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Geosciences Congressional Visit Days
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI), in collaboration with many other geoscience societies, invites geoscientists to come to Washington D.C. for the annual Geosciences Congressional Visits Days (GEO-CVD) on September 10-11, 2019. Decision makers need to hear from geoscientists. Join us and many of your colleagues for this two-day event uniting geoscience researchers, professionals, students, educators, engineers, and executives in Washington D.C. to raise visibility and support for the geosciences!
 
National Fossil Day with the National Park Service
Celebrate National Fossil Day with the National Park Service. Click here to find National Fossil Day events near you.
 
Millions of people will practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” earthquake drill Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:17 a.m. during this important earthquake drill. Resister your school, business, family and participate. Learn about earthquake potential in Missouri. Watch award-winning videos made by Missouri school children about what to do before, during and after an earthquake.
 
AGI Earth Science Week Contests
For the contests, entries may be submitted any time up to the Friday of Earth Science Week, October 18, 2019. These contests allow both students and the general public to participate in the celebration, learn about Earth science, and compete for prizes. To learn more about these contests, including how to enter, visit online.
 
USA Science & Engineering Festival
Past Expo Date:  April 7 & 8, 2018
Next Expo Date: April 25 & 26, 2020
The fifth USA Science & Engineering Festival will inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with school programs and nationwide contests throughout the 2019/2020 school year and a finale Expo in Washington DC on April 25 & 26, 2020. Explore 3,000 hands-on exhibits from the world’s leading scientific and engineering societies, universities, government agencies, high-tech corporations and STEM organizations. For more information on all Festival events and how you can get involved, visit:
http://usasciencefestival.org/

State Events

 

Each state geological survey may also be sponsoring events. Check their web sites for the latest information.


International Events

January 8, 2019 Volunteers attended information dissemination meeting for Kontenedores’ communicators in coordination with Pluspetrol. 3 YPs attended
 
·         January 12, 2019 – STEM Session: Intro to Well Logs led by Amrit Cooblal (AAPG YPTT President) & Shaliza Ali (UWI PhD Student). South based students were taught the basics of well logs (gamma and resistivity) and how to interpret lithology and fluid content. 25 students attended.

·         January 19, 2019 – STEM Session: Geological History of the Earth led by Amrit Cooblal. North based students were taught the history of the earth using concepts of plate tectonics and continental drift. 25 students attended.

·         January 26, 2019 – STEM Session: Well Log Correlation led by Amrit Cooblal and Charis Mungal (Ministry of Energy). South based students carried on from their session on well logs by learning correlation and applying knowledge of stratigraphy & structural geology. 25 students attended.

·         March 9, 2019 – STEM Session: Complete Subsurface Mapping Project. South based students integrated all they have learnt and correlated wells, picked reservoir tops, produced contoured structure maps, petrophysical calculations and oil volumetrics. Presented by Amrit Cooblal, Krystal Ramdin & Therese Steele. 25 students attended.

·         March 16, 2019 – STEM Session: Petroleum Engineering. North based students learnt about all the different aspects of drilling a well, from spud to completion, and were also provided with a look at Trinidad's Natural Gas Industry, its importance, and the key players in the industry. They also took part in exercises calculating flow rate and the necessity of flow assurance. Presented by Zain Ramsingh (AAPG YPTT Treasurer) & Aidan Rajpaul (DeNovo Energy). 25 students attended.

·         March 23, 2019 – STEM Session: Petroleum Geology Final Review. South based students were given a final recap and were quizzed on all they learnt in this term about petroleum geology and the industry workflow. Presented by Amrit Cooblal & Krystal Ramdin. 25 students attended.

The aim of the International Geoethics Day is to raise the awareness of the geoscience community and society as a whole about the importance of ethical, social and cultural aspects of geoscience knowledge, research, practice, education and communication.
 
Since 2017, the International Association for Promoting Geoethics (IAPG) has organized International Geoethics Day every year during the Earth Science Week.

IAPG welcomes proposals to organize initiatives aimed at promoting geoethics locally and globally to celebrate this day.
IAPG works for a respectful stewardship of the Earth: our way to take care of future generations.

International Geoethics Day 2019 will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019
#geoethicsday2019
 
The Earth Science Week is an annual international celebration of the geology all around us. Through public events like geowalks, hands on activities, talks and open days, organizations and individuals aim to raise public awareness of geology and how it affects our lives.
Earth Science Week 2019 in the UK & Ireland will take place on 12-20 October, with the theme 'Geoscience is for everyone'.
Organized by the American Geoscience Institute in the US, and the Geological Society of London in the UK & Ireland, the week also takes place in an increasing number of countries around the world.
 
The second annual Earth Science Week will be celebrated in Shizuoka, Japan from October 14 through 20  mainly at Museum of Natural and Environmental History, Shizuoka.
While many events willl take place throughout the week, the main events will be a day at the museum (Saturday, October 19th) and a geotour in Izu Peninsula (Sunday, October 20th).
For further details, see the following URL or email esw.japan@gmail.com.
www.earthsciweekjp.org/ (Available in Japanese)
 
Hosted by Knowledge World: The Center for Development of Knowledge and Excellence from October 13 through 19 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
We are going to arrange activation program in 100 schools in Bangladesh from now until the Friday of Earth Science Week (October 19, 2019).

With this activation program we will invite and encourage the school - students to participate these four contests:
  1. Video Contest "Many Paths to Earth Science"
  2. Photography Contest "Exploring Earth Science"
  3. Visual Arts Contest "Earth Science and Me"
  4. Essay Contest "Why Earth Science Is for Everyone"
October 19, 2019 is our final day for prize giving ceremony, seminar on geosciences, documentary, etc.
 
 
 

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