Attendance exceeds 25,000
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See you at PDAC 2019—where the world’s mineral exploration and mining industry will once again meet!
PDAC welcomes METC renewal—calls for greater action to enhance Canada’s mineral industry competitiveness.
Read our post-Budget 2018 press release and recommendations
We celebrated top international and domestic performers in seven categories at the PDAC 2018 Awards Gala & After Party.
Learn the stories of these outstanding performers by watching these short videos
Members receive discounts on PDAC Convention registration and Short Courses.
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We are proud to be the leading voice of Canada's mineral exploration and development community since 1932. With over 7,500 members around the world, our mission is to promote a globally responsible, vibrant and sustainable minerals industry.
The annual PDAC Convention is regarded as the premier international event for the mineral industry. It has attracted more than 25,000 people from 135 countries in recent years and will next be held March 3-6, 2019 in Toronto.
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Featuring all of the association’s activities and achievements from the past year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sector.
The PDAC 2018 Convention returned to Toronto, March 4-7. PDAC Executive Director (Interim) Lisa McDonald shares why this is the most attended event for the world's mineral exploration and mining industry, and why you MUST be there in 2019!
Our newest edition showcases the association’s 2018 Award Recipients, PDAC 2018 Convention news and highlights, along with news from around the industry.
Share your knowledge and experience with students and recent graduates to help them transition into the geoscience industry through our Mentoring Program.