March 02, 2010
Geoscience BC at PDAC: Data for Discovery Session

 Geoscience BC is pleased to issue this invitation to our afternoon presentation session at the upcoming Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference in Toronto. Join us to learn about exploration opportunities in British Columbia as a result of new geoscience data and research from Geoscience BC and partners.

Data for Discovery: An innovative approach to increase exploration success in British Columbia
Monday, March 8th
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Room 717B, South Building
Metro Toronto Convention Center, PDAC

No registration required — Attendance is free
Click here to download PDF brochure

2:00-2:05 pm 'Lyn Anglin
President & CEO, Geoscience BC
Welcome and Introduction
2:05-2:10 pm Honourable Randy Hawes
Minister of State for Mining,
British Columbia
Opening Remarks from the Province of British Columbia
2:10-2:15 pm Lena Brommeland
Chief Project Services Executive, Hunter Dickinson & Chair, AMEBC Board
Opening Remarks from the Association for Mineral Exploration BC
2:15-2:25 pm John Thompson
VP – Technology, Teck Resources Ltd. & Chair of the Board, Geoscience BC
Geoscience BC: An Innovative Public Geoscience Business Model
2:25-2:45 pm Thomas Bissig
Research Associate, Mineral Deposit Research Unit / Geoscience BC
Porphyry Copper-Gold Deposits: A BC Speciality
2:45-3:05 pm Craig Hart
Director, Mineral Deposit Research Unit
Assessing Porphyry Indicator Minerals (PIMs) in BC Porphyry Copper-Gold Deposits
3:05-3:25 pm Dave Heberlein
Heberlein Geoconsulting
Geochemical Exploration through Thick Glacial Cover: Case History from the Kwanika Porphyry Copper-Gold Deposit, North-Central BC
3:25-3:45 pm Nigel Phillips
Senior Geophysicist, Mira Geophysics
Effective Use of Regional Geophysical Data in Central British Columbia
3:45-4:05 pm Dianne Mitchinson
Post Doc, Mineral Deposit Research Unit / Geoscience BC
Linking Rock Properties and Geology to Improve Geophysical Interpretations and Constrain 3D Models of BC Porphyry Systems
4:05-4:25 pm Stephen Fraser
Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO
Identifying Geochemical Targets and Anomalies in Stream and Lake Sediment Data Using Self Organizing Maps
4:25-4:45 pm Mark Rebagliati
Executive VP – Exploration, Hunter Dickinson
How Public Geoscience Drives Exploration in British Columbia
4:45-5:00 pm 'Lyn Anglin
President & CEO, Geoscience BC
Concluding Remarks
For more information, contact Geoscience BC at 604-662-4147 or

Geoscience BC

Geoscience BC is an industry-led, industry-focused not-for-profit society. Its mandate includes the collection, interpretation and marketing of geoscience data and expertise to promote investment in resource exploration and development in British Columbia. Geoscience BC is funded through grants from the Provincial Government and works in partnership with industry, academia, government, First Nations and communities to attract mineral and oil & gas investment to BC.

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