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Ireland: Open for business

Organizer: Geological Survey Ireland
Monday, March 5, 2018
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Room 203B

Ireland: Open for business

Geological Survey Ireland (GSI - national geoscience organisation) and Enterprise Ireland (national export agency) will host “Ireland - Open for Business”, promoting Ireland as an investment destination, and as a source of internationally traded geoscientific services. Ireland and Canada’s mining industries have had strong links for over 50 years. Ireland is a significant producer of base metals, ranking third in Europe and fourteenth in the world for zinc.

GSI is a division of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment which is also home to the Exploration & Mining Division which is responsible for promoting and regulating exploration and development in Ireland.

Enterprise Ireland and GSI support ‘Geoscience Ireland’ in assisting 34 companies winning international business.

Geological Survey Northern Ireland provides geoscientific data to inform decision making and is part of Northern Ireland’s Department for the Economy.

2:00 pm Introduction: Ireland’s Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Jim Kelly

2:10 pm “Geological Survey Northern Ireland: 70 Years Young”, Dr. Marie Cowan, Northern Ireland

2:25 pm “Geological Survey Ireland: Delivering TELLUS and R&D”, Koen Verbruggen, Ireland

2:45 pm Research, New Insights & Thinking”, iCRAG, Ireland

3:00 pm Break

3:30 pm Recent Developments - Gold; Dalradian Resources, Conroy Gold

3:50 pm New Entrants - Base Metals; Glencore, Group 11, Hannan, ZMI, Unicorn, Adventus Zinc

4:35 pm Internationalising Irish Geoscience: ‘Geoscience Ireland’ Member Companies
Chair; Neil Cooney, Enterprise Ireland (Canada)

5:30 pm Ministerial Address; Ireland: “Open for Geoscience Business”
Sean Kyne TD, Minister for Natural Resources

5:45 pm Reception

Registration is preferred, but not required. For more information and to register, contact [email protected]

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