Geoscience BC at Mineral Exploration Roundup Conference

January 18, 2011-Come see Geoscience BC at AME BC's Mineral Exploration Roundup Conference (January 24-27th at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver):

Poster Session
(Monday, January 24th from 10 am to 5 pm)

Geoscience BC will once again have a full complement of posters at the Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver. This year, Geoscience BC proponents, consultants and scholarship winners will exhibit 30 posters at the Roundup poster session, which will be held on January 24th from 10 am to 5 pm in the Westin Bayshore Ballroom.

These posters highlight much of Geoscience BC's ongoing work around the province, including:

  • Porphyry Integration Project
  • Ongoing geochemical initiatives
  • Joint Geoscience BC - MDRU initiatives
  • Quaternary geology projects in central and northwest BC
  • Geoscience BC's work on oil & gas issues in BC, including work in the Montney Shale Gas Play and the Nechako Basin.
The Geological Survey of Canada, BC Geological Survey and university students will also be displaying posters. The list of Geoscience BC-affiliated posters is now available through our website at: Geoscience BC's website will be updated with PDF's of Geoscience BC-affiliated posters in early February.

Technical Session: Public Geoscience: Investing in Tomorrow's Discoveries
(Tuesday, January 25th from 8:50 am to 11:30 am)

Geoscience BC-affiliated presentations start at 9 am, and focus on ongoing geochemical and geophysical initiatives. Dave Heberlein (Heberlein Geoconsulting) will give a presentation on "The Use of Organic Media in the Search for Cu-Au Porphyry Mineralization in Drift Covered Areas of Central British Columbia" and Nigel Phillips (Mira Geoscience) will talk about "Regional 3D Inversion Modeling of Airborne Gravity, Magnetic, and Electromagnetic Data in British Columbia."

The session also features talks from the BC Geological Survey, Geological Survey of Canada and the Yukon Geological Survey.

Geoscience BC Booth
(Wednesday, January 26th and Thursday, January 27th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Come by Geoscience BC's booth (F27) to learn about current and upcoming Geoscience BC projects. We'll have copies of our Summary of Activities 2010 volume (our annual technical volume) in both print and digital form. We'll also be displaying videos from past Geoscience BC initiatives, and will have a computer on hand to walk you through our various data sets.

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.