11th International Symposium on Geochemistry of the Earth’s Surface 
  • June 11th - 16th, 2017
  • Guiyang, China

Guiyang, capital of Guizhou Province, is located in the southwest of China, on the eastern side of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. It is a transfer point between most China cities, and the various ethnic minorities’ villages in the province. It is said that in ancient times, the city was surrounded by dense bamboo groves, and was famous for producing a musical instrument known as Zhu. Hence the city is also called Zhu for short.

Surrounded by mountains and forests, the city has pretty well environment. As in other Spring Cities; like Kunming, Guiyang is a popular summer resort city in China. The climate is often mild and moist, neither extremely hot nor cold. Spring, summer, and autumn are all wonderful seasons for sightseeing.

The city is renowned for its colorful culture, represented by various ethnic groups and its special landform - Karst. Guiyang is home to more than 30 minority ethnic groups including, Miao, Buyi, Dong and Hui. Consequently, it abounds with unique folk culture and traditions that give rise to colorful ethnic minority activities. With many Karst caves, the city is even regarded as an ecological model on Karst landform.

The location of Guiyang
The Jiaxiu Tower

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline
    April 14th, 2017
  • Early bird registration deadline
    March 31st, 2017

Latest News

  • June 15th, 2016
    The GES2017 website updated.
  • October 19th, 2016
    Conference info updated.

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