GeoConvention 2020 On-Demand

Virtual September 28 – December 31, 2020

Once in a decade, the CSPG, CSEG and CWLS partner with GAC, MAC and IAH to bring together a fully integrated geoscience program.

Whether your focus is petroleum, base and precious metals, geophysics, groundwater, bedrock and seabed mapping, geohazards, uranium or environmental remediation, GeoConvention 2020 will present the latest developments and insights across a complete spectrum of Earth Sciences.  This is your ultimate opportunity to gain insight to your profession and the earth, sharing experiences and knowledge with your peers from across Canada and the world.  Join us and experience hundreds of insightful presentations for industry, academic and government thought leaders,  brought to you through our innovative platform!

Register now and enjoy on-demand access to the 2020 Oral and Poster program.  Nearly 500 talks, listed as on-demand, are available through December, 2020.

GeoConvention is bringing its conference to you!  Content will be accessible wherever or whenever you are: no travel expenses, no commuting, sit back, relax and enjoy the show!  

We sincerely appreciate the support we have of GeoConvention from our exhibiting companies. Thank you for joining us on this adventure!

With all GeoConvention proceeds going directly to our partner societies, sponsor support not only goes toward hosting a successful conference, but too into the education, outreach and resources our non-profit partners provide to the earth science community

COVID-19 Statement

As we continue to navigate the latest COVID-19 developments and in accordance with Alberta Health Services and after consultation with our presenters, chairs, board and partners, GeoConvention will be hosting the 2020 program completely virtual! We are excited to be exploring opportunities to bring nearly 800 presentations to your computer or mobile device through an interactive platform that will allow for learning, knowledge sharing and even networking!

New Dates Confirmed! We look forward to hosting you September 21 - September 23, 2020

GeoConvention would like to thank our meeting participants and our supporters for their patience during these unprecedented times, where we strive to host a conference of high standards while prioritizing our participant's health and wellbeing.

The GeoConvention Partner Societies are proud to host a wide variety of workshops, courses and field trips.

Event Schedule

GeoConvention is excited to host the complete conference experience virtually!  The 2020 program will feature over 600 technical presentations, an exhibit floor, networking opportunities and virtual group challenges.  Join us for this unconventional approach that will certainly be memorable!

Times listed in the event schedule are Mountain Daylight Time

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Monday, September 21

21sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

21sep9:50 am10:35 amCoffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters9:50 am - 10:35 am Virtual

21sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

21sep11:50 am1:25 pmLunch Break11:50 am - 1:25 pm Virtual

21sep11:45 am1:15 pmIAH-CNC Darcy LecturePre-Registration Required11:45 am - 1:15 pm Virtual Sponsored By: IAH-CNC

21sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

21sep2:40 pm3:20 pmCoffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Virtual

21sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

21sep5:00 pm6:30 pmNetworking Reception5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Virtual Sponsored By: Sponsorship Available

Tuesday, September 22

22sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

22sep9:50 am10:35 amCoffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters9:50 am - 10:35 am Virtual

22sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

22sep11:50 am1:25 pmLunch Break11:50 am - 1:25 pm Virtual

22sep12:30 pm1:00 pmIAH-CNC AGM12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Virtual Sponsored By: IAH-CNC

22sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

22sep2:40 pm3:20 pmCoffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Virtual

22sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

22sep5:00 pm6:30 pmNetworking Reception5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Virtual Sponsored By: Sponsorship Available

Wednesday, September 23

23sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

23sep9:50 am10:35 amCoffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters9:50 am - 10:35 am Virtual

23sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

23sep11:30 am1:20 pmChallenge Bowl11:30 am - 1:20 pm Virtual Sponsored By: Imperial

23sep11:50 am1:25 pmLunch Break11:50 am - 1:25 pm Virtual

23sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

23sep2:40 pm3:20 pmCoffee Break with Exhibitors and Posters2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Virtual

23sep8:35 am5:25 pmTechnical Sessions8:35 am - 5:25 pm Virtual

23sep5:00 pm6:30 pmNetworking Reception5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Virtual Sponsored By: Sponsorship Available

90+

sessions

Thank you to our Sponsors

>600

presentations

2500

attendees

>60

exhibitors

3+On Demand

days

Telus Convention Centre

The Calgary Telus Convention Centre is located in central downtown Calgary (120 – 8thAvenue SE) and boasts over 122,000 square feet of modern, flexible meeting space.

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about the show

GeoConvention is an annual convention and exhibition focused on earth sciences and energy geoscience.

The event landscape has changed so GeoConvention has changed. We are thrilled to move GeoConvention 2020 online and continue to inspire the geosciences community. We have re-imagined our in person conference to a robust virtual experience with digital sessions, a virtual exhibit hall and online opportunities to engage with your peers. Join your industry colleagues on a virtual journey through learning and connecting.

Click the link below to find all the info you need with our Virtual Event FAQs.

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technical program

With more than 600 presentations in total, including content from GAC, MAC and IAH-CNC, GeoConvention 2020 is your once-in-a-decade opportunity to learn from the brightest minds throughout the earth sciences.

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networking

In addition to being able to connect with old colleagues and new one-on-one or by taking a seat at one of our virtual networking tables, GeoConvention 2020 will also host Zoom Networking nights, each day of the live event!  Grab your friends and join us in one of the networking halls!

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exhibits

Despite hosting a fully virtual program for 2020, GeoConvention is excited to feature an exhibition space that will allow attendees to interact one-on-one with company representatives either through text or video chat.  Company booths will feature digital collateral, videos and more!  Be sure to check out our full list of exhibitors by clicking the button below.

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about the show

GeoConvention is an annual convention and exhibition focused on earth sciences and energy geoscience.

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hotels

Downtown and University accommodations have been secured at discounted rates for GeoConvention 2020

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