SEG  Student Chapter Zurich

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  • Upcoming events

Student chapter meeting: September 24, 2018
Gold panning weekend: October 6-7, 2018
CUSO short course, Geneva: September 27, 2018

For more details, job postings and outside activities, please have a look at our Facebook page.

Past events

  • Gordon Research Conference ("Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits") in New Hampshire, August 5-10, 2018
  • Colombian emeralds, presentation by Julian Reyes, July 25, 2018
  • "Mineral Deposits of Poland" field trip, June 16-25, 2018
  • Poland pre-excursion seminar, June 11, 2018
  • Movie night!, May 7, 2018
  • Lunch with Michael Steinmann (Pan American Silver), April 13, 2018
  • "From icy north to sultry south - a personal perspective of a female geologist daily life" talk by Megan Seipp, March 27, 2018
  • Short course "Exploration Geology" at University of Freiburg, March 19-22, 2018
  • SEG-SC ski weekend together with the student chapter of University of Geneva, March 16-18, 2018
  • Journée Métallogénique at ETHZ, March 16, 2018
  • Field trip planning meeting, February 27, 2018
  • Visit to Gübelin Gemmological Lab in Lucerne, February 16, 2018
  • Mining and Gluhwein event: talk by Nadia Paneva about "Exploration in Bulgaria" and cheese fondue, December 6, 2017
  • ECROFI conference in Nancy, June 23-29, 2017
  • "Asteroid Mining" talk by Dr. Matthias Meier, May 17, 2017
  • Quiz night!, February 28, 2017
  • SEG-SC ski weekend in Fiesch, March 10, 2017
  • Journée Métallogénique at University of Geneva, March 10, 2017
  • "Switzerland's reponsibility as the main commodity trading hub" talk by Andreas Missbach (Public Eye), January 12, 2017
  • Gluhwein and Gold event. Talks by Jakub Sliwinksi ('Exploration & mining at Pogo Gold Mine, Alaska, USA") and Katerina Schlöglova ("Gold exploration in Northern Europe"). December 12, 2016.
  • "Ore deposits in Ireland" SEG fieldtrip, 10 days, August 2016
  • SEG Ski weekend in Gstaad, March 11-13, 2016
  • Practical course "Resource Economics and Mineral Exploration" in Geneva, Jan 12-21, 2015 (details here)
  • Short course "Rare Earth Elements" in Freiberg/Germany at Dec 8-12, 2014 (details here)
  • Talk organised by the SEG student chapter of Geneva: "Transitions from porphyry to epithermal ore environments" given by Dr. Jeffrey Hedenquist, October 13th, Geneva
  • Gold-panning weekend September 20th-21st, 2014 in Sedrun/Disentis
  • "Geology of REE deposits" Talk by Bill Mercer, vice-president for exploration at Avalon Metals, 16th of September 2014, talk followed by discussion and apero
    Ore deposits of the Fennoscandian Shield: Finland”  excursion from July 10th to 28th, 2014
  • "Building a Rare Earth Company: The way it is supposed to be done"  talk by Ron Malashewski, Manager of Investor Relations at Avalon Rare Metals, March 24, 2014 
  • Short course "Resource Economics and Mineral Exploration" at ETHZ in collaboration with University Geneva, Jan 8-17, 2014 (details here...)
  • Gemmology workshop organised by SEG Student Chapter Geneva on January 24th, 2014 (details here...)
  • Short course "Granite-related mineral systems" in Freiberg/Germany at Dec 2-6, 2013 (details here...)
  • Welcome Barbecue with new members (Sep 26, 2013 at ETH roof terrace)
  • Dr. Robert Loucks: "Distinguishing Chemical Features, Tectonic Settings and Petrogenesis of Copper-Ore-Forming Arc Magmas" Short course and workshop at ETHZ (Sep 2-3, 2013)
  • Sweden fieldtrip (Kiruna, Aitik, June 2013)
  • Czech Republic fieldtrip (organised by SEG Student Chapter Prague, May 2013)
  • Ireland (organised by SEG Student Chapter Geneva, May 2013)
  • Talk by Dr. Steve Enders: "Methods in Exploration Geology"  (March 27, 2013 at ETHZ)
  • Goldpanning weekend in Disentis (Switzerland) in September 2012

... for photos and reports from previous fieldtrips, have a look here.