16th IAGOD Quadrennial Symposium 2026

August 30th to September 2nd 2026

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto

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Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues,

It is with immense pleasure and genuine enthusiasm that we extend our warmest invitation to the 16th IAGOD Quadrennial Symposium in 2026!

On behalf of the International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits (IAGOD), we cordially invite you to join us in the vibrant city of Porto, Portugal. Set against the backdrop of the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Porto (FCUP), our symposium promises an enriching experience from August 30th to September 2nd, 2026.

Prepare to immerse yourself in an engaging scientific program, interesting field trips and workshops before and after the symposium, and a delightful social agenda designed to offer opportunities to catch up with science and friends.

Embracing the overarching theme of the symposium, "The Role of Geoscience in the Energy Transition," we anticipate insightful discussions and groundbreaking insights that will shape the future of our field.

We look forward to seeing you all in Porto for this exciting meeting!

With warm regards,
The Organizing Committee
Tânia Martins and Helena Sant’Ovaia

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Organizing Committee

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto

Helena Sant'Ovaia
Helena Sant'Ovaia
Fernando Noronha
Fernando Noronha
Alexandre Lima
Alexandre Lima
Maria Alexandra Guedes
Maria Alexandra Guedes

IAGOD Council

Tânia Martins
Tânia Martins
Alla Dolgopolova
Alla Dolgopolova
David Lentz
David Lentz


Faculty of Sciences of the
University of Porto

The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (FCUP) is recognised as one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in Europe. FCUP aims to generate and disseminate knowledge in Science and Technology, seeking to respond to the major challenges facing global society. It positions itself as a Higher Education Institution of excellence, both in the Exact and Natural Sciences and in their technological applications, providing multidisciplinary knowledge that combines an interest in discovery with academic rigour and technological pragmatism. The diversity and scientific quality of its academic community, combined with international collaborations, has greatly boosted research and innovation, making a significant contribution to the development of teaching, science and technology.

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Thematic Sessions

  • Petrogenesis of Li-bearing pegmatites
  • Critical minerals in the European Union and global perspective
  • Metal recycling and circular economy
  • Metallogeny and mineralogy of granite-related mineralized system
  • Remote Sensing Applications to Mineral Deposits
  • Role of fluids in mineralized systems
  • Granite petrophysics and applications to mineralized systems
  • Recent advances in geochronology with application to mineral deposits
  • Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide Deposits (Iberian Pyrite belt and beyond)
  • Mineral prospecting

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