Saturday, March 5, 2016

Diagenesis: First Ever National Geology and Mining Engineering Convention

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The University of the Philippines Mining Engineering Society and University of the Philippines Geology Majors' Society, co-presented by Nickel Asia Corporation, in cooperation with Global Ferronickel Holdings, Incorporated, bring the FIRST EVER NATIONAL GEOLOGY AND MINING ENGINEERING CONVENTION, a week-long summit from March 8-11, 2016 that centers on the geology and mining industry of the country, with the theme "DIAGENESIS: Lithifying the youth, geology and mining engineering towards environmental protection and development”.

It aims to cater geology and mining engineering students, geologists, mining engineers and other people in the industry through its various events. The series of events of the convention are as follows.

Convention Registration Fee: FREE!

National GEM Convention Kickoff
Date: March 8, 2016
Time: 9:00am to 10:30am
Venue: UP Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

The National GEM Convention Kickoff aims to formally introduce the objectives, events, the organizations and the people who have made this pioneering convention happen. There will be an official launch of the themed-exhibit with a progressive advocacy for the environment and responsible mining. FREE CUPCAKES WILL BE SERVED!

National GEM Lab Tour
Date: March 8, 2016
Time: 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Venue: UP DMMME Pilot Plant and UP NIGS Academic Laboratories

Description: The National GEM Lab Tour aims to introduce the students from other schools to the sophisticated and advanced laboratory equipment housed in the National Institute of Geological Sciences and the Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. LUNCH WILL BE SERVED!
National GEM Research Talk
Date: March 8, 2016
Time: 10:30am to 12:00nn, 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue: UP DMMME Pilot Plant and UP NIGS Academic Laboratories

Description: The National GEM Research Talk and Lab Tour intends to recognize the ideas and researches that have shaped the practices of Geology and Mining Engineering in the Philippines. The Research Fair will feature various notable papers and their respective authors to talk about their breakthroughs and share them with students, faculty, and industry executives.

National GEM Symposium
Date: March 9, 2016
Time: 8:00am to 11:30am, 1:00am to 3:30pm
Venue: Institute of Biology Auditorium, UP Diliman

Description: The National GEM Symposium is a plenary-type discussion involving geology and mining engineering students, and experts from the field to tackle the most pressing issues that the industry currently faces. It aims to enlighten minds, shatter misconceptions, and promote the roles of mining in the economic, environmental and industrial development of the Philippines. LUNCH WILL BE SERVED!

National GEM Quiz Show
Date: March 10, 2016
Time: 8:00am to 12:00nn, 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue: Melchor Hall, UP Diliman

Description: The NGEMC Quiz Show aims to promote continued dedication to academic excellence in the respective fields of Geology and Mining Engineering, and at the same time foster a healthy competition and a harmonious relationship among the participants in the convention. LUNCH WILL BE SERVED!

There will be a raffle draw at the end of the National GEM Quiz Show.

The raffle prizes are:

(5 winners) of 32GB Sandisk Dual Drives,
(5 winners) of 20,000 mAh Pineng Powerbanks,
(2 winners) of 1 TB Seagate External Hard Drives, and
(3 winners) of Mine Tour to RTNMC, Rio Tuba, Palawan for two (2)!

One attendance of an event merits the participant one raffle entry. The winners will be electronically picked using randomized methods.

If you haven't secured your slot yet, preregister now at !



NGEMC is co-presented to you by

Nickel Asia Corporation

In cooperation with

Global Ferronickel Holdings, Incorporated
Philippine Association of Geology Students
Partidu State University - Geology Students Association

Also brought to you by

Chamber of Mines of the Philippines
Clariden Holdings, Incorporated
Platinum Group Metals Corporation
Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation
Taganito Mining Corporation

Special thanks to

Philex Mining Corporation
Hinatuan Mining Corporation
Cagdianao Mining Corporation

Our official media partners

Philippine Resources Journal
Wolf Studios
HSE Asia
Wazzup Pilipinas

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