VANCOUVER – The 38th annual Mineral Exploration Roundup, hosted by the Association for Mineral Exploration, launched today as Remote Roundup. This virtual experience is safely facilitating the largest ever online gathering of the global exploration industry. Hosted by explorers for explorers, Roundup is always one of the world’s premier technical mineral exploration conferences. This year, leading through the change caused by the global pandemic, Remote Roundup provides an opportunity for geoscientists, technical experts, prospectors, suppliers, governments and Indigenous partners to digitally connect, share knowledge and stay on the forefront of the innovative advancements in mineral exploration.
The critical role the mineral exploration industry will play in a strong economic recovery and sustaining vibrant regional and global economies for generations to come will be front and centre during Remote Roundup keynote speaker sessions and panel discussions.
Remote Roundup kicked off this morning at 8:30 am PT – 10:00 am PT with Opening Ceremony remarks from Chief Ian Campbell, Hereditary Chief of the Squamish Nation; the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Natural Resources; Don Lindsay, President and CEO, Teck Resources; The Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia and a keynote address from Robert ‘King of Copper’ Friedland, Founder and Executive Co-Chairman, Ivanhoe Mines.
During the Government Industry Forum today from 12:00 pm PT – 1:30 pm PT, remarks were given by the Honourable Bruce Ralston, British Columbia Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation and Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Federal Minister of Natural Resources. The session was focused on how we unlock minerals and metals critical to economic recovery and a green future, grow British Columbia as a centre of excellence for mineral exploration and stay globally competitive.
Throughout this week, Remote Roundup will feature prominent speakers and sessions.
Remote Roundup is happening now through Friday, January 22, 2021. You can register throughout the week. All content is on demand and made available to attendees for six months post conference.