Short Courses are in-depth educational sessions led by presenters with expertise in a variety of different subject matters.

PDAC reserves the right to cancel Short Courses that do not meet minimum attendance requirements.

Need professional development hours to maintain your professional designation? Upon request, PDAC will provide a certificate of completion for Short Courses to help you meet your PD hour requirements.

PDAC 2022 Short Courses will be presented in one of two formats: online OR in person. Please note the format type before registering.

In person courses: Will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12. Course dates and prices vary, see individual course descriptions for details and inclusions.

Online courses: Course content will be available on Tuesday, June 21 for on-demand viewing*, allowing registrants to start, stop and re-play content at their leisure. Registrants should watch the recorded presentations ahead of the live session with the course presenters. Prepare your questions ahead of time for the live Q&A, participate in group discussions, activities and break-outs - see individual course descriptions for live session details. 

Watch it again!
Online course content (excluding live sessions) is available to view again after the course is over until July 29.

*How to create value and manage risks in exploration: Note that this is a LIVE half-day online course and content is not available on-demand.* 

Open and closed captions available for in person courses. For closed captions, please see the technician in your session room for a QR code.


As of May 28, IN PERSON Short Course ticket sales are closed. Limited tickets may be available on-site. Please see the registration desk on Level 600 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Saturday, June 11 (or Sunday, June 12 for Geophysics for geologists: A geologists perspective) for availability.

ONLINE Short Course tickets sales remain open.

For more information, contact:
Sarah Nazar
[email protected]