May 8–15, 2017 • Monterrey & Linares, Mexico
“THE ROLE OF GEOSCIENCES TO SOCIETAL DEVELOPMENT: A GERMAN – LATIN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE”
Update: May 2017 → SEMINAR PROGRAM (Pdf 1 MB)
More Information → PROGRAMA-2017 (Pdf 2.6 MB)
As part of the activities developed by RED-GOAL members during the 2017 GOAL-MEXICO Workshop, the generation, edition, and publication of the book that we have the satisfaction of sharing with our colleagues and visitors to our website were achieved.
BOOK GOAL- MEXICO 2017
See our official video of the GOAL – MEXICO Conferences
Official Video GOAL – MEXICO 2017
Technical talk on geosciences in Paraguay
On October 31, 2017, a “Technical talk on geosciences”, organized by the Faculty of Geology and the GOAL (in the auditorium of the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the National University of Asunción) was held. GeO Network of Latinamerican-German ALumni), chapter Paraguay.
Five professionals, all of them GOALists, have presented the following topics:
- Economic Impact of Gold Mining in the District of Paso Yobai Department of Guairá, by Lic. Geol. Juan Carlos Benítez
- Proposal for a geoenvironmental solution to the contamination of Lake Ypacaraí, by Msc. Geol. Celso Velazquez.
- Mba’éichapa? Peteí ñeporandu porá – How? A good question – Wie? Eine Gute frage, by Msc. Ing. Agr. Nestor Molinas
- Virtual water as a management tool, by Civil Engineer María del Carmen Álvarez
- Water Councils, a proposal for the management of water resources, by Lic. Geol. Carmen Rojas
The technical talk on geosciences is a way for GOALists in Paraguay to reach professionals, teachers, and students of FACEN in order to share their work experiences and knowledge.
October 2–7, 2017 • Porto Alegre, Brazil
“Facing human impacts: the challenges for society and for science”
Since 2003, the Brazil-Germany Symposium of Sustainable Development has been taking place in both countries alternately every other year. The first Symposium was held in Tübingen, Germany. The purpose of the Symposium is to present and discuss the differences and similarities regarding the sustainable development of two societies related to their cultural identity with the resources of the earth and its processes. The 2017 edition will be hosted at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, in Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. The theme of this edition will be “Facing human impacts: the challenges for society and for science”. In this event, the scientific exchange between colleagues from Brazil and Germany in the field of technological innovation and sustainability is opportune. The focus is mainly on issues related to energy, water, soil, climate, biodiversity, agriculture and forestry, politics, economics, resource management and future cities.
→ Flyer (Pdf 5.9 MB)
→ Pontifíca Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
→ Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (in German)
May 3–4, 2017 • Monterrey, Mexico
“Water sustainability and its importance in public health”
The first edition of the Kleines Alumni Seminars (KAS) on “Water sustainability and its importance in public health” is aimed at strengthening the important presence of the DAAD in Monterrey and aims to extend the activities of experts trained in Germany and special guests. The availability of quality water and its effects on human public health are priority areas for sustainable development at the global level, so it is necessary to strengthen multidisciplinary work teams that address this issue.
The objective of this 2-day seminar is to connect experts from the scientific community working with water resources management and health. It is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service.
Venue: Ing. Manuel Martibnez Carranza Auditorium at the Civil Engineering School, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico
Time: 9:00-18:00 Hours, Free entry, Limited availability.
Contact to register: @
→ PROGRAM 2017 (in English, Pdf 3 MB)
→ Año Dual Alemania-México 2016-2017
→ Civil Engineering School, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico
See our official video of the KAS – DAAD “Water sustainability and its importance in public health” Conferences at FIC-UANL and supported by DAAD, SADM, INEGI, CICNL and SAGA
→ Official Video KAS – DAAD 2017, FIC – UANL
September 26–30, 2016 • Bogotá, Colombia
“SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF GEORESOURCES – ACHIEVEMENTS & CHALLENGES”
More Information → Workshop Proceedings – 2016 (Academic Sessions and Abstracts) (Pdf 1 MB)
March 27–31, 2014 • Heidelberg Germany
“Geosciences and Society – Bridging the gap with GeoParks and Co” held during the 23rd Latin American Colloquium on Earth Sciences (LAK 2014)
→ Program & Abstracts (Pdf 8.9 MB)
→ Report on Workshop (Pdf 2.7 MB)