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PDAC 2023 Awards are officially open


Do you know an individual or organization that is an outstanding performer in the mineral exploration and mining industry? If so, take a look at our and a worthy recipient by September 9. Award Recipients are selected from six categories and are celebrated during the annual PDAC Convention.


Mineral Finance 2022 - out now!


The impacts felt within the real economy and global financial markets in 2021 played a significant role in metal price trends, as well as financing for mineral exploration and associated expenditure levels. outlines some of the relevant trends and provides insight on key markers that PDAC tracks within the mineral exploration and development sector.


Are you a skilled networker and negotiator?


We are looking for an outstanding team player with a sponsorship background who can manage multiple projects and deadlines with ease. The position will focus on meeting targets while building strong relationships with partners.


Inaugural International Day of Women in Mining


This June 15 we invite you to celebrate International Day of Women in Mining (IWiM). for the virtual event and to provide support throughout the year. IWiM is a leading not-for-profit global organisation pursuing gender equality and promoting women’s voices, access to opportunities and leadership in mining.

National Mining Week 2022


This month we celebrated #NationalMiningWeek from May 9 - 13 and took time to recognize the historical and economic contributions of the industry to Canada’s development. about PDAC's year-round work on behalf of the industry on our .


Sustainability Disclosure Standards Q&A


Join PDAC and CPA Canada at 2 p.m. EDT on June 1 to discuss the newly proposed Sustainability Standards from the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation and their implications for Canadian entities. The webinar includes a presentation on the International Sustainability Standards Board Exposure Drafts followed by a live Q&A.


Call for critical minerals research proposals


The Government of Canada launched a call for proposals for the Critical Minerals Research, Development and Demonstration Program, which will provide $10.95 million in funding for pilot plants and projects to support the development of critical mineral value chains. Read the to learn more or before June 17.


Employers: Monday & Tuesday are STUDENT DAYS


To make more accessible to working students, Monday and Tuesday are designated Student Days at the PDAC Convention. By allowing students time off, you will be giving them access to key programming for their career development. Please consider investing in your students’ future by supporting their visit on June 13 and/or June 14.

Unmissable events at PDAC 2022


If you’re looking for a sign telling you to attend the PDAC 2022 Convention, this is it! Join us in person in Toronto at key SEC events and connect with industry professionals to propel your career to the next level. Reminder that students enjoy reduced registration rates. .

Network at the Student-Industry Mixer


The on June 14 at the PDAC Convention is a unique opportunity for SEC individuals and industry professionals to network. Visit Industry Partners tables for in-depth company details and forge connections. Student attendees will be entered in a draw for tuition top-up awards, plus the winners of the Mary-Claire Ward Geoscience Award and the ERM Bursary will be announced.

Supercharge your future with 20 Minute Mentoring


These pair SEC individuals with experienced professionals for personalized feedback on their educational and professional careers. Discussion topics include interview and resume tips, job searching, careers in the industry, complementary skillsets, and more. Mentoring runs daily, book your spot in person.


Economic opportunities for Indigenous communities in mineral exploration


PDAC's report on the Economic Impacts of Exploration Projects on Indigenous Communities explores how Indigenous communities can benefit from the economic opportunities that arise from mineral exploration. in the latest issue of CORE Magazine and look out for more information coming this spring.


Register for our webinar series finale


Join us on June 2 for Spring into Safety: Incident Prevention in the Field, the final webinar in our Health & Safety series. Participants will learn about the importance of safety meetings before going into the field, risk analysis and accident investigation, including a case study on root cause analysis. All recordings will be available to members after the event. .

Enjoy the benefits of membership


Join or renew before May 27 to get the maximum member discount for the PDAC 2022 Convention. View membership types, fees and benefits . PDAC 2022 is less than a month away, and while the dates have changed, this year's convention remains the industry-leading event it has always been. Participate in programming, technical sessions and short courses while you network with colleagues.

Member insurance program at PDAC 2022


Did you know that PDAC sponsors three exclusive insurance programs designed specifically for members? Packages are tailored to the needs of the mineral exploration and mining industry and are available in three specialty options: , , and . Visit us at Booth 340 at the Trade Show to discuss options.


Register for a short course at PDAC 2022


today to access our educational sessions led by experts. In person courses will be held on June 11 and 12 at the PDAC Convention, while online course content will be available on demand on June 21 followed by a live Q&A the week after. Attendees can also gain a certificate of completion for to help you meet your PD hour requirements.

Presentation applications for 2023 now open


Calling all subject matter experts, innovators and industry professionals. to present and share your knowledge, strategies, new concepts, and case studies at the PDAC 2023 Convention. Opportunities are available in several program areas.

Media Partner applications for 2023 now open


The Media Partnership Program provides valuable cross marketing opportunities to qualified print and digital media outlets.

#PDAC2022 registration


We’re excited to deliver another outstanding lineup of , , investment opportunities, and . Register now to take advantage of our before May 27.


Feedback invited for National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101)


On April 14, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published a . CSA is now seeking feedback on ways to update and improve Canada’s disclosure requirements for mineral projects, to ensure that Canada continues to set the leading standard for public reporting. The deadline to submit responses to CSA is July 13, 2022.

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