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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.

2018 Events
March 3
Title: Environmental Geological Models of Mineral Deposits
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

 Pre-PDAC SEG Course: Environmental Geological Models of Mineral Deposits With an Emphasis on North America

Presenters: Robert Bowell, Robert R. Seal, Stephen Day, Heather Jamieson, Amy Prestia

The aim of this course is to present the environmental implications of mining by looking at the most common mineral deposits in North America from a geologic-geochemical perspective. Through this study, participants will examine the implications for these deposits and their design, operation, and closure with respect to minimizing environmental impacts.

SEG Members: You must complete the Member Registration Form to receive member rates for this course. No discounts are offered on PDAC registration.

Early Bird Deadline: February 2, 2018


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


SEG Sponsored Session: Mineral Resources of China
Chaired by Richard Goldfarb and Zhaoshan Chang


March 4-10
Title: SEG Mapping Course
Location: Mineral Park Mine | Ithaca Peak District, AZ, USA
Website: Register Online

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

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March 5
Title: 9th Annual PDAC-SEG Student Minerals Colloquium
Location: Fairmont Royal York | Toronto, ON, Canada

 PDAC is pleased to partner with the Society of Economic Geologists Canada Foundation in sponsoring the 9th Annual Student Minerals Colloquium. This event is hosted by the SEG Student Chapters at Laurentian University and the Ottawa Carleton Geoscience Centre. Join us from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a cocktail reception from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., to view one hundred poster presentations, highlighting current research on mineral deposits and related studies by BSc (Hons), M.Sc., and Ph.D. students from across North America. Awards will be presented for the best poster at each level of study.

Abstract Submission Deadline: January 21, 2018 - Submit

May 20-23
Title: SIMEXMIN 2018
Location: Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil


May 25-June 2
Title: Copper-Silver-Gold Metallogeny of Northern Chile
Location: Copiapó, Chile
Website: Register Online

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

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

  SEG Short Course: Economic Geology 101
June 22, 2018
Presenters: Bruce Gemmell and Laurence Robb

SEG-Sponsored Session: MIN7: Magmatic Arc Fertility and the Genesis of Porphyry Cu-Mo-Au Deposits
Convener: Craig Hart

SEG-Sponsored Session: Resources and Society (theme)
Convener: Nick Arndt

Call for Abstracts Deadline: February 12, 2018

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


August 28-31
Title: 15th Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium
Location: Salta, Argentina

 SEG 2018 Regional Vice President Lecturer, Lena Monteiro, will be giving a keynote talk on Copper deposits in Brazil: geological setting, process and evolution of mineral systems.

SEG-sponsored Short Course: Epithermal Deposits, From the Theory to Practice
Presenter: Diego Guido

Call for Abstracts. Abstract Submittal: January 15 - May 15, 2018

Registration Open. Early Bird Registration: January 15 - March 31, 2018


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

 SEG 2018: Metals, Minerals, and Society

Call for Abstracts. Abstract Submittal: January 17 - March 31, 2018