The Bowen Basin Symposium


The Bowen Basin Symposium is held once every 5 years, and fosters the exchange of technical ideas for the solution of common geological problems and challenges; and to maintain an awareness of new technologies.  Each symposium has always been a resounding success since its inception in 1985.  The next Symposium will be held in 2020.

The 2015 Bowen Basin Symposium was held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from 7 – 9 October 2015.  The theme was Bowen Basin and Beyond; with an extended focus beyond the Bowen Basin to other coal Basins throughout Queensland, placing a strong emphasis on both the coal mining and coal seam gas industries.

Topics for presentations during each Symposia cover topics such as:

  • Geology;
  • Geophysics;
  • Database & Modelling;
  • Coal Quality;
  • Geotechnical;
  • Structural Geology;
  • Resource Estimation;
  • Safety;
  • Hydrogeology;
  • Environment; and,
  • New Technologies.

Abundant networking opportunities are also available around the numerous trade displays, sponsors and at networking functions.

Members can access copies of all Bowen Basin Symposium proceedings through the Members menu above, or by clicking here