36th International Geological Congress (IGC)
2-8th March, 2020
India with the support of its neighboring countries is hosting the prestigious 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) during 2-8th March, 2020 in NCR-Delhi at India Exposition Mart Ltd, Greater Noida-201305. Acknowledged as the Olympics of Geo-science Conferences, IGCs are held quadrennially under the aegis of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). For more details, kindly reach out to the event's website 36igc.org
2. India had the privilege of organizing the 22nd session of International Geological Congress at New Delhi in 1964. This was the first IGC in Asia. India along with its neighboring countries won the bid for 36th IGC in 2012 at Brisbane, Australia. With this, the IGC is returning to Indian subcontinent after a gap of 56 years.
3. The 36th IGC is expected to have a congregation of more than 6000 delegates from India and abroad participating in its Science Program, Field Trips, Geo Expo, and Business Meetings. The 36th IGC is a platform where the global geo-science community will come together to explore opportunities for scientific collaboration, networking, capacity building and showcasing the scientific findings from their country to the world geo-scientific community. It also presents a perfect stage for India to showcase its geological capabilities and present new business opportunities in the mining and metal sectors.
4. Missions are requested to publicise/ popularise the event in their territorial jurisdictions for robust participation from universities, business communities, research organisations, etc. Regarding queries/clarifications, Dr. Rasik Ravindra, Secretary General, 36th IGC, e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org, mobile No.: +91- 9999518129 may be approached.