The joint meeting of the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada (http://www.kingstongacmac.ca/en/) will take place May 14-18, 2017. Lots of activities of interest, including:
- The CGEN Annual General Meeting (date to be determined) will be held during this conference. All are welcome to attend.
- A full-day teacher workshop May 13. It will include the basics of rocks, minerals and fossils, as well as advanced concepts such as deep time, plate tectonics, and other geological processes. Participants will receive sample kits and resources to use in the classroom and invited to participate in a field trip Bedrock to Beaches: Local Geology of the Kingston Area, May 14. Cost of registration will be $60, and registration information will be available soon. Please contact Mark Badham (firstname.lastname@example.org) if interested. Registration preference will be given to current teachers and teacher candidates who will soon be graduating. If spots are available, interested members of the general public may also be accepted for this course.
- A special session Outreach and Education Topics in Geoscience and Geo-engineering on May 15 (the deadline to submit abstract is February 28).
Mark the dates for next year’s Resources for Future Generations conference, June 16-21, 2018 in Vancouver. CGEN members are helping to plan and deliver education, outreach, and young leader programming. Stay tuned for more details or visit http://www.rfg2018.org.