Events diary

Lectures, conferences, seminars, exhibitions and workshops presented by BGS, or hosted at a BGS site. For past events view events as calendar


The Lyell Centre

The Lyell Centre (BGS and Heriot-Watt University (HWU)) is holding our first GeoEnergy Symposium at the HWU campus in Edinburgh on 2nd and 3rd September 2019. The symposium will bring together key players from industry, academia and government to discuss a range of GeoEnergy-related research.

The symposium will run from 12:00 on 2nd September until 14:00 on the 3rd, and will feature sessions on: Carbon Capture and Energy Storage; Oil and Gas; Geothermal Energy; and Machine Learning Applications. More information can be found here.

Registration is free. Please register through Eventbrite by COP on 31st July. There will also be a conference dinner free of charge for those attending.

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12:00 2nd – 14:00 3rd Sep 2019

BGS Open Day 2013

The British Geological Survey at Keyworth are hosting an open day on Saturday 12 October 2019.

Celebrating Earth Science Week, the open day will follow the international theme of 'Geoscience is for everyone', emphasising the importance of the geosciences in the lives of all people.

The day will comprise of lots of hands-on activities, talks and tours to demonstrate the new technology and data we use to deliver world-leading research, in sensing, understanding and predicting the Earth’s behaviour.

More information and free registration



10:00 – 16:00 12th Oct 2019

Ancaster, Wilsford Quarry

The Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) conference is one of the longest running and most keenly anticipated events in the UK minerals industry calendar. Organised by a passionate volunteer group of professionals representing all aspects of the industry, this is one conference that anyone connected to UK minerals should not miss!

The EIG Conference is the principal event for sharing knowledge, scientific research and good practice in the field of applied geology within the UK minerals industry. This event is for geo-professionals associated with the extraction of minerals, including those involved in geology, hydrogeology, geotechnical engineering, restoration and after-use, reserves and resources and quarry design and planning.

The 2020 conference includes 2–days of presentations on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th July at the Peter Chalk Centre, University of Exeter and will feature the key note Ansel Dunham lecture. The conference is preceded and followed by field excursions to local and regional extractive industry sites on Wednesday 8th and Saturday 11th July.

Convenor: Teresa Brown Email: tbrown@bgs.ac.uk

Website: www.eigconferences.com



11th Jul 2020