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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 economic fundamentals and demand for traditional and critical metals
  3. Commodities and market outlook 
  4. Exploration technology
  5. Finance
  6. Geology and mineralization of the Golden Triangle, British Columbia
  7. Geophysics
  8. Kazakhstan and Uranium : What the future holds
  9. Keynote session
  10. Mineral deposits of China
  11. Mineral deposits of the USA
  12. New discoveries and developments
  13. Ore deposits and opportunities in the Arabian: Nubian Shield
  14. Previously closed mines: Case studies on developing the remaining potential
  15. The Carpentarian lead-zinc-silver province of Australia
  16. The platinum anniversary of Canadian diamond mining: The next generation
  17. The role of renewables in boosting the sustainability and competitiveness of mines
  18. Valuation of water, waste and other externalities
Note: Technical Program themes are subject to change