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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. Adapting to operational risks and costs in a carbon constrained world
  2. Commodities and market outlook
  3. Diamonds in Africa: Part 2 - the rest of the story
  4. Geometallurgy: With you every step of the way
  5. Geophysics
  6. Governance and transparency
  7. Keynote session
  8. New discoveries and developments
  9. Richard W. Hutchinson Symposium
  10. Riches of the Iberian Peninsula
  11. Seeking better mining outcomes in the next cycle
  12. Specialty metals and minerals: Impact of disruptive technologies
  13. Successfully raising capital
  14. The future of exploration companies
  15. The Grenville and deposits in related high grade metamorphic terranes
  16. Update on new discoveries: What happened and why
  17. Valuation of mining projects: A global update
  18. Water in mining

Note: Technical Program themes are subject to change