AGES 2017 

Join us at the Alice Springs Convention Centre on  28 and 29 March 2017 for the 18th Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar.

How to register

Registrations for AGES 2017 are open.

To register go to the online registration form.

View the AGES 2017 program (250.8 kb) 

View the AGES 2017 program highlight flyer (876.5 kb)

Key highlights

Some of the key highlights at AGES 2017 will include:

  • The latest in new geoscience and exploration concepts from NTGS and its partners under the Creating Opportunities for Resource Exploration (CORE) initiative
  • technical updates on successful exploration programs and new discoveries from across the Territory for gold, zinc, lithium, oil and gas and more
  • the latest on the emergence of a new pegmatite-hosted lithium field in the Bynoe area
  • dedicated session on the greater McArthur Basin including the release of new geoscience datasets and mineral system and petroleum studies
  • information on major new collaborative geoscience programs between NTGS and Geoscience Australia under the Exploring for the Future initiative
  • practical information to assist you with issues such as land access, titles and accessing geoscience data
  • the AGES dinner – the premier networking and social event for the NT exploration industry.

Mining Services expo

AGES also incorporates the Mining Services Expo which showcases Northern Territory businesses and their capabilities to support your exploration and mining ventures. If you are interested in exhibiting or would like further information please contact Bridget Dooley, Department of Trade Business and Innovation on 08 8951 8527 or by email

View this years Mining Services Expo exhibitors (218.8 kb).

Pre-conference workshops

Pre-conference workshops with a focus on regulatory issues will be held on Monday 27 March 2017.

Last updated: 14 March 2017