Professor Ian Plimer is Australia’s best-known geologist. Exclusive to CPAC 2023 he will be launching his new trilogy for parents & grandparents : “The little green book.” He is currently professor emeritus of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne and formerly a professor of mining geology at the University of Adelaide and head of geology at the University of Newcastle.
Mr Plimer is also the former director of multiple mineral exploration and mining companies and has published more than 120 specific papers on geology.
Mr Plimer was also Managing Editor of Mineralium Deposita, president of the Society for Geology Applied (SGA), president of International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits (IAGOD), president of the Australian Geoscience Council and sat on the Earth Sciences Committee of the Australian Research Council for many years. He is most famously known for his controversial book Green Murder.