Upcoming event

The national meeting that brings together geoscientists and other geo-professionals is now organized for the second time:

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12th−14th of March, 2024

University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, Educarium


Preliminary program

Tue 12.3.2024 – Educational events, workshops, workgroup meetings, and icebreaker

Wed 13.3.2024 – 1st day of the meeting (9−17 + poster session)

Thu 14.3.2024 – 2nd day of the meeting (9−17) + GSF monthly meeting (18->)


The languages of the meeting will be English, Finnish, and Swedish.

The abstract is sent separately to jussi.heinonen@abo.fi (no later than 2nd of February 2024!)

Download abstract template with instructions from here: Fileauthoraa_shortenedtitle_geodays24.docx

Registration for the GeoDays meeting is open until 16th of February: https://konsta.utu.fi/Default.aspx?tabid=88&tap=17240

Registration fee: €100 (free for PhD and MSc students)


The meeting has no predetermined sessions, but the scientific committee forms the sessions based on the submitted abstracts. We are sure that we will put together interesting ones! The main speakers at the meeting are Valentin Troll (Uppsala University) and Aku Heinonen (Geological Survey of Finland). There are eight invited presenters from within (and also outside of) various fields of geosciences.

The time slot for talks (excluding Keynotes) will be 15 minutes (12 minutes for presentation + 3 minutes for discussion). Poster size is A0 (portrait).

The workshop for PhD students on Tuesday 12 March starts around 10 o’clock and contains the following themes: "Writing results, Giving a presentation, Writing discussion, Imposer syndrome – Peer support (Registration for the workshop is done when registering to the meeting, it is also fine to register just for the workshop).

Do not hesitate to ask for more information: jussi.heinonen@abo.fi


Organizing committee:

  • Jussi Heinonen (ÅA)
  • Esa Heilimo (TY)
  • Kaisa Nikkilä (ÅA)
    Antti Ojala (TY)
  • Saija Saarni (TY)
  • Peter Österholm (ÅA)

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