The Colloquium of African Geology (CAG) is a major biennial meeting organized under the auspices of the Geological Society of Africa (GSAf). Since the first colloquium in 1965, this Colloquium has been hosted by several European and African countries. The African countries that had a chance to organize this event were Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Mozambique, Tunisia and South Africa. Based on the decision of the Geological Society of Africa (GSAf) General Assembly held on 14 January 2011 at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa (during the 23rd Colloquium), the organization of the next Colloquium of African Geology (CAG24) as well as the 14th Conference of the Geological Society of Africa and the 40th Anniversary of the Geological Society of Africa (1973-2013) was assigned to Ethiopia.
This will be conducted at the United Nations Economic Commission Conference Center (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 8 to 14 January 2013. The CAG24 will be organized by the Ethiopian Geosciences and Mineral Engineering Association (EGMEA) in cooperation with governmental and non-governmental organizations under the auspices of the Geological Society of Africa (GSAf).
The Theme of the Conference is:
“40 Years of GSAf (1973-2013),
Earth Sciences Solutions
African Development Challenges”