South Africa's Mineral Resources Minister, Susan Shabangu, was interviewed by Tim Cox of 612 ABC's Drive radio programme in Brisbane, Australia, where she attended the 34IGC and the handing-over function arranged for the 'passing of the congress baton' to the 35IGC. To listen to the interview (approximately 8 minutes) click HERE.
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
Welcome to the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC)! This website has been made available to publicise the fact that, for only the second time ever, the IGC will be held on the southern African sub-continent (the first having being held in 1929 - more than 80 years ago - in Pretoria, South Africa). This premier and most prestigious event will be held during the period 27 August - 04 September 2016, in the city of Cape Town, South Africa, renowned for its unique topography, ecology and hospitality.
Further information on the award may be viewed HERE.
We invite you to register on this site and complete the pre-congress registration process, which will entitle you to multiple 'early-bird' benefits. As additional site functionality and content becomes available, you will be kept informed of such developments using the details you have provided during the registration process. We believe that all delegates, registrants and colleagues will indeed experience an unforgettable event, and look forward to seeing you there!
Local Organising Committee