57th Forum – 2021 Virtual Event – Agenda

Agenda for 57th Forum Virtual Event | August 26, 2021 | Hosted by the Illinois State Geological Survey

Please tune in August 26, 2021 from 9:00 AM to Noon and again from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST) for this event.

If you registered for the meeting, THANK YOU! If you still need to register, click here: 57th Forum 2021 Virtual Event Registration OR check out the Illinois State Geological Survey site for more information.

Hope to see/hear you there! Check out the list of authors you will be hearing from below.

Featured Abstracts

Well Looky Here! An Aggregate Project in Southwest Texas Gets an Unexpected Surprise – a Case Study in Deposit Optimization, Michelle M. Lee

Aggregate Evaluation Practices in the Laboratory, Have We Been Over Mitigating Our Concrete Aggregates?, Chris Braaten

“Slippery When Wet” – Road Surfacing Aggregate for a Wetter World, John Cowley

Sustainability in Midwestern Crushed Stone Aggregate Production

Downhole Desurvey Methods, Gavin Clarkson

New Natural Pozzolan Ash Meadows California, Dan Eyde & Steve Wulfenstein

‘Critical’, ‘Magnet’, ‘Battery’, and Photovoltaic Materials – Market Facts and Hype: Implications for Responsible Exploration and Development Decision-making, Laura Simandl, George J. Simandl, & Suzanne Paradis

Climate Change and Its Potential Effects on Potash Producers, Mark D. Cocker

Bauxite Red Mud Residue as a Mineral Resource, Mark D. Cocker, Floyd Gray, & Greta J. Orris

The Illinois Basin Carbon Ore, Rare Earth, and Critical Mineral Initiative (IB CORE-CM), Jared T. Freiburg, Scott Elrick, & Franck Delpomdor

Any questions regarding this event contact : Zak Lasemi at zlasemi@illinois.edu or Scott Elrick at elrick@illinois.edu

57th Forum – 2021 Virtual Event REGISTRATION & CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

When: Thursday, August 26 through Saturday, August 28, 2021

Sessions will be 30-minutes long each day starting at 9:00 AM to Noon (CST) then again from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (CST)

Where: Virtual Meeting hosted by Illinois State Geological Survey | Prairie Research Institute | University of Illinois

Meeting Registration: Zoom Meeting

Please click the link to register for the Zoom Meeting and receive confirmation.


Meeting registration link and additional information can be found on the Illinois State Geological Survey Site.


CALL FOR PAPERS

Abstract Deadline: July 1, 2021

Details regarding abstracts can be found on the Illinois State Geological Survey Site

Abstracts should be emailed to Zak Lasemi at zlasemi@illinois.edu

Any questions regarding this event contact : Zak Lasemi at zlasemi@illinois.edu or Scott Elrick at elrick@illinois.edu

57th Forum – 2021 Virtual Event

When: Thursday, August 26-Saturday, August 28

Where: Virtual Meeting hosted by Illinois State Geological Survey | Prairie Research Institute | University of Illinois

More information to follow regarding access to this virtual event.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Abstract Deadline: July 1, 2021

Abstracts should be emailed to Zak Lasemi at zlasemi@illinois.edu

Any questions regarding this event contact

Zak Lasemi at zlasemi@illinois.edu or Scott Elrick at elrick@illinois.edu

56th Annual Meeting

56th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals Annual Meeting

Where: Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton Georgia

When: Monday April 27 – Saturday May 1, 2020

What to Expect: 3 full day field trips and 2 full day technical sessions!

 

More details to follow regarding registration, hotels and meeting specifics. Please keep checking back for more information or subscribe below to get automatic updates.

As always – If you have any questions you can add a comment to this website or email geologyofindustrialminerals@gmail.com

2020 Forum – SAVE THE DATE!

The 56th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals will be in Georgia hosted by SME Georgia Section.

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Go ahead and block out the week of April 27th, 2020 in your calendars!

 

55th FGIM Symposium Schedule & Events

The 55th FGIM Annual Meeting

Hosted by the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologist’s 62nd Annual Meeting

Schedule of Events | September 2019

The FGIM symposium is held by AEG as Technical Session #21, on Friday September 20, 2019. We have five talks scheduled that showcases diverse issues in the industrial minerals community. As with any FGIM event – all aspects of mining geology, mineral processing, and mining regulation within the industrial minerals field is discussed

Room: Swannanoa

Conveners: David Bieber and Sallie Gaillard

Time Speaker Title
1:00-1:20 Ann Hagni Mineralogy and Structural Control of Jamiacan Bauxites Ores (Richard Hagni; Presented by Ann Hagni)
1:20-1:40 Vanessa Santos Securities and Exchange Commission S-K 1300 Rules-Understanding the Changes and Complexities
1:40-2:00 Greta Orris Greater Antilles Industrial Minerals—Geologic, Economic, and Environmental Issues Impacting Production and Development
2:00-2:20 Russell Winn When Worlds Collide
2:20-2:40 Brent Elliott Economic Potential of Industrial Minerals from Oilfield Brines in Texas

The full schedule of events has been posted!! AEG Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts


In addition to the AEG schedule of events, FGIM has added some fun and exciting events too!

We will be holding a board meeting, a silent auction, a field trip to the NC State Minerals Research Lab AND a social at one of Asheville’s many many breweries. More specific information is found below. Please contact us if you have any questions!

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If you missed it before,  below is the information on registration.

You are able to sign up for the whole AEG Conference OR one day for the FGIM Symposium on Friday September 20, 2019.

Register Here: AEG Registration

55th Forum – Asheville, NC|September 17-22, 2019

If you haven’t done so already, please register for the 55th Forum held in Asheville, NC.

The Forum this year is hosted by the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologist’s 62nd Annual Meeting!

You are able to sign up for the whole AEG Conference OR one day for the FGIM Symposium on Friday September 20, 2019.

Register Here: AEG Registration

Preliminary schedule of events can be found here: Preliminary Schedule of Events


Bates Scholarship Applications

Please encourage up and coming students to apply. Visit this link for more information and registration forms: Robert L. Bates Memorial Scholarship