Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadlines and Request for Oral / Poster Presentations

Short Abstract Submission Opens1Monday, 10 August 2020
Short Abstract Submission Closes Monday, 07 December 2020
Preliminary Notification of Short Abstract Acceptance2Friday, 15 January 2021
Initial Oral or Poster Presentation Notification2Tuesday, 16 February 2021
Long Abstract Submission OpensTuesday, 16 February 2021
Long Abstract Submission Closes Thursday, 15 April 2021
Long Abstract Acceptance Notification and Oral / Poster Presentation Final Confirmation (for Abstracts with No Revisions)Monday, 17 May 2021
Revised Long Abstract Submission (if required) OpensMonday, 17 May 2021
Revised Long Abstract Submission (if required) ClosesTuesday, 15 June 2021
Revised Long Abstract Acceptance and Oral / Poster Presentation
Final Confirmation
Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Long Abstracts Published on Websites (12ikc.ca; ikcabstracts.com)Tuesday, 03 August 2021
1At least a 10% non-refundable deposit on full delegate conference registration are required. There will be no short or long abstract submission fee.
2Remaining balance of full delegate conference registration required by 01 February 2021 to be allocated an Oral or Poster Presentation.

Financial Support Deadlines

Financial Support Request OpensMonday, 10 August 2020
Financial Support Request ClosesMonday, 07 December 2020
Financial Support Decision NotificationFriday, 29 January 2021

Conference Registration Deadlines

Registration at Standard Rate Opens1Monday, 10 August 2020 at 08.00 PT (or 16.00 GMT)
Registration Cancellation by Delegate Less 10% ClosesMonday, 01 February 2021
Registration Cancellation by Delegate Less 50% ClosesThursday, 15 April 2021
Registration at Standard Rate ClosesWednesday, 30 June 2021
Late Registration at Higher Rate Opens2Thursday, 01 July 2021
All Registration ClosesSaturday, 31 July 2021
1Registration is limited to 480 delegates.
2No cancellation requests for late registration will be considered.

Field Trip Registration Deadlines

Field Trip Registration Opens1, 2, 3Monday, 10 August 2020 at 08.00 PT (or 16.00 GMT)
Field Trip Cancellation by Delegate Less 10% Admin Closes3Monday, 01 February 2021
Field Trip Proceeding ConfirmationMonday, 01 March 2021
Field Trip Cancellation by Delegate Less 50% Admin ClosesTuesday, 06 April 2021
Field Trips 01 and 02 Registration ClosesThursday, 15 April 2021
Field Trips 03, 04 and 05 Registration ClosesSaturday, 31 July 2021
1Field trip registration fees to be paid in full at time of registration.
2Field trip registration requires at least a 10% non-refundable deposit on conference registration.
3Remaining balance of conference registration fee is required by 01 February, 2021.

Short Courses Registration Deadlines

Short Courses Registration Opens1, 2, 3Monday, 10 August 2020 at 08.00 PT (or 16.00 GMT)
Short Courses Cancellation by Delegate Less 10% Admin Closes3Monday, 01 February 2021
Short Courses Proceeding ConfirmationMonday, 01 March 2021
Short Courses Cancellation by Delegate Less 50% Admin ClosesTuesday, 06 April 2021
Short Courses  Registration ClosesSaturday, 31 July 2021
1Short Course fees to be paid in full at time of registration.
2Short course registration for SC03 and before 01 March for SC02, SC04 and SC05 requires at least a 10% non-refundable deposit on conference registration. 
3Remaining balance of conference registration fee is required by 01 February 2021. 

Please note

  • Short Course SC01 is a joint event between 12 IKC and the Mineralogical Society of America and hence registration will be open to both 12 IKC delegates and non-delegates. 
  • Short Courses SC02, SC04 and SC05 will be offered to 12 IKC delegates only before 01 March 2020, after which the registration will be open to non-delegates subject to availability.
  • Short Course SC03 is open to 12 IKC delegates only.

Manuscript Deadlines

Manuscript Submission OpensThursday, 15 July 2021
Manuscript Submission ClosesFriday, 15 October 2021

Proposals for 13 IKC

Application ClosesThursday, 15 July 2021

There will be no exceptions to deadlines. 

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