2nd Conference on Geophysics for Mineral Exploration and Mining

Near Surface Geoscience Conference & Exhibition 2018

9 - 13 September
Porto, Portugal
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The modern-day realities of mineral exploration, and the challenges arising from them will be the main focus of the 2nd Conference on Geophysics for Mineral Exploration and Mining. Experts are invited to engage with the key technical and scientific advances that will improve exploration success and lead to the discovery and successful development of mineral deposits. Researchers from academia, industry, and government organizations will tackle recent advances, trending topics and novel geophysical methods in mineral prospecting and mining.


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Online Registration Deadline: 28 August

The Online Registration deadline for the Near Surface Geoscience 2018 Conference and Exhibition closes 28 August. Register now to gain access to all three conferences and our world-renowned exhibition. Each conference has its own technical programme and a shared exhibition of some of the world's most prominent companies in the Near Surface Geoscience field, who will be showcasing the latest developments in the field. With field trips, field demonstrations and a variety of activities, this is Europe's must see event for the entire Near Surface community.


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EAGE's Near Surface Geoscience Conference & Exhibition is taking place in Porto, Portugal from 9-13 September 2018. For this edition, the event consists of the 24th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, the 3rd Applied Shallow Marine Geophysics Conference and the 2nd Conference on Geophysics for Mineral Exploration and Mining.


EU Affairs

At the Near Surface Geoscience 2018 Conference and Exhibition, EAGE will have the pleasure of hosting Dr Marcin L. Sadowski, Head of Sector for Raw Materials at the European Commission.

He will take part in our opening session and host a dedicated session.

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Register for Our Incredible Field Trips Now!

Take a look at the exciting field trips we have planned for 13 September. For a taste of the history of mining in Portugal, check out our 'Mining Through the Ages in Portugal: Old and New Practices' field trip, which will take you to see how the practice has developed over the centuries across several sites. If you are looking for a a chance to explore the spectacular coastline of Porto, while gaining insight into the geological diversity of the region, there's also the fascinating Field trip 2: 'Foz do Douro' Geological Walk. Follow the links to learn more!

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