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The World Community of Geological Surveys (WCOGS) will aim to hold a minimum of one virtual activity or event per year that will be open to all associate organizations with no registration fee. While in-person events may be held as part of major conferences, WCOGS will aim to make all events virtually accessible to all associates at minimum cost.


The Mining Indaba event will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from 5-8 February 2024.

In 2024, the overarching theme is 'Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining' to encourage and support the needed change and disruption the African mining industry needs to move forward. As the industry is in early onset of disruption, with advancements in technology, health and safety, environment, and exploration to name a few. Event details

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PDAC 2024

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) will take place in Toronto, from 3-6 March 2024.

The World’s Premier Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention is the leading event for people, companies and organizations connected to mineral exploration. The annual award winning PDAC Convention in Toronto, Canada brings together up to 30,000 attendees from over 130+ countries for its educational programming, networking events, business opportunities and fun. Event details

EGU General Assembly 2024

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) will take place in Austria and online, from 14-19 April 2024.

The purpose of the EGU General Assembly 2024 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. It aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience. Event details

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