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Young and early career Earth Scientist (YES) network 2nd World Congress

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In conjunction with the International Geological Congress, the 2nd YES World Congress will take place in Brisbane, Australia from 4-10 August 2012.
The aim of the YES Congress is to bring early-career earth scientists together from around the globe to discuss geological challenges that our society faces at the present time. UNESCO has been closely involved in the virtualized roundtables on topics such as Emerging Issues in Earth Sciences, Women in the Geosciences, Geo-education, and Earth science and Policy.


Type of Event Category 4- International Congress
Start 04.08.2012 08:00 local time
End 10.08.2012 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Gaines, Sarah
Country Australia
City Brisbane
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 500
Official Website
Link 1 Congress website
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