The JICA Project for AUN/SEED-Net is pleased to announce that the Geological Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), will host the virtual 13th Regional Conference on Geological and Geo-Resource Engineering (RCGeoE 2021) from December 20–21, 2021 under the theme: Geological and Geo-resource Engineering for Sustainable Earth.

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The conference will start with a plenary session followed by a panel discussion and parallel sessions (consisting of oral and poster presentations). Several other related activities are also on offer:

1) Scientific Workshop

  • Title: Invisible Water Resource: The Science of Groundwater
  • Date: December 21, 2021

2)  Special Lecture Series

  • Field: Geological and Geo-Resource Engineering
  • Estimated event schedule*: third and fourth weeks of November 2021

3)  Student Paper Competition

  • Date: December 21, 2021 (announcement and award)

4)  Early Career Program

  • Topics: Science communication, work-life balance, and career choices for geologists and geoscientists.
  • Estimated event schedule*: first and second weeks of November 2021.

*The exact date is subject to speaker availability.

Important dates:

Note: Papers will be reviewed upon submission. Selected papers will be presented during the oral or poster sessions of the conference and subsequently published in the IOP Conference Proceeding Series: Earth and Environmental Science.

All faculty members of Member Institutions (MIs) and AUN/SEED-Net alumni are welcome to apply for AUN/SEED-Net Sponsorship. The sponsorship covers the conference registration and publication fees.

  • Interested persons should submit their papers directly to the organizer.
  • AUN/SEED-Net offers sponsorship for up to 32 participants based on submission of the paper’s ranking to the organizer.
  • Please contact the organizer directly regarding the conference at
RC GEOE 2021 Poster

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