Search by type of event: 

EFG event | Endorsed Training | EU InstitutionsNational Association event | Media partnership | Online

Search by field of activities: 

CCS | Climate change | Education | Energy | GeoethicsGeoheritage | Geophysics | GeotechnicsGeothermal | Hydrogeology | Hydrogen | Land use | Minerals | Natural Hazards | Oil & Gas | Renewable Energy | Soils | Sustainability


Would you like to feature your geoscience event in our calendar? Please contact us at!


  1. Events
  2. Minerals

Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation


Rare Earth Element (REE) Sustainability and Criticality

Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium

The conference will include, the success stories and industry efforts (Lynas-GQD-neoMagnequench-Grundfos) in relation to the best practices and benchmarking studies aligning the entire value chain of REE’s, thus enabling the awareness in terms of sustainability and transparency in the value chain.  Apart from this, the event will be given the chance to learn about the […]

3rd International Conference on Materials Science and Research

Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Materials Science involves the discovery and design of new materials, with an emphasis on solids. It addresses the scientific study of the properties and applications of materials of construction or manufacture (such as ceramics, metals, polymers, and composites). It is a cross-disciplinary field that relates the behaviour and properties of various materials with aspects of […]

iCRAG 2019 – Resources for a Sustainable Future

Croke park Croke park, Ireland

The one-day event will showcase the research outcomes of iCRAG projects and deliver insights into future directions for Irish geoscience research. There will be a particular focus on how the Irish geoscience research sector can play a leading role in addressing the Climate Action Plan and Ireland's commitments to the UN Sustainable Development Goals as the […]

European Mining Convention

Dublin Dublin, Ireland

European Mining Convention EMC - 2019 aims at connecting the European Mining Industry with the rest of the world to reframe sustainability with innovation and experience. This event will demonstrate the latest technology and innovative solutions to various stakeholders in the industry to take this opportunity to expand connections, launch new products and forge new […]

AGU Fall Meeting 2019: “Celebrate the Past, Inspire the Future”

San Francisco San Francisco, United States

As AGU marks its Centennial in 2019, we return to San Francisco, the home of the AGU Fall Meeting for more than 40 years. Join our diverse community at the newly renovated Moscone Center as we collaborate across borders and boundaries to explore and develop our research. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in […]

The Geological Society of Norway’s Geological Winter Conference

The Geological Society of Norway has the great pleasure to welcome to the 2021 Geological Winter Conference on January 6–8th. This conference will be a digital event that will take place in your home, your office or together with friends and colleagues in a video conference room. The 2021 Winter Conference that was initially planned […]

34th Nordic Geological Winter Meeting (NGWM20)

Oslo Oslo, Norway

The meeting is an arena for all disciplines in the field of geoscience, with the goal to contribute to knowledge sharing, networking, inspiration and professional fulfilment.

Irish Geosciences Early Career Symposium 2020

Galway Galway, Ireland

iGEO2020 is the only Irish event designed by, and run for, early-career geoscientists. Join us to help forge the future path of Irish geoscience.

Expert Forum on Digitalisation

Leoben Leoben, Austria

Exploration, mining and mineral processing involves the collection and analysis of vast quantities of data from various scales of observation and over variable timeframes. As the digitalisation of the sector is progressing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Deep Learning (DL), Augmented/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) and data integration solutions are increasingly being used to collect, analyse […]

Big data and machine learning in geosciences

Berlin Berlin, Germany

On February 20-21, 2020 the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) is hosting the inaugural international conference Big data and machine learning in geosciences in Berlin, with kind support of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). The conference will highlight these issues by giving a platform for outstanding experts in the […]

PDAC 2020

Toronto Toronto, Canada

2020 National Geological Job Fair Belgium

Mons Mons, Belgium

The 2nd National Geological Job Fair by UBLG/BLUG and Geologica Belgica will be held on Friday 6 March 2020 in Mons. The event is organized for the benefit of geological oriented educations and employers and aims at bringing companies/organizations who employ or look for geologists and mining/geological engineers into contact with Master students and graduates. […]

INFACT-PACIFIC Winter school on Sustainable mineral exploration

Huelva Huelva, Spain

Funded by the European Commission and coordinated by the University of Grenoble and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, PACIFIC and INFACT are studying the social acceptance of mining-related activities while developing mineral exploration technologies that have minimal environmental impacts.  At an early exploration stage, field geologists and geophysicists are the first ones to engage with communities even if this is not part of […]

6th Annual World Congress of Smart Materials-2020(WCSM-2020)

Barcelona Barcelona, Spain

Smart materials are one of the most important researching directions in development of High-tech new materials. Their properties can react to reversible changes in their environment by an external condition. Smart materials help in removing the boundaries between structural and functional materials, which may result in significant revolution in materials science development. Based on its […]

The Green transition challenged by the metal supply chain

Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium

The current energy transition faces many challenges across the various stages of the metal supply chain (from mineral extraction to product end-of-life). On March 12, 2020, several EU H2020 projects and other partners team up to organise a seminar in which a high level expert panel will discuss these challenges from different perspectives (coming from […]

PERC Reporting Standard course organised by the Estonian Geological Society

Tallinn University of Technology Ehitajate tee 5, Talin, Estonia

This is  a course endorsed by EFG. On 13-14 March 2020, the PERC Reporting Standard Course will be organised by the Estonian Geological Society in the Tallinn University of Technology. This course provides an introduction to the principles underlying the reporting codes and standards with particular reference to the PERC Reporting Standard 2017. The main […]

Future of Mining Australia 2020

Sydney Sydney, Australia

The third edition of the Future of Mining Australia conference takes place at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth from 23–24 March 2020, covering a vast range of content spanning right across the entire mining life cycle and focusing on the innovations and technologies driving the industry forward. Find out more about the conference Organised in […]

MinWat 2020

Caserta Caserta, Italy

First Announcement On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite you to MinWat2020, the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Conference on Mineral and Thermal Waters, to be held in Caserta, Italy from the 29th March to the 2nd April 2020. The Conference is organized by IAH Commission on Mineral and Thermal Waters (CMTW), IAH […]

Best practice geochemical (and structural) workflows for geologists, using ioGASTM

Espoo Espoo, Finland

EFG's Finnish member Geologiliitto organises a 2-day shortcourse on the theme: Best practice geochemical (and structural) workflows for geologists, using ioGAS. Trainers are Nick Oliver, Nick Cook and James Cleverley. The course is held in GTK HQ in Vuorimiehentie 5, Otaniemi, Espoo. More information

REIA-EIT Raw Materials Workshop on Scaling Rare Earths for Sustainable World

Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium

Rare earths are widely considered as critical metals, which various green technologies heavily depend on. How to scale rare earth industry for our sustainable future? At present, there is no single environmental footprint representing the rare earth sector. Thus, when the industry and its consumers wish to market themselves as environmentally friendly, they face a […]

vEGU21: Gather Online

EGU General Assembly 2021 to be held virtually This virtual event will be an entirely different experience from last year’s meeting, Sharing Geoscience Online, which we had just five weeks to plan. vEGU21 will provide a much more complete representation of the experience that EGU members enjoy at the annual meeting in Vienna. vEGU21, which […]

EGU General Assembly

Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria

The EGU General Assembly 2020 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience. […]

Free online workshop: “Industrial and Mine Wastes as a Source of Technology Critical Element”

Experts and scientists from the University of Huelva, University of Eastern Finland and Geological Survey of Finland will walk you through the mine waste characterisation methods and treatment technologies for mine waters. You will receive insightful views on rare earth elements, their extraction from acid mine drainage, sources and mobility. Also, you will find about […]

Responsible Raw Materials Conference 2020

Population growth, coupled with our evolving needs and desires for new technology – including that powering the green economy – mean that society is going to continue using non-renewable natural resources for centuries to come.  Although a circular economy is often cited as the preferential situation, it is currently leaky and needs feeding in the […]

Deep Sea Mining Summit 2020

london , United Kingdom

As we move into an era of mining the deep-ocean floor, the world’s most remote environment, mining companies are working on overcoming the perceived challenges and developing island nations are watching with interest. As the demand for base metals and minerals surges ever beyond what our land is able to provide, new technological and technical […]

PERC Reporting Standard

Borsko jezero BB, 19210 Bor Bor, Serbia

PERC Reporting Standard course organised by the Serbian Geological Society  This is  a course endorsed by EFG. On 20 May 2020, the PERC Reporting Standard Course will be organised by the Serbian Geological Society (Srpsko geološko društvo) in the Hotel Jezero, Bor, Serbia. The objectives of the course are to provide an overview of the […]

MINEX Eastern and Central Europe

Europe’s Mining in Critical Times and Beyond At the time of unprecedented concerns about the future, let us remind ourselves that the mining industry serves the fundamental needs of our society by providing materials for building hospitals, schools, roads, power systems, machines, communications networks and much, much more. After the initial shocks of Covid-19, the […]

Congress on Earth and Environmental Sciences

Zürich Zürich, Switzerland

The conference aims to provide a platform where academics and practitioners from cross-disciplinary fields from education, environmental protection industry, and business can come together and collaborate. The event will encourage the exploration of the potential synergies that may arise from pooling the different perspectives.

Workshop: ‘Uncertainty Quantification and Visualization in Geological modelling’

Amsterdam Amsterdam, Netherlands

As a kick-off of the coming EAGE Annual Meeting in Amsterdam (8-11 June 2020), we draw to your attention a workshop on ‘Uncertainty Quantification and Visualization in Geological modelling’ organised by the Dutch European Geologists Denise Maljers, Johan ten Veen, Jan Stafleu and Freek Busschers (TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands).  This full-day workshop will […]

Environmental Impact 2020: 5th International Conference on Environmental and Economic Impact on Sustainable Development

Seville Seville, Spain

The 5th International Conference on Environmental and Economic Impact on Sustainable Development follows the success of four previous meetings held in the New Forest, UK, (home of the Wessex Institute of Technology) in 2012; Ancona, Italy in 2014; Valencia, Spain in 2016; and Naples, Italy in 2018. The meeting will provide an international forum to […]

16th International Peatland Congress

Tallinn Tallinn, Estonia

PEATLANDS AND PEAT - SOURCE OF ECOSYSTEM SERVICES For some time already it has been insufficient to consider peatlands merely as a source of peat for peat extraction, nor as a source for forestry or agriculture. We have come to an understanding of the importance of all the ecosystem services that peatland provides, especially in […]

Embedding Gender at the heart of Responsible Mining

The presence of mining companies can heighten gender inequalities within the affected area. Mining companies not only have a responsibility to ‘do no harm’ in this respect, but also have an interest in enabling women and girls to fulfil their potential and have access to actively participate in socio-cultural life and in the development of […]

Webinar: The impacts of Covid-19 on Mining Regions and Cities

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and effected mining regions and cities in different ways. The mining sector, highly dependent on the commodity market, is especially exposed to external shocks, threatening jobs, income levels and living standards at the local level. Mining regions are exposed on two fronts by the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus […]

GeoConnect³d – Subsurface interactions

In the previous sessions of the GeoConnect³d webinars it has been explored how a few specific uses of the subsurface can be discussed in a meaningful and understandable geological context. This has been done using two approaches developed in the GeoConnect³d project: the structural framework and geomanifestations. These make geological information visible in an intuitive […]

1st International Conference on Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering

Lisboa , Portugal

Scope and aims Sustainability is considered to be a top priority for all mankind by United Nations. With that goal in mind, ISSMGE technical committee TC 307, aims to monitor, produce and disseminate information regarding the contribution of geotechnical design and construction to a sustainable development. This contribution includes adopting environment-friendly, cost-effective and socially-acceptable choices. In […]

EUR200 – EUR550

MINEX Western and Northern Europe

Europe’s Mining in Critical Times and Beyond At the time of unprecedented concerns about the future, let us remind ourselves that the mining industry serves the fundamental needs of our society by providing materials for building hospitals, schools, roads, power systems, machines, communications networks and much, much more. After the initial shocks of Covid-19, the […]

MINEX Southern Europe

Europe’s Mining in Critical Times and Beyond At the time of unprecedented concerns about the future, let us remind ourselves that the mining industry serves the fundamental needs of our society by providing materials for building hospitals, schools, roads, power systems, machines, communications networks and much, much more. After the initial shocks of Covid-19, the […]

IN THE BLACK’20 – Safety through the application of technology

IN THE BLACK’20, focusing this year on “The safety of people and the planet through the application of technology”, is expected to generate renewed momentum to the EIT Raw Materials Community. In addition to strengthening the connections between KIC Partners, we aim to redefine future enabling strategies. The registration is free but mandatory (until 26/06/20). Please find more […]

EIG Webinar – Impact of Water Environment on the Development of Mineral Sites in the UK

The Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) Conference is the principal event for sharing knowledge, scientific research and good practice in the field of applied geology within the UK minerals industry. EIG is organising the webinar 'The Impact of Water Environment Considerations on the Development of Mineral Sites in the UK' on 6 July 2020 at midday. […]

Webinar Towards Sustainable Mineral Exploration

Technological innovation in the minerals industry driven by the need to improve performance according to social, environmental, safety and efficiency criteria could be an answer to a thriving EU exploration sector. The EU-funded research project INFACT (Innovative, Non-Invasive and Fully Acceptable Exploration Technologies) supports the development of innovative exploration and stakeholder engagement approaches. The consortium […]

REIA Webinar: Post CoViD Business Practices – Impact on REE Value Chain

REIA focuses on value chain sustainability and robustness from a global perspective within the REE industry. Rare earth industry and its value chain partners have been no exception from the CoViD-19 impact. Through this webinar, REIA seeks to illustrate the heterogenous impact of COVID-19 and how various organizations, including REIA members, adapted to the unprecedented […]

GeoUtrecht 2020

GeoUtrecht 2020 will be held as a virtual conference on 23–26th of August 2020. Due to the unusual circumstances, the organisers have worked out a solution to offer the meeting free of charge but still with a comprehensive program. This includes essentially all opportunities in the virtual conference environment which you are used to from […]

FutureGeo 2.0

The Future of GeoScience is Now. This free, virtual and first-of-its-kind networking event, brought to you in association with Digital Leaders, will bring together the geo-community into a common space where all involved can present, share and understand differing perspectives, ideas and goals, helping shape the Future of GeoScience. Following the success of the FutureGeo Summit in June, […]

Exploration Geochemistry – EGRC Professional Development Course

This comprehensive 3-module short course (presented as 6 x 3.5 hr teaching days) is designed for geology graduate students and mineral exploration professionals looking for continuing professional development in exploration and applied geochemistry. Module 1 of the course would also be suitable for database professionals wishing to know more about the collection of geochemical data […]

6th Meggen Raw Materials Days 2020

This year's event will be organised as an online conference. The BDG offers special registration rates for all EurGeol title holders. You may access the programme here.

Mineral Exploration Symposium 2020

The symposium aims to bring together the key innovators of the most advanced technologies and methods for mineral exploration in Europe, namely the representatives of European exploration companies (SMEs, industries) and professionals from academia and research institutes working on mineral exploration. The event will focus on the recent and innovative developments in integrated exploration solutions […]

Mineral Exploration via Satellite Remote Sensing

This is a course endorsed by EFG. This course is included in the 6th Meggen Raw Material Days. This seminar explains the use of remote sensing and remotely sensed data in mineral exploration and in geology. The basic principles of satellite remote sensing will be explained in the mineral exploration context.  A general approach in mineral […]


Exploration and Evaluation of Geological Resources – Tools and Methods

This is a course endorsed by EFG. Exploration and Evaluation of Geological Resources – Tools and Methods / Prospeção e Avaliação de Recursos Geológicos – Ferramentas e Métodos Outline of content: This course has been designed to assign new skills or to allow the recycling of knowledge to all technicians involved in the Mining and Geological […]