Themes of the Symposium


Like in the previous CAG27 meetings, contributions from all fields of geology are welcome. So far we envisage the following topics to play a major role during the meeting:

S01 – Crustal Evolution of Africa value

  • S01.1 – Archean to Paleoproterozoic crustal evolution
  • S01.2 – Mesoproterozoic orogenic cycles
  • S01.3 – Pan-African fold belts
  • S01.4 – Fanerozoic orogenic cycles
  • S01.5 – Post-Gondwana geodynamics of Africa
  • S01.6 – Africa’s contributions to Planetary sciences

S02 – Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

S03 – Tectonics and structural geology

S04 – Stratigraphy, Sedimentology & Paleontology

S05 – Isotope Geology

S06 – Earth’s mineral resources and sustainable development

  • S06.1 – Mineral resources
  • S06.2 – Mesoproterozoic orogenic cycles
  • S06.3 – Hydrogeology and water sustainability

S07 – Weathering, Climate and Surface Processes

S08 – Geophysics

S09 – Ocean Sciences

S10 – Geoparks, Geotourism and Geoethics for Promoting Earth Heritage in Africa

S11 – Geohazards, Natural and human-induced environmental hazards and disasters

S12 – Geosciences Education in Africa

S13 – Integrated approaches in Geology (Medical Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry)