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September 8, 2016

35th International Geological Congress: Day #5

Today I’m blogging about Day #5 (Friday) of the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC), which I attended last week in my home city of Cape Town, South Africa. You can also read my posts about Day #1, Day #2, Day #3, and Day #4. On Friday I spent the day attending talks on a variety of subjects, namely ophiolites, megafans, and gold. I saw a number of excellent talks, but in this blog …

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September 6, 2016

35th International Geological Congress: Day #4

Today I’m blogging about Day #4 (Thursday) of the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC), which I attended last week in my home city of Cape Town, South Africa. You can also read my posts about Day #1, Day #2, and Day #3. On Thursday I only spent the morning at IGC since in the afternoon I had some private meetings offsite. I spent most of the morning attending some more talks on …

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September 2, 2016

35th International Geological Congress: Day #3

Today I’m continuing my blogging about attending the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC) in my home city of Cape Town, South Africa, this week. You can find my first two posts here and here. The congress finished today, but I still need to write up my blog posts about days 3, 4, and 5. I’ll write about Day #3 today and then will write about the last two days over …

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August 30, 2016

35th International Geological Congress: Day #2

This post continues my daily blogging about the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC) being held in here in my home city of Cape Town, South Africa. You can read my post on Day #1 here. Today was another busy day at the congress! In the morning I attended a few talks on the history of geology and was particularly interested in a talk by Martin Pickford on the history of geological research …

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August 29, 2016

35th International Geological Congress: Day #1

I’ve been neglecting Georneys over the past few months, due to some travel and an extremely busy workload for my day job as an industry geologist. However, I’m attending the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC) in Cape Town, South Africa (my home city!), this week, and I think that blogging about IGC is the perfect way to revive Georneys and, hopefully, to start to blog more regularly for the rest …

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January 25, 2016

International Geological Congress 2016: Last Chance for Abstract Submission!

If you want to present at the 35th International Geological Congress, which is being held in Cape Town later this year, it’s not too late to submit an abstract! The deadline is January 31st. I plan to submit my own abstract tomorrow. Come and join me at the congress! There are going to be some great talks and field trips… and you can come visit the gorgeous city of Cape Town, …

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November 2, 2015

International Geological Congress 2016: Come Visit Cape Town!

I recently registered to attend the International Geological Congress, a big geological conference that is held every four years in different locations around the globe. Next year, the 35th International Geological Congress is being held in Cape Town, South Africa, the beautiful city that I currently call home! The conference is being held August 27th to September 4th 2016, and there are a number of exciting field trips being held …

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