Local Chapters

A Local Chapter is an active scientific community in a certain area representing and actively collaborating with EAGE. The main goal of Local Chapters is to promote geoscience, the work of EAGE and the training and professional update of its members. 

EAGE members can join existing Local Chapters of apply to start a new one!

How to get started?

Interested in joining an existing Local Chapter?

If you live near an existing Chapter, you can join by writing to them or ask us for an introduction.
The map below displays the locations of EAGE Local Chapters worldwide.



Some Chapters are also present on social media- connect with them to learn about their next activities.

EAGE Local Chapter Aberdeen
EAGE Local Chapter Austria
EAGE Local Chapter Azerbaijan
EAGE Local Chapter Houston
EAGE Local Chapter Ireland
EAGE Local Chapter London
EAGE Local Chapter Netherlands
EAGE Local Chapter Nigeria (LinkedIn) - (Facebook
EAGE Local Chapter Oslo
EAGE Local Chapter Paris
EAGE Local Chapter Pau
EAGE Local Chapter Poland (LinkedIn) - (Facebook)


Interested in starting a Local Chapter?

Do you want to create a Local Chapter in your region and become Local Chapter president?
Please read the guidelines and fill out the application form. If you have any questions please contact us.

Apply to start a new Local Chapter!


Benefits of joining or starting a Local Chapter

Event support:
Local Chapters should organize at least 2 events per year and can apply for financial support through the EAGE PACE Fund. Examples of events are: lectures, evening talks with guest speakers, seminars, workshops. 
Publishing opportunities:
Local Chapters can submit periodical articles to EAGE's flagship magazine First Break.
EAGE assists in promoting Local Chapters activities to other members of the Association through various channels, including its website and social media.
Annual Summit:
All Local Chapter presidents are invited to attend the Local Chapter Summit at EAGE Annual Conference. This is an opportunity for sharing experiences and networking with other chapters! 
Students Section:
Each Local Chapter can establish a Students Section. EAGE supports the involvement of students within Local Chapters by sponsoring the annual membership fees for maximum 10 student members per year.
Local Chapters also have the opportunity to collaborate with the network of EAGE, including Special Interest Communities, Student Chapters and Associated Societies. Examples of collaboration are: joint events, sharing of experiences, sourcing for speakers from other groups, representation at external events.
DLP webinars:
EAGE webinars are live online interactive lectures offered within the Distinguished  Lecturer Programme (DLP). Local Chapters can request free webinars to be scheduled for their members of for multiple groups connected at the same time.

Best Local Chapter Prize
Presented annually to the most active Local Chapters.