SGA-sponsored International Meetings

The SGA is co-sponsoring international meetings with other scientific societies.

Upcoming meetings:


SGA seminar on African metallogeny 2022 "Can Africa reach C-neutrality by 2050? This virtual seminar will be held in september 2022 (exact date yet to be decided). The objective of the seminar is to work in international groups advised by professionals from the organising committee to prepare a presentations on 3 key topics related to the conference subject -environment-technology, social aspects and governance.  See flyer for more information.


GAC-MAC-SGA 2023. This meeting will take place in Sudbury Ontario, Canada between 24-27 May 2023See for more information.


SEG-SGA student chapter meeting: Sustainable Mineral Resources Supply: Challenges for Future Generations will be held at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, September 13-16 2022.  The abstract deadline May 1st 2022. See the flyer for more information.


IMA 2022: The 23rd general meeting of the International Mineralogical Association will be held in Lyon, France from the 18th to 22nd of July 2022. See the conference website for more information.



Past meetings:


12th International Congress of Prospectors and Explorers (proEXPLO 2021)




36th IGC - rescheduled due to COVID-19


9th Russian young-scientists scientific school "New knowledge in ore forming processes" Moscow, Russia, 25-29 November 2019


Conference on Information Technologies in Earth Sciences and Applications for Geology, Mining and Economy (ITES&MP) Moscow, Russia, 14-19 October 2019


SEG (Chile Explore Group) 2019 Conference, Santiago, Chile, 7-10 October 2019



Goldschmidt Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 August 2019


XXVth ECROFI meeting, Budapest, Hungary, 25-27 June 2019


10th  Anniversary All Russian Conference for Young Scientists, Ekaterinburg-Miass, Russia 24 May - 1st June 2019


XIX Peruvian Geological Congress, Lima, Peru, 23-26 September 2018


SEG 2018 Conference, Keystone, CO, USA, 22-25 September 2018


15th IAGOD Symposium, Salta, Argentian, 28-31 August 2018


Goldschmidt Conference, Boston, MA, USA, 12-17 August 2018 


Middle and Lower Yangtze Belt Conference, Hefei, China, 9-14 July 2018


RFG 2018 Resources for Future Generations, Premiere Conference on Energy - Minerals - Water - the Earth, Vancouver, Canada, 16-21 June 2018


8th Geochemistry Symposium, Antalya, Turkey, 2-6 May 2018


Kratz Conference – The XXVII Youth Scientific Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2-7 October 2017


Subduction Related Ore Deposits, Trabzon, Turkey, 23-26 September 2017


5th International Conference "Ultramafic-Mafic Complexes: Geology, Structure, Ore Potential", Gremyachinsk, Russia, 2-6 September 2017 


14th Biennial Meeting of the SGA, Quebéc City, Canada, 20-23 August 2017 


Goldschmidt Conference, Paris, France, 13-18 August 2017 


SEG 2016 Conference "Tethyan Tectonics and Metallogeny", Cesme, Turkey, 25-28 September 2016


2nd European Mineralical Conference, Rimini, Italy, 11-15 September 2016


13th International Nickel-Copper-PGE Symposium, Perth, Australia, 5-9 September 2016


35th International Geological Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 27 August - 4 September 2016


8th International Siberian Early Career Geoscientists Coneference, Novosibirsk, Russia, 13-17 June 2016


GAC-MAC "From the Margin of Laurentia, to the Margin of Beringia, to the Margin of Society ...", Whitehorse, Canada, 1-3 June 2016


SEG 2015 Conference "World-Class Ore Deposits: Discovery to Recovery", Hobart, Australia, 27-30 September 2015


13th Biennial Meeting of the SGA, Nancy, France, 24-27 August 2015


Goldschmidt 2015 - 25th Anniversary, Prague, Czech Republic, 16-21 August 2015


PACRIM 2015, Hong Kong, China, 18-21 March 2015


38th Annual Winter Meeting of the Mineral Deposits Studies Group (MDSG), Southampton, UK, 18-19 December 2014


XVII Peruvian Geological Congress, Lima, Peru, 12-15 October 2014


SEG Conference "Building Exploration Capability for the 21st Century", Keystone, USA, 27-30 September 2014


IMA 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1-5 September 2014


IAGOD Symposium "Mineral Resources: Discovery and Utilization", Kunming, China, 19-22 August 2014

  • Session on MVT, SEDEX, and VMS deposits through geological history
  • Session on Black shale-hosted mineral deposits
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XII International Platinum Symposium, Yekaterinburg, Urals, Russia, 11-14 August 2014


EUROGRANITES 2014, Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, South-West England, 12-18 July 2014


GAC-MAC-SEG-SGA joint meeting, Ottawa, Canada, 25-27 May 2011


XV Congreso Peruano de Geologia, Cusco, Peru, 27 September - 1 October 2010


IMA 2010 "Bonds and bridges: Mineral sciences and their application", Budapest, Hungary, 21-27 August 2010

  • Session EG51: Crustal fluids and gold
  • Field Trip CZ3 - Příbram and Kutná Hora mining districts - from historical mining to recent environmental impact
  • Meeting website:


11th International Platinum Symposium, Sudbury, Canad, 18-29 June 2010


33rd Annual Winter Meeting of the Mineral Deposits Studies Group (MDSG), Glasgow, UK, 5-7 January 2010


XIII Latin-American Geological Congress, Lima, Peru, 29 September - 3 October 2008


33rd International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 5-14 August 2008


GAC-MAC-SEG-SGA joint meeting, Quebéc city, Canada, 26-28 May 2008


Minerals, Magmas and Megastructures, Natural History Museum, London, UK, 13-15 September 2006