MESSAGE FROM CHAIR
Dear colleagues and friends,
On behalf of the XIX Peruvian Geological Congress Organizing Committee, we are pleased to cordially invite you to attend the XIX Peruvian Geological Congress (CPG) - 2018 Edition, the most important scientific meeting in our country, to be held from September 23rd to 26th 2018 at Lima Convention Center in Lima - Peru.
In this opportunity, the theme of the Congress is "Geology: Science for Sustainable Economic Development"; in this regard, we would like to emphasize that Geology -as important science- plays a key role in the process of developing our country through its valuable contribution to mining, power & energy and construction industries, by focusing on improving continuously population life quality, disseminating the latest geological discoveries and strategic analysis for using the latest geology news and updates, as a vital tool for the decision-making process in management of geological hazards and risks threatening our country.
The technical program includes simultaneous technical presentations and high-level keynote lectures by Peruvian and world-renowned speakers, short courses, thematic workshops, roundtable sessions, poster sessions, and field trips. An exhibit space for Technology Exhibition and Trade Show booths will be assigned for main participating companies involved in mining and oil industry, mining-related suppliers and organizations. There will also be an event exhibit hall available, which is specially designed for promoting conferences, products and services, equipment manufacturers, technology suppliers and consultants, during the three-day event.
Over the past years there was a large event attendance by Peruvian and foreign professionals at the Peruvian Geological Congress; therefore, for the Geological Congress - 2018 Edition we will be pleased to welcome all of them and provide high-level technical conferences, which are focused on promoting geosciences to achieve a sustainable economic development in our country.
Chair, CPG 2018 Organizing Committee
XIX Peruvian Geological Congress