Passport to Explore Talks

West Convention Centre / All Passes Welcome
Chair(s): Jessica Norris, Government of BC (EMPR); Steve Irwin, Natural Resources Canada

Innovation in Canadian Public Geoscience

This session will feature short presentations by geoscientists from Canadian geological surveys and research agencies which will highlight projects that demonstrate innovation within their jurisdictions. These technical talks will focus on the technical application of information, imagination and initiative available to the exploration community.


Tuesday, Jan 23 (9:30 am - 12:00 pm)


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Time Topic Speaker
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM MapPlace 2: Online Tools for Exploration - Gabe Fortin, British Columbia Geological Survey
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Maps, Apps, and Publications: Tools to Discover Geoscience Information in Yukon - Brett Elliot, Yukon Geological Survey
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Landscape Antiquity and Modelling of Ancient Drainage Reversals of Southern Yukon - Nathan Hayward, Geological Survey of Canada
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Imaging Host Rocks and Alteration of Porphyry Deposits with Distributed Acoustic Sensing: Preliminary Results from the New Afton Mine, BC - Gilles Bellefleur, Geological Survey of Canada
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Markers of Porphyry Cu Mineralization: Unfolding the Story Locked in Minerals - Alain Plouffe, Geological Survey of Canada
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM Sparking Discovery and Innovation Opportunities: New Search Phase 3 Geophysical Data Release - Bruce Madu/ Todd Ballantyne, Geoscience BC / in3D Geoscience