Billions in the Ground
Below is the panel of experts from our 2017 event. This space will be updated with the 2018 lineup.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m Call to Order and OpeningComments:
New Developments in the historic Cobalt Mining Camp
Speakers : Gino Chitaroni - President of Northern Prospectors Association and Director, Ontario Prospectors Association in association with Martin Ethier - Project Manager, Brixton Metals Corporation
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m
TOPIC: Zenyatta's Albany Project, Ontario — A unique, large, Proterozoic-age, Igneous-hosted graphite deposit
Speaker: Peter Wood, VP Exploration and Chief Geologist with Zenyatta TSX. V: ZEN
Peter Wood has been VP Exploration and Chief Geologist with Zenyatta since January 2013. During this time he was directly involved in the successful completion of an NI 43-101 compliant Resource Estimate Report in 2013 and the 2015 Preliminary Economic Assessment. He was also the co-founder and manager (VP Exploration, Director and QP) of a TSX-V listed junior exploration company between 2006 and 2010. Mr. Wood has over 30 years' experience in mineral exploration and development in Canada and has worked for several major mining companies and numerous junior exploration companies.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m
TOPIC: Bradshaw Deposit: The next gold mine in Timmins
Speaker: Gregory James Romain, President & CEO, Executive Director, GoWest Gold Ltd.
TSX. V: GWA
Mr. Gregory Romain has been involved in the mining and mineral processing industry for over 25 years and has guided Gowest from being involved purely in exploration towards becoming a development and mining firm with producing assets. He has been the President and CEO since 2008 and has overseen the early stages of consolidation and transition.
11:30 a.m - 1:00 p.m
Investors Forum Luncheon
TOPIC: Tahoe Resources
Speaker: Mark Utting, Vice President Investor Relations, Tahoe Resources
Mark Utting serves as Vice President Investor Relations, joining the Company following the acquisition of Lake Shore Gold Corp. in April 2016. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst with 20 years’ experience in investor relations and corporate communications, mainly in mining and financial services industries. Prior to joining Tahoe, Mr. Utting served as Vice President, Investor Relations of Lake Shore Gold; Director, Investor Relations of Extendicare REIT; Director, Investor Relations of Rio Algom Limited; and Director, Communications and Investor Relations of Dynatec Corporation.
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m
TOPIC: Silver in a Resurgent Cobalt Mining Camp
Speaker: Martin Ethier, Project Manager, Langis Project, Brixton Metals Corporation TSX.V: BBB
Martin Ethier is a professional geoscientist, and a graduate of Mount Allison University in Sackville New Brunswick (1997), majoring in Geography, and minors in Geology as well as Environmental Studies. In addition, he completed an intensive Post Graduate Advanced Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems from the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Lawrencetown (1998), Nova Scotia. He obtained a Master’s of Science Degree in Geology from Acadia University in Wolfville(2001), Nova Scotia.
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m
TOPIC: Are Pelangio’s Maiden Resources Part of Another Porcupine-Destor in Ghana?
Speaker: Ingrid Hibbard, LL.B, President & Chief Executive Officer, Pelangio Exploration Inc. TSX-V: PX
Ms. HIbbard has spent her life in the mining industry. She began her career with Ingamar Explorations Limited, an exploration company formed by her parents, which acquired large tracts of exploration land, including land surrounding Detour Lake. As President of Pelangio, she acquired the Detour mine and surrounding exploration ground from Placer Dome, which was spun out to Detour Gold Corporation in 2007. Pelangio is now seeking even greater success on its Manfo, Akroma and Obusai Properties in Ghana, West Africa.
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m
TOPIC: Clavos: Near- term Production with Exploration Upside
Speaker: C. Nigel Lees, President, CEO and Director, Sage Gold Inc. TSX: V.SGX
Mr. Lees is also a founder and past director of TVX Gold Inc which merged into Kinross Gold., a significant gold producer in North and South America, listed on the TSX and the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Lees has over 30 years experience in the Canadian investment industry and is currently a Director of Yamana Gold Inc.
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
TOPIC: “Argo Gold – Projects with Potential for Economic Viability
Speaker: Judy Baker, CEO of Argo Gold
Judy Baker is the CEO and founder of Argo Gold. Ms. Baker was also the founder of Canada Lithium and Superior Copper. Judy Baker has 25 years of experience in the resource sector and capitals markets including equity analysis, fund management, and exploration and mining company activity.
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m
TOPIC: Ashley Gold Project 2017
Speaker: Dirk Tempelman-Kluit, Ph.D., P.Geo., VP Exploration Prosper Gold Corp. TSX:PGX
The Ashley Gold Project claims follow the Cadillac-Larder Lake fault system and cover several syenite bodies as well as the Ashley Gold mine which produced 50,099 Oz Au in the 1930’s. Dr. Tempelman-Kluit was previously a director of the Geological Survey of Canada's Cordilleran Division. More recently, held the position of VP of Exploration and a Director of Richfield Ventures Corp. Dr. Tempelman-Kluit, the co-recipient the 2011 H.H. "Spud" Huestis Award and highly respected research geologist, recognized the existence of extensive hydrothermal alteration in drill core photographs which indicated the potential for significant gold mineralization on Richfield Blackwater property. In March 2011, Richfield announced an initial indicated and inferred resource estimate of 4.2 million ounces, due to Dr. Tempelman-Kluit's foresight on the Blackwater property. Richfield was acquired in June 2011 for a value of over $500 Million (CDN).