AGIA Workshop at AGCC – registration for non-delegates now available

AGIA Workshop at AGCC Friday 19 October – Unrealised billions: deposits hidden in legacy data

The AGCC Convention Organising Committee has opened up workshop and field trip registrations to people who are not intending to attend the Convention in a bid to maximise the number of PD opportunities on offer for all.

Non-delegates that would like to attend please use the following link to register :

Review the list of workshops and field trips on offer here:

The FREE AGIA workshop is Post-Convention Workshop WK 16.  MORE DETAILS about the AGIA workshop will be distributed via the next newsletter and on the AGIA website in September.

Some abstracts received so far…
• HTTP: from File Transfer Protocol overview to Bible eating monster
• 125 years of legacy data at the Geological Survey of Western Australia: Capture and delivery
• Improving Geoscience Australia’s legacy data accessibility
• Dorothy Hill Archives at the University of Queensland Library
• Accessing the inaccessible: Tasmanian drill & core samples

Current AGIA members with two years standing are reminded that they may apply for financial assistance to attend a conference/event/activity of relevance to AGIA. A formal submission must be made to Please refer to the membership page for submission details. Submissions must be received by end of September to allow time for processing.

Membership renewal & AGCC workshop

It’s membership renewal time and the URL link for the 2018-2019 membership is

If a Tax Invoice is required, please select PRINT TICKETS from the link when the booking is completed. There is also a PRINT TICKETS link in the TryBooking Team confirmation email.

And just to keep you posted on what the National Committee has been up to, we are putting together a workshop to be held after the AGCC 2018 conference, on Friday 19 October 2018 at the South Australian Drill Core facility, TITLE: “Unrealised billions: deposits hidden in legacy data” and we have received an interesting set of expressions of interest from folk who wish to give a presentation. We are finalising some of the workshop registration and administrative details now and will send out more information as soon as we can.

We do hope that you continue to support AGIA.

Dr Kerry Smith

AGIA (Inc.) Membership Secretary (& AGIA President)