GeoSEA XV - 15th Regional Congress on Geology, Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia

Event Code : GEOSEAXV Venue Name : Trade Union Guest House, No 95, Tran Hung Đao, Hoan Kiem, HaNoi, Vietnam Host Name : Coordinator Name : Date From : 2018-10-16

Dear friends and colleagues,

We warmly welcome you to the 15th Regional Congress on Geology, Minerals and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia. This is an important event, attracting hundreds of domestic and international geoscientists to attend. The Conference is an excellent opportunity for scientists, managers and administrators from various countries to share their research experience, new achievements in geological, mineral and energy studies together with sustainable development of each nation.

The theme of the conference this time will be ASEAN Geosciences and Earth Resources for Sustainable Development. This is also a message emphasizing the application of new achievements of geosciences in the basic geological investigation, including, Earth resources prospecting, exploration, exploitation and processing. We also emphasize the prediction of, controlling, mitigation of and adaptation to geological hazards to contribute to the socio-economic development of the nations in the circumstance of global warming and sea-level rise. The content of the conference also introduces the scientific basis and recommendation for effective policy making and legal corridor in governing geological and Earth resources associated with sustainable development.

This conference will be held from 13th – 21st October 2018, including the main meeting (16th – 17th October 2018), pre- and post-conference excursions to classic geological locations in Vietnam. The combination of scientific presentation and field studies will bring a better understanding in interpretation to modelling and finally application of geological model to the sustainable development.

Location of the conference is Hanoi Capital, Vietnam, an over 1000-year-old and friendly city, comfortable travel, many attractive visiting sites, great variety of food, dry and cool weather at the end of the Autumn. These are plus points for you to come to attend the conference and discover Vietnam.

On behalf of Organizing Committee, I warmly welcome and look forward to meeting you in Hanoi.