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Knowledge Sharing Workshop for Geopark Managers “Learning together with GGN Partners”
To meet the needs of the geopark managers within the region, a series of workshops on geopark planning, management and science-popularisation activities is being organized. These workshops would provide insights into geopark operations from the perspective of the Global Geoparks Network and benefit members of the Asian Pacific Geoparks Network in the advancement of the geopark concept through further co-operation in areas such as planning, management and science-popularisation.

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Sustainable Resource Development
24-26 June 2014
Grand Dragon Hotel, Leh, Ladakh, India
Call for Papers – Deadline 31st January 2014
To explore relevant geoscience research and identify lessons for sustainable resource development in the Himalaya and more widely, the Geological Society and the Institute of Energy Research and Training, University of Jammu in collaboration withother local partner organisations, is holding a three-day conference in the region of Ladakh, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir – an area which both the state and national governments wish to establish as an exemplar of sustainable …

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The Asia Pacific Geotourism Conference 2013 is the first international geotourism conference organised in the Asia-Pacific region by Hong Kong Global Geopark of China, The Association for Geoconservation, Hong Kong and Committee of Tourism Earthscience and Geopark of Geological Society of China in support of the global geopark movement.

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Hong Kong Global Geopark, Mt. Aso Geopark, Unzen Volcanic Area Global Geopark and Itoigawa Global Geopark are organizing the first APGN student exchange programme from 2 to 9 November 2013. Thirty primary students and six teachers from a Hong Kong school will visit three Japanese geoparks to explore the geological, ecological as well as cultural wonders of their counterparts.

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Stonehammer Geopark is preparing to welcome delegates from around the globe to the Saint John region for the 6th International UNESCO Conference on Global Geoparks.

Conference dates are September 19-22, 2014
with pre and post field trips available to registered delegates including an exciting interactive community event the evening of Thursday, September 18, 2014.