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Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence for Geological Modelling and Mapping

Dates: 22nd-23rd of May 2024


The conference will be held in the University of Exeter’s XFi building, on Streatham Campus, Exeter, Devon, UK

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Rapid developments in AI and data science are unlocking new opportunities for how we go about modelling and mapping the Earth. This timely conference will bring together international experts in geoscientific applications of statistics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to share perspectives and discuss how we can maximise the benefit of these technologies in the future of geological modelling and mapping.

Key speakers:

  • Prof Florian Wellmann, Chair of Computational Geoscience, Geothermics and Reservoir Geophysics at RWTH Aachen University – Germany
  • Dr Mark Lindsay, Science Leader in 4D Minerals at CSIRO & Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia – Australia
  • Dr Kristine Asch, Head of Geological Information Systems and Maps, BGR – Germany
  • Prof Guillaume Caumon, Professor of geomodelling at Nancy School of Geology and GeoRessources, Université de Lorraine – France
  • Michael Hillier, 3D Geological Modeller, Geological Survey of Canada – Canada

For the full list of speakers, please refer to the final programme below.

Final Programme:

Please view the final conference programme. We look forward to seeing you in Exeter. 

Get Involved!

Whatever your career stage, or if this sounds interesting to you, please join us.

Should you have any queries, please contact Charlie Kirkwood.

Practical Information:

Exeter has excellent transport links from the main cities in the UK. Find out more  here.