Mineral Exploration

Winter 2016

Mineral Exploration is the official publication of the Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia.

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W inte r 20 1 6 43 Sporting Events Hockey Challenge Monday, January 23 (1 to 4 p.m.) Curling Bonspiel Wednesday, January 25 (6:30 to 11 p.m.) Free Family Event Discovery Day! Sunday, January 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Discovery Day is an outreach event designed to educate the public about the mineral exploration industry and build awareness of the importance of minerals and metals in our everyday lives. Bring the whole family down to experience the intrigue and excitement of our industry, with interactive and educational displays that will engage both adults and children. Exhibit Hall Dates: Monday, January 23, to Thursday, January 26 Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday to Wednesday); 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Thursday) The Exhibit Hall is a staple of Roundup and presents an unparalleled opportunity to visit a wide cross-section of companies working in the mineral exploration and development sector. Along with great exploration and service and supply companies, make sure to check out the Core Shack, Prospectors' Tent and Poster Session, all located on the Exhibit Hall floor. Core Shack and Technical Displays Core Shack The Core Shack showcases new discoveries, leading prospects, advanced projects and operating mines from around the world. Core Shack 2017 will feature drill core samples from projects in diverse countries and settings, and represent a broad array of deposit types and project stages. Prospectors' Tent The Prospectors' Tent provides an opportunity for independent prospectors to present their hard-earned mineral properties and discoveries. Featuring displays of maps, rock samples, drill core, sketches, photographs and analyses, it's a great place to see properties with potential throughout B.C. and Yukon, and perhaps to make some discoveries of your own. Passport to Explore The Passport to Explore floor will host provincial, territorial and national geological surveys. These rooms provide dedicated spaces for delegates to meet and discuss exploration activities and opportunities with each of the jurisdictions. B.C. Pavilion The B.C. Pavilion is a one-stop venue for Roundup delegates to discuss the business of mineral exploration with government representatives from the BC Geological Survey; the Mineral Titles Branch; the Health, Safety and Permitting Branch; FrontCounter BC; and DataBC. Poster Session The Poster Session will display over 100 posters highlighting cutting-edge geoscience research and mineral exploration innovation from the BC Geological Survey, the Yukon Geological Survey, the Geological Survey of Canada, Geoscience BC, academics, students and industry researchers. Posters will be on display for all four days of Roundup 2017, and will include geological mapping, geophysical and geochemical surveys, and research on the genesis of a wide variety of deposit types from across the Cordillera, other parts of Canada and the rest of the world. PHOTO VELOUR PRODUCTIONS/AME

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