2010 presentations now online

Presentations from the 2010 Nunavut Mining Symposium are now available online. Please note that not all presentations are available. If there is anything in particular you are looking for, please contact us for further information.

The 2010 Nunavut Mining Symposium was held from April 13 – 15, 2010 in Iqaluit, Nunavut. The 2011 Nunavut Mining Symposium was held from April 5-7, 2011 in Iqaluit, Nunavut.  Record number of delegates attended the 14th annual event with just under 450 delegates.  A complete listing of attendees is available HERE.

Metal Prices, Currencies and Global Growth: Outlook for 2010-11

Patricia Mohr, Vice-President, Economics and Commodity Market Specialist, The Scotiabank Group

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency: people and potential

Nicole Jauvin, Deputy Minister, and Hagar Idlout-Sudlovenick, Nunavut Regional Director, CanNor

Map Selection for Nunavut

Patrick O’Neill, Director and Anna North, Mineral Rights Specialist, Mineral Resources Directorate, Northern Affairs Organization, INAC

From the Ground Up: The Path to Production

Session Chairs: Karen Costello and Eric Prosh

Hope Bay Gold Project

Chris Hanks, Manager, Regulatory Affairs, Newmont Canada Inc.

An update on the Mary River iron ore deposit

Greg Missal, Vice President Corporate Affairs, Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation

Securing a viable and sustainable mineral industry in the north

John Kearney, President, NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines

Exploration and Geoscience Project Updates

Session Chairs: Doug Cater and Linda Ham

An update on the activities of the Canada‑Nunavut Geoscience Office (C-NGO)

Donald James, Chief Geologist, C-NGO

The GEM-Minerals program on the Melville Peninsula: project summary and preliminary report

David Corrigan and Tommy Tremblay, Quaternary Geoscientists, Geological Survey of Canada/C-NGO

Kitikmeot projects update: High Lake and Izok Lake

Andrew Mitchell, Project Manager, MMG Resources

Impacts of the Cumberland Peninsula (GEM) Project: government geoscience from the ground up

Mary Sanborn-Barrie, Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada

Nunavut 2009 Exploration Activity Overview

Karen Costello, District Geologist, INAC

The North Thelon Project: the search for another Kiggavik

Rick Mazur, President, Forum Uranium Corp.

Advanced Explorations Inc.: becoming a high quality (98% Fe) iron producer in Nunavut

John Gingerich, President & CEO, Advanced Explorations Inc.

Commander’s Baffin Island Gold Project: an update

Gordon Davidson, General Manager, Projects, Commander Resources

Geology and Genesis of Key Nunavut Deposits

Session Chairs: Donald James and Linda Ham

Advances in geology and geophysics of the northeast Thelon Basin, Nunavut: implications for uranium resources

Charles Jefferson, Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada

The future of the northeast Thelon Basin: exploration, conservation and the hopes of unveiling Canada’s next uranium district

Rebecca Hunter, Project Geologist and Gerard Zaluski, District Geologist, Cameco Corporation

Kiggavik: geology and exploration update 2010

Peter Wollenberg, Director Exploration, AREVA Resources Canada Inc.

Geology of high grade iron ore deposits at Mary River, northern Baffin Island

Thomas Iannelli, Principal Geologist, Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation

Geology of the Hackett River deposit

Tony Walsh, President/CEO, and John Wakeford, Senior Vice‑President, Corporate Development, Sabina Gold & Silver

Meadowbank geology – exploration to mining

Bruno Perron, Geology Superintendent, Meadowbank Division, Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.

Business Development in the Mining Economy

Facilitator: Robert Connelly, Manager, Community Economic Development, Kivalliq Office, Economic Development & Transportation, GN

Impacts of mining and exploration on the Nunavut economy

François Picotte, Senior Economist, Economic Development & Transportation, GN

Business opportunities in mining: a community perspective (1. Main’s presentation) (2. Saunders’ presentation)

John Main, Community Economic Development Officer, Arviat and Colin Saunders, Community Economic Development Officer, Pond Inlet

Challenges of establishing and maintaining a mining and exploration-related business in Nunavut (1. Ningeongan’s presentation) (2. Flaherty’s presentation)

David Ningeongan, President & General Manager, Kivalliq Expediting and Storage Inc. and Harry Flaherty, President, Qikiqtaaluk Corporation

Business benefits and strategies associated with diamond mining

Rick Meyers, VP Diamond Affairs, Mining Association of Canada

Socio-Economic Monitoring Committees

Laura MacKenzie, Kivalliq Director, Community Operations, Beatrice Bernhardt, Kitikmeot Director, Community Operations, and Rhoda Katsak, Qikiqtaaluk Director, Community Operations, Economic Development & Transportation, GN

Community Involvement, Trades Training and Education

Session Chairs: Michael Shouldice and Natalie Griller

Community engagement and outreach in the north: no shortcuts, high effort, high reward

Heidi Swanson, Consultant, Swanson Environment and Education

Community relations and business development, Meadowbank Mine

Steve Parent, Community Relations Coordinator, Agnico‑Eagle Mines Ltd.

Facilitating dialogue: toward a community consultation guide for the mineral exploration and mining sector in Nunavut

Doug Brubacher, Consultant

Micro mining: an opportunity for communities to skill themselves

David Farrow, Senior Geologist, Golder Associates Ltd.

Promoting effective public participation in development impact assessment

Ryan Barry, Director, Technical Services, NIRB

Alliguujattiavait – the Kivalliq GEMS Program: a new model for hands-on career awareness in the mining and mineral exploration industry

Dave Bradley, Tangmaarvik Inland Camp Services and Elisapee Karetak, Mine Training Coordinator, Economic Development & Transportation, GN

Mining education in Greenland (presentation 1) (presentation 2)

Hans Hinrichsen, Manager, Greenland Mine and Contracting School

Update on the Sanatuliqsarvik-Nunavut Trades Training Centre Project

Michael Shouldice, Dean – Kivalliq Campus, NAC

Enhancing the Northern Explorationists’ Toolkit

Session Chairs: Doug Cater and Eric Prosh

Preliminary results of airborne hyperspectral surveys in Nunavut

David Coulter, Consulting Geologist, Overhill Imaging and Cartography

Aerial surveying and digital mapping: an update on applications for mineral exploration

Helen McLaughlin, Vice-President, PhotoSat Information Ltd.

Latest technical and safety innovations in diamond drilling

Bill Krasnozon and Ryan McEachern, Boart Longyear Drilling

Working effectively with the mineral analysis laboratory

Brent Mawdsley, Marketing Manager, Western Canada, ALS Chemex

Challenges and successes of communications in the mining sector

Murray Cumbers and Michael Ward, NorthwesTel

Innovative mining infrastructure

Scott MacRae, Regional Engineer, Atlantic Industries Ltd.

Regulatory Improvement and Initiatives

Session Chairs: Leslie Payette, Spencer Dewar and Greg Missal

Regulatory update

Steve Traynor, Director RPP, NRE, NAO, INAC (Resource Policy and Programs Directorate, Natural Resources and Environment Branch, Northern Affairs Office)

Nunavut Land Use Plan update

Adrian Boyd, Director Policy and Sharon Ehaloak, Executive Director, Nunavut Planning Commission

IPG coordination updates and initiatives

Stephanie Autut, Executive Director, Nunavut Impact Review Board and Dionne Filiatrault, Executive Director, Nunavut Water Board

Nunavut General Monitoring Program

Seth Reinhart, Regional Socio-Economic Analyst, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and Guy d’Argencourt, Claims Implementation Manager, GN

Caribou Pilot Program/Caribou Collaring Program

Mitch Campbell, Wildlife Biologist, GN

The need for a regional caribou monitoring program – Kivalliq region

Allison Rippin Armstrong, Starfield Resources

Update on the Northern Project Management Office

Kate Hearn, Director General, Northern Major Projects Office, Canadian Economic Development Agency (CanNor)

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