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Geoscience: Towards a Smarter Economy

18 August 2010
15:00-16:00 BST
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).

  1. Dr Peadar McArdle, Director, Geological Survey of Ireland
  2. Garth Earls, Director, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland
  3. Professor Pat Shannon, Professor of Geology, University College Dublin
  4. 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.

Location Map showing Colby House

The above location map can be downloaded in PDF format here.

For further information, or to arrange a visit to our office,
phone us on +44(0)28 9038 8462 or E-mail gsni@detini.gov.uk.