Program

The 2020 Program is focused on Strengthening BC’s Competitive Advantage in the resources sector!  Below please find the draft program outline:

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

8:30 – 4:30pm       Pre-Forum Workshop 1. Let’s Talk Impact Benefit Agreements

10:00 – 3:00pm     Pre-Forum Workshop 2. Crisis Communications

1:00 – 4:00pm      Exhibitor Registration and Set-Up

3:00 pm                Registration Open to all Delegates

4:00 – 6:00pm       Pre-Banquet Tradeshow Reception | Sponsored by TC Energy   

6:00 – 9:00pm       Celebrating Natural Resources Keynote Banquet                    

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

7:00 am                Registration Opens

7:30 – 8:45am       Resource Ministers’ Breakfast         

8:45 – 9:20am       Coffee, Muffins and Tradeshow Networking

9:20 – 9:40am       Conference Welcome  

9:40 – 10:10am     Opening Keynote Address 

10:10 – 11:25am   Panel 1 – Mining | Sponsored by Seabridge Gold

11:25 – 12:00pm  Networking Break

12:00 – 1:15pm     Keynote Luncheon | Sponsored by Port of Prince Rupert      

1:15 – 1:45pm       Networking Break

1:45 – 2:15pm      Afternoon Keynote Address

2:15 – 3:30pm      Panel 2 – Resource Leaders Panel

3:30 – 3:50pm       Afternoon Nutrition Break and Tradeshow Networking

3:50 – 5:00pm      Panel 3 – Partnerships

5:00- 6:30pm        Wine & Cheese Reception | Sponsored by Ecofor Consulting Ltd.

Thursday, January 30, 2019

8:00 – 8:30am       Coffee, Muffins and Tradeshow Networking | Sponsored by Chevron Kitimat LNG  

8:30 – 8:35am       Opening Remarks

8:35 – 9:00am      Opening Keynote Address

9:00 – 10:15am     Panel 4 – Forestry | Sponsored by Association of BC Forest Professionals

10:15 – 10:35am Morning Nutrition Break and Tradeshow Networking | Sponsored by United Steelworkers 1-2017

10:35 – 11:50am   Panel 5 – Future Leaders | Sponsored by Geoscience BC

12:15 – 1:40pm     Keynote LuncheonCrystal Smith, Chief Councilor, Haisla Nation | Sponsored by CLAC

1:40 – 2:10pm       Networking Break

2:10 – 3:25pm       Panel 6 – Energy

3:25 – 3:30pm       Conference Closing Remarks

Note, program subject to change.

Past Programs

Download the 2019 program (PDF: 20pg | 4.5MB)
Download the 2018 program (PDF: 20pg | 14.2MB)
Download the 2017 program (PDF: 23pg | 13.8MB)
Download the 2016 program (PDF: 24pgs | 9MB)