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Events

Divisional Meetings, talks, workshops: future and past events

Australian Capital Territory

Meetings
Date: Third Tuesday of each month (Except January)
Venue: Jaeger Lecture Theatre, Jaeger Building (Building 61), Mills Road, Australian National University
Time: 5pm for 5.30pm start
Parking details at ANU
Contact Patrick.carr@anu.edu.au

16 February
Topic: Seabed environments of the remote southeastern Indian Ocean in the search area for
Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 – remnants of Gondwana, mass wasting, spreading ridges and volcano
es
Speaker: Kim Picard
Where: Jaeger Seminar Room at RSES (building 61), ANU.
When: Drinks and nibbles will be available from 5pm in the foyer and the meeting will commence at 5.30pm.

 

New South Wales

8 September, Sydney
Geological Society of Australia NSW Division talk

Speaker: Craig O'Neill
Topic: A decade of transition: the future trends in geoscience
Where: Rugby Club, Rugby Place (off 31 Pitt Street), Circular Quay
Time: 5.30 -7.30pm
Free Entry
GSA talks are held the second Thursday of the month.

13 Ocotober, Sydney
Geological Society of Australia NSW Division talk

Speaker: Paul Harvey
Topic: Tapping into regional New South Wales: a community science program
investigating household drinking water contamination

Where: Rugby Club, Rugby Place (off 31 Pitt Street), Circular Quay
Time: 5.30 -7.30pm
Free Entry
GSA talks are held the second Thursday of the month.

Hunter Valley branch

11 October, Newcastle
The next Hunter Earth Sciences Discussion Group (HEDG) presentation is on Tuesday 11 October at Newcastle Museum.
To celebrate the 2016 Earth Science Week theme of 'Our Shared Geoheritage', Dr Ian Percival and Trudi Semeniuk will present
“Geological Heritage in NSW 1979-2016: what was there, what is still there, why it matters, and how we promote it”.
Drinks and nibbles from 6pm, with the presentation to start at 6.30pm.
Please RSVP to phil.gilmore@industry.nsw.gov.au by COB on Monday 10 October.


22 November New research presentations, University of Newcastle (details coming soon)

 

Northern Territory

Friday 22 July 2016
Northern Territory Division Talk
Topic: Hornblendite delineates zones of mass transfer through the lower crust.
Speaker: Associate Professor Nathan Daczko
Time: 4-5pm
Where: Alice Springs - NT Geological Survey office Arid Zone
Research Institute, South Stuart Hwy, Alice Springs

Thursday, 4 August 2016
Northern Territory Division Talk
Topic: Basin redox and primary productivity within the Mesoproterozoic Roper Seaway NT
Speaker: Dr Grant Cox, Curtin University/University of Adelaide
Time: 4-5pm
Where: NT Geological Survey office, 3rd Floor, Paspalis Centrepoint Building, 48-50 Smith St, Darwin

Queensland

GeoPub
When: Every Wednesday evening
Weekly Informal get-together for Explorers, Miners & other Geoscientists
Venue: O’Malleys Irish Pub – Basement Level of the Wintergarden in
the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane
Time: 5.30pm on every Wednesday evening

 

Tuesday 26th April 2016
Ian Withnall
Accretionary orogens in the Queensland sector of the Tasmanides
Transcontinental Hotel, 482 George St, Brisbane 5:15 pm for 6:00 pm
Venue: Darcy Mitchell Room, Brocos Leagues Club, 92 Fulcher Road, Red Hill
Time: 5.15pm for 6.00pm start

Tuesday 24th May 2016
GSA Queensland Division, Annual Student Awards Night
Speaker and venue to be confirmed
Venue: Darcy Mitchell Room, Brocos Leagues Club, 92 Fulcher Road, Red Hill
Time: 5.15pm for 6.00pm start

Every Wednesday evening: GeoPub
Weekly Informal get-together for Explorers, Miners & other Geoscientists
O'Malleys Irish Pub - Basement Level, Wintergarden in the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane. 5.30 pm

Brisbane Building Stones App
A self-guided walking tour through the heart of Brisbane
featuring the use of building stones from the early days of
European settlement to the modern expansion of Australia's
third largest City. Download it here

South Australia

Next Meeting

Thursday 22 September, 2016, Adelaide
Annual Dinner and Award of Webb & Howchin Medals
Hyde Park Tavern, King William Road, Hyde Park. More information will be included in the September newsletter.
Ticket price will be $50 per person for a three course meal. Drinks not included.
Contact Secretary Morgan Blades for more information.

Thursday, 20th October 2016, Adelaide
Student Careers Night Joint Meeting with the Adelaide University Geological Society.
Graduate speakers will discuss career options and personal journeys in geoscience.
More information in the next newsletter.

1 December, Adelaide
GSSA Discovery Day
The Geological Survey of South Australia Discovery Day is being held on Thursday 1st December at the Adelaide Convention Centre, as a pre-conference meeting held prior to the SAEMC. The tag line is: "Discover New Data, New Technology, New Insights".
For more information go to: http://www.saexplorers.com.au/discovery-day.html

2 December, Adelaide
13th South Australia Exploration and Mining Conference
Website: http://saexplorers.com.au/
For more information <click here>

Tasmania

8 September 2016
Dr Dave Gray, University of Tasmania
Topic: Musing of North Coast Tasmanian structural geology- a 40 year perspective
Location: Main Lecture Theatre School of Earth Sciences University of Tasmania
Time: 6.00pm – 6.15pm

8-9 December 2016
Topic: Minerals Maps and Mountains
Location: Strahan

29 January 2016 - 3 February 2017
Topic: AGU Chapmnan Conference on Submarine Volcanism: New Approaches and Research Frontiers
Location: Hobart

Victoria

Thursday 28th April 2016
Dr Steven Micklethwaite, Monash University
Earthquakes with the Midas Touch?
Fritz Lowe Theatre, School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, 5.30 pm for 6.15 pm

Thursday 26th May 2016
Titus Murray
Hydrocarbon traps in complex settings
Fritz Lowe Theatre, School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, 5.30 pm for 6.15 pm

Thursday 23rd June 2016: Howitt Lecture
Erin Matchan
ATopic: The Age of Victoria's Volcanoes
Royal Society lecture theatre, upstairs at 8 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Free
Register here and for more information

Thursday 28th July 2016
Dr Matthias Raab
CO2CRC Otway Project
Fritz Lowe Theatre, School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, 5.30 pm for 6.15 pm


Western Australia

Wednesday 1 June 2016
Professor Kliti Grice, 2016 Gibb Maitland Medallist, Curtin University
The evolution of life: It’s preservation across ocean anoxic events
(including major mass extinction events) from biomolecules and
geomolecules to cellular remains.

Irish Club of WA (Inc), 61 Townshend Rd, Subiaco, 5.30 pm for 6.00 pm


Annual Dinner and 63rd Award Presentation

When: Friday, 1st April
Time: 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
Where: Gypsy Tapas House, Cnr Queen & High Streets, Freemantle
Cost: $70 for members + one guest at the member rate, $90 for non-members, $45 for students
RSVP: Sunday, 27 March
Queries to: Aaron Hunter
Register and more details: http://gsa-wa-annualdinner2016.eventbrite.com.au


Wednesday 6 April: Annual General Meeting
Talk: Reflections on 35 years of mineral exploration research in Australia.
My views on the Top 5 most influential research outputs.
Speaker: Graham Carr, GSA President

Meetings commence at 17:30, Irish Club of WA, 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco





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