MAESA 2017 conference: Breaking New Frontiers (2-3 November 2017, Yangon)

Inaugural Conference on Applied Earth Sciences in Myanmar and Neighboring Regions

MAESA 2017: Breaking New Frontiers

 
2-3 November 2017, Yangon
 
Field Trip to Mandalay-Sagaing-Shan State, 4-8 November 2017
 
 
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME: 
Beginning on 2 November 2017, the program comprises two days of applied earth sciences sessions and a post-conference field trip (optional but recommended) to Upper Myanmar of two or five days.
 
Details
 
Technical sessions - comprising presentations, poster sessions and mini-workshops - will be held at the Novotel Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar.
2 November 2017: Registration, opening and technical sessions.
3 November 2017: Technical sessions. 
4 - 8 November 2017: Post-conference field trip to the Sagaing Fault, Mandalay-Kyaukse areas and the Southern Shan State (with option to participate only two days and return to Yangon on 6 November).
 
The deadline for submission of abstracts is 31 August 2017.
 
Main Themes of the Conference:
 
  • Applied Tectonics and Gondwana dispersion
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Mineral Resources and Safety in Mining
  • Genesis of Ore Deposits and Exploration
  • Sedimentary Basin & Reservoir: Characterization & Modeling
  • Marine Geology and Oceanography
  • Engineering Geology and Geophysics
  • Applied Mineralogy and Gem Deposits
  • Geohazards and Disaster Management
  • Post Conference Field Excursion
 
The field trip covers areas that have long captivated earth scientists interested in Myanmar: the Sagaing Fault, Payaung Taung orogenic gold districts, Kyaukse/Belin metamorphic core complex, pegmatites and granitoids, the renowned Paleozoic stratigraphic sequence along the Shan Scarps, Pindaya Caves, MVT/Irish type Heho-Bawsaing lead-zinc deposits, and Pengpet iron deposits near Taunggyi. 
Field Leaders: Professor Khin Zaw, Professor Cho Cho Aye, Dr Kyaw Thu, and Dr Tin Aung Myint.
 
For details please visit the conference website: http://www.maesa.org/info.html
 

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