Forthcoming EIG Conference, Exeter : 2020

Wednesday July 8th - Friday 10th July (post- conference fieldtrips Saturday 11th July)

Conference venue is the University of Exeter, Streatham Campus, EX4 4QG

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The Peter Chalk Centre.

The conference lectures will be hosted in the modern purpose designed conference building located close to the centre of the university’s Streatham Campus.

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Conference information and maps

As soon as more details of the conference are available to us the relevant information and links will appear here…

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Keynote Lecture


The prestigious Ansel Dunham lecture will traditionally open the conference proceedings, If you have a suggested candidate to be considered to deliver this much anticipated keynote lecture following the distinguished list of predecessors please contact Clive Mitchel,l EIG Secretary who can advise on the nomination and selection process.

The period for nominations has been extended to 30th April 2019, submissions should be sent via email to

The Conference programme is expected to follow the same format as previous years with split sessions running covering the different themes and professional disciplines.

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State-of-the-art lecture facilities will be available at the Peter Chalk Centre including the main lecture Theatre A, with a tiered seating capacity of 350. Accommodation will be provided on campus in the Holland Halls of residence, (see left).

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Conference Fieldtrips

The Conference fieldtrip itinerary is in its infancy but pre-conference trips are hoped to include, amongst others; Torr works, Whatley Quarry, and post-conference visits to local Ball clay and China Clay operations. An extra day concentrating on local geology and mineralisation around Dartmoor is planned for Saturday 11th July.

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