Social Program


Welcome Reception

Date: Monday 2 September
Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm
Venue: Exhibition Hall
Cost: Included in full registration, additional tickets can be purchased at $85.00pp

Before the formalities of the conference begin on Tuesday, reacquaint yourself with old friends and make some new ones as the delegates come together for light refreshments on Monday evening in the Exhibition Hall.


Early Career Geoscientist Networking Event

Date: Monday 2 September
Venue: The Camfield

The Early Career Geoscientist Networking Evening is shaping up to be one of the biggest geoscience community social events in 2019. The Evening will be held on Monday the 2nd of September at Australia’s largest pub, The Camfield. The Early Career Geoscientist Networking Evening will capitalise on the preceding and proximal AEGC Welcome Icebreaker (Crown Perth). A courtesy shuttle will be organised to regularly run between Burswood Station, Crown Perth, and The Camfield during the Evening.

Undergraduate, early career, and established geoscientists are encouraged to attend the Early Career Geoscientist Networking Evening, meet and share experiences, all the while enjoying all-inclusive drinks and a casual meal.

Registered Delegate Cost
Student $20.00
Early Career Geoscientist (<5 years experience) $50.00
Established Geoscientist(>5 years experience) $150.00

Non Registered Delegate Cost
Enrolled Geoscientist Student $50.00
Early Career Geoscientist (<5 years experience) $100.00
Established Geoscientist(>5 years experience) $200.00


Happy Hours

Dates: Tuesday 3 September & Wednesday 4 September
Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm
Venue: Exhibition Hall
Join us in the exhibition hall on Tuesday and Wednesday for drinks in the exhibition hall. A great opportunity to catch up & network with fellow peers and reflect on the day.
Cost: Included in full registration, additional tickets can be purchased at $85.00pp


Conference Dinner

Date: Wednesday 4 September
Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm
Venue: Crown Perth
Join us for the annual AEGC 2019 Conference Dinner, come dressed to impress in cocktail attire and prepare for an evening of great company, delicious food and good times.
Cost:  Additional tickets can be purchased at $185.00pp


Optional Social Tours


Pinnacles and Wildflowers

Date: Sep 02, 2019 Time: 0800 – 1700

The wildflower collection in Western Australia is the largest on Earth. With more than 12,000 species, over 60% of which are found nowhere else on Earth, they colour the landscapes from coast to forest and city to outback. this tour combines this rich natural heritage with the other-worldly carbonate rock formations of the Pinnacles in the Nambung national park.


Boulders & Bevys

Date: Sep 03, 2019
Indicative time: 5.00pm – 8.00pm
Final times to be confirmed

This walking tour will uncover the geology of some of Perth’s remarkable heritage buildings and landmarks while sampling some of the best food and craft beer that Perth has to offer. This is a one-of-a-kind experience arranged exclusively for the AEGC.

Delegate – $85.00
Partner – $90.00


Mine to Mint Tour

Date: Sep 06, 2019
Indicative time: 8.00am – 5.00pm
Final times to be confirmed

The Mine to Mint day tour will take you on a journey to a working gold mine. You will visit the rim of the mine’s giant South Pit to see huge haul trucks transporting their loads and travel through the plant where ore is crushed and copper and gold separated. After lunch and gold panning in the picturesque Boddington town site, your journey continues to The Perth Mint where Western Australia’s golden history comes to life. At The Perth Mint, you will see the Guinness World Records Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin and the second largest natural nugget in existence. Witness the wonder of a traditional gold pour in our original melting house, touch gold bullion worth more than $500,000 and marvel at precious metal coins and medallions being minted before your eyes. This tour is an excellent opportunity to expose your family and friends to geology in action.

Delegate – $145.00
Partner – $145.00
Child -$115.00


Golf Tournament

What better way to unwind after the conference than with a casual game of golf in the beautiful Swan valley with your peers. Food, drink and bragging rights included.

If you are interested in attending the AEGC 2019 Golf Tournament, please express your interest via the registration site. More details to be confirmed if minimum numbers are reached.

Key Dates

Early Bird Registration Opens: 1 March 2019
Abstract Submission Extension: Friday 12 April 2019
Author Notification: 3 May 2019 or before
Registration Deadline: 31 May 2019

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