Québec Exploration 2006
Québec will be welcoming the
mineral exploration industry next november
Under the theme, “Exploration at its Best”, Québec will be welcoming representatives of the mineral exploration industry to the fourth annual Québec Exploration event, from November 20 to 3, 2006. The event, jointly organized by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune and the Québec Mineral Exploration Association, will bring together about 1,400 financial and scientific participants.
Under the honorary chairmanship of Mr. Ian Telfer (Goldcorp Inc.)
Québec Exploration 2006 will be held under the honorary chairmanship of Mr. Ian Telfer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Goldcorp Inc. “In view of the recent acquisition of the Éléonore gold deposit by Goldcorp and its involvement in northwestern Québec, it is a privilege for me to serve as Honorary Chairman of Québec Exploration 2006. Goldcorp is pleased to be part of this growth and to invest in what it believes to be one of the most promising new gold districts in North America. I am therefore very pleased to invite you to attend Québec Exploration 2006, which, in addition to providing excellent networking opportunities, will allow you to exchange ideas and find out more about mineral exploration in Québec,” he stated.
New this year: The Exploration/Investment Forum
The Exploration/Investment Forum is a unique opportunity to attend technical sessions and presentations by specialists in investment and exploration. Participants will have a chance to make contacts and exchange ideas with investors, financial analysts, brokers and other representatives of the business community, as well as with companies involved in exploration in Québec.
Québec Exploration 2006 will also be offering technical sessions and workshops dealing with exploration activities in Québec. More specifically, the spotlight will be on the geology of the Abitibi Belt, extending into Québec and Ontario , along with models that explain the formation of the world’s copper and nickel deposits. Participants can also find out about the major efforts now under way in oil and gas exploration in Québec, which hold the promise of new discoveries.