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AOGS Women’s Network Cell (AOGS-WNC)



At the 2019 AOGS conference, a group of women met to start the AOGS Women’s Network Cell (AOGS-WNC). They want to develop a group and are planning follow-up meetings at the AOGS 2022 virtual conference. Their basic premise is to improve participation of women at AOGS meetings, at all levels.

If you would like to be involved, please sign up HERE
Note, participation is open to all genders, not just women.
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UN Sustainable Development Goals Action Video Contests


To promote society consensus on geoscience contribution to achieving the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs)

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Contest Rules & Award:
  1. Aspiring AOGS-SDG Champions should:
    1. Register here

      • Length of each video should be less than 3 minutes.
      • Videos should be uploaded to YouTube and links provided to AOGS.
      • Video title should begin with “UNSDGs Contest for AOGS2024”, followed by your video title.
      • Video title needs summarize the contents in the video and include its hash tags to the associated SDG goal(s). For example: “Electrical Resistivity Surveys on Groundwater Resources in Taiwan. # SDG6, #SDG13, #SDG14”

  2. Contestants must
    1. Obtain all clearances related to the video submitted to AOGS.
    2. Consent to AOGS posting, broadcasting and re-distributing the video.
    3. Agree to avail the You Tube contents and links for a minimum period of one year from 30 May 2024 to 30 May 2025.

  3. Key Dates
    30-May 2024 Deadline for Registration
    01-Aug 2024 AOGS posts panel reviewed and accepted video links on AOGS website

  4. Overall winner will receive
    1. A Geosciences and the Sustainable Development Goals book (worth GBP 79.99) compliments Geology for Global Development a UK-based charity seeking to mobilise and equip the global geoscience community to help deliver the SDGs
    2. Certificate of Recognition
    3. Exposure on AOGS websites and publicity materials