It is our pleasure to publish your event (conference, workshop, …, etc) on the website of the GSAf and among our members and partners. Please submit a short description of your event with the deadline to Dr. Tamer Abu-Alam (Editor of the newsletter and information officer) at Your event will be published after review.


In Africa and about Africa

  • Premier colloque sur la géologie des bassins sédimentaires maghrébins. Important : Le colloque se tiendra du 28 au 30 Avril 2019. La date limite d’envoi des résumés est fixée au 15 Février 2019. Les notifications d’acceptation seront données le 01 Mars 2019. More information
  • First AFIPS workshop, February 4th-7th, 2019, Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Invitation for Workshop Participation to The 2018/19 African Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences (AFIPS) International Workshop. Deadline of abstract submission is 4 January 2019. More information
  • 10th International Conference of the African Association of Women in Geosciences “EARTH SCIENCES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA” – Luanda / Angola, 27 – 31 July 2020. Organised by AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN GEOSCIENCES (AAWG), ANGOLAN ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN GEOCIENTISTS (AAMG) and in partnership with THE GOVERNMENT OF ANGOLA – More information
  • Nigerian Mining and geosciences society (NMGS) – 55th international conferences & Exhibition (17-22 March, 2019) – More information
  • The 5th International Symposium on Innovation & Technology in the Phosphate Industry will be held in 2019 at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University – Congress Center, Benguerir, Morocco. More details will be available in December 2018

  • In the frame of igcp638 “Paleoproterozoic  Birimian Geology for Sustainable Development”, of a special volume dedicated to mineralizations: Geological Society of London (Lyell Collection) special volume: “Mineralizations within Cratons, Metacratons and Basins”. The detailed “Call for Papers” will sent after the first item below is reached. best watch

    1- Upload first a title (even provisional) of the article, the authors and the e-mail of the corresponding author [deadline of paper proposition: Nov. 22nd, 2018]: submit

    2- Beginning of final submissions of papers through the portal of the Geological Society of London: Dec. 22nd, 2018 (hopefully)

  • The 3rd edition of the KENYA MINING FORUM Conference & Exhibition, 12-13 November in Nairobi, at the Safari Park Hotel. More Information
  • Technology Day & African Exploration Showcase – 15-16 November, Glenhove Conferencing Centre, Johannesburg. More Information
  • 5th International Conference on Scientific Research ISR-2019 (RENEWABLE ENERGY & WATER SUSTAINABILITY) – Sharm El Sheikh-Egypt, March 26-29 (Tu.- Fr.), 2019. More Information

  • Colloquium Magmatisme, Métamorphisme et Minéralisations Associées (3MA-11), April 23-24, 2019 El Jadida, Morocco. Abstracts submission : 15 January 2019. More information
  • Special Issue “The East African Rift: Tectonics, Magmatism and Natural Hazards”. More information about the call
  • International Geosciences and Geoparks Programme Project Proposal Call. More information about the call
  • The 5th edition of Mauritanides 2018 – 11-13 December 2018 – Nouakchott, Mauritania

    Mauritanides is foremost event for companies seeking to invest in Mining and Oil & Gas industry in Mauritania and the region. The GSAf encourage its members to attend such event. The GSAf is supported and sponsored the Mauritanides 2018 and as result, our members have 10% discount the conference registration (contact us the discount code).

  • A code for geoscientific fieldwork in Nigeria and Africa: Guidelines on health and safety issues in mapping, mineral exploration, geoecological research and geotourism (PRINCESS ALEXANDRIA AUDITORIUM (PAA), UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA, 06 – 09 NOVEMBER, 2018) – More information
  • GeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition, Cairo, Egypt from November 24 to 28, 2018. More information:
  • The 12 Edition of the International Congress 13 -17 November 2018. Abstract submission deadline 30 /09/ 2018. More information:
  • The 5th ISR conference on Renewable Energy & Water Sustainability 26-29 March 2019 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. More information:
  • 17th Annual Africa Conference convened by the Houston Geological Society (HGS) & the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) – September 10-12, 2018. More information:
  • ICMRG 2018: 20th International Conference on Mineral Resources and Geology – 15-16 November, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. More information:
  • The AAPG 2018 International Conference & Exhibition will be held 4-7 November 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa and the Cape Town International Convention Centre. More information:
  • Online e-Symposium: From Qualitative to Quantitative Interpretation: An Interpreter’s Guide to Fluid Prediction in West African Turbidites Combining Geology and Pre-Stack Inversion Attributes. More information:
  • Nommer les lieux en Afrique :  enjeux sociaux, politiques et culturels Pour un observatoire des néotoponymies urbaine, géopolitique et numérique (Symposium international à Niamey, 5-9 Septembre 2018 –Université Abdou Moumouni, LASDEL, Niamey, Niger) – Programme


Rest of the World

  • Water Future International Conference – “Towards a Sustainable Future” to be held 23-27th September 2019 in Bangalore, India. More information

  • 12th International Conference on Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures – 5-7 June 2019, Seville, Spain. More information
  • 11th Inter Guiana Geological Conference: Tectonics & Resource Potential of NE South America. 19 – 20th February 2019, Paramaribo, Suriname. More information
  • Energy and Sustainability 2019 – 8th International conference on Energy and Sustainability, 3-5 July 2019, Coimbra, Portugal. More information
  • The International Earth Science Olympiad, Daegu, South Korea August 26 to September 03, 2019. More information
  • International Conference on Geoscience for Society (GeoSoc), Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Segunbagicha, Dhaka, Bangladesh – March 14-17, 2019. More information and second announcement are here
  • ECOSUD 2019 – 12th International Conference on Ecosystems and Sustainable Development, 19 – 21 June 2019 – Valencia, Spain. More information
  • River Basin Management 2019 (10th International Conference on River Basin Management Including all Aspects of Hydrology, Ecology, Environmental Management, Flood Plains and Wetlands – 8 – 10 May 2019, Alicante, Spain. More information:
  • EGU (European Geosciences Union) General Assembly 2019 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. Call-for-sessions: until 6 September 2018. Abstract submission: October 2018–10 January 2019. Support application: October–1 December 2018. More information:
  • AGU (American Geophysical Union) 2018 Fall Meeting will mark another dynamic year of discovery in Earth and space science, serve as the advent of AGU’s Centennial year, and provide a special opportunity to share our science with world leaders in Washington, D.C. As the largest Earth and space science gathering in the world, the Fall Meeting places you in the center of a global community of scientists drawn from myriad fields of study whose work protects the health and welfare of people worldwide, spurs innovation, and informs decisions that are critical to the sustainability of the Earth. Deadline for submission is 11:59 PM EDT, 15 September, 2018. More information:
  • Call for Papers: Scientific Symposium on Climate Change and the Hydrological Regime, Novi Sad, Serbia, 26-28 June 2019. The details are available at: Further information on ICCIRP events round the world can be seen at: