EAG-GS Outreach Program

The EAG-GS Outreach Program is a partnership between the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry, with the directive of developing outreach activities in geochemistry in under-represented regions of the world.

2018 Outreach Program to Africa

AFIPS_150As part of the 2018 Outreach Program to Africa, the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) and the Geochemical Society (GS) are co-sponsoring the Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences (AFIPS), whose objectives are:

  • To connect African Planetary and Space Scientists with their international peers;
  • To build a road map for Planetary and Space Sciences in Africa, by identifying key research areas where African scientists can make significant contributions;
  • To solicit sponsors to support the development of this research domain in Africa;
  • To contribute to sustainable development in Africa through research, education, and public outreach in Planetary and Space sciences.

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AFIPS Workshops

As part of this initiative, two workshops will be organised and financially supported by EAG and GS.

The first Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Science Workshop will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the 4th – 7th February 2019, and will be hosted by the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI) and Bahir Dar University

More information (registration form, abstract submission) can be found at http://etssti.org/invitation-for-workshop/.

The deadline for abstract submissions is 4 January 2019.

The second AFIPS workshop will be held at Pwani University in Kenya on the 13th – 17th May 2019. Further details will follow.

Past Outreach Programs

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