Special sessions

Special sessions

Geosystems and Hydrogeosystems

Applications of noble gases in hydrogeology
Nicholas Utting (CANMET Energy), Daniele Pinti (Université du Québec à Montréal), and Ende Zuo (University of Ottawa)

Biosphere Meets Geosphere: Interactions between Earth and Life
Marc Laflamme (University of Toronto), Melissa Grey (Joggins Fossil Institute), and Jean-Bernard Caron (Royal Ontario Museum)

Canadian volcanology, Archean to recent, depth to surface, at home and abroad
Pierre-Simon Ross (INRS), Stephan Kolzenburg (Exploration Geologist), and Kim Berlo (McGill University)

Challenges in measuring and modeling groundwater/surface water interactions
Claudi Paniconi(INRS), René Therrien (Université Laval), and Daniel Paradis (Geological Survey of Canada)

The construction and use of P-T-t-D paths in understanding orogenic systems
Kyle Larson (University of British Columbia), Chris Yakymchuk (University of Waterloo), and Brendan Dyck (Simon Fraser Univeristy)

Crustal melting, migration, and mineralization processes: Partial melting through fractionation to volatile saturation, from the micron to the continental scale
Matthew Steele-MacInnis (University of Alberta), Brendan Dyck (Simon Fraser University), Zeinab Azadbakht (University of New Brunswick), and Ed Sawyer (UQAC)

Deep groundwater circulation and its potential influence onshallow water resourcesand ecosystems
Christine Rivard (Geological Survey of Canada), John Molson (Université Laval), and René Lefebvre (INRS)

Diffusion in geoscience – A multidisciplinary perspective
Tom Al (University of Ottawa), Beth Parker (University of Guelph), and Philipp Wanner (University of Guelph)

Emerging Contaminants in Soil and Groundwater
Rick McGrego (InSitu Remediation Services Ltd.) and Grant Carey (Porewater Solutions)

Geochemical and isotopic tracers in groundwater studies
Geneviève Bordeleau (Geological Survey of Canada) and Jason Ahad (Geological Survey of Canada)

Groundwater and Climate Change
Marie Larocque (Université du Québec à Montréal) and Diana Allen (Simon Fraser University)

Groundwater nutrients and contaminants affecting surface waters
James Roy (Environment and Climate Change Canada) and Clare Robinson (University of Western Ontario)

Hydrogeology of cold regions
Jean-Michel Lemieux (Université Laval)

Marine geosciences
John William Jamieson (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Patrick Lajeunesse (Université Laval), and Alexandre Normandeau (Geological Survey of Canada)

Melt, fluids and architecture of accretionary orogens
Dawn Kellett (Geological Survey of Canada), Sandra Barr (Acadia University), Graham Layne (Memorial University), and Donnelly Archibald (St. Francis Xavier University)

Open session on the Appalachians and Grenville geology
Michel Malo (INRS) and Anne-Aurélie Sappin (Geological Survey of Canada)

Ophiolites as markers of oceanic and orogenic settings
Jean Bédard (Geological Survey of Canada) and Alain Tremblay (UQAM)

Pannotia to Pangea: Paleozoic orogenic cycles in the circum-North Atlantic region: a celebration of the career of Damian Nance
Brendan Murphy (St. Francis Xavier University), Rob Strachan (University of Portsmouth), and Cecilio Quesada (Instituto Geológico y Minero de España)

Precambrian sedimentology: Open session on recent advancements in paleogeographic and paleoenvironmental reconstructions in deep time
Alessandro Ielpi (Laurentian University), Galen Halverson (McGill University), and Maxwell Lechte (University of Melbourne)

Quantifying timing and rates of geologic processes
Eva Enkelmann (University of Calgary)

Terrestrial analogues for comparative planetary geology and astrobiology
Ed Cloutis (University of Winnipeg) and Gordon R. Osinski (University of Western Ontario)

Resources, Energy and Environment

The cratonic mantle, its carbonate-rich melts, kimberlites and carbonatites
Maya Kopylova and Anton Chakhmouradian (University of British Columbia, University of Manitoba)

Energy, sustainable development and environment
Fatma Taktak (Consultant)

Evolution and resource potential of Arctic sedimentary basins
Denis Lavoie (Geological Survey of Canada)

Fluid-rock interaction
Pilar Lecumberri-Sanchez (University of Alberta) et al.

Impact cratering in the solar system
Gordon R. Osinski and Livio L. Tornabene (University of Western Ontario)

Indicator minerals and exploration methods
Sheida Makvandi (COREM) and Georges Beaudoin (Université Laval)

Integrating geophysics, petrophysics and geology: a session to honour the career of Dr. Bill Morris
Hernan Ugalde (Brock University) et al.

Is Venus, modern Earth, or another planetary body the best analogue for the early Earth?— Implications for Archean tectonics and mineralization
Lyal Harris (INRS) et al.

Recent advances in the study of gems and gem deposits
Lee Groat (UBC)

Reservoir geomechanics and structural geology
Elena Konstantinovskaya (University of Alberta)

Submarine volcanism and marine minerals: Key resources for the future
Michelle DeWolfe (Mount Royal University) and Margaret Stewart (University of Ottawa)

Unifying international research forces to unlock geothermal resource
Jasmin Raymond (INRS ) and Daniela Blessent (Universidad de Medellin)

Uranium ore systems research: Fluid pathways, metal traps and expressions of the systems
Eric Potter (Geological Survey of Canada) et al.

Data science for Geosciences

Artificial intelligence in natural resources, algorithm development and applications
Leonardo Feltrin (Laurentia University)

Data-driven discovery in mineralogy and the geological sciences
Olivier Gagné (University of Manitoba/Carnegie Institution for Science) and Patrick H.J. Mercier (National Research Council of Canada)

Geology and artificial intelligence: Revise our knowledge!
Rejean Girard (IOS)

Machine Learning as an interpretation tool for geologists
Martin Blouin (Geolearn) et al.

Geosciences and Society

Geoheritage: From local to international
André Desrochers  (University of Ottawa) et al.

How 3D printing helps to advance Earth Science teaching
Heidi Daxberger (University of Toronto) et al.

Innovative and effective approaches to teaching geosciences: Ideas and strategies
Charly Bank (University of Toronto) and Anne Marie Ryan (Dalhousie University)