The Tectonics & Resource Potential of NE South America


Following on from the successful 11th IGGC in Paramaribo, Suriname in 2019, this conference will present the latest findings on the tectonics, minerals and energy resources, and regolith of the Guiana Shield and the wider NE South American Region.
The outcomes of this meeting will underpin discussions about future collaborative research programs in the region.

Research Themes

  • Archean and Proterozoic tectonics and resource potential.
  • Proterozoic to Tertiary basin evolution and resource potential.
  • Regolith and landform evolution.


Abstracts may be on any geoscience topic related to the Guiana Shield and neighbouring terranes should be between 1-4 pages and may contain images and figures.
Please download the example abstract from the 11th IGGC (available on the SAXI website) and follow the formatting styles displayed within.  All submissions as Word format docs with embedded figures to

How to Register

We have made every effort to keep the registration fees affordable.

Pricing AU$

  • Company Industry Professional $1,400.00
  • Government Personnel $100.00
  • Individual Industry Professional $375.00
  • SAXI Sponsor $1,000.00
  • Student $50.00
  • UniversityPersonnel $150.0

We recommend that you register via the SAXI Website. If you are not able to register online please contact us at:



Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship provides your company with high visibility among the industry, government, and academic specialists attending the event, as well as to a global audience on the Internet. All monies will be used to offset conference expenses and support university students’ research.

Sponsorship Levels:

  • Diamond $5,000
  • Platinum $4,000
  • Gold $3,000
  • Silver $2,000
  • Bronze $1,000