GSM's National Geoscience Conference 2016

Event Code : NGC2016 Venue Name : M.S. Garden Hotel, Kuantan, Pahang Host Name : Coordinator Name : Date From : 2016-11-14

Announcement

The Geological Society of Malaysia is pleased to announce that the National Geoscience Conference 2016 (NGC2016), 29th of the annual conferences, will be held at the M.S. Garden Hotel, Kuantan from 14th to 15th November 2016. The Conference is a premier geoscientific event in Malaysia, which is well attended by geoscientists from academia as well as the public and private sectors. NGC2016 is coorganised with the Minerals & Geoscience Department Malaysia (JMG) Pahang and Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

Theme: Geoscience and Environmental Technology for a Better Future

As we move forward through the modern era, the practice of science and technology is omnipresent. Knowledge of the earth’s systems and processes, together with the application of technology has improved our quality of life through the utilisation and management of the earth’s natural resources such as rocks, minerals, petroleum, natural gas and groundwater. The use of technology in geosciences can generate creative and innovative solutions to address current environmental issues. Practical application through these approaches may create new horizon and opportunities that can be adopted for a better future.

The technical program of NGC2016 consists of oral and poster presentations on all aspects of Geoscience, Environments and Technology related to the theme. Presentations will be delivered by keynote speakers on topics of relevance to the theme and interest to the nation. There will be a one-day Pre-NGC2016 Fieldtrip to bauxite mining areas in Kuantan.

Deadlines

Submission of Full abstract: 31stAugust 2016
Acceptance Notification: 5th October 2016
Early Registration: 1thSeptember 2016
Normal Registration: 15th October 2016
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