Nepal Geological Congress IX

Event Code : NEPAL-GC2018 Venue Name : Kathmandu, Nepal Host Name : Coordinator Name : Date From : 2018-11-19

Nepal Geological Society (NGS) is one of the most dynamic professional organizations in Nepal, and is well known for its continuing academic and professional activities in national as well as international level since its establishment. One of the main focuses of this society is to provide platforms to the national as well as international geoscientists for sharing their research findings and establishing international networks for the advancement of research and development in the field of geosciences and engineering. It has more than 800 members out of which nearly one third are international scientists. To mention some of NGS’s achievements, it was honored with the 1998 United Nations Sasakawa Disaster Prevention Award Certificate of Merit in appreciation for its contribution to disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. It was also honored with Science and Technology Promotion Award 2013 from Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) in recognition of its contribution in the research and promotion of Geoscience. 11th IAEG Asian Regional Conference (ARC-11) held in Kathmandu from November 28 to 30, 2017 was the recent big international event successfully accomplished by Nepal Geological Society.

NGS has been organizing Nepal Geological Congress annually as part of its scientific activities. As a continuation of this tradition, NGS is going to organize the 9th Nepal Geological Congress from November 19-21, 2018 to exchange experiences, knowledge and recent findings in the field of geosciences and its application among the geoscientists without borders. It is expected that this forthcoming event will add one more building block in fostering the geosciences and further understanding the geological phenomena in the world for its betterment. The Congress will be followed by three excursions.

For more information, please visit http://ngs.org.np/