PDAC 2018 Convention

Student Activities At PDAC 2018 Convention

The world renowned PDAC Convention offers students a unique opportunity to network with industry professionals from all over the world. Last year the Convention attracted over 1,200 students from across Canada, the USA and internationally. 

Student Hub 
Student-Industry Networking Luncheon
Student-Industry Forum
Survival skills: Impress for success

Sponsored by

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


Student Membership

For $19.05/year (plus tax) you can join the PDAC as a student member. This allows you to enjoy all member benefits, cheaper convention registration and the opportunity to qualify for tuition top-up awards at the Convention. To sign up for membership click here.

Volunteer Opportunities

PDAC offers students a unique opportunity to volunteer their time in exchange for a complimentary Student All Access Pass and a ticket to the Student-Industry Networking Luncheon.

Make an impression, build on your knowledge and develop your network with a series of events designed especially for students.  The world renowned PDAC convention offers students a unique opportunity to meet industry professionals.

Click here for more information.

PDAC Ambassador Program
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Industry Involvement at the PDAC Convention

The 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's students, the future leaders of our industry. 

Your participation in the following events provides an excellent opportunity to profile your company at no cost. Click here for more information. 

Resumé Review

Sign up onsite at the Student Hub for a consultation with a geoscience professional who will review your resumé and discuss personalized networking techniques. Students are encouraged to bring a copy of their resumé to the session.

Convention Travel Funding

PDAC offers student groups attending the Convention some funding to help offset the costs of travelling to Toronto. Funding is available to student members, and is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

PDAC 2018 Convention Travel Fund Application

Deadline: February 2, 2018. 

Student Hub

The Student Hub will be located on Level 800 across from the Trade Show. This space will host Resume Review sessions, registration for the guided tours of the trade show & investors exchange, and other engagement opportunities for students.