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Engaging presentations led by industry experts

The PDAC 2017 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.

The Technical Program is by invitation only. To be considered for the Exploration Insights speaking opportunity at PDAC 2017, click here.

A full list of presenters and Technical Program Sessions will be available in December.

For more information, contact Andrea George at or 416 362 1969, ext. 238.

PDAC 2017 Technical Program themes include:

  1. A second opinion on the high-grade metamorphic potential of the Grenville
  2. Adapting to operational risks and costs in a carbon-constrained world
  3. Commodities and market outlook
  4. Diamonds in Africa: Part 2 - the rest of the story
  5. Geometallurgy: With you every step of the way
  6. Geophysics
  7. Governance and transparency
  8. Keynote session: What drives success in our industry?
  9. Mining valuation: New perspectives and a global update
  10. New discoveries and developments
  11. Richard W. Hutchinson Symposium
  12. Riches of the Iberian Peninsula
  13. Seeking better mining outcomes in the next cycle
  14. Specialty metals and minerals: Critical materials for new technology
  15. Successfully raising capital
  16. The future of exploration
  17. Update on new discoveries: What happened and why
  18. Water in mining

Note: Technical Program themes are subject to change