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2017 Convention

Statistics

General Information
Convention attendees: 24,161
Investors: 3,807
International attendees: 26%
Outside of Canada the largest number of attendees came from: USA, Australia, Peru, United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, China, Argentina, Germany, South Africa and Finland
Countries represented: 130
Student attendees: 1,256
Self-identified Aboriginal attendees: more than 500
Accredited media: 270
Media Partners: 42
Sponsors: 45

Trade Show & Trade Show North
Booths: 867
Exhibiting organizations: 490
Governments exhibiting: 68

Investors Exchange
Booths: 470
Exhibiting organizations: 443
Prospectors Tent booths: 13

Mining Marketplace
Booths: 27
Exhibiting organizations: 26

Core Shack
Exhibiting companies: 40

Presentations and workshops
Technical Sessions: 19
Short Courses: 8
Presentation Rooms & Reception Rooms: 35
Corporate Presentation Forum for Investors presentations: 102
Speakers: 472

Convention Program

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Diamond Sponsor, Teck Trade Show Aboriginal Program (3) Aboriginal Program Student Industry Forum Andrew Cheatle, Executive Director, Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada PDAC 2017 Isadore Day, Regional Chief, Chiefs of Ontario Aboriginal Forum Opening Ceremonies, The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada Convention Planning Committee Chair, James Siddorn, SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc. Mark Bristow, Randgold Resources Limited presenting at the Keynote Session Lukas Lundin, Lundin Mining presenting at the Keynote Session Technical Program, Commodities & market outlook Technical Program, Commodities & market outlook Argentina Mining Industry Pavilion, Trade Show Bayan Khundii gold discovery, Core Shack Brazil Pavilion, Trade Show Capital Markets Program, Ran Maoz, Eira Thomas, Rick Rule, Donald Charter & Randy Smallwood Capital Markets Program Business News Network (BNN) Chile Pavilion, Trade Show Convention Ambassadors sponsored by IAMGOLD Corporation Core Shack sponsored by Barrick Gold Corporation Core Shack Atlantic Rock Room, Trade Show Core Shack Atlantic Rock Room, Trade Show Core Shack Core Shack Core Shack Core Shack Core Shack Core Shack Core Shack Core Shack Core Shack Diamond & Platinum Sponsors Ecuador Pavilion, Trade Show ERM Booth, Trade Show FedNor Pavilion Opening FedNor Pavilion, Trade Show North Trade Show North Government of Canada Pavilion, Trade Show Government of Canada Pavilion, Trade Show Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Acquire Pavilion, Trade Show Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Investors Exchange Glenn Mullan, President, Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada (2) Media Reception, Andrew Cheatle, PDAC Executive Director; John Baird, Bennett Jones Media Reception Metavrse Booth, virtual & augmented reality, Trade Show North Mexico Pavilion, Trade Show Mineral Outlook Luncheon, Guest Speaker, Dambisa Moyo Mineral Outlook Luncheon, Guest Speaker, Dambisa Moyo Ontario Pavilion, Trade Show Panoro Minerals Ltd, Investors Exchange PDAC 2017 PDAC 2017 PDAC 2017 PDAC 2017 Networking PDAC 2017 Trade Show PDAC 2017 Student-Industry Networking Luncheon, Felix Lee, CSA Global Canada et al Student-Industry Networking Luncheon Student-Industry Networking Luncheon Peru Pavilion, Trade Show Pilot Gold Booth, Investors Exchange (2) Platinum Sponsor, Goldcorp Platinum Sponsor, Barrick Quebec Pavilion, Trade Show S-IMEW Alumni Reception, Glenn Mullan, PDAC President & alumni S-IMEW Alumni Reception, Lisa McDonald, PDAC, COO & alumni S-IMEW Alumni Reception SEG Student Minerals Colloquium PDAC-SEG Student Minerals Colloquium SEG Student Minerals Colloquium Poster Award SEG Student Minerals Colloquium Poster Award SEG Student Minerals Colloquium Social Scene, Trade Show North Prinoth Pavilion, Trade Show Student Hub Student Hub Award Recipients Tribute Wall Awards Gala & After Party Awards Gala & After Party Awards Statues Thayer Lindsley Award recipient, Peter Megaw, MAG Silver Corp & Felix Lee, CSA Global Canada Viola R. MacMillan Award recipients, Gahcho Kue Diamond Mine, De Beers Group of Companies & Mountain Province Diamonds & David Harquail Franco Nevada Skookum Jim Award recipient, Peter Moses & James Siddorn, Chair, Convention Planning Committee, SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc. Bill Dennis Award recipients, Val d’Or Exploration Division, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited & Glenn Mullan, PDAC President Distinguished Service Award recipient, Neil Gow & Rod Thomas, Votorantium Metals Environmental & Social Responsibility Award recipient, Teranga Gold Corporation & Don Lindsay, Teck Resources Special Achievement Award recipients, Women’s Association of the Mining Industry of Canada (WAMIC) & Ed Thompson, PDAC, Past President Trade Show Trade Show Trade Show Trade Show PDAC 2018, March 4-7