Geoscience: Towards a Smarter Economy
18 August 2010
10:00-11:00am US EDT
To register for this webinar visit http://www.agiweb.org/workforce/webinars_details.html
Join in live to listen to the following speakers discuss this recently released report published by the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI), Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI), and the Royal Irish Academy (RIA).
- Dr Peadar McArdle, Director, Geological Survey of Ireland
- Garth Earls, Director, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland
- Professor Pat Shannon, Professor of Geology, University College Dublin
- Dr Deidre Lewis, Technical Director for Mining & Minerals, SLR Consulting Ireland, Vice-President, Institute of Geologists of Ireland
This webinar, run with the American Geological Institute and the Royal Irish Academy, details how Geoscience can be oriented toward a smart economy, and describes how the Geoscience sector can contribute to economic recovery. The report also provides a clear vision of the sector in 2020 and its implications for Geoscience on the island of Ireland. To download the report please visit http://www.gsi.ie/Geoscience+Initiatives/Geoscience+and+a+Smarter+Economy.htm
Towards a Smarter Economy
A new report detailing how geoscience can be oriented toward a smart economy has just been published by GSNI, GSI and the Royal Irish Academy. It describes how the geoscience sector can contribute to economic recovery and it provides a clear vision of the sector in 2020. The report is entitled “Geoscience - Towards a Smarter Economy” and it can be downloaded from here.
The office of the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland is Colby House, Stranmillis Court, Belfast. A location map can be found below.