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RFG2018 is in just two weeks!

Selection of RFG2018 quotes from organizers.
Resources for Future Generations 2018 (RFG2018) is taking place this month and we couldn’t be more excited to take part. You will likely recognize the names of many of our colleagues and the sector’s thought-leaders getting behind this event, and for good reason. As the premier event aiming to bring us all together to tackle issues around the sustainable use, extraction and management of earth’s resources, this discussion couldn’t come at a more critical time. 
 

Resources for Future Generations 2018 abstract submission deadline extended to February 12.

RFG 2018 abstract deadline has been extended

Resources for Future Generations 2018 is a collaborative, ambitious event that seeks to highlight business, science, and policy. The event will bring together attendees from industry, government, and academia as well as Indigenous peoples, and local communities to discuss some of the most pressing challenges concerning resources and related sustainability issues. The conference will cover many aspects of earth science that underpin our understanding of resources, focused sessions on critical aspects of energy, minerals and water, and a broad program covering societal, policy, Indigenous, community and educational topics.  

A Strange Cocktail or a Great Conversation? Defining the Audience for #RFG2018

RFG 2018 sessions
What happens when you bring industry, government, First Nations representatives, policy-makers academics, scientists, and members of civil society together? It may sound like a strange mixer, but Resources for Future Generations 2018 (RFG2018) recognizes that in order to have a meaningful conversation about the use of earth’s resources in the future, all the voices must be in the room. 
 

IUGS: Resourcing Future Generations Second Open Call for Proposals

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The International Union of Geological Sciences has posted its second open call for the its global initiative called Resourcing Future Generations (RFG), to bring geoscientists together to address the world's future resource needs head-on. Bids for small top-up grants to take forward discrete pieces of work in support of RFG. Grants will average $3000, but more may be awarded. More information ins available in right sidebar on the linked site. 

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