Exploration ’17, “Integrating the Geosciences: The Challenge of Discovery”, continues the successful series of DMEC decennial mining exploration conferences, held once every ten years since 1967. The 2017 conference will take place in Toronto, Canada, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from October 22-25, 2017, with pre- and post conference workshops at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel and a pre-conference field school in Sudbury. This meeting is unique in drawing together international mineral explorers, including geologists, geophysicists, geochemists, government employees, academics, students and many more. We expect more than 1,200 participants from over 50 countries to attend. Please visit our website, www.exploration17.com and click on Register NOW and register for the conference, workshops, field school and special events.Follow the link on the registration page to book your room at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel at the special room rate for conference delegates. Register NOW Early bird registration ends on August 31, 2017.
The conference will feature plenary sessions and excellent and diverse technical talks and workshops. The Program Schedule on www.exploration17.com includes hot links to abstracts describing the talks and the workshops. Special events include the gala dinner where the Frank Arnott Award winners will be announced, the technical luncheon where Dr. Richard Hillis, CEO of the Deep Exploration Technologies CRC will be the guest speaker, guided tours of the wonderful Kirwin mineral collection at the Royal Ontario Museum, and the conference party at the Hockey Hall of Fame. The field school in Sudbury from October 16 – 20 will provide an opportunity to acquire and process data over Vale’s WD-16 polymetallic deposit, north of Sudbury, Ontario, using state-of-the-art methods and instruments, with special lectures from experts on the geology, geochemistry and geophysics of the Sudbury Igneous Complex.
Exploration ’17 is grateful to its many sponsors, including Platinum level sponsor Lockheed Martinand Gold level sponsors Cameco, SGS and BHPBilliton.