32nd International Geological Congress

 

32nd International Geological Congress, Florence (Italy), August 20 - 28, 2004.

The Congress has been designed to set up a forum for a broad debate of the most significant advances in the geological sciences, as well as to promote discussion of the Congress theme: "From the Mediterranean area toward a global geological renaissance – geology, natural hazards, and cultural heritage."

Among the subjects covered were geological hazards, geo-resources and cultural heritage, the relationship between fundamental and applied geosciences, understanding the earth, promoting international scientific co-operation and the role of geology in solving environmental problems.

32nd IGC statistics

Participants
7,414
Italy
1,929
Europe
2,455
Africa
288
Asia
1,431
North, South America
1,260
Oceania
230
Exhibitors
378
Students
1,244
Accompanying persons
461
Children
30
Geohost
629
Scientific sessions
336
Workshops
19
Oral Presentations
3000
Posters
3500
Field Trips
30
Participants
870
Geoexpo Stands
78