Ice Breaker Reception

Monday, August 26th 19.00

The Ice Breaker Reception will take place in The Hunterian Mueum at the University of Glasgow. The reception is supported by Glasgow City Council. 

The cost to attend is included in the registration fee for the Conference however pre-booking is necessary. If you would like to book a ticket for the Ice Breaker Reception please email 

Student Industry Event

Tuesday, August 27th 18.15

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We are pleased to announce the SGA 2019 Student-Industry networking event. 

This will be held on Tuesday the 27th of August from 6.15pm until 10pm at Cottiers Theatre in Glasgow’s west end. The venue is a 10-minute walk from the University.


At this fantastic event, students will have the chance to meet with both experienced and junior professionals from all aspects of the minerals industry. While our industry partners will have the opportunity to meet with the next generation of talented geologists from around the world. A record 200 students will be presenting results of their latest research specifically on Mineral Deposits at this meeting – and most will be at this event!


The evening is free to attend and will consist of a few short presentations from industry colleagues and a brief Q&A, followed by ample free time to chat and mingle with industry representatives in a relaxed setting.


On arrival, you will receive 2 free drinks vouchers and a commemorative T-shirt. A delicious buffet will be provided from 6.45 pm.

The presentations will commence at approximately 7.15 pm. 


Volunteers from Glasgow University will be on hand to assist you at the venue.

Gala Dinner 

Thursday, August 29th 19.00

The location for the Gala Dinner is the stunning Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum just a 5 minute walk from the Conference Venue. 

Delegates attending the Gala Dinner can be assured of an evening of good food, fine wine, entertainment and an experience that only Glasgow can offer! All of this in an atmosphere of engagement amongst colleagues will no doubt mean the SGA 2019 Gala Dinner will be one to remember for many years to come! 

Please note that the Gala Dinner is not included as part of the registration fee and the cost to attend is £60.00. Tickets must be pre-purchased. If you would like to purchase a ticket please email