The Convention embraces the following scientific events:
XIII GEOLOGY CONGRESS
Geology and geodynamics of Cuba and the Caribbean. Geochemistry, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Geotechnics, Marine Geology. Study and prevention of geological hazards (seismic, volcanic, slopes processes, coastal processes, etc.) Experiences in the exploration and exploitation of water, solid fuels and minerals. Experience in the application of remote sensing. Geoparks and Geotourism as an alternative for local development. Protection of geological heritage. Geo-environmental problems and development. Teaching and research in Geosciences
X GEOPHYSICS CONGRESS
Geophysical prospecting of minerals, geology, hydrogeology and Engineering Applications. Environmental Geophysics. Physical properties of rocks. Acquisition, processing and interpretation of geophysical data. Solid Earth Geophysics. Deep Crust and Upper Mantle. Space Geophysics. New Geophysics Instrumentation. Recent advances and future development in Geophysics.
VIII MINING CONGRESS
Surface and Underground Mining. Mining Safety. Mining and Energy Economy. Mineral Processing. Technological Research. New Products and Processes. Technical and economic evaluation of mining projects and technologies. Development and exploitation prospects of solid minerals. Mining Geology
Oil and natural gas prospects of Cuba and the Caribbean. Oil exploration in fold and thrust belts. Deepwater Exploration. Experience in the production of heavy oil. Treatment, transportation and refining. Horizontal drilling technology and far-reaching. Use of residual natural gas. Alternative sources of energy (fossil fuels, geothermal, hydro, wind)
XIV INFORMATICS AND GEOSCIENCES CONGRESS (GEOINFO)
Emerging applications of GIS in Geosciences. Processing and Digital Image Analysis.
Application of navigation systems and global positioning system (GPS). Geostatistics and Spatial Data Analysis. Exploratory Analysis and Data Mining. Numerical Analysis and Pattern Recognition. Mathematical Modeling (2D and 3D). Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems. Methods for Automatic Generated Hypothesis.