54th Forum on the Geology of Industrial minerals, April 16-20, Austin TX

The 54th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals (FGIM) annual meeting is being hosted by the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin and co-sponsored by the Texas section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME). The conference will be held April 16–20, 2017. Events include presentations, excursions following half-day technical sessions, mixers, and 2 separate full-day field trips.

Technical Sessions include:

  •  Advancements in industrial mineral technology
  •  Geology of Industrial minerals
  •  Transportation, regulation and logistics of industrial minerals
  •  Mining and processing of industrial minerals

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7th Annual Jackson School Student Research Symposium--Sat. Feb 3rd

7th Annual Jackson School Student Research Symposium

There is an open invite to  AGS members with free breakfast tacos and coffee in the morning and a happy hour at 3:30PM.  


When:Saturday February 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where:The Texas Union Ballroom (map)

Who:Graduate and undergraduate student presenters, faculty/research scientist judges, open to all other attendees

Goals:This event aims to provide cross-disciplinary collaboration among graduate students, undergraduate students, and faculty/research scientists

Format:Presentations will be in AGU-style poster format (see Presenters Information for specific instructions); judging will occur throughout the day and students will have a session during which they need to be at their posters for judging

Schedule:8:30 a.m. — student poster setup with breakfast/coffee
9:00 a.m. — Early Career Grads & Late Career MS
11:30 a.m. — lunch, poster change
1:00 p.m. — Undergrads & Late Career PhD
3:15 pm — happy hour
4:00 pm — awards