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Mini-Symposium - New Technologies in Exploration

  • 03 Apr 2018
  • 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • 20 Toronto St., 2nd floor, Toronto
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  • Registration for non-TGDG members - includes annual TGDG membership for remainder of 2017-2018 season.
  • Registration for TGDG Members.
  • Registration for TGDG Student Members. Must be a student member prior to registering.


Mini-symposium - New Technologies in Exploration

We will hear from a range of industry participants who are using innovative technologies across the mineral exploration timeline, from reconnaissance to deposit modelling. Specific case studies will highlight technological advances that enable better data collection and deeper geological understanding.

The event will be proceeded by networking and refreshments. Please see event details below (or download the mini-symposium flyer).


Pre-registration is required. The TGDG is happy offer the following discounted rates:

$60 - TGDG members

$85 - Non-members (includes TGDG membership for remainder of 2017-2018 season)

Free - Students (registration and student card required)

Please register online to secure your spot. Space is limited, so book early! Registration closes March 27. If space remains, registration is available at the door at a surcharge of $20.  Please contact us if you have any issues registering online.

Online broadcast: The event will also be broadcast online free of charge courtesy of Geosoft. Registration for the online broadcast closes April 3 (morning). Stay tuned for details regarding the online broadcast. 

The event is sponsored by Anaconda Mining, Boart Longyear, CSA Global, Quantec Geoscience, and Geosoft.                 


12:30pm  Registration 
1:00pm Welcome 

1:10-1:40pm  Keynote Introduction – Dr. Ross Sherlock, Director of MERC & Chair of Exploration Targeting, Laurentian University


New Approaches for Dating Hydrothermal Gold Deposits

Bill Davis, Section Head, Geochronology , Natural Resources Canada

Use of Drones for Exploration 
Gordana Slepcev, Chief Operating Officer, Anaconda Mining


Coffee break


Introduction to TruScan
Dr. Kirk Ross, XRF Geochemist, Boart Longyear

3:55-4:25pm Machine Learning for Geologists
Dr. Adrian Martinez, Senior Resource Geologist, CSA Global

4:30-5:00pm Multi-Parameter Deep Imaging 
Rob Gordon, Geophysicist & Manager Marketing, Quantec Geoscience


Networking and Refreshments 


You can also download the mini- symposium flyer and help share this opportunity with your friends and colleagues!

We look forward to seeing you April 3rd. Please contact us if you have any questions.  

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