Abstract submission and student grants application deadline extended to 14 March 2023

The SGA 2023 Local Organising Committee invites submissions to the conference for consideration and inclusion in the technical programme. The main theme for the conference is Mineral Resources in a Changing WorldSubmissions are encouraged on topics related to mineral deposit research, exploration, and technological developments related to mineral deposits.

Themes and Topics for submission can be found on the dedicated Programme page

Abstract submission is now closed


Format of submission 
  • Submissions must be prepared according to the format and guidelines provided. Please view and download the Conference Paper/Abstract Template below.  
  • We encourage submission of papers up to a maximum of 4 pages long.
  • Papers must include an Abstract section that should not exceed 200 words.
  • Submissions not conforming to the correct format and template will be returned to authors without being reviewed.
Abstract template – download here
Abstract example – download here

Key dates

January 30th, 2023: Abstract submission and student grant applications open

March 6th March 14th, 2023: Abstract submission and student grant applications closes

May 1st, 2023: Abstract and student grant acceptance notified

May 15th May 31st, 2023:  Revised abstract submission closes

March 6st, 2023: Early bird, field trip & short course registration opens

May 15th June 8th, 2023: Early bird, field trip & short course registration closes

Early bird registration fees

Student non-member

250 CHF
  • Technical sessions
  • Plenary sessions
  • Ice breaker
  • Coffee breaks
  • Late registration 300 CHF


650 CHF
  • Technical sessions
  • Plenary sessions
  • Ice breaker
  • Coffee breaks
  • Late registration 800 CHF

Accom-panying person

170 CHF
  • Ice breaker
  • Coffee breaks

General Information

Review and Notification to Authors

All completed submissions will be reviewed. You will be informed by email of the acceptance status of your abstract by 1 May 2023. You will be advised if you have been allocated a poster or oral time slot in the programme and you will be required to make amendments to your paper based on the feedback from the reviewer.


All presenters are required to register and pay the conference registration fee in order to be included in the programme and to present in person at the event. Registration and payment of registration fee by presenters of accepted abstracts must be completed by no later than 15 May 2023.


By submitting an abstract/paper, authors agree to the publication of chosen abstracts/papers on the conference proceedings or similar by SGA.


Accepted oral presentations will be included within topical sessions of the official Conference programme. Posters will be on display during the conference and poster presenters will be allocated a set time to be available at their poster for discussion with viewers. Further details will be advised with the confirmation email.