Opening Ceremony

East Convention Level / East Ballroom AB
Full Conference Pass
Speaker(s): Premier John Horgan Chris Welton

Sponsor(s): Geotech Drilling Services Ltd.

Join us for the Roundup 2019 Opening Ceremonies as we set the stage for the great talks, programs and events we have in store. Leaders from our association, the industry, and dignitaries from government and indigenous communities come to welcome attendees from all over the world to connect, learn and inspire.

This year, we are pleased to welcome BC Premier John Horgan who will provide the remarks from the government.

The conference keynote is Rio Tinto‘s Exploration Director the America’s region, Chris Welton.  Chris joins us for a talk on Rio Tinto’s outlook on the mineral exploration and development industry from a global perspective and how that affects the local BC exploration sector. As well, Chris will share his thoughts on what the majors are looking for in order to finance exploration projects and Rio Tinto’s role in opening up opportunities in moving towards a low-carbon economy.

So, set your calendars for January 28-31, 2019!  We are ready to welcome you back to the Vancouver Convention Centre for the key conferences of the year.




Monday, Jan 28 (8:45 am - 10:00 am)


Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Pl, Vancouver,
East Convention Level
East Ballroom AB

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