PDAC 2020 information will be posted in fall 2019.

The world renowned PDAC Convention offers students a unique opportunity to connect with industry professionals from around the world. Build your network, learn about careers in the industry, and attend engaging presentations to stay up to date on exciting industry developments. 

Last year the convention attracted over 1,300 students from across Canada, the USA, and internationally.
Student All Access Pass required
(unless otherwise noted)


For more information contact:

Krishana Michaud
Manager, Student & Early Career Program
416 362 1969, Ext. 297
[email protected]


Student & Early Career Centre
How to Impress for Success
Flash Mentoring
Student-Industry Networking Luncheon


Sponsored by

Lundin Group

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.

Application form will be available Fall 2019

Ambassador Program
Sponsored by

PDAC Convention Travel Fund

The PDAC has set up a Convention Travel Fund to help student groups cover the costs of getting to Toronto. Funding is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application form will be available November 1,  2019. 

Student & Early Career Centre

The Student & Early Career Centre is located on Level 800 across from the Trade Show. The Centre hosts Resume Review sessions, registration for the guided tours of the Trade Shows and Investors Exchange, and other resources and opportunities for students and early career attendees. 

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 and business card to the session.