AGI Webinars on Minerals and Raw Materials

The American Geosciences Institute is pleased to announce a webinar series on cutting edge research on minerals and raw materials in celebration of Earth Science Week 2020. AGI along with its partners, the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) and the International Raw Materials Observatory, is offering a suite of live and on-demand webinars, as well as additional live Q&A sessions with some of the speakers. All webinars are free.

“Resources Beyond Earth: Enabling Future Exploration and the New Space Economy,” Dr. Angel Abbud Madrid, Center for Space Resources, Colorado School of Mines. (On Demand starting 11 October 2020, 12 AM EDT with a live Q&A at 12 p.m. EDT, October 13, 2020)
https://www.earthsciweek.org/webinars/resourcesbeyondearth.html

“Consumers: The Most Potent Army Against Conflict Minerals,” Vitor Correia, International Raw Materials Observatory. (On Demand starting 11 October 2020, 12 AM EDT with a live Q&A at 12pm EDT, October 16, 2020)
https://www.earthsciweek.org/webinars/conflictminerals.html

“May the Quartz Be With You,” Dr. Shannon Mahan, U.S. Geological Survey (On Demand starting 11 October 2020, 12 AM EDT)
https://www.earthsciweek.org/webinars/quartz.html

“The Need and Solutions for Robots in Responsible Raw Material Exploration and Mining,” Dr. Norbert Zajzon, University of Miskolc. (On Demand starting 11 October 2020, 12 AM EDT with a live Q&A at 12 p.m. EDT, October 14, 2020) https://www.earthsciweek.org/webinars/roboticsinmining.html

“The Global Supply of Critical Minerals: Assessing and Tracking Critical Mineral Commodities,” Dr. Nedal Nassar, U.S. Geological Survey (On Demand starting 11 October 2020, 12 AM EDT)
https://www.earthsciweek.org/webinars/criticalminerals.html

“Advances in the Mineralogy of Mars,” Dr. Elizabeth Rampe, Johnson Space Center. (Premieres 12 October 2020, 10 AM EDT)
https://www.earthsciweek.org/webinars/marsminerals.html

“The Future of Data-Driven Discovery in Mineralogy and Crystallography,” Dr. Shaunna Morrison, Carnegie Institute of Science. (Live 2 p.m. EDT, October 12, 2020) Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlcuygrz4iGNIAiJ88Ya3ZeVCElvsE-Few

“Gemology: Time Capsules Connecting Us Through History,” Dr. Aaron Palke, Gemological Institute of America. (Premieres 13 October 2020, 3 PM EDT)
https://www.earthsciweek.org/webinars/gemstones.html

“New Insights into Wire Silver and Gold Formation,” Dr. John Rakovan, Miami University (Premieres 14 October 2020, 3 PM EDT)
https://www.earthsciweek.org/webinars/wiresilvergold.html

For more information, visit https://www.earthsciweek.org/webinars .

All on-demand webinars will have multilingual captioning available.

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