2020 Bowen
Basin Symposium

8-10 September 2020

Mackay, Queensland

Beyond 2020: The Future of Coal

Welcome to the 2020 Bowen Basin Symposium website presented by the Bowen Basin Geologists Group (BBGG)

The BBGG has a proud history of presenting the Bowen Basin Symposium (BBS) every 5 years since 1985. The theme of 2020’s event is looking “Beyond 2020: The Future of Coal”. This is the premier event run by geoscientists, for geoscientists and associated personnel, who study, explore, evaluate and mine the occurrence of coal throughout the Bowen and other basins in Queensland.

Registration is now open. Please put the dates in your diary, make plans to attend and contribute. Look out for updates on what promises to be the most adventurous and exciting Symposium yet.

Call for Abstracts

You are invited to submit an initial abstract for the Review Committee to consider for presentation at the 2020 Bowen Basin Symposium.

Abstracts can be submitted for papers, presentations, posters, workshops, rapid exchange and ‘A day in the life’ video competition.

The themes for abstract submissions are:

  • Back to basics.
  • Where are we now?
  • Where are we going?

In particular, there will be a focus on mines and projects to preserve information on their basic geology and mine plan.

Click on the “Submit Abstract” button and create a login to access more detailed information on the themes and presentation types at the 2020 Bowen Basin Symposium

Abstract submissions close on Monday 16 December 2019 23.59 AEST.

Submit your abstract now to be a part of the next Bowen Basin Symposium.

Sponsorship & Exhibition

Sponsorship & exhibition opportunities are now available for the 2020 Bowen Basin Symposium. The Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus can be downloaded by clicking the link below, which includes further information on the Symposium and details the inclusions of the sponsorship packages and special sponsorship items.

View Sponsorship & exhibition opportunities

Please contact Sylvia Michael to secure your sponsorship now. Payment terms can be negotiated upon application.