55th Forum – Asheville, NC

Please join us for the 55th FGIM annual meeting hosted by the Association of Environment & Engineering Geologists (AEG) 62nd Annual Meeting.

Asheville, NC | September 17 – 22, 2019

More details about the forum schedule to follow at a later date. You can always check the AEG website for more information at www.aegannualmeeting.org

To Register

Go to the AEG meeting website and click on “Registration” in the top menu bar or click here to be redirected. Register as a Non-AEG Member and use the code “FGIM“.

Submit an Abstract

These symposiums and conferences are a way for geologists and industry professionals to present their research or industrial techniques and get important feedback. The mining and geological profession has been on the decline and so has the transfer of important and significant knowledge and practices. Please consider submitting an abstract during the FGIM session!

Technical session topics include:

  • Advancements in Industrial Mineral Technology
  • Geology of Industrial Minerals
  • Transportation, Regulation and Logistics of Industrial Minerals
  • Mining and Processing of Industrial Minerals

Important Dates for Abstract Submission

May 1, 2019 – Deadline to Submit Your Abstract

June 15, 2019 – Authors Notified of Abstract Acceptance

July 1, 2019 – Deadline to Register for the Meeting in order to have your abstract published

Field Trips!

For field trip options, check out Field Course #4: These Rocks are Mined, But you can look at them: Mining and Geology Field Course!

Click here for more information.

About North Carolina Geology & Industrial Minerals

Western North Carolina’s geology is rich as well as its history of industrial minerals production! The Carolina Geological Society and the NC DEQ have a plethora of information for you.  Asheville also has the NC State Minerals Research Lab!

Carolina Geological Society

NC Department of Environmental Quality – NC Mineral Resources, An Overview

NC State Minerals Research Lab

About Asheville, NC

More information about Asheville, NC – visit https://www.exploreasheville.com/.



Don’t forget about the Bates Scholarship!!

Please distribute this flyer and encourage young individuals in the field of geosciences who are exploring a career in industrial minerals to attend the forum!


More information about applying is in the Robert L. Bates Memorial Scholarship Page.

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