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Media Advisory - Geological Associations of Canada and Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Meeting

Friday, May 12, 2017

KINGSTON - The Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen's University will host the 2017 annual meeting of the Geological Associations of Canada and Mineralogical Association of Canada, from Monday, May 15 - Wednesday, May 17. The event coincides with the 175th anniversary of the founding of the Geological Survey of Canada, established by the legislature of the Province of Canada in 1842, in Kingston.

Notable events: 

  • GSC Plenary Address: Ray Price, (Queen's University)
    • Tuesday, May 16, BioSciences Auditorium, 11:15 - 11:55 pm
  • Address by Ward Neale Medallist Guy Narbonne,  (Queen's University)  
    • Wednesday, May 17, BioSciences Auditorium, 1:00 pm

Full schedule of events is available on the conference website.

Note: Media are requested to RSVP for each session that they wish to attend.


Chris Armes
Communications Officer, Media Relations
613-533-6000 x77513