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67th IGRM, 2024

67th IGRM, 2024

Irish Geoscience Research Meeting 2024
01/03/2024 18:00
03/03/2024 16:00
Arts Millenium Building, University of Galway
University of Galway

 Please book your ticket by registering here  

How to attend:

​The 67th Irish Geoscience Research Meeting will be held in the Arts Millennium Building, University of Galway, over the weekend of 1st–3rd March, 2024. The format will be similar to previous years, with guest speakers on the Friday and Saturday evenings, and general sessions over the weekend, finishing by 15.30 on Sunday.

Registration, as always, is free (via is a google docs form). 

For information on travel and accommodation, please see Places book up quickly so secure your accommodation early to avoid disappointment.


Friday     18.30-19.30: registration desk open & refreshments

                19.30-20.45: Evening lecture 

Saturday 8.30-8.50: Registration 

                 8.50-12.30: Morning sessions

                12.30-14.00: Lunch (not provided)

                14.00-17.20: Afternoon sessions

                17.20-18.30: Poster session & refreshments

                18.30-19.45: Evening Lecture

                20.00 - late: Conference dinner, Galway Rowing Club, Woodquay

Sunday    9.00-12.30: Morning sessions

               12.30-14.00: Lunch

               14.00-15.00: Afternoon session

               15.00-15.15: Closing remarks and prizes.

**The book of abstracts is now available online** (via google drive)

Guest Speakers 

Professor John Walsh (UCD) The impact of geological structures on the terrain and coastline of the Aran Islands. 

Dr Kathryn Fitzsimmons (Universität Tübingen) Title TBC. 

Conference meal
There will be a conference meal on the Saturday evening in the Galway Rowing Club. Cost will be of the order of €40-50. If you would like to attend the meal, please book this in addition to conference registration. Payment will be taken upon arrival at the Registration desk. 

Lunch is not provided by IGRM, however there are multiple options within walking distance of the event venue. 

Organising committee
The 67th IGRM has been organised jointly by the Galway Earth & Ocean Society and departments of Geography and Earth & Ocean Sciences at the University of Galway.

Further information
If you have any further questions then please contact

 Presentations and abstract submission
For those wishing to present at the meeting, please note that the deadline for submitting abstracts is the 9th February.

There are two main categories of presentation to choose from: 15-minute talks and posters. For those submitting posters, there is also the option to give a 3-minute 'flash' talk in the style of EGU's Pico presentations. Please indicate whether you wish to avail of this option.

Preference will be given to new speakers and/or significantly new research. Posters will be available to view throughout the meeting in spaces adjacent the lecture theatre.

To view the abstract format and submit your abstracts, please follow this submission link.