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Technical Program

The PDAC Convention Planning Committee is responsible for planning and execution of the Technical Program. In order to ensure delivery of the relevant programming and selection of the high calibre speakers, the planning process begins 1.5 years in advance of every convention.

Industry experts are invited to share timely insights during these dynamic series of presentations. Attendees learn next and best practices that can be applied to their work right away.

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All Access Pass required

For more information, contact:

Zoe Bell 
[email protected]
416 362 1969 ext. 238

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Do you have an idea for 2020?

For a limited time we are accepting proposals based on our current Technical Program plans for 2020.  You can submit a proposal using this link.

Submission does not guarantee acceptance. A member of the Convention Planning Committee will reach out to you if they require more information.


  • Advances in Archean geology
  • Back to North America for exploration and development
  • Commodities and market outlook
  • Geological (also includes innovation)
  • Giant gold deposits of west Africa
  • Latin America/Mineral Policy
  • Machine learning
  • Marketing
  • Metallurgical coal and iron ore
  • Metallurgy
  • New discoveries and developments
  • New exploration technologies
  • Precompetitive data
  • Space exploration and development
  • Specialty metals
  • Supply and services market potential
  • The business of diamonds: From rock to ring

Copies of presentations

To request copies of presentations from PDAC 2019, All Access pass purchasers can contact Zoe Bell at [email protected] or fill in the online request form. Please note that not all presentations are available as the authors may not have provided permission to release them.