Public Talks

Geoscience Australia regularly hosts a series of public talks for a range of technical and general audiences delivered by leaders in their respective fields, including the Geoscience Australia Wednesday Seminars and Distinguished Geoscience Australia Lecturer (DGAL) series. A selection of these talks are filmed and are available online for on demand viewing after the presentation. Subscribe to receive details of upcoming talks via email.

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Assessment Tool: From the ground down
This is a rare opportunity to hear from the experts involved in Cloud based data delivery, data optimisation requirements for interactive multi-criteria assessments and modern technology platforms. This includes a demonstration of the CCS Assessment Tool, with short overviews of methods and technology that underpin the tool's rich functionality.
Date: 20 September 2017
Time: 11.00am
Location: Sir Harold Raggatt Theatre, Geoscience Australia

People Power: How citizen science can take your science further
Introduction to citizen science and how it could be utilised in the work we do at Geoscience Australia, with brief presentations from two coordinators of successful citizen science projects run here in Canberra.
Date: 27 September 2017
Time: 11.00am
Location: Sir Harold Raggatt Theatre, Geoscience Australia

The future of carbon capture and storage in the 21st Century
Is global scale storage of carbon dioxide in sedimentary rocks essential for ensuring a habitable planet by the end of the 21st Century? This talk will give an update from the recent climate research conference, the projected future role of carbon capture and storage, and discuss the vexed issue of negative emissions.
Date: 04 October 2017
Time: 11.00am
Location: Sir Harold Raggatt Theatre, Geoscience Australia