GEOKURDISTAN 8-10 OCT 2019 SUlaimaniyah IRAQ

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GEOKURDISTAN 8-10 OCT 2019 SUlaimaniyah IRAQ

Post by salsinawi » Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:20 pm

The geologists meeting in GeoKurdistan Conference becomes a continued work and most of the researchers are waiting this event every two years. Since the first conference in 2012, this meeting progress and the quality of submitted papers get better. This event is holding by the Department of Geology (University of Sulaimani) in cooperation with Kurdistan Geology Society in Sulaimani city, focusing on the geology of Kurdistan and surrounding areas. The organizing committee is honoured to invite and encourage all geoscientists throughout Kurdistan, Iraq and abroad to participate in this conference.
GeoKurdistan IV will be held in the city of Sulaimani in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, at the new campus of the University of Sulaimani during the period of 8-10, October 2019. The conference aims at providing a unique opportunity for academics and professional geologists to exchange new ideas in different fields of geosciences, addressing new challenges, share solutions and outline future research directions.

Call for paper:
GeoKurdistan IV welcomes high-quality scientific contributions on geology. Selected keynote speakers will be addressing hot topics relevant to the theme of the conference. The conference language will be in English. Accepted presentations would be presented in oral. Posters are also accepted in printed form. Presented papers will be published in the Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani (JZS). All papers must be submitted in MS Word to the email: Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper. All papers will be peer reviewed by two independent referees of the Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani ( ISSN: 1812-4100. JZS which is a professional periodical journal established in March 1997 and will be published across the Iraqi Kurdistan Region by University of Sulaimani. All the published papers can be browsed on our website ( JZS has been indexed by several world class databases, such as:
1. Global Impact Factor:
2. Cross Ref :
3. International Scientific Indexing (ISI):

The conference welcomes all papers and/or posters in fields of geosciences. The main topics are:
Structure Geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Petrology, Industrial Rocks and Minerals, Ore Geology, Palaeontology, Geotectonics, Hydrogeology, Engineering and Mining Geology, Stratigraphy, Petroleum Geology, Geomorphology, Remote sensing and GIS, Environmental Geology, Medical geology.
Important dates:
– February 5, 2019, Abstract submission
– April 15, 2019 Deadline for abstract submission
– May 15- May 28 2019 Notification of acceptance and asking for Full-text submission
– July 15, 2019 Deadline for full-text submission
– August 15, 2019 Notification of Acceptance/Rejection of papers and posters
– October 8, 2019 Registration

For paper presenters accommodation and hospitality will be provided by the conference committee. For more information please navigate the conference website at: Transportation from the hotel to the conference will be provided by conference organization committee.

Organizing committee:
Chair: Ibrahim M.J. Mohialdeen, Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani
Member: Bakhtiar A Sharif, Kurdistan Geology Society
Member: Tola A. Mirza, Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani
Member: Amanj I. Fattah, Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani
Member: Aram N. Tofiq, Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani
Member: Salim H. Sulaiman, Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani
Member: Ashna J. Ahmed, Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani
Member: Sarkhel H. Mohammed, Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani
Member: Asaad Ibrahim, Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani
Member: Herish M. Sabir, Kurdistan Geology Society
Member: Peshawa M. Hassan, Kurdistan Geology Society
Member: Alwang A. Saeed, Kurdistan Geology Society
Member: Kamaran S. Karim, Kurdistan Geology Society
Member: Chawan O. Mohammed , Kurdistan Geology Society
Member: Sanor S. Shawkat , Kurdistan Geology Society

Publishing coordinator: Editorial board of the Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani (JZS)
Finance subcommittee: Amanj I. Fattah, Kamaran S. Karim, and Alwang A. Saeed

Advisory committee:
-Prof. Dr. Basim Al-Qayim, University of Sulaimani
-Prof. Dr. Kamal H. Karim, University of Sulaimani
-Prof. Dr. Imad M. Gafor, University of Sulaimani
-Prof. Dr. Ezzadin N. Baban, University of Sulaimani
-Prof. Dr. Polla A. Khanaqa, Kurdistan Institution for Strategic
Studies and Scientific Research, Sulaimani, Kurdistan
-Prof. Dr.Bakhtiar M.Ameen, University of Sulaimani
-Prof. Dr.Khalid M. Ismaeel, Kurdistan Institution for Strategic
Studies and Scientific Research, Sulaimani, Kurdistan
-Prof. Dr. Dler H. Baban, University of Sulaimani
-Prof. Dr.Fadhil A. A. Lawa, University of Sulaimani

Scientific Committee:
-Prof. Dr. Ladislav A. Palinkaš, Department of Geology, Faculty of Natural Sciences University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
-Prof. Dr. William A.P. Wimbledon, Chairman of Berriasian WG, ISCS, Bristol University, UK.
-Prof. Peter Szucs, Faculty of Earth science and Engineering, University of Miskolc Hangary,
-Prof. Dr. Salahadeen S. Ali, University of Komar, Sulaimani, Kurdistan, Iraq
-Prof. Dr. Bakhtiar Q. Aziz, University of Sulaimani, Sulaimani, Kurdistan, Iraq
-Mr. Varoujan Sissakian, University of Kurdistan, Hewler, Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq
-Dr. Stavros Kalaitzidis ,Department of Geology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Details of the program will be given in the second circular (in September 2019).

All researchers need to be registered in order to be sent the electronic author kit and a unique registration number. A registration form must be filled out and sent back to the conference secretariat via conference website.
Registration fee includes one copy of the accepted papers abstract book, conference documents and stationeries. In addition to coffee breaks, lunch, dinner, welcome and closing receptions.
Registration fee is 30000ID. Postgraduate student’s fee is 15000ID. The registration form must be filled out and sent back before the due date. Registration fee can be paid on site.
For more information about the conference registration, feel free to contact the secretary by email
Why sponsor GeoKurdistan IV – 2019?
Sponsorship is perceived as a highly cost effective method. When you’re a corporate sponsor of GeoKurdistan IV– 2019, you get high visibility in a qualitative and uncluttered environment that makes your message stand out. The event programme offers a divers menu that’s sure to help you reach your target audience.
Should you wish to become a sponsor of GeoKurdistan IV– 2019, please contact us via .
Sponsor Benefits
1-Increase your visibility before a regional and international audience
2-Enhance your corporate image
3-Reach an influential, exclusive audience
4-Break through the media clutter
The Sponsor Contract can be downloaded here.
Should you wish to obtain more information on the sponsor programme, please contact us via

Exhibition and Sponsoring
The International Geological Conference (GeoKurdistan) is the leading international conference on geology of Kurdistan. Nearly 150 professionals will attend this event.
Make plans to be a part of this uniquely positioned symposium in the geology community. Join us in Sulaimani for Kurdistan’s greatest geology focused exhibition, where you can meet the people behind the products, services and ideas that are defining the industry. Our exhibition will feature around 5 of the most innovative companies operating in this field, who will be there showcasing their latest products and most cutting-edge technology. See how they can help meet your business and scientific needs by joining us on the exhibition floor.
Main reasons for exhibiting
1-Meeting existing and acquiring new customers, 2-Introducing new products and services, 3-Demonstrating your technology and equipment, 4-Monitoring the competition, and 5-Expanding your network
Exhibitor Benefits
When booking stand space for GeoKurdistan IV – 2019, every exhibitor will benefit from the following:
1-One full delegate registration to meet all delegates, 2-Exposure on the GeoKurdistan IV- 2019 website, 3-Access to the online exhibition manual
4-Dedicated Exhibition Team, and 5-Exposure in the Programme & Catalogue
Stand Possibilities
When booking stand space for GeoKurdistan IV -2019 a booth package is included. A booth package consists of:
White walled panels- 2 spotlights, Information desk, Carpet, One power socket, Normal electricity consumption, 1 standing table, 3 bar stools, 1 brochure rack, and 1 waste bin.

Field Trip:
One-day field trip is scheduled for 10 October (Thursday). Details, location and registration fee will be given in the second circular.

We hope to see you in Sulaimani City, for more information about the city visit

The Organizing committee

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