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Fifth Australian Regolith Geoscientists Association Conference

8-11 April, Wallaroo, South Australia

The Fifth Australian Regolith Geoscientists Association Conference will be held at the Coopers Alehouse, Wallaroo, South Australia, from 8th to the 11th of April, 2018.

The conference will be a 3-day multi-disciplinary conference on all regolith-related topics and includes:

  • Venue: Coopers Ale House
  • Free networking Icebreaker on Sunday 8th April 6-8pm (Keg Bar, Coopers Ale House)
  • National cover and UNCOVER-related science discussions, future planning and publication support
  • Student bursaries and awards
  • Field trips included:
    • Optional pre-conference field trip (8th April): Clare Valley Rocks: Geology, soils and wine of the Clare Valley
    • Mid-conference field trip (10th April): Geology and regolith of the Yorke Peninsula
    • Optional post-conference (12th April): More geology and regolith of the Yorke Peninsula and the Adelaide Plains
  • OPTIONAL (7th April): 10th year anniversary end of CRCLEME dinner, Adelaide
  • ARGA Annual General Meeting, Wednesday 11th April, 1:30 PM

Download ARGA AGM notice: ARGA 2018 AGM notice

Download "Future of ARGA" document: Future of ARGA document

Abstracts, applications for student bursaries and registrations are now open.

Important dates include:

  • Applications for student bursaries close 31st January 2018
  • Abstract deadline 31st January 2018
  • Early bird registration closes 31st January 2018. An additional $100 late fee will apply after this date until close of registrations
  • Registrations close 28th February 2018.

Information for registrants

Download draft program: ARGA 2018 Draft Program (MS Word doc)

Download: ARGA conference abstract template (MS Word doc)

Download: ARGA_Conference_2018_registration_form (MS Word doc)

Download: ARGA Conference Student Bursary application form (MS Word doc)

Note: Applicants for the student bursary MUST deliver an oral or poster presentation

Please mark the dates in your diaries and check this website for regular updates. Feel free to forward this to any interested colleagues. If you would like to add addresses to the mailing list for updates, please email:

I look forward to seeing you in Wallaroo!

Carmen Krapf 2018 ARGA Conference Organiser

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