PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is the world’s leading convention for people, companies and organizations in, or connected with, mineral exploration. Last year, this event drew over 25,000 attendees from 130 countries, including over 1,300 students.

The convention features a unique Student & Early Career program with events geared toward post-secondary students and recent graduates, with a commitment to raise awareness of the many opportunities that the exploration and development industry have to offer.

The Student & Early Career program relies on industry professionals to engage and encourage today's students, the future leaders of our industry.

Your participation in the following events provides an excellent opportunity to profile your company at no cost.

To get involved in the Student & Early Career program at the PDAC 2020 Convention contact:

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

Opportunities for Exhibitors and Industry Professionals

Student Tour

CIM-Toronto Branch Guided Tours of the Trade Show & Investors Exchange

Profile your company to groups of students/recent graduates (led by an industry professional) by participating in the Guided Tours. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your organization's employment and other opportunities.

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student-industry networking luncheon

Industry Partner @ the Student-Industry Networking Luncheon

Are you hiring?

Promote your organization at the Student-Industry Networking Luncheon to over 900 students and industry professionals.

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Student Friendly Company List

The Student Friendly Company list provides students and recent graduates with the names of companies participating in the Guided Student Tours, as well as those who wish to increase their corporate profile.

The list will be posted on the PDAC website and distributed from the Student & Early Career Centre during the PDAC 2021 Convention. Apply by February 19, 2021.

Application Form