The overall objective of the 2020 conference is to gather earth scientists from all parts of the world to encourage research and promote better understanding of the geology of ophiolites and the oceanic lithosphere.
The specific objectives of the conference are:
- To provide a forum for presentation of recent research on the geology of Oman, with special focus on the Seminar ophiolite.
- To encourage the exchange of knowledge, ideas and experiences between scientists regarding the geological evolution of ophiolites and the oceanic lithosphere.
- To promote the sustainable development of earth resources and environment friendly practices in ophiolite research.
- To discuss some results of the Oman Drilling Project (https://www.omandrilling.ac.uk/).