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2015 Mackenzie

The District of Mackenzie would like to send a huge "shout out" to all of those that participated and helped to make this event such an incredible success.  Thanks to our our sponsors, our speakers, the delegates, and our incredible team of volunteers we were able to host a super event that had something for everyone.   Speaker sessions and workshops, student involvement, tradeshow, social events and outstanding sponsor participation....all of these elements were key to a great event!  

We are pleased to provide you biographies of our speakers, as well as with copies of the following presentations: Please note that some of the files are quite large, and make take some time to download. 

Regional Geologists talk:  Jeff Kyba, Regional Geologist; Paul Jago, Regional Geologist.

AMEBC and MABC updates with Gavin Dirom, CEO Association Mineral Exploration BC and Bryan Cox, VP Corporate Affairs Mining Association of BC

Industry Training Authority Update - Walter Sorokovsky, ITA

Geoscience BC update - Andrea Clifford, Geoscience BC  

Mount Polley update - 'Lyn Anglin, Imperial Metals

Exploration Talks:

     Taseko Aley - Tom Broddy, Taseko Mines

     Serengeti Resources - David Moore, CEO Serengeti

     Kiska Metals - Kelly Franz

     New Gold Blackwater - Tim Bekhuys, Environmental and Social Responsibility Specialist

Mining Talks: 

     Aurico Mines - Susan Craig 

     Mt. Milligan - Ian Berzins 

     Red Chris Mine - Steve Robertson

Exploration Environmental Assessment and EPCC 

     Brad Horne, Paul Mitchell Banks and Eric Young, AMEC Foster Wheeler  

Keynote speaker Geroy Simon 

UAV' in Data Collection, John Rankin and Christina Tennant


Barkerville History

Centre for Training Excellence in Mining 

Safety and Exploration 

Cultural Workshop with McLeod Lake Indian Band 

Minister of Mines Bill Bennett

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