Roundtable Discussion Schedule

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Second Level, Castle Peak

Registered students and Early Career Professionals will have the opportunity to interact with a number of professionals from different backgrounds. Groups will be formed and rotate from table to table, with 10 minutes allowed for discussion and questions related to the topics below.

Hosted By:

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Regina Baumgartner
Teck Resources
Biography

Table Topic Leaders
#1 Academia related topics
  • Pursuing an academic career
  • Work experience and return to Academia
Shaun Barker (Academia), Leader 1
CODES (Australia)
Biography

Pilar Lecumberri-Sanchez (Academia), Leader 2
University of Alberta (Canada)
Biography
#2 Work-family balance
  • Art of balancing a career in economic geology with a family
Cari Deyell-Wurst (Industry), Leader 1
Corescan (Canada)
Biography

Miguel Montes (Industry), Leader 2
Teck Resource (Chile)
Biography

Duncan Proctor (Industry), Leader 3
Independent Consultant (Mexico)
Biography
#3 Getting jobs
  • Niche opportunities in a global world
  • Skills required by industry
  • Early career changes, gaining experience
  • Advanced degree holder and little experience
  • Options
Elizabeth Holley (Academia), Leader 1
Colorado School of Mines (USA)
Biography

Annick Chouinard (Industry), Leader 2
Consultant (Canada)
Biography
#4 Fieldwork and its importance in economic geology
  • The only possibility in economic geology?
  • Necessary to be successful?
Alina Gaibor (Industry), Leader 1
BHP (Chile)
Biography

Dave Broughton (Industry), Leader 2
Consultant (Canada)
Biography
#5 Navigating in the industry in downturns and upturns
  • How to manage downturns
  • Tips in hard times
Libby Sharman (Industry), Leader 1
BHP (Chile)
Biography

Danielle Schmandt (Academia), Leader 2
University of Adelaide (Australia)
Biography
#6 Mentorship
  • Networking techniques, tools, and tips
  • Seeking mentorship outside of university
  • MeTooMining
Jesse Clark (Industry), Leader 1
BHP (Australia)
Biography

Susan Lomas (Industry), Leader 2
Consultant (Canada)
Biography
#7 Student chapters and early career professionals
  • How do other student chapter work
  • Tips for successful funding
Fabien Rabayrol (Student), Leader 1
UBC (Canada)
Biography

Paula Brunetto (Industry), Leader 2
Lundin Mining (Chile)
Biography
#8 Inclusion/diversity
  • Working in a global world
Adam Simon (Academia), Leader 1
University of Michigan (USA)
Biography

Anne Thompson (Industry), Leader 2
PetraScience (Canada)
Biography
#9 Societal/cultural awareness
  • Working in a different culture/language/country
Benjamin Teschner (Student), Leader 1
Colorado School of Mines (USA)
Biography

John Thompson (Academia), Leader 2
Cornell University (USA)
Biography
#10 Discoveries in economic geology: Successful exploration geologists
  • Tips for discoveries
  • Are there still deposits to be found
Alan Wilson (Industry), Leader 1
Antofagasta Minerals (Australia)
Biography

Doug Kirwin (Industry), Leader 2
Consultant (Thailand)
Biography

Fran├žois Robert (Industry), Leader 2
Barrick (Canada)
Biography
#11 Mine geology experience
  • What does it bring to the experience of an economic geologist
  • Is it important/necessary
Constanza Jara (Industry), Leader 1
Barrick and UWA (Australia)
Biography

Constanza Jara (Industry), Leader 2
Barrick and UWA (Australia)
Biography