31.07.2019 -

Open call for abstracts for the 36th International Geological Conference in Delhi, India

The 36th International Geological Conference will be held between 2 and 8 March 2020 in Delhi, India. In the framework of the session "geodiversity, geopatrimony and geoconservation", theme 1 will be "Geoscience for Society" we invite researchers and science students to present their summaries and participate in the activity.

The development of an advanced understanding of the fundamental processes and resources of the Earth is essential to fulfill the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In this important International Geological Congress it is proposed to hold a series of sub-symposium sessions to discuss:

  • Geodiversity in territorial planning and ecosystem services;
  • Management and protection of geological heritage;
  • UNESCO World Geoparks: best practices and challenges;
  • Geotourism, education and public dissemination of geological heritage;
  • Geological heritage and mining heritage.

Special attention will be given to the discussion of relevant case studies possible to be applied worldwide, promoting the replication of good practices. The effective demonstration of the link between the aforementioned issues and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are particularly welcome.

The session will be titled "Geodiversity, Geopatrimony and Geoconservation", session No 1.3 under Topic 1: Geoscience for Society. Details on the following link (https://www.36igc.org/science-program).

Online submission of abstracts and pre-registration (https://www.36igc.org/congress-registration) are now open. The maximum word limit for abstracts is 250 words without illustrations, table and references.

The deadline for submission of abstracts:

  1. Free until September 15, 2019
  2. With a fee of USD20 to deliver between September 16 and October 15, 2019



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