May 24-27 2023

Sudbury 2023 GAC-MAC Joint Annual Meeting

Discovering Ancient to Modern Earth

The Joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Association of Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada, and Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits will be held in Sudbury, Ontario, 24-27 May 2023, with pre- and post-meeting field trips, workshops, and short courses.

Meeting Theme

The theme of the meeting is Discovering Ancient to Modern Earth, reflecting the location of Sudbury at the intersection of the Archean Superior Province, Proterozoic Southern and Grenville Provinces, and Paleozoic-Quaternary cover sequences. The conference will include an exceptionally diverse program of Symposia, Special Sessions, General Sessions, Field trips, Workshops, and Short Courses covering the complete spectrum of geoscience disciplines.

Meeting Format

The meeting will be delivered in hybrid format with both on-site and virtual components. Abstracts, talks, and posters can be given in English or French.

First Circular

Meeting Schedule

20-24 May 2023: Pre-meeting field trips, workshops, and short courses

24 May 2023: Late afternoon registration, evening Icebreaker

25-27 May 2023: Morning and early afternoon oral sessions, late afternoon poster sessions

28-31 May 2023: Post-meeting field trips, workshops, and short courses

Important Dates

01 February 2023: Deadline for early submission of abstracts ($40)

01 March 2023: Deadline for late submission of abstracts ($60)

01 April 2023: Deadline for early registration, Deadline for field trip, workshops, and short course registrations

24 April 2023: Deadline for hotel “block” bookings

23 May 2023: Deadline for on-line registration

24-27 May 2023: On-site registration

Call for Meeting Sponsors and Exhibitors


Partnering Organizations

Geological Association of Canada

Mineralogical Association of Canada

Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits


    Hybrid event

    Laurentian University

    935, Ramsey Lake Road Greater Sudbury, ON Canada, P3E 2C6

    Submission period

    December 1, 2022 - 05:00 until March 2, 2023 - 04:30

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