Geosciences Made in Belgium

15-17 September 2021 – AfricaMuseum Tervuren (Belgium)

Welcome Pavilion

The Royal Museum for Central Africa is pleased to welcome the 7th international Geologica Belgica Meeting 2021 in the recently renovated AfricaMuseum. Modern conference rooms and facilities within the Welcome Pavilion are ideally fitted to host the conference. The museum building itself is made of a variety of materials issued from Belgian quarries. The theme of the conference “Geosciences made in Belgium” opens a forum where Belgian scientists and colleagues will exhibit the wide diversity of their activities, in Belgium and abroad. The RMCA promotes research activities in Africa and the organizers therefore welcome contributions by African scientists and/or focusing on African research questions.

 FriseA total of 12 sessions have been identified, covering various disciplines of Earth and Planetary Sciences. 

 After the conference, an upgraded version of the conference abstracts will be edited with an ISBN number allowing using the abstracts it as citable references.

The COVID-19 regulations allow to held the meeting physically, with a maximum of 200 persons at the same time. The use of mask is requested only for circulation in the building, but not in the conference rooms once cited.

! Tuesday 14 September, the Ice breaker party has been cancelled due to uncertainties in the Covid regulations during the preparation of the conference! Sorry for the inconveniences !.

Last minute ! We are happy to announce that on Friday afternoon (14hr, Auditorium), we will have the Van den Broeck Medal 2021 conference by Thierry Camelbeeck : Earthquake activity in Western Europe is typical of stable continental regions.
Flyer Van den Broeck Medal 

Please check regularly the program of presentations as last-minute changes may occur.


Organizing Committee

Damien Delvaux, RMCA (damien.delvaux.de.fenffe@africamuseum.be)
Olivier Dewitte, RMCA (olivier.dewitte@africamuseum.be)
Max Fernandez-Alonso, RMCA (max.fernandez@africamuseum.be)
Aurelia Hubert-Ferrari, ULiège (aurelia.ferrari@uliege.be)
Jan Elsen, KU Leuven (jan.elsen@kuleuven.be)

Scientific Committee

Jean-Marc Baele, UMons (jean-marc.baele@umons.ac.be)
Olivier Bolle, ULiège (olivier.bolle@ulg.ac.be)
Anouk Borst, RMCA & KU Leuven (anouk.borst@africamuseum.be)
Marc De Batist, UGent (marc.debatist@ugent.be)
Augustin Dekoninck, UNamur (augustin.dekoninck@unamur.be)
Thierry De Putter, RMCA (thierry.de.putter@africamuseum.be)
Stefaan Dondeyne, UGent (stefaan.dondeyne@ugent.be)
Karen Fontijn, ULB (karen.fontijn@ulb.ac.be)
Vanessa Heyvaert, RBINS-GSB (vanessa.heyvaert@naturalsciences.be)
François Kervyn, RMCA (francois.kervyn@africamuseum.be)
David Lagrou, VITO (david.lagrou@vito.be)
Thomas Lecocq, ROB (thomas.lecocq@oma.be)
Florias Mees, RMCA (florias.mees@africamuseum.be)
Sophie Opfergelt, UCLouvain (sophie.opfergelt@uclouvain.be)
Cyrille Prestianni, ULiège & RBINS (cyrille.prestianni@uliege.be)
Robert Speijer, KU Leuven (robert.speijer@kuleuven.be)

Conference Email: geologicabelgica2021@africamuseum.be

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