New Dead line

Abstracts and posters should be submitted by

29 February, 2008



The Conference Program is available under "Agenda"

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Cairo at night

Cairo at Night


This conference is organized jointly by the AAWG and the UNESCO, Cairo office


under the auspices of

the first lady of Egypt and president of the National Council of Women,

Minister of Higher Education for Scientific Research and Technology,

Minister of Petroleum,

President of Cairo University and

the Dean of Faculty of Science, Cairo University,

and sponsored by



Conference Explore New Paths

On behalf of the Association of African Women Geoscientists (AAWG) and the organizing committees it is our pleasure to invite you in the Year of the Planet Earth 2008 to participate and share your experience and ideas during the 4th International Conference of the AAWG from 14th to 16th April, 2008 in Cairo Egypt.

AAWG4 is an international conference that provides an opportunity where African geoscientists and professionals and those from other continents can come together and share experiences, knowledge and ideas for the future of the African continent.


Awards for women geoscientist and those who support them

this year the AAWG4 is recognizing and awarding women who contribute with outstanding leading efforts in geosciences and those who support them, with certificated of achievements. For those who believe that they can fit in that category please do not hesitate to contact us and provide us with your life time achievement as geoscientist.

Do not miss the conference invited talks and field trips


Invited talks:

Bushveld Complex in South Africa

Prof. Judith Kinnaird

Professor of Economic Geology, Deputy Director of EGRI, School of Geosciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Petroleum Systems of the Middle East

Prof. Abdulrahman Alsharhan

Professor of Geology, Former-Dean of College of Science

United Arab Emirates University, UAE

AAPG Advisory Council

Hydrocarbons and Rift Systems in Northeast Africa

Dr. William Bosworth

Apache Egypt Companies

Cairo, Egypt

Climate change—perspectives from the past

Prof. Judith Totman Parrish,

Dean of the University of Idaho’s College of Science. Professor of Geological Sciences, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho , USA. 


Field trips

Syn-Rift Sedimentation and Tectonics in the Gulf of Suez Basin, Sinai.

By Dr. William Bosworth, Apache Egypt Companies.

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Northern Faiyum Desert and the Basalt Quarries of Widan el-Faras: one-day field trip

By Dr. Elizabeth Bloxam, Institute of Archeology, London England.

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 Welcome to AAWG4


 AAWG4 Conference


 About Cairo


 Cairo University


 Abstract Information






 Trips and Tours





 Invited Talks


 Important Dates