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Technical Program

Engaging presentations led by industry experts

The PDAC 2018 Convention Planning Committee designs the Technical Program and invites speakers to present. Industry experts will share timely insights during this dynamic series of presentations. Attendees will learn next and best practices that can be utilized right away.

Further Technical Program details will be posted in September 2017.

PDAC 2018 Technical program themes include:

  1. At pre-feasibility/feasibility, what do we need to do to get the last pieces of the puzzle to construction?
  2. Changing world economic and political fundamentals and their impact on traditional and critical metals
  3. Commodities and market outlook 
  4. Finance
  5. Geology and mineralization of the Golden Triangle, British Columbia
  6. Geophysics
  7. Gold and base metals in the Arabian - Nubian Shield: Recent successes
  8. Kazakhstan and uranium: What the future holds
  9. Keynote Session – A review of the industry: Where have we been and where are we going?
  10. Land of the giants: The mid-Proterozoic basins of northern Australia
  11. Mineral deposits of China
  12. Mineral deposits of the USA
  13. New discoveries and developments
  14. Reopening of previously closed mines: Case studies on developing the remaining potential
  15. The 25th anniversary of Canadian diamond mining: The next generation
  16. The role of renewables in boosting the sustainability and competitiveness of mines
  17. Valuation of water, waste and other externalities

 Note: Technical Program themes are subject to change

For more information, contact:
Zoe Bell 
[email protected]
416 362 1969 ext. 238

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