The talcum quarry at Luzenac, near Foix,  photographed on a field trip during the 2007 SIM Symposium in Toulouse (S France, 2007). © BRGM - Patrick Lebret


The BRGM is sponsoring the 2019 edition of EUROCLAY. This event is held from the 1st to the 5th July 2019 in Paris, at the Pierre et Marie Curie University.

EUROCLAY is amongst the foremost scientific meetings in the field of clays and clay minerals, and upholds the tradition of presenting every four years, the lastest cutting-edge results of this scientific field.

EUROCLAY 2019 will be held at Pierre & Marie Curie University (UPMC) in the center of Paris, 1st-5th July 2019, and will be organized by the French Clay Group (GFA), under the auspices of ECGA and AIPEA. It will consist of scientific and technical sessions with both oral and poster presentations, arranged around four main themes, namely : 

  • crystallography, mineralogy and modelling
  • environment and geological processes
  • resources, energy, storage
  • functionalized clays and archeology


Visit the EUROCLAY website

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