1 ST INTERNATIONAL SEG-SGA-IIMP STUDENT
PRESENTATION CONTEST proEXPLO 2023
This contest is
held with the aim of recognizing the best presentations given by undergraduate/graduate,
master's or doctoral students in proEXPLO 2023.
Undergraduate, master's and doctoral students enrolled during 2023 in a university
institution may participate. In addition, geologists and geological engineers who have defended
their thesis (undergraduate/graduate, master's or doctoral) during 2022 may also
It is an international contest, so students of any nationality and enrolled in any
university around the world can participate.
Submission of technical papers
Extended abstracts shall be submitted following the general procedure indicated on the
website (Technical Papers).
At the time of sending the extended abstracts, students must indicate that they would like to
participate in the "1 st International SEG-SGA-IIMP Student Presentation Contest proEXPLO
2023" and attach evidence of fulfilling any of the requirements indicated in Point 1 of the
The works submitted must be original and based on field and/or laboratory results
obtained in thesis research topics (undergraduate/graduate, master's or doctoral).
The contest participant must be the main author of the extended abstract submitted.
The contest participant must be the person who will deliver the presentation (either in
oral or poster format) and therefore must participate in the event as a speaker.
Selection of presentation modality
The Technical Papers Committee (CTT) of proEXPLO 2023 will evaluate the quality and scope of the
extended abstracts submitted by participants and will select the presentation modality (oral or
The oral and poster presentations will be included in the "regular" sessions of the
congress, i.e., there will be no specific sessions for student participants in this contest.
Presentations (oral and poster) must comply with the specifications indicated on the congress
Evaluation of papers
The jury of the "1 st International SEG-SGA-IIMP Student Presentation Contest
proEXPLO 2023" will consists of three internationally renowned experts.
The members of the jury will be present during the oral presentations of the contest candidates.
The members of the jury will visit the posters of the contest candidates. Candidates must be
present, in front of their poster, during the visit of jury members to briefly explain the
content of the posters and answer questions from the members of the jury. The schedule for
visiting each poster will be announced in advance.
Award for the best oral presentation – undergraduate.
Award for the best oral presentation - post-graduate (master's and doctorate).
Award for the best poster presentation.
Awards will include:
Subscription (membership) to the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG; https://www.segweb.org) and the
Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA; https://e-sga.org) for the current year (2023). Should the
winner already be a member of the SEG and/or SGA during 2023, the corresponding
membership costs would be covered for 2024.