BDT Conference 2018

WHAT: Beyond Digital Transformation 2018 
WHEN: February 1, 2018
WHERE: Sudbury, Ontario
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#BDT2018 is a new mining conference with a new focus. The one-day conference, to be held in Sudbury, Ontario, February 1, 2018, will bring together mining industry leaders such as Keynote Speaker Rick Howes (CEO, Dundee Precious Metals), representatives from Barrick Gold, Glencore, and Vale, and vendors with decades of service experience to the mining industry. #BDT2018 is your opportunity to plug into the Digital Transformation Revolution by learning about the individual needs of global mining companies in achieving their digital transformation goals. Find out how the top mining companies in the world see the future of digital transformation, meet and network with industry leaders and experts, and be part of the digital revolution. For tickets, the full slate of speakers, or further information, please visit the website.

You can follow conference developments on Twitter @futureofmines, and hear more about Beyond Digital Technology 2018 in this interview on CBC's Morning North.  

Modern Mining and Technology week in Sudbury.

WHAT: Modern Mining and Technology week in Sudbury
WHEN: April 20-28, 2018
WHERE: Sudbury, Ontario
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This year's events include:

Business Luncheon - April 20th

Modern Mining & Technology Sudbury (MMTS) and the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) are pleased to present MMTS week kickoff event. The business luncheon will be held at Bryston's on the park (5 Creighton Rd., Copper Cliff) from 11:45am to 1:30pm and feature an industry leader (to be announced). If you are interested in attending, please contact Paul Reid (paul-reid@greatersudbuy.ca). 
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MMTS Showcase - April 22nd

The annual MMTS Showcase, located at the New Sudbury Centre, features mining and technology-related exhibits from businesses, educational and industry partners and sponsors. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in our industry and current mining activities in our region at the interactive displays. Students are encouraged to attend this free public event to learn more about what a career in the mining industry could look like. Time: 11:00am to 5:00pm. 
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Discover Sudbury School Tours - April 23rd to 26th

Students in Grades 4 to 12 will enjoy a Discovery Sudbury Field Day. Classes from each school board are invited to experience a Discover Sudbury Geology Bus Tour and Dynamic Earth Experience. Students and teachers will learn how the mining industry has evolved and how the environment has been restored during their tour of the Sudbury Basin. Teachers from Greater Sudbury school boards interested in registering for school events should contact Stacey Roy at Dynamic Earth.
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MineOpportunity Challenge - April 23rd and 24th

The MineOpportunity challenge gives participating high school students a unique experience that is both exciting and educational. MineOpportunity is a competitive game that allows students to explore geology, engineering and mining by answering questions and completing activities that are hands-on and curriculum-based. 
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Teacher Workshops - April 25th and 26th

Grade 4 to Grade 8 teachers are invited to our Teacher Workshops to learn strategies for delivering mining related, curriculum-linked activities and use innovative materials in their classrooms. While teachers enjoy this hands-on learning experience, their students will be engaged in programming that includes underground tours and mining activities at Dynamite Earth.
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Discover Sudbury Tour - April 28th

The annual MMTS Discover Sudbury Tour is a guided geological bus tour of the Sudbury Baisn for the general public! This year, the tour will be held on April 28th at 10:30am. The tour is two hours in length and depart from Dynamic Earth. This experience will conclude with a visit to Dynamic Earth. Admission is free, but space is limited. Register early by phoning 705 522 3701, ext 413, or email debookings@sciencenorth.ca A maximum of four pre-registered spots will be made available.

Mine water solutions 2018
WHAT: Mine Water Solutions Conference 2018 
WHEN: 12-15 June, 2018
WHERE: Vancouver, BC
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For the third time, the Mine Water Solutions organizing committee and the University of British Columbia are hosting this innovative conference to examine the societal, financial, business and technical impacts of a wide range of water related issues. The conference will provide experts with a forum for presentation and discussion about successful practices that enable responsible mining to be undertaken in challenging environments. The program includes field trips to near-by mining operations. 

WHAT: Resources for Future Generations (RFG 2018) Conference
WHEN:  June 16 -21, 2018 
WHERE: Vancouver Convention Center  
RFG 2018 is the first international conference focused on the resources that will be required for future generations. It will explore four vital themes: energy, minerals, water and the earth. Registration is now open. For more information, contact Lise Bujold at 514-939-2710 or registration@cim.org.