May 24, 2019
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May 16, 2019
ADVOCACY
Standing Committee on Finance
PDAC appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on May 7. The audio is available online and starts at the 13:01:27 mark, lasting around seven minutes.
AWARDS
Nominations for 2020 now open 
PDAC Awards honour outstanding achievements in the mineral exploration and mining industry. Learn more about award categories and the nominating process on our website. September 13 is the deadline to apply.
CAPITAL MARKETS
Submit a proposal for PDAC 2020
We are seeking proposals for sessions that will make up the Capital Markets Program at the PDAC 2020 Convention. The program creates a forum for dialogue on a range of topics related to financing and access to capital—the lifeblood of mineral exploration. Send your proposal to [email protected] by June 30.
HEALTH & SAFETY
Take the PDAC and AME survey
All corners of the mineral exploration industry are encouraged to participate in the 14th annual Canadian Mineral Exploration Environment, Health and Safety Survey. Results are published in our free annual report and guides the development of helpful industry tools such as our safety pocket guide and workplace infographic.
MEMBERSHIP
Register for our live webinar
On June 6 PDAC will host a member-only webinar on Small changes, big impact: Enhancing gender diversity and inclusion in mineral exploration”. A panel of experts will discuss effective policies and practices to help improve these areas in the workplace and community context. The webinar will also introduce PDAC’s new e3 Plus Gender Diversity and Inclusion guidance.
PDAC CONVENTION
RESPONSIBLE EXPLORATION
IGF-PDAC-WEF Sustainability Forum
On the sidelines of the PDAC 2019 Convention, the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF), in collaboration with PDAC and World Economic Forum (WEF) cohosted a Sustainability Forum on “The Future of Responsible Supply Chains”. The detailed report is now available online.
LOOK FOR PDAC AT THESE EVENTS
Have fun and raise money for important education

Mining Matters annual Diamond in the Rough Golf Classic and Rock Cycle Ride for Minerals Education return to Toronto on June 13. These events raise important funds to support innovative educational programming for students, teachers and the public about Earth science, mining and the importance of mineral resources. Get involved!

Prospectors & Developers
Association of Canada

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