Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Session on Geoethics at the AESC 2021

Call for Abstracts

deadline: 24 August 2020

Sandra Villacorta, past national coordinator and currently scientific coordinator of IAPG-Peru, has launched a call for abstracts for the session "Geoethical Aspects in Geosciences", to be held at the AESC - Australian Earth Sciences Convention in 2021

The congress is planned from 9 to 12 February 2021 in Tasmania (Australia).

The session "Geoethical Aspects in Geosciences" was accepted by organizers under the Theme 5 "Geoscience in society, education and environment".

This is the session description:

There is an urgent need to promote geoethical values to deal with the implications of geosciences activities and discuss the appropriate behaviours and practices, wherever human activities interact with the Earth system worldwide.
The scope of this session is to discuss the ethical implications of developing geoscience activities. Acknowledging the role of Geoscientists at the service of society, this session will develop discussion on ethical and social problems related to the management of land, coasts and open oceans; socio-environmentally sustainable supplies of energy and geo-resources; geoscience communication and education, role of geosciences in socio-economic development, sustainable development and intercultural exchange among others.
It is expected participation of professionals of the International Association for Promoting Geoethics – IAPG (

Colleagues are invited to submit an abstract on issues of interest for geoethics.

You find information about the abstract submission at:

The session is supported by the IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics.


IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics

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