Earth Science for Society
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Who We Are

The Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) Foundation is excited to be organizing the Earth Science for Society (ESfS) exhibition in Calgary Alberta. The ESfS organizing committee members are geoscience volunteers.

What We Do

This is a free, family-friendly event and you are all invited to visit our four themed pavilions including Energy for Us, Resources and You, One Dynamic Earth and Our Future! ESfS showcases hands-on, interactive exhibits demonstrating the importance of the Earth Sciences in our everyday lives. During the event, geoscience volunteers actively guide youth groups and junior high school students through the exhibits, providing opportunities to learn about Earth Sciences and about potential career opportunities.

ESfS Vision

The Earth Science for Society exhibition will inspire an understanding of Earth Science which is fundamental to public appreciation of responsible consumption, resource management, natural hazards, climate science, and environmental issues.

Knowledge of Earth Science is crucial for responsible collaboration by geoscientists, governments, and companies to find and develop resources for the products and infrastructure that we use in our daily lives.

Increased science literacy is essential for the students of today as they are the decision-makers of tomorrow and the future caretakers of the Earth.

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The Purpose of the Event

  • To expose students and the public to various aspects of Earth Science in a fun, educational and interactive way.
  • To inform students about education and career options.
  • To demonstrate how Earth Science plays a critical role in our society.
  • To make the connection between responsible resource development and the things we depend on every day.

Date and Location

Sunday March 17 12 noon to 5:00 pm
Monday March 18 9:00 am to 2:15 pm and
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Tuesday March 19 9:00 am to 2:15 pm

MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta
402 Collegiate Blvd NW, Calgary AB T2N 1N4


Geo-Theatre & Speakers

Geo-Theatre admission is free!

The Geo-Theatre will showcase geoscience presentations. Topics will be geared to the public, especially families with students in grade 7-9. Seating is available for 150 attendees.

Presentations will take place on Sunday March 17, 2024.

Program Information:

Sunday March 17, 2024:

12:45 – 1:05 pm – Dr. Eva Enkelmann
1:30 – 1:50 pm – Dr. Eva Enkelmann
2:15 – 2:35 pm – Dr. Annie Quinney
3:15 – 3:35 pm – Dr. Annie Quinney

SPEAKER: Dr. Eva Enkelmann
Author and Associate Professor, Department of Earth, Energy, and Environment, University of Calgary
Topic:  Rocky Voices – the stories that rocks can tell you  

SPEAKER: Dr. Annie Quinney
Senior Instructor, Department of Earth, Energy, and Environment, University of Calgary
Topic:  Rex Appeal

Speaker Summary

How to Contribute

Do you enjoy volunteering with youth? ESfS needs volunteer guides to escort grade school students throughout the exhibit. If you would like to volunteer, please contact us at

To donate online, please click on the button below and select “Earth Science for Society (ESfS)” from the dropdown list of specific funds:

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