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Deadline for papers: Energy in a Carbon Constrained World

January 31, 2016

35th International Geological Congress
27 August – 4 September 2016
Cape Town, South Africa

The geosciences are particularly relevant to developing alternate and renewable forms of energy, including nuclear and geothermal energy. This theme presents the opportunity for papers and symposia on the application of the geosciences to the development of carbon-alternate energy forms.

Symposia topics include:

  • Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Natural Gas Storage
  • Reservoir Management
  • Geothermal Energy

Call for abstracts is open for either an Oral or Poster presentations. You will be asked for your preferred presentation format but the final allocation will be decided by Theme Conveners and the Scientific Programme Committee.

The deadline for abstract submissions is 31st January 2016. Acceptances of papers will be sent out by 31st March 2016. Only electronic submissions will be accepted via the IGC Abstract Submission Portal link. Click Here

The 35th International Geological Congress (IGC) will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, between 28 August and 4 September 2016 (Conference Website). This prestigious event is one of the largest international geological congresses and is presented by a different country every fourth year and is one of the most important activity of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). The Council for Geoscience, together with the Geological Society of South Africa and other collaborators from academia and industry, is currently spearheading the preparations for the 35th IGC in South Africa.


January 31, 2016