Local Chapters

A Local Chapter is an active scientific community in a certain area representing and actively collaborating with EAGE. The main goal of Local Chapters is to promote geoscience, the work of EAGE and the training and professional update of its members. 

EAGE members can join existing Local Chapters of apply to start a new one!


How to get started?

Interested in joining an existing Local Chapter?

If you live near an existing Chapter, you can join by writing to them or ask us for an introduction.
The map below displays the locations of EAGE Local Chapters worldwide.

Some Chapters are also present on social media- connect with them to learn about their next activities.

LC Aberdeen LC Ireland LC Paris
LC Austria LC London LC Pau
LC Azerbaijan LC Netherlands  LC Poland
LC Czech Republic LC Nigeria LC Tomsk-Krasnoyarsk-Novosibirsk 
LC Houston LC Oslo  


Interested in starting a new Local Chapter?

A new EAGE Local Chapter can be requested by a group of minimum 10 active members (i.e. with an active membership subscription in the current year).
Do you want to create a Local Chapter in your region? Would you like to receive more information on how to do so? Or do you have questions and ideas to discuss?
Contact us!


Benefits of joining or starting a Local Chapter

Event support:
Local Chapters should organize at least 2 face-to-face events per year and can apply for financial support through the EAGE PACE Fund. Examples of events are: lectures, evening or lunch talks with guest speakers, seminars, workshops, special sessions, technical visits, etc.
Publishing opportunities:
Local Chapters can submit periodical articles to EAGE's flagship magazine First Break.
EAGE assists in promoting Local Chapters activities to other members of the Association through various channels, including its website, newsletters and social media.
Annual Summit:
All Local Chapter presidents are invited to attend the Local Chapter Summit at EAGE Annual Conference. This is an opportunity for sharing experiences and networking with other Chapters! 
Students Section:
Each Local Chapter can establish a Student Section. EAGE supports the involvement of students within Local Chapters by sponsoring the annual membership fees for maximum 10 student members per year.
Local Chapters also have the opportunity to collaborate with the network of EAGE, including Special Interest Communities, Student Chapters and Associated Societies. Examples of collaboration are: joint events, sharing of experiences, sourcing for speakers from other groups, special sessions and workshops at events.
DLP webinars:
EAGE webinars are live online interactive lectures offered within the Distinguished  Lecturer Programme (DLP). Local Chapters can request free webinars to be scheduled for their members or for multiple groups connected at the same time.

Best Local Chapter Prize
Presented annually to the most active Local Chapters.