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EU-Latin America responsible battery value chains

The EU-Latin America Partnership on Raw Materials project is hosting a yearly webinar series for MDNP members*. Each year, the webinars will address a diverse range of topics that are key to fostering responsible and sustainable non-energy extractive industries in both regions. The webinars will bring together experts from the EU and Latin America to share […]

TCCS-11 The 11th Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage

Trondheim Trondheim, Norway

The 11th TCCS instalment will feature world leading keynote speakers and present the latest and highest level research and development within the CCS value chain. From CO2 capture to transport and storage. Work undertaken within both R&D institutions, universities and industry will be presented

4th European Conference on Flood Risk Management Science and practice for an uncertain future

Budapest Budapest, Hungary

Flood Risk Management is by definition dealing with uncertainty. Floods occur often enough, but the timing and location of flood events are uncertain, and so is the response of society. But the concepts and methods of flood risk analysis and management are progressively tuned to deal with this kind of uncertainties. This challenge of scientific innovation and practical adaptation is too big […]

World Sustainable Energy Days

Stadthalle Wels Pollheimerstrasse 1, Wels, Austria

Europe has the ambitious goal of becoming the first climate neutral continent by 2050. The Green Deal and the EU Climate Law are first concrete steps. The current economic challenges are also an opportunity to accelerate decarbonisation and to create a fairer society and a more competitive economy. In 2021, the conference - which attracts […]

EWA 40th Anniversary Water Online Conference on Micropollutants (EWA Spring Conference)

Micropollutants are a challenge for wastewater operators whose mission is to treat wastewater to ensure the protection of the environment and ecosystems. Moreover, it also important for drinking water operators who have to rely on drinking water resources to produce drinking water. The conference will discuss the European approaches to the challenges of these organic […]

European Research and Innovation Days

This year’s edition will mark the official launch of Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027). The event’s agenda will further focus on new initiatives to strengthen the European Research Area and it will highlight the importance of collective research and innovation in the coronavirus recovery and for a greener and more […]

European Research & Innovation Days

European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. The event will take place online on 23 and 24 June 2021, allowing everyone to get involved from […]

GeoTHERM expo & Congress

The GeoTHERM expo & congress takes place on 24 + 25 June 2021 for the fourteenth time and this year for the first time in purely digital form. Europe's largest geothermal trade fair with congress picks up on current developments in the industry and creates a platform dedicated exclusively to the topic of geothermal energy. […]

Workshop ‘Mineral Standard Reporting and Competent Person’

On  24 June 2021, EFG is co-organising the workshop ‘Mineral Standard Reporting and Competent Person for the Sustainable Development and the Standardisation Process in the Mining Industry’. The workshop is especially addressing Italian geologists, as most of the presentations will be in Italian. Only two of the presentations will be delivered in English. The programme […]

1st International Conference on Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering – Geodiversity & Resilience

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 line with United Nations […]

L’hydrogène naturel : état de la recherche en France

L’H2 naturel est une nouvelle ressource énergétique décarbonée et renouvelable. Elle est désormais reconnue comme telle par certains pays, et labélisée H2 blanc dans le plan hydrogène de l’Allemagne, les projets d’exploration se multiplient. Néanmoins, beaucoup de points scientifiques restent à préciser. Génération, mode de transport et interactions, zones propices à son accumulation, méthodes d'exploration sont autant de sujets qui animent la recherche française en […]

12th International SedNet Conference

The SedNet 2021 conference “Sediment Challenges and Opportunities due to Climate Change and Sustainable Development” will take place online from 29 June – 3 July 2021. Sediments found in upland streams, industrialised waterways, busy coastal zones and offshore waters are characterized by a wide variety of sediment properties in dynamic and less dynamic areas. These […]

The Future of Education

The 11th Edition of the International Conference The Future of Education will take place on July 1 and 2, at Grand Hotel Mediterraneo in Florence (Italy) and online. The Conference brings together teachers, researchers, practitioners and project managers from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience about innovative teaching and learning methodologies, through oral presentations, poster sessions, […]

1st IAHR Online Forum

The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) launched the inaugural IAHR Online Forum, a new series of virtual events aimed at bringing together the community of hydro-environment professionals in the years in between the IAHR World Congresses by making the most of digital opportunities. The 1st IAHR Online Forum (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research) will […]

High-level Political Forum (HLPF)

The programme of the HLPF 2021 will focus on the theme of the forum “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery […]

International Symposium on Geofluids (vGeofluids21)

Significant geological resources were formed due to the interaction among fluids of different nature and the rocks forming the Earth crust. Research on geofluids has been evolving since the 1980s accompanied by a better understanding of Earth System Science in sustainable development. Since then, fluid geology holds increasing attention compare to traditional solid geology. The […]

vGeofluids21 Symposium

Significant geological resources were formed due to the interaction among fluids of different nature and the rocks forming the Earth crust. Research on geofluids has been evolving since the 1980s accompanied by a better understanding of Earth System Science in sustainable development. Since then, fluid geology holds increasing attention compare to traditional solid geology. The […]

Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) Conference

Exeter Exeter, United Kingdom

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.


CONFERENCE THEMES 1. History of geological surveys and biographies of their creators 2. History of geological societies 3. History and development of geological cartography 4. History of mineral extraction / Mining history 5. General contributions and biographies of famous geologists REGISTRATION FEES Conference fee for participation in the on-line conference: 50 euros Fee for students […]

PIVOT 2021

PIVOT is a decade-long conference series focused on catalyzing startups, governments, philanthropists, investors, oil, gas and geothermal industry players to collaborate, innovate, and push geothermal development into exponential growth globally by 2030. Over 165 speakers will be featured across 35 spirited sessions on a variety of contemporary geothermal topics. PIVOT2021 will be translated live into […]

ITB-IEAGHG Virtual Course on CCUS 2021

The Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Engineering at ITB and IEAGHG are pleased to announce the upcoming ‘ITB-IEAGHG Virtual Course on Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) 2021’.  This event will be held from Monday 26th July to Friday 6th August 2021, at 17:00 UTC+7 for approximately 2-3 hours per day. Are you a student studying CCUS? […]

COP Then and Now: CCS in International Climate Negotiations

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has featured in the international climate negotiations for more than a decade. This event will provide insights into the history of CCS in the climate negotiations, and explore how CCS will feature in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The upcoming COP 26 is the next milestone in the process. […]

Breakfast Chat: ‘Defining Criticality – What Makes a Critical Mineral?’

CMA is delighted to announce our latest event, 'Defining Criticality - What Makes a Critical Mineral?', featuring: - Allison Britt, Director: Mineral Resources Advice and Promotion, Geoscience Australia - Andrew Clifton, Sustainability Manager - Engineering & Design, Rolls Royce - Jack Bedder, Director - Head of Research & Business Development, Roskill - Jeff Townsend, Co-founder, […]

CCS in the Circular Carbon Economy: Policy and Regulatory Proposals

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is essential to achieving net-zero ambitions and mitigating climate change. The total installed CCS capacity must increase 100-fold by 2050 to limit global warming to 2° Celsius above pre-industrial times, according to the International Energy Agency Sustainable Development Scenario. Join us for an interactive webinar on the 29th of July as […]

36th International Geological Congress

Delhi Delhi, India

IGCs have come a long way since their inception in 1878 in Paris. We are, today, on the threshold of witnessing the 36th session of this prestigious global event. With less than a year’s time left for the Congress, the excitement among the geoscientists is strikingly visible and infectious. India, with the scientific support of […]

Soil carbon sequestration: When does increased soil C storage yield net removal of greenhouse gases?

Keen public interest in soil carbon sequestration will test the scientific community’s ability to deliver effective management practices and durable scientific concepts. The goal of this webinar series is to hear diverse perspectives on key technical questions that inform how to go about sequestering soil carbon in working lands. In Webinar 3 we will explore […]

World Water Week 2021

World Water Week 2021 will take place 23-27 August 2021 under the theme Building Resilience Faster. It will be held entirely online, in a new, digital format designed to ensure that people across the world can collaborate to find solutions to the world’s greatest water-related challenges SIWI is now looking for high-quality academic abstracts to be […]


The objective of Eurosoil 2021 is to bring together, in a safe online space, leading research scientists working on soil related topics and stakeholders dealing with issues of public concern, such as soil deg­radation and consequences of climatic changes. The important bridging role of soil practitioners to translate scientific knowledge into practice will be emphasised […]

5th Global Summit of GADRI

The GADRI 2021 conference aims at stock taking of progress in DRR research from its Members towards targets of the Sendai Science and Technology Roadmap. The programme will communicate academic science across scientific disciplines to policy makers and practitioners. It is an important aspect for academics to be aware how science can directly contribute to […]

International Conference on Raw Materials and Circular Economy

Athens Athens, Greece

The International Conference on Raw Materials and Circular Economy will take place in September 2021 and will focus on the following topics: Mining: trends and perspectives Mineral processing Sustainable metallurgy Industrial minerals Environment, Energy and Sustainability Recycling and waste valorisation Education EU strategy / circular economy Occupational health and safety Greece specific issues The conference […]

Geosciences and the Energy Transition: Resources on a Finite Planet

The third of a series of webinars and meetings to assess and highlight the role of Geosciences in the Energy Transition (ET). Three webinars are being held in 2021 leading to a Discussion Meeting on the Energy Transition in April 2022. This third event is focused on strategic minerals, hydrocarbons and responsible recovery and the […]

World Multidisciplinary Earth Sciences Symposium – WMESS

The EFG Panel of Experts on Geoheritage is inviting you to submit abstracts for the session “Geotourism: Enhancing employment opportunities and sustainability through geological heritage” Session (Code WMESS-SS1) organised in the scope of the 7th World Multidisciplinary Earth Sciences Symposium - WMESS, which will be held in Prague from 6 to 10 September 2021. Deadline […]

Hydrogen – The energy of the future for heavy industry and transport?

Brussels is placing a lot of hope in hydrogen as a potential fuel to decarbonize heavy transport as well as energy-intensive industry sectors like steel and cement. If hydrogen can be rolled out to power trucks, trains, planes and to make steel, the Commission estimates it would account for between 13 percent and 14 percent […]

Webinar: Carbon capture and storage and the SDGs

IEAGHG recently commissioned independent research organization TNO to undertake a study mapping carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies against some of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in order to assess how CCS can contribute to the achievement of the SDGs. Join us to discover the key findings and the role CCS can play in helping […]

Meggen Raw Materials Days

Meggen Meggen, Germany

The 7th edition of the Meggen Raw Materials Days will take place in Meggen and online. You can download the programme here.  

Unleash the geothermal potential

Fribourg Fribourg, Switzerland

By 2050, geothermal energy can cover 25% of Switzerland's heating needs in a CO2-neutral way: a contribution to the energy transition and the reduction of CO2 emissions. The earth provides lasting heat: a dormant energy potential beneath our feet. A new value chain with regional jobs is created. Different professions work together. Be part of it and shape the future! Connect - effective […]

European Geothermal Workshop 2021

The European Geothermal Workshop (EGW) aims to discuss new scientific and technological approaches, methods or data in the field of deep geothermal reservoirs for energy exploitation. This year's main focus is on high-temperature thermal energy storage. The EGW provides a platform for scientific exchange, especially between PhD students and scientists. The EGW 2021 is planned […]

EFG Webinar: The Relationship between Mineral Resources and UNESCO Global Geoparks

On 23 September 2021, the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) and International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme, UNESCO Montevideo are organising the webinar ‘The Relationship between Mineral Resources and UNESCO Global Geoparks’. The event is scheduled for 4 – 5:30 PM CEST (Brussels time). The Coordinator of the EFG Panel of Experts on Geological Heritage, Mónica Sousa will be […]

Is green hydrogen really carbon-neutral?

As the EU moves away from its dependency on fossil fuel, hydrogen is expected to play a key role in our future energy systems, and for delivering on the aim set out in the European Green Deal of achieving carbon-neutrality in the EU by 2050. The cleanest option of hydrogen is renewable hydrogen, often referred […]

Energy Intelligence Forum

A four-day platform for energy leaders to debate and shape sustainable solutions to the energy challenges of the 21st century.


The European Commission is pleased to announce the first high-level forum to engage and facilitate discussions on carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS). The forum is designed to involve all relevant stakeholders, representatives of the EU institutions and EU countries to facilitate deployment of CCUS technologies. The launch of the forum will take place in the […]

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.' Four topics will be centred under the theme: Green Transition: for a sustainable and green recovery Cohesion: from emergency to resilience Digital Transition: for people Citizen's engagement: for […]

WRF 2021

The natural resources embedded in Earth System represent humanity’s greatest common wealth. Yet, looking at today’s reality, we see resource governance processes that are highly ineffective, unequal, exploitative and non-transparent. Such processes substantially contribute to environmental degradation, and disproportionately impact communities and natural ecosystems around the world, hindering rather than providing opportunities for development. WRF […]

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

This year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is all about governance. You can measure good disaster risk governance in lives saved, reduced numbers of disaster-affected people and reduced economic losses. COVID-19 and the climate emergency are telling us that we need clear vision, plans and competent, empowered institutions acting on scientific evidence for the […]