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DMEC workshop series: Making technology work; the importance of time and patience

Chair: Ken Witherly, Condor Consulting, Inc.
Location: Room 714B
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Add to Calendar
Successful minerals exploration can be considered a process that relies on a stream of new technology as part of the constant improvement required to offset the effects of things like: terrain maturity, challengingtargets, and cost effectiveness.

Most new technology comes into the exploration environment without a user manual, defined methodology, or a way to effectively integrate the new technology into the exploration process. The industry typically has to rely on its own empirically developed “best practice”, often obtained through the efforts of people who lack the specific knowledge of the new technology.

Early experiences with new technology can often be deemed “failures”. These failures are more likely attributable to a lack of understanding as to how technology should be applied.

This DMEC-PDAC seminar will examine a number of examples where, after initial “failure” of a technique, users were able to adapt and learn to arrive at a successful outcome.

Richard Tosdal, CMIC Footprints Program
Peter Winterburn, Professor, University
of British Columbia-MDRU
John Gingerich, Advanced Explorations Inc.
Ken Witherly, Condor Consulting, Inc.
Alan King, GeorScience North
Leigh Freeman, Leigh Freeman Consultancy

Level of comprehension: Intermediate

Course fee:
(includes course material, and refreshments)

Member: $199
Non-member: $239
Student: $99
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