PDAC-CIM Toronto Branch Guided Tours
These tours are a great way to become acquainted with the 1,000+ companies that exhibit in the Trade Show and Investors Exchange. Each tour stop will last approximately seven minutes and will focus on the exploration and/or production aspects of the company’s projects and career opportunities.
Sunday March 3 1:00 pm
Monday March 4 10:00 am & 1:00 pm
Tuesday March 5 10:00 am & 2:30 pm
Sign up onsite at the Student Hub.
Student Friendly Companies
that participated in PDAC 2018 Convention
Sunday March 3
9:30 - 11:30 am
Impress for success
Impress for Success is user-friendly road map and guide to help students and graduates effectively and confidently navigate their way around the PDAC convention. Attendees will learn techniques to effectively and confidently market themselves as unique difference makers at networking opportunities including luncheons, receptions and throughout the conference. This presentation is suitable for students, graduates and professionals.
Sunday March 3
2:00 - 4:00 pm
This is an opportunity to meet mentors and mentees in the PDAC’s Mentoring program, expand your network and speak with industry professionals. Flash mentoring is a one-time meeting and discussion with industry mentors. This event is open to 3rd and 4th year undergraduates, final year college students, graduate students and students who have graduated within the last three years.
Registration for this event will open in January.
Monday March 5
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Deal or no deal: the art and science of project strategy
An interactive exercise targeted towards students and early career professionals who are interested in how strategic decisions are made to advance an exploration project.
Tuesday March 4
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
PDAC-SEG Student Minerals Colloquium
PDAC is pleased to partner with the Mineral Exploration Research Centre, the Goodman School of Mines, Metal Earth and the Society of Economic Geologists Canada Foundation in sponsoring the 10th Annual Student Minerals Colloquium. This event is hosted by the SEG Student Chapters at Laurentian University and the Ottawa Carleton Geoscience Centre. One hundred poster presentations, highlighting current research on mineral deposits and related studies by students from across North America, will be featured.
Present your poster at the PDAC Convention!
Submit your abstract here by January 13, 2019.
Tuesday March 5
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Student-Industry Networking Luncheon
This reception-style buffet luncheon provides an opportunity for students and recent graduates to connect with industry professionals in a relaxed environment. Join us for the presentation of the Mary-Claire Ward Geoscience Award and the Joan Bath and Peter Howe Bursary for Advancement in the Mineral Industry will be announced, as well as the selected 2019 Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop (S-IMEW) participants.
There will be a draw for the annual tuition top-up awards; proof of student membership is required to claim the award.
RSVP when you register for the Convention