Are you hosting an Earth Science Week 2017 event, such as an exhibit, tour, lecture, or open house? The new Earth Science Week Event Registry enables you to promote your event more effectively than ever. To register your event, simply provide a few key details. Fill out the easy-to-use online form, and let the Earth Science Week team and the world know about your event.
Many of the AGI Federation Member Organizations, which are societies and organizations that you can join, will be exhibiting at the GSA Annual Meeting this week in Denver, Colorado. This is a great opportunity to meet with society leaders and student members alike. Societies are a great opportunity to propel your career or reinforce your network. Don't be a stranger, stop by and say hello! Additionally many AGI Member Organizations are hosting technical sessions as well.
The Society of Economic Geologists has announced two upcoming events. The first is the "Tethyan Tectonics and Metallogeny" in Çesme, Turkey, September 25-28, 2016. From November 29th-December 2nd, 2016 SEG will be offering a Senior Exploration Management Course at the SEG Course Center in Littleton, Colorado. Informational documents are attached to this post, and both events have been listed on the AGI GeoCalendar.
“Geoscience Librarianship 101” – a free workshop on earth science information resources – will be presented by the Geoscience Information Society on Saturday, September 24 in Denver, Colorado. Registration is open to all information professionals as well as students in library and information studies.
If you're in London on the 29th of September, the Geological Society of London is hosting a ticketed event looking at the the role of German and British geologists during World War II. The talk will describe how geologists on opposing sides contributed to military planning and operations. GSL will also make some of its historical material on military geology, such as the maps used by the War Office, available to attendees.
The National Groundwater Association has announced that Peter G. McCornick, PhD, PE, D. WRE will give the keynote at NGWA’s Groundwater Week and the Irrigation Association’s 2016 Irrigation Show and Education Conference and is titled, Water for Food Security: Solutions for the Context. “Food and water security are two major interrelated challenges facing the world.