Attend the 2017 PDAC Convention: The Leading Mining and Mineral Event in the World

Stephen L Kanaval  |

The four-day PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is one of the most important conferences for mineral exploration and finance. The event is held March 5th – March 8th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada – Click Here to Register.

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The PDAC convention is where the mineral world meets and Canada is certainly the best arena to do so with so many important companies attending this year. If you want to gain knowledge about how to invest in mining, metals and minerals, this is the place to be. There are over 900 exhibits on site promoting technology, products, claims and investment opportunities. 22,000 industry professional will be on-hand networking and making deals. Companies from the United States, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, China, France, South Africa, Brazil and many more will be there.

On Monday, March 6th, the opening ceremonies will be started by PDAC President, Bob Schafer, and then the Keynote Session on what drives success in the industry from Chairs, James Siddorn of SRK Consulting and James Lusby of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP followed by Lukas Lundin of Lundin Mining, Mark Bristow of Randgold Resources and Roque Benavides Ganoza of Peru’s Buenaventura.

There are other interesting sessions, here are a few below:

  • Geometallurgy
    • Meeting the challenges of lithium mineralogy
  • Seeking Better Mining Outcomes in the Next Cycle
    • Gold M&A: Does it Work
  • Governance and transparency Hot Topics impacting the mining industry
  • The Future of Exploration
    • Recent Trends and Outlook for Global Exploration

There are also numerous technical sessions and short courses to attend as well. The PDAC has been around since 1932 and always been the event of choice for mineral and finance industry experts.

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