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  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention 2020, Toronto, Canada, 1–4 March 2020

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Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Convention


The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Convention (PDAC) is held in the first full week of March each year at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada.

PDAC is the world's leading convention for people, companies and organisations in, or connected with, mineral exploration. Australia Minerals attends this event to promote Australia's exploration and investment potential to the 24,000 attendees.

Further information on the Australia Minerals booth and events at PDAC 2020 will be made available as the convention approaches.

Science in the Surveys

Science in the Surveys is hosted every two years by one of Australia’s state or territory geological surveys. The event aims to highlight the outstanding science being conducted by Australia's geological surveys, CSIRO, UNCOVER and the DET CRC.

Science in the Surveys 2019: New data, new tools, new frontiers—the role of Government in mineral discovery

This year’s event was hosted by the Geological Survey of New South Wales in the heart of the Hunter Valley. Industry professionals, researchers, government, sector stakeholders and geoscience students attended.

Highlights of the day included:

  • Presentations on new data and products for mineral explorers from each of Australia’s state and territory geological surveys
  • An update from Geoscience Australia on the use of new national datasets for resource exploration
  • An update on CSIRO’s exploration geoscience programs
  • An overview of the outcomes and lessons learned from the Deep Exploration Technologies CRC
  • An introduction to the MinEx CRC – the globe’s largest exploration geoscience collaboration
  • A look at the recently released Australian Decadal Plan for Geoscience from an industry perspective
  • Poster viewing

Download a copy of each of the presentations:

China-Australia Resources Investment Forum


Australia Minerals proudly hosts a China-Australia Resources Investment Forum each year in Beijing, China.

Australia Minerals hosts this forum to promote Australia's exploration and investment potential in this key investment market. This event aims to attract increased investment in mineral exploration in Australia by engaging international government agencies and mining/exploration companies.

The seminar includes multiple presentations on Australian minerals/energy commodities and the Australian investment and policy environment. Spoken presentations are simultaneously translated into Chinese or English and PowerPoint presentations are displayed in both Chinese and English. A panel discussion session involving a moderator, an expert panel and the audience follows each presentation. A display area with tables and posters is set up in the foyer to allow attendees to engage with participating government agencies and companies.

If you are interested in attending or participating in the forum please email mineral.promotions@ga.gov.au.
To access relevant data and publications, please visit our Mineral Resources, Projects and Publications pages.

China Mining Congress and Expo


Australia Minerals participates in the China Mining Congress and Expo held each year at the Meijiang Convention and Exhibition Centre in Tianjin, China.

China Mining is one of the world's largest mineral investment, cooperation and trading platforms. More than 11,000 delegates attended in 2018, including more than 1000 international visitors, with over 582 exhibitors. Australia Minerals attends this event to promote Australia's exploration and investment potential at this significant convention in a key investment market.

If you are in Tianjin at this time and would like to arrange a meeting with Australia Minerals delegates attending the convention, please email mineral.promotions@ga.gov.au.

Australia-Japan Mineral Resources Investment Seminar


Australia Minerals hosts a Australia-Japan Mineral Resources Investment Seminar at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan each year.

The Australia Minerals team looks forward to promoting Australia's exploration and investment potential in this significant investment market in an effort to attract increased investment in mineral exploration in Australia by engaging international government agencies and mining/exploration companies.

The half-day seminar includes a series of presentations on Australian minerals/energy commodities and the Australian investment and policy environment. Spoken presentations are simultaneously translated into Japanese or English with PowerPoint presentations displayed in English. A display area is set up in the foyer to allow attendees to engage with participating government agencies and companies and a networking event is held immediately after the seminar.

If you are interested in attending the seminar please email mineral.promotions@ga.gov.au.

Promotional activities in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and India


The Australia Minerals team travels to Seoul each year as part of its North Asia promotional activities. Australia Minerals also visits multiple cities in India every 12-18 months. During these visits the team meet with government agencies, mining and exploration companies, and people interested in investing in the minerals and mining sector in Australia.

If you would like to know more about these visits, or to meet with the team when in the Republic of Korea or India, please send us a message via the Contact Us page on this website.

Other Conferences and Events

Each of Australia Minerals’ organisations also hold their own conferences and events. Find out more about their upcoming events by clicking on the following links:

New South Wales
Geoscience events

Northern Territory
Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES)

Queensland
Minerals and resources

South Australia
Events

Tasmania
Mineral Resources Tasmania

Victoria
News

Western Australia
Events list

Geoscience Australia
News & events