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Québec Exploration 2009:
Towards sustainable Mining Exploration

The theme of the seventh edition of Québec Exploration will be "Towards Sustainable Mining Exploration." The convention, which grows increasingly popular with each passing year, will once again be a must-attend event for all mining exploration stakeholders and investors. It will also provide an opportunity for representatives of the geoscientific communities of Québec and the other provinces to meet and share the latest developments in this thriving sector.

The organizing committee is very proud to announce that distinguished geologist François Robert has agreed to act as honorary chair of Québec Exploration 2009. Mr. Robert, who holds a PhD from École Polytechnique de Montréal and a post doctorate from the University of Michigan, is currently head exploration geologist for Barrick Gold Corporation. Don’t miss his presentation on Wednesday, November 25 at 11:00 a.m.!

The Organizing Committee Unveils its Official Program

On October 1, the organizing committee unveiled its official program on the Québec Exploration 2009 website. Visit the website and discover a rich and diversified program on a broad variety of subjects. The following are just a sample:

A number of internationally renowned speakers have confirmed they will attend.

Over 150 exhibitors have booked all available spots and are waiting to welcome you

As in past years, mining exploration stakeholders will enjoy this unique opportunity to get a sneak preview of the results of mapping work and studies carried out by Bureau de l’exploration géologique du Québec, the Québec Geoscience Centre, and the universities. Over 50 mapping projects and studies will be presented on posters and plasma screens.

New Mining Exploration Targets!

Each year, geoscientific research and mineral potential assessments uncover new mining exploration targets in Québec. Be the first to find out about them!

The Québec Mineral Strategy: Let’s talk about it!

The Québec Mineral Strategy was officially tabled in June 2009. Already the mining sector is starting to apply the strategy’s main thrusts. Learn more about the action plan designed to implement the Québec Mineral Strategy at a talk presented by the associate deputy minister for mines and an interactive session led by the political affairs director of the associate deputy minister’s office.

Everything You Want to Know About the Sector’s Financial Outlook

An impressive team of financial consultants and newsletter editors will discuss their financial analyses of the current state of affairs in the mining sector and present their forecasts for 2010. John Kaiser, internationally renowned mining analysis newsletter editor, will be the guest speaker at the Exploration/Investment Dinner Conference. An opportunity not to be missed!

This is only a brief glance at the rich and varied program for Québec Exploration 2009, which over the years has become a key source of information on the latest developments and an excellent place to do business! Come discover everything Québec Exploration 2009 has to offer! For more information, go to and register now!

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