Students within a broad field of ore deposits research are invited and encouraged to submit abstracts and present their results at the 14th SGA Biennial Meeting in Québec City. The meeting will offer a great opportunity for students to interact with leading scientists, other young researchers and the industry in an inspired and informal environment.

Attractive benefits are being offered to students to encourage their participation in SGA Québec 2017.

Reduced registration fees
The registration fee for all students is at a reduced level, SGA student members paying the lowest registration fee.

Student grants
To support participation of students at the conference, a limited number of grants are open for SGA students who are senior authors of accepted abstracts. Students from economically disadvantaged countries are prioritised.

Student grant application form : Grant-Student-form-SGA2017 (pdf)

Short courses
It is also possible for students to apply for free short courses.  To do so, use this form : Student-free-short-course-app-form_QuebecCity2017 (docx)

Free Field Trips
Several pre- and post-conference field trips are being organized. For students, a limited number of free registrations will be offered (only one per trip). Free Field Trips application form : FieldTrip-Student-form-SGA2017 (pdf)

Student Awards
The best student oral and poster presentations will be awarded a certificate and a prize of 250 Euro.

Accommodation for students
Québec City offers many possibilities for low cost accommodations. There are two youth hostels (Auberge internationale de séjour et Auberge de la paix), both in the Old City and less than 10 minutes walking distance from the Conference site. For the more socially-inclined, one can also find lots of Couchsurfing contacts nearby.

Do not hesitate to contact the representative of the SGA Student Committee if you have any questions, comments or suggestions.

The SGA Student Committee representative
Anna Vymazalová (