The Society has so far organised 64 Symposia/ Seminars/ Workshops and the topics covered include:

  • Problems and Prospects of Mineral Utilisation (1981).
  • Remote Sensing Techniques in Mineral Exploration (1982).
  • Development & Utilisation of Coal Resources (1983).
  • Mineral Industries and Environment (1983).
  • Mineral Development during the Seventh Plan (1986).
  • Small Mineral Deposits (1985).
  • Geology, Exploration and Development of Graphite Resources (1986).
  • Raw Materials for Refractories and Cement Industries (1986).
  • Raw Materials for Sponge Iron Making (1986).
  • Developments in Mineral Exploration Techniques (1987).
  • Approach to Mineral Development during the 8th Five Year Plan (1988).
  • Geology & Mineral Resources of Orissa (1989).
  • Mining Laws (1990).
  • Chromium and Nickel (1990).
  • Sampling of Geological Materials (1991).
  • Dimension and Decorative Stones (1992).
  • Iron Ore 2000 & Beyond (1993).
  • Gemstones (993)
  • Guidelines & Procedures for clearance of Mining Projects from Forest and Environment angles (1994)
  • Adequacy of Mineral Exploration inputs and compatibility of the current Mining Legislations for Mineral Development (1994)
  • Manganese-Ores & alloys (1995)
  • Strategy, Tools and Laboratory facilities for Diamond and Gold Exploration (1996)
  • Interactive Meet on Raw Materials for Iron & Steel Making (1996)
  • Clearance of Mining Projects from Forest and Environmental angles ~ Procedures Ground Realities and Constraints (1996)
  • Infrastructure in Mineral Development (1997)
  • Status of Education, Training and R & D in Geoscience & Allied disciplines (1998)
  • Developments in Underground Metal Mining Practices (2000)
  • Reclamation & Rehabilitation of Mined out Areas (2001)
  • Interactive Meets with representatives of Mining Industry (2001)
  • Utilisation of Mines Waste and Marginal Grade Ores/ Minerals (2001)
  • Value Addition in Mineral Industry (2002)
  • Assessment and Management of Water Resources (2003)
  • Strategy for Development of Iron ore Resources of India for Iron making and Export  (21 & 22 August 2004)
  • International Seminar “VISION MINERAL DEVELOPMENT-2020”December 2005.
  • Workshop on Industry and Mining Reclamation, Resettlement and Rehabilitation (R, R & R) December 2006.
  • International Conference on EMERGING STEEL SCENARIO IN INDIA – Focus Orissa 27-28 September, 2007, Bhubaneswar, Orissa Organised by M junction, Metal Bulletin, London; SGAT, Steel Tech with Government of Orissa supporting.
  • International Mining History Congress, December 2007
  • Press Meet on incidence of Hexavalent Chromium in the Sukinda chromite mining area, Orissa state; held on 26th February 2008
  • Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility in Mineral based Industries in Orissa-July-2003
  • Seminar in Iron Ores; Genesis and Exploration Technique-December 2008.
  • Workshop on Requirement of Power for Mining and Mineral based Industries in Orissa August 2009.
  • Workshop on Strategy for Management of Economic slowdown in Mineral Industry: 18-19 December 2009.
  • Workshop on Geoscience Education in Secondary Schools July – 2010
  • Press meet on Development Potential of Bauxite Resources of Orissa-20 October 2010
  • International Seminar on Development of Chromite, Nickel and PGM Resources held on 27-28 November 2010, Orissa.
  • Workshop on Odisha Mineral Policy- 11 January 2011, Bhubaneswar.
  • Seminar on Approach and Strategy for Integrated Development of Joda-Barbil-Koira-23 & 24 September 2011 at EZMA Building, Barbil.
  • International Seminar on Mining Legislations- 2 & 3 December 2011 at Bhubaneswar.
  • National Seminar on Mining and Community Welfare – 22 and 23 Sept. 2012
  • Students’ interaction meet on Oceanic, Atmospheric, and Earth resources jointly organised with Geological Society of India – 24 September 2012
  • National Seminar on Waste to Wealth organised jointly with IIM – 14 and 15 Dec. 2012
  • Workshop on Allocation of Coal Blocks – 12th April, 2013
  • International Seminar on Developments in Mineral Exploration Techniques – Strategy and Challenges – 14 and 15 December 2013
  • Workshop on Geoheritage and Geotourism Potential of Odisha, organised jointly with INTACH – 14 September 2014
  • International Seminar “MINEXPRO 2014” – 5th to 7th December, 2014 at Bhubaneswar.
  • Workshop on “Action Plan for Development of Barbil-Joda-Koira Mining Area” – 3rd May, 2015 at EZMA Building, Barbil.
  • Workshop on “DGPS Survey and its Applications” – 22nd August, 2015 at SGAT Conference Hall, Bhubaneswar.
  • International Seminar “MINEXPRO 2015” – 11th to 13th December, 2015 at Hotel Crown, Bhubaneswar.
  • Workshop on “Integrated Development of Daitari-Bamanipal-Sukinda Valley Mining and Industrial Area”  – 9th Septembet, 2016 at Sukinda Chromite Mines of Tata Steel.
  • International Seminar “MINEXPRO 2016” – 3rd and 4th December, 2016 at SGAT Conference Hall, Bhubaneswar.
  • Workshop on “Stakeholders’ consultation on draft Vision Document 2030” – 8th June, 2017 at SGAT Conference Hall, Bhubaneswar.
  • Workshop on “Mineral Sector of India – post MMDR Amendment Act, 2015” – 17th December, 2017 at SGAT Conference Hall, Bhubaneswar.
  • Brain Storming Session on “Surface and Groundwater Resources of Odisha: Status Policy and Strategy” – 20th May, 2018 at SGAT Conference Hall, Bhubaneswar.
  • Workshop on “Vision Mineral Development 2020 and Beyond” –
    23rd December, 2018 at SGAT Conference Hall, Bhubaneswar.

Besides India, the events had participants from South Africa, Australia, Iran, Japan, Austria, U.K., Brazil, Singapore, USA, Finland, Turkey, Canada, Germany and China.