• 2019-02-11   & 2019-02-12
  • Venue: CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria

Abstract Submissions

Online submission for abstracts opens on 16 July 2018 and closes on 25 October 2018. Abstract submissions representing original scientific…

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Within the CGS’s broad geological mandate special emphasis will be placed on the following themes: Geoscience for Minerals and Energy…

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Keynote Speakers

The Technical Organising Committee of the conference has selected a group of speakers it thinks are world class in the…

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“Merging Maps for an Emerging Future”

You are cordially invited to Annual Conference 2019 of the Council for Geoscience (CGS). The two-day conference will provide insights and discussion of the new “Integrated and multidisciplinary geoscience mapping programme” of the CGS. Within the broad geological mandate of the CGS, special emphasis will be placed on geoscience for minerals and energy; geoscience for infrastructure and land use; geoscience for health, groundwater and the environment; geoscience innovation, and geoscience diplomacy.

The conference will bring together national and international renowned experts as keynote presenters, researchers, young scientists and decision makers who will exchange knowledge, experiences and research innovations.

Please join us as we build proficiency towards “Merging Maps for an Emerging Future”.

• Date: 11–12 February 2019

• Venue: CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa

• Cost: Free of charge to online registered delegates. Entrance limited to 300 delegates

Proof of online registration will allow full participation (i.e. conference book and associated handouts, inter-session refreshments, lunches and cocktail function).

We look forward to seeing you there!

Keynote Speakers

Dr Bob Thomas

Geoscience diplomacy

Reflections on 40 years of progress in African Geosciences

Dr Jeanine Engelbrecht

Geoscience innovation

Geoscience in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Prof. J. Louis van Rooy

Geoscience for infrastructure and land use

Engineering Geological and Environmental Geological Mapping: The Future

Prof. Laurence Robb

Geoscience for infrastructure and land use

Integrating the 'SmartFarm©' with mining — re-awakening the Albert Silver Mine ...

Prof. Richard Ernst

Geoscience for minerals and energy

Multi-commodity, multi-scale exploration using the Large Igneous Province Record

Prof. Ronald R.H. Cohen

Geoscience for health, groundwater and ...

Inactive and abandoned mines in the USA and South Africa; Bulkheads: The lessons...