Meetings of Interest in 2018:

8th International Conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks, 8-14 September 2018 Adamello Brenta UNESCO Global Geopark

Resources for Future Generations - PREMIER CONFERENCE ON ENERGY • MINERALS • WATER • THE EARTH - June 16-21, 2018, Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, BC, CANADA. In Education and knowledge : EK3: Geoheritage as a Societal Resource for Education, Environment, Culture and Tourism.

The IX International ProGEO Symposium on the Conservation of Geological Heritage, will be held in Poland from 25-28 June 2018.

The 5th International Paleontological Congress "the Fossil week", will be held in Paris, France, July 9th-13th. You can participate at the session "Paleontology and geological heritage".

EGU Training School on "Geoheritage management: conservation, promotion and monitoring". University of Minho, Braga (Portugal). 24-28 September 2018

International Scientific Conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the UNESCO GEOPARKS Initiative.
Geoparks and Modern Society – 20 years protection, promotion and sustainable use of Earth heritage in park environment”.  12-13 october 2018, Belogradchik, Bulgaria.

Former meetings:

EGU General Assembly in Vienna, 8 - 13 april : GM1.6/EOS19, named: GEODIVERSITY AND GEOHERITAGE: PENDING AND EMERGING ISSUES AND CHALLENGES. The deadline to submit an abstract is 10 January 2018, 13.00 CET. Regarding early career scientists (PhD students, young doctors), the EGU can provide financial support to come at Vienna but you need to submit your abstract for the 1st December 2017.

- Geoheritage: the foundation for sustainable geotourism. Sasso di Castalda – Potenza, Italy. 26-27 April 2018

'Global Geoheritage International Significance and Biodiversity Values', 2 - 7 April 2018, Isle of Vilm, Germany. 2nd circular. On-line full registration information.

- Earth Sciences for Society - First International Congress on Geosciences. Faculty of Sciences, University Chouaïb Doukkali, El Jadida (Morocco). 20-24 March 2018

2nd International Conference on Geoheritage, Korea 

- XII National Meeting of the Spanish Commission on Geoheritage, Menorca, June 2017 

- European Geoparks 14th conference, 7 - 9 september, Ponta Delgada, Azores Unesco Global Geopark 

- European Geosciences Union (EGU), General Assembly 2016, 17 – 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria. ( ) Deadline for abstracts: 13 January 2016.

- “Journées Géologiques du Maroc” (Geological Days of Morocco), Rabat, 10-12 May 2016, Includes a specific session on “Geoheritage: identification, assessment and protection”; Language of presentations: French, English and Arabic.

- International Geologic Congress (IGC), Cape Town, South Africa, 27 August – 4 Sept. 2016,, The deadline for abstract submissions is 31st January 2016. Consider submitting to the IGC Geoheritage Theme Session:; GSG Steering Committee members, Patrick McKeever and Enrique Díaz-Martínez, are conveners (champions) of this session.

- IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC), Honolulu, Hawaii USA, 1 – 10 September 2016,, Abstract period closed.

- IX Geological Congress of Spain, Huelva, 12-14 September 2016; http://www.congresogeologicoespañ Includes a specific session on geoheritage (T13).

- UNESCO Global Geoparks Conference, South Devon, UK, 26 – 30 September 2016,, The call for abstracts will be issued in January 2016.

- Geological Society of America (GSA), Denver, Colorado, USA, 25 – 28 September 2016,, The deadline for abstracts is 1 February 2016.

- Cities on Volcanoes 9, Puerto Varas, Chile, 20 – 25 November 2016,, The deadline for abstracts is June 2016



Meeting in 2015, Toulouse (France) for geoheritage and inventories

Septembre 2015, 8 - 12VIII International ProGEO Symposium 2015 - Geoconservation strategies in a changing world

September 2015: 13th European Geoparks Conference



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