Call for Proposals for Organization of the 17th SGA Biennial Meeting in 2023

SGA welcomes proposals for the organization of the 17th SGA Biennial Meeting in 2023.

The meetings are usually attended by about 600 participants and SGA expects that scientific program will be strongly backed up by a local SGA membership. Please prepare your bids according to the Guidelines for organizing and managing SGA Biennial Meetings and send it in pdf format to Dr. Jan Pašava, SGA Executive Secretary (jan.pasava(at) by February 28, 2020.

The bids will then be evaluated by the SGA Council at its spring meeting in 2020 (usually April-May) and the successful proponent will be informed shortly after the final decision.

Myanmar Applied Earth Science Association (MAESA) 2019: Earth Sciences and Sustainable Development

29 Nov - 7 Dec 2019, Yangon

Beginning on 29 November 2019 with pre-conference workshops (optional), the program comprises two days of applied earth sciences sessions and a post-conference field trip (optional but recommended) to Upper Myanmar for five days. Technical sessions - comprising presentations, poster sessions and mini-workshops - will be held at the Novotel Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar.

29 November 2019: Pre-Conference Workshops, Registration.

30 November - 1 December 2019: Registration, Main Technical Sessions.

2–7 December 2019: Post-conference field trip to Minwun Taung, Sagaing Fault, Mandalay-Kwin Thone Ze-Mogok areas.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is Saturday 31 August 2019.

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