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Exploring for a Cure: A BC Cancer Foundation Fundraiser

January 23, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST

Meeting Room 1/2/3 (Access TBD)
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January 23 @ 5:30 pm 9:30 pm


On January 23rd, 2023, AME and BC Cancer Foundation will host “Exploring for a Cure” at the Vancouver Convention Centre East in Vancouver, BC. This special event will occur on the Monday evening of AME’s Roundup conference and will connect British Columbia’s philanthropic mineral exploration and development industry with BC Cancer in support of their world-class research.

As the largest philanthropic funder of cancer research in the province, the BC Cancer Foundation is committed to advancing research and enhance care for everyone in BC. 100% of your donation will be used to leverage innovation and provide accessible care for 80,000 patients each year. Thank you for your support.

Dress Code: Business/Formal Attire

Start TimeActivity
5:00 PMReceptions
6:00 PMDoors open
6:30 PMDinner served
7:15 PMOpening comments
7:30 PMKeynote
8:15 PMResearcher and patient stories
9:15 PMClosing comments


We are very excited to welcome Colonel Chris Hadfield as our keynote speaker, who has explored our planet from a very different perspective. Colonel Hadfield is the first Canadian Commander of the International Space Station and will share some of the experiences from his extensive career.

Colonel Chris Hadfield

Committee Members

  • Neil Burns – Chair
  • Trevor D’Sa
  • Billie Lawrence
  • Tamara Howarth
  • Sam Snobelen
  • Lindsay Abbott
  • Alexis Martis
  • Kendra Johnston


Table Sponsors
Agentis Capital
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Credit Suisse
DLA Piper
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN)
Ero Copper Corp.
Fort Capital
GenCap Mining Advisory
General Seating
Haywood Securities
Head Table
Korn Ferry
Lundin Group
MAG Silver Corp.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
McMillan LLP
Morgan Stanley
National Bank Financial
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
PearTree Canada
Sandstorm Gold Royalties
South 32
Teck Resources Limited
Wheaton Precious Metals