Ore Deposits

Save the date. Details coming soon...

March 4-7
Title: PDAC 2018
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada


March 4-10
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 Education and Training Committee of the Society of Economic Geologists. 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: January 25, 2018

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June 16-21
Title: SEG at RFG2018: Resources for Future Generations
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

  SEG Short Course (Pre- or Post-Conference, TBD):

  • Economic Geology 101. Presenter: Laurence Robb

SEG Sessions:

  • Magmatic Arc Fertility and the Genesis of Porphyry Cu-Mo-Au Deposits. Presenter: Craig Hart
  • Resources and Society theme. Presenter: Nick Arndt

August 5-10
Title: Gordon Research Conference: Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits
Location: Waterville Valley, NH, USA


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

 SEG 2018: Metals, Minerals, and Society