Social Innovation in Mineral Exploration Panel

Exhibit Hall / Innovation Stage
All Passes Welcome
Speaker(s): Dr. Shannon Bard Deanna Higginson Sue Paish Shena Shaw Dr Andrew Weaver Nick Facey

9:30 am – Opening Remarks from Dr. Andrew Weaver

The panel session will begin at 10 am and feature experts in a lively discussion and Q&A. The panelist will showcase how they have used and expanded technological innovations in ways that can assist mineral exploration with community engagement, support, and development. Learn ways that social needs can be met through innovation.  


Thursday, Jan 31 (9:30 am - 12:00 pm)


Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC
Exhibit Hall
Innovation Stage

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Time Topic Speaker
9:30 am Opening Remarks Dr Andrew Weaver
10:00 am Welcome & Panel Introduction from Moderator Dr. Shannon Bard
10:10 am Traditional Knowledge and its Application to Mineral Exploration Deanna Higginson
10:20 am Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster (CDTS) and Mineral Exploration Projects Sue Paish
10:30 am An Intro to Disruption & Strategic Innovation - How to Approach the Rapidly Changing State of Technology Nick Facey
10:40 am Common Pitfalls to avoid on Engagement and Consultation in Early Exploration Shena Shaw
10:50 am Facilitated Discussion Dr. Shannon Bard
11:00 am Q&A Dr. Shannon Bard