In the world of mineral exploration and mining, the Explorers and Developers Conference of Canada (PDAC) is the industry’s premier event – the Super Bowl. This annual event has deservedly earned the Floor13 Business Events Award at the 2022 Canadian Tourism Awards.
Since 1932, hundreds of thousands of attendees from all over the world have come to Toronto for amazing programs, business and investment opportunities, networking, and fun. This year, PDAC’s annual event will take place over 600,000 square feet at the Toronto Convention Center (MTCC), making it one of the largest in its 91-year history.
Guided by the Conference Planning Committee – a panel of volunteers and experts from the mining and mineral exploration industry – a range of exciting content will make the 2023 event even bigger and better than ever. These include hundreds of hours of critically acclaimed programming such as Capital Markets, Native, Students and Early Careers, Technological and Sustainability Programming, coming back with short courses, Key class sequences, keynotes and discovery of insights.
“While the government has been quick to shift focus to key minerals, this is an opportunity that PDAC and industry have recognized for many years and we are delighted that Canada was able to,” said Alex Christopher. long-term benefits”. , Chairman of the PDAC. “With an exhaustive list of speakers and programmes, the PDAC 2023 conference promises to provide extraordinary insight into the future of our industry.”
This year’s event in Toronto will feature a variety of speakers, industry experts and moderators providing their knowledge, strategies, new concepts, and case studies. There will be more group discussions than ever, including more and more extensive Q&A opportunities, as well as live polls, quizzes, and more.
Networking receptions – such as the prestigious awards gala honoring the industry’s biggest contributors and the most attended Inauguration Ceremony in 2022 – will return once. again. In addition, there will be more intimate gatherings focused on meaningful connections and fun, such as the New Members Social Network and the Duel Piano Network.
If you’re looking for a little more adrenaline, a letter-to-investor author presentation should be on your agenda. Reorganized in 2023, attendees can witness a “cage match” in which moderators battle each other to defend opposing views.
The bigger and better PDAC-SEG student mineral symposium will move to the Gallery on all days of the Congress – previously students had only one day to present their research. his rescue in a deserted location. The conference planning committee prioritizes student engagement and early careers, including promoting attendees from abroad. With international attendees making up nearly 30 percent of participants by 2022, this is the foundation PDAC hopes to build.
In fact, attendees from more than 120 countries are sure to bring creative and exciting opportunities in the MTCC’s North and South buildings. So don’t miss out on the world’s leading mining industry event on March 5-8, 2023.