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Pre-conference session options

Please note that all times may be refined as agenda is developed.  

Central Mountain Caribou Engagement Session - Cottonwood Hall

1pm-3pm    No cost to participate

BC Government staff will provide an overview of the Central Mountain Caribou Multi-Party Committee that is currently developing and reviewing the impacts of various scenarios for caribou habitat management.  The mining representative from the Central Mountain Caribou Multi-Party Committee will provide their perspective on the process and this workshop will serve as a forum to share ideas and concerns about the process and next steps.

Please note:  This session is available to delegates and tradeshow participants.  There is no charge to participate.  

Permitting Workshop - Updates and Tips for preparing an effective Notice Of Work Application - Cottonwood Hall 

10pm - 1pm:  No cost to participate

Presented by AME and the Ministry of Enery Mines and Petroleum Resources (MEMPR) and facilitated by One-Eighty Consulting Group Inc

This workshop will provide tips and advice on how best to prepare a Notice of Work (N-W) permit application for minereal exploration by reviewing items such as the new Natural Resources Online Services portal, the "Explore by Location" tool, mapping standards and the new reclamation bond calculator.  The session will go through a top 10 list of things a proponent can do to facilitate the preparation and review of their application.  MEMPR and AME will also provide an update of the activities underway to support improvements with the NoW process

Golfing Tournament 

Approximate timeline:  Tour leaving to Golf Course at 10:00am  Return approximately 4pm. Cost to participate:  $60

Moberly Lake Golf Course is located at Moberly Lake with beautiful views and a wide range with 9 diverse fairways to enjoy.  We will be spending the day golfing; games and prizes will be included for a fun tournament.  If you are flying and can`t bring your clubs we will ensure you have rentals; please contact us to arrange for your booking. (Tournament play will be determined based on participation; your host will have many great options (ie best ball, regular tourney)).

Minerals North Willow Creek Mine Tour with Conuma Coal

Approximate time:  Tour leaving from Chetwynd 11:00am   Return at 4pm.  Cost to participate:  $50

Your tour will be leaving Chetwynd to the Willow Creek Mine site; experts from the Willow Creek site will guide a tour at the Coal Mine.  There will be games on the way out and information regarding economic activities in the area. The tour will also include lunch.  Space is limited so please register early.  

Chetwynd Chainsaw Carving Tour

Approximate timeline:  3:30-4:30pm  No cost to participate.  

Chetwynd is home to the world renowned International Chainsaw Carving Competition with competitors  attending from as far away as Australia, Ireland, Japan, and Britain, along with US, Canadian and local carvers.  Chetwynd’s collection has grown to well beyond 150 spectacular carvings since the first competition in 2005.  Join our knowledgeable tour guide at Carver’s Row, the hub of the town’s carvings, for a tour to explore a taste of the craftsmanship and artistry that make each piece a prize for our community.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see one of Chetwynd’s biggest attractions during your stay with us. 

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