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Technical Program

Additional Technical Program details will be posted in fall 2019

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.

PDAC 2020 Technical program themes include:

  1. Advances in Archean geology
  2. Back to North America: New opportunities
  3. Commodities and market outlook
  4. Geophysics : New proven advances and applications in exploration geophysics
  5. Gold deposits of west Africa: Recent discoveries and developments
  6. Keynote session: Discoveries of the 21st Century
  7. Managing and exploring big data through artificial intelligence and machine learning
  8. Metallurgical coal and iron ore
  9. Metallurgy and processing revenue components of geometallurgy
  10. Moon and asteroids: The next exploration and mining frontier
  11. New discoveries and developments
  12. New exploration technologies
  13. Precompetitive data
  14. Putting your best foot forward: Presenting investors with what they want to hear
  15. Supply and services market potential
  16. Technology metals 2020: Recent trends and opportunities
  17. The business of diamonds: From rock to ring
  18. The trends of resource sustainability in The Americas

Note: Technical Program themes are subject to change

All Access Pass required

For more information, contact:

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

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Copies of presentations

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

Professional Development

Need professional development hours to maintain your designation? Upon request, PDAC will provide a Technical Session certificate of attendance to help you meet your professional development requirements.
For more information please contact Zoe Bell or complete the online request form