Biennial conference 2021
When: 2nd - 6th November 2021
Where: Caves House, Yallingup, WA (250km
south of Perth)
Low and High Temperature Processes
Confirmed keynote speakers
Prof Martin Van Kranendonk, UNSW
Prof Kliti Grice, Curtin University
Dr Margaux Le Vaillant, CSIRO
The gardens at Caves House, Yallingup, WA
Leeuwin Complex Gneisses, Augusta
What: Five days of inspiring discussions, posters, fieldtrips and socials, including two half-day mid-conference fieldtrips to Proterozoic gneisses of the Leeuwin Block (field trip leader: Nick Timms, Curtin University), and a post-conference day trip to the world-class Greenbushes lithium pegmatite mine (field trip leader: Raphael Quentin de Gromard, GSWA). New: PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
Key dates: Early Bird registration ends 15th September. Note, if demand for the bus exceeds capacity we'll allocate seats to interstate visitors first, then in order of booking.
Abstract submissions open Jun1, to be received by Sept 15.
Early Bird Registration (until 6pm 15th September 2021, after this regular registration costs will apply):
GSA members incl. GST: Students - $290, regular - $630
(non-members: Students - $340, regular - $750 - click here to join the GSA)
Registration includes: 4 days access to the live conference at Caves House (Tuesday-Friday) including two half-day field trips to the Leeuwin Complex outcrops, Bus from Perth to Yallingup on Monday afternoon (1st Nov, approx 3 pm), and back to Perth Saturday after the post-conference fieldtrip (6th Nov, time TBC) via Greenbushes Li Mine and other geological stops, 4 days lunch + morning & afternoon teas at the conference. (For updates join the mailing list via the link below).
NOT included in registration: Conference dinner after one of the mid-conference fieldtrips (location and ticketing TBC)
Student Travel Grants: can be applied for through the GeoConferences JH Lord travel grants, available to both WA and interstate students, further info and application instructions HERE
Historic Caves House is one of the gems of the South West. It has excellent accommodation ranging from hotel rooms to kitchen apartments, conference rates for limited rooms apply, please phone directly to Caves House (08) 9750 1888 or click here for availability. There are many other options in Yallingup to suit every budget, including Caves Caravan Park, Yallingup Beach Resort, and Seashells hotel Yallingup.
The SGGMP Biennial conference 2021 is generously sponsored by Chalice Mining Ltd., BHP, Business Events Perth, CSIRO, GSWA and TIGeR
Pied Cormorant on Leeuwin Complex migmatites, Augusta