Opportunities for Industry at PDAC 2015 Convention

PDAC’s annual convention is the world’s premier meeting of mineral explorationists, developers, investors, corporate and investment bankers, financiers, analysts and government representatives. 
PDAC 2014 attracted over 25,000 people from more than 100 countries.

The world renowned PDAC Convention features a unique Student Program with events geared toward post-secondary students and recent graduates, with a commitment to raise awareness of the many opportunities that the exploration and development industry have to offer. The Student Program relies on industry professionals to engage and encourage today' students who are tomorrow's leaders. 

See below for a list of opportunities that you can participate in during the PDAC 2015 Convention. 

For more information about the Student Program contact Krishana Michaud[email protected] or 416-362-1969 ext 297. 

PDAC-CIM Toronto Branch Guided Tours of the Trade Show & Investors Exchange

Take advantage of the opportunity to promote your company while engaging with talented post-secondary geoscience and mining engineering students and graduates by participating in the PDAC-CIM Toronto Branch Guided Tours of the Trade Show & Investors Exchange, March 1-4, 2015. 

During your selected time-slot a group of about 10 students, led by an industry professional will visit your booth for ~7 minutes for you to showcase your company, describe your projects and answer student questions. No more than two groups will visit your booth during that time and you will be given an approximate time frame for each visit. 

Tours will take place 
Sunday March 1                                 3:00 pm
Monday March 2                              10:30 am and 3:00 pm
Tuesday March 3                             10:30 am and 3:00 pm
*NEW* Wednesday March 4       10:30 am      

We thank all participating companies for their support. We are no longer accepting applications to participate in the Guided Tours but companies can still be added to the Student Friendly Company list. Email [email protected] for more information. 

Monday March 2, 12 noon - 7:00 pm, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Ballroom

PDAC-NSERC-CMIC Footprints Network-SEG Canada Student Minerals Colloquium     

PDAC is once again partnering with the NSERC-CMIC Footprints Network and the Society of Economic Geologists Canada Foundation in sponsoring the Annual Student Minerals Colloquium. This event is hosted by the SEG Student Chapters at Laurentian University and the Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre and will feature 100 poster presentations highlighting current research on mineral deposits and related studies by students and post-doctoral fellows across Canada. 

Sponsored by
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Tuesday March 3, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, North Building Room 105/106

Attend the Student-Industry Networking Luncheon              

The flagship event of the student program; this reception-style buffet luncheon gives you the opportunity to make valuable connections with your peers, while meeting students and recent graduates. This event gives you, a geoscience professional, the opportunity to discuss your career and share your experiences with students.  Your advice and anecdotes help students and graduates gain a better understanding of the various types of careers that are available to them, while allowing them the opportunity to practise their networking skills. 

This event features a reception-style buffet lunch and is free for registered attendees with
an All Access Pass or an Exhibitors badge.
Registration is suggested but not required for industry professionals.