Eighth Nepal Geological Congress
( 27th-29th, November 2016)
This is an international Geoscientific Event going to be organized by Nepal Geological Society in collaboration with Department of Mines and Geology (DMG) and National Society for Earthquake Technology (NSET)

Nepal Geological Society (NGS) is going to organize the 8th Nepal Geological Congress from 27th to 29th November, 2016 in order to exchange expertise, experiences and knowledge for building effective cooperation among the geoscientists of all over the world.

It is our pleasure to announce the 8th Nepal Geological Congress. The Congress- an international geoscientific event happening in bienniel basis, will be held on November 27 - 29, 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal. With the main theme “Geoscience in National Development and Disaster Management”, the Congress aims to exchange expertise, experiences and knowledge for building effective cooperation among geoscientists from all over the world to promote sustainable development and manage natural disasters through the knowledge and practices of geosciencs. As the Congress is planned  in the aftermath of 2015-Gorkha earthquake (Mw 7.8 mainshock on April 25 and Mw 7.3 aftershock on May 12) that caused over 9000 deaths and huge destruction, special sessions will be devoted for research on seismology, seismic hazards and recovery and reconstruction studies. The Congress will be followed by four excursions along the geologically important sections in the Nepal Himalaya.

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Abstract submission (Extended Deadline: 25th October, 2016)

Conference themes Field Excursions
Keynote Presentations Second Circular


Contact and Other information:

Prof. Dr. Tara Nidhi Bhattarai
Convener, 8th Nepal Geological Congress
Cell: +977-9851107328
Dr. Danda Pani Adhikari
Coordinator, 8th Nepal Geological Congress
President, Nepal Geolgical Society
Tel.: +977-014287802
Cell: +977- 9841712360
Mr. Sudhir Rajaure
Co-convener, 8th Nepal Geological Congress
Cell: +977-9851182376
Mr. Mukunda Raj Paudel
Co-convener, 8th Nepal Geological Congress
Vice-President, Nepal Geological Society
Cell: +977-9841695770
Dr. Ashok Sigdel
Secretary, 8th Nepal Geological Congress
Acting General Secretary, Nepal Geological Society
Tel.: +977-014271351
Cell: +977- 9843643061
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