Business Meetings during the 21st General Meeting of the IMA 2014
First Business Meeting (Monday, September 1st, Provisional agenda)
item 3 (Minutes of Frankfurt meeting)
item 7 (Slate of nominees proposed by the Council)
item 8 and item 9 (Amendments & Revision of the IMA by-laws)
Second Business Meeting (Wednesday, September 3rd, Provisional agenda)
IMA participated at the launch ceremony in Paris, 20-21 January, 2014 (http://www.iycr2014.org/events/other/iycr2014-opening-ceremony)Read more here
The International Mineralogical Association takes great pride in awarding the 2013 IMA Medal for Excellence in Mineralogical Research to Professor Nikolay V. Sobolev of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk, Russia.
Nick Sobolev is recognized for his distinguished work on the petrology, mineralogy and geochemistry of high-pressure (HP) and ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) crustal rocks, mantle lithologies, and kimberlites, as well as the xenoliths and diamonds they contain. Nick Sobolev is no doubt the world leader in understanding diamond petrogenesis in the mantle and the crust -- moreThe medal will be awarded at the 21st General Meeting of IMA in September 2014 in South Africa, where Nick Sobolev will present a distinguished medal lecture.