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2017

January

23–26 January
Vancouver, Canada  

Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) Mineral Exploration Roundup Conference 2017
Bringing together prospectors, geoscientists, investors and suppliers to help shape the future of mineral exploration and development

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February

10 February
Adelaide, South Australia 
AmCham - American Chamber of Commerce in Australia (SA) Business Luncheon
'A Modern Mining Company'
Andrew Cole, Managing Director and CEO, OZ Minerals – innovative growth strategy and operations, including Carrapateena copper-gold project  
15–17 February
Houston, Texas
NAPE Summit (North American Prospect Expo)
The oil and gas industry's market place for buying, selling and trading of oil and gas prospects
Member(s) of the Energy Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended
22–23 February
Fremantle, Western Australia

RIU Explorers Conference 2017
'Making Mines, Making Money'
Junior resources sector forum for mineral exploration companies, emerging new miners, brokers, fund managers and investors

28 February
Adelaide, South Australia

South Australian Minerals & Energy Services Future Forum
Hosted by SACOME in collaboration with the Government of South Australia, a forum aiming to inspire and empower the resources service sector to enable growth in South Australia and beyond
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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March

05–08 March
Toronto, Canada

PDAC Convention 2017
The world's leading convention for people, companies and organisations in or connected with mineral exploration
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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15 March Webinar: Mining jobs and opportunities in South Australia
Results of job vacancy collection data in the mining and resource sector in South Australia and discussion of upcoming employment opportunities
21 March
South Australia Drill Core Reference Library
Copper Strategy Success Seminar: Leading your organisation in an age of disruptive technologies
Presented by the Resource and Energy Alliance (RESA) in conjunction with the Government of South Australia, speakers from industry and the METS sector discussed ways in which the sector can embrace and adapt to the challenges and opportunities presented by disruptive technologies
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended 
28 March
Melbourne, Australia

Science in the Surveys 2017
Updates on the work of Australia's geological surveys, CSIRO, UNCOVER and DET CRC in improving understanding of Australia's geology, mineral potential and exploration opportunities
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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31 March
Adelaide, South Australia

AmCham - American Chamber of Commerce in Australia (SA) Business Luncheon
'South Australia's Future Energy Needs'
Catherine Tanner (EnergyAustralia), Richard Turner (Zen Energy), Jenny Paradiso (Suntrix) and Mark Vincent (SA Power Network) analyse the recently released South Australian government 6 point plan to provide the state with a reliable energy system

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April

03–05 April
Santiago, Chile

CRU 16th World Copper Conference 2017
Gain independent insights on the global copper market and networking opportunities with the world's major miners, smelters and financial institutions
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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03 April
Building X, X1-03, Mawson Lakes Campus, University of South Australia
MinEx CRC Bid
Information session for researchers on the MinEx CRC Bid will be presented by Professor Richard Hillis, Bid Coordinator. No registration required 
04 April
Level 7, 101 Grenfell St. Adelaide, South Australia

MinEx CRC Bid
General information on the MinEx CRC Bid will be presented by Professor Richard Hillis, Bid Coordinator. No registration required
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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May

04 May
Adelaide, South Australia

Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance (RESA) Productivity Breakfast Series: Leading people to productivity
Speakers address challenges and demands faced in the resource sector workforce with examples of best practice and useful tools to promote employee well-being and business success

14–17 May
Perth, Western Australia
2017 APPEA Conference & Exhibition
Australia's premier oil and gas industry conference and the largest upstream oil and gas event in the Southern Hemisphere
Member(s) of the Energy Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended
17 May Webinar: Mining jobs and opportunities in South Australia - Quarterly update
Overview and analysis on job vacancy collection data and hiring trends in the mining and resource sector in South Australia   
23–24 May
Adelaide, South Australia

South Australian Resources & Energy Investment Conference (SAREIC)
Featuring success stories and emerging players in mineral, petroleum and gas exploration in the state, this conference will also tackle issues including infrastructure, corporate social responsibility and the future of the Woomera Prohibited Area (The Government of South Australia sponsored this event)
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division and Energy Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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25 May
South Australia Drill Core Reference Library

HyLoggerTM Workshop
Hosted by Geological Survey of South Australia; presented by Dr Jon Huntington: Objective spectral results applied to core and accessing the National Virtual Core Library.
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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26 May
Adelaide, South Australia

SACOME Together Annual Gala
The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy's annual evening event celebrating South Australia's ability to collaborate across industry to develop our state's future prosperity - featuring the Premier's Community Excellence Awards in Mining and Energy
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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June

06–07 June
Adelaide, South Australia

AusIMM International Uranium Conference 2017
With the Government of South Australia as leading conference partner, this event will provide latest technical updates and industry insights including findings of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission in South Australia
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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07–08 June
Perth, Western Australia

AMEC Convention 2017
Organised by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies, leading industry presenters address key issues and find solutions for mineral exploration and mining challenges in Australia

23 June
Adelaide, South Australia
SACOME Risk+Opportunity Symposium
South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy hosted symposium providing insights and discussion on safety issues in the resource and energy sector
27 June
Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

Copper to the World Conference
Reflecting the themes of South Australia's Copper Strategy, national and international speakers will discuss the latest trends in the copper industry, innovation and new technologies in the sector, and strategies for international investment
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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29 June
Adelaide, South Australia

South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) breakfast series
Uranium
Ben Heard (Founder and Executive Director, Bright New World), Nick Byrne (Chief Financial Officer, Heathgate Resources) and Kyra Reznikov (Special Council, Finlaysons Lawyers) discuss South Australia's nuclear future
This is a member only event

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July

24–26 July
Austin, Texas
URTeC 2017 Unconventional Resources Technology Conference
Leading international forum for discussions of advancements in integrated science and technology in unconventional resource development
26 July Webinar: Mining jobs and opportunities in South Australia - Quarterly update
Presented by the Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance (RESA), the results of job vacancy collection data, hiring intention trends and upcoming opportunities in the South Australian mining and resource sector discussed
26–27 July
Broken Hill, New South Wales

Uncover Curnamona 2017
Hosted by the NSW Department of Planning & Environment, the South Australian Government and the Geological Society of Australia, tours and presentations with a focus on current exploration and cutting-edge research being done in the Curnamona Province. 'Geology of Broken Hill' geotour is being held the day before the symposium
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia attended

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August

04 August
Adelaide, South Australia
AmCham - American Chamber of Commerce in Australia (SA) Business Luncheon
'Olympic Dam update'
Jacqui McGill, BHP's Olympic Dam Asset President – Olympic Dam's last 12 month performance and future projections for Australia's largest underground mine
07–09 August
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Diggers & Dealers 
Annual conference and exhibition with presentations by listed mining and exploration companies - for brokers, bankers, investors, financiers and mining service industries
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia will be in attendance
22–24 August
Whyalla, South Australia
13th GMUSG Conference and Trade Expo 2017
Hosted by Global Maintenance USG promoting the Upper Spencer Gulf, industry presentations and oversights from South Australia's leading mining, metal, oil and gas producers.
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia will be presenting and in attendance
24 August
Adelaide, South Australia
AusIMM Adelaide Branch and WIMNetSA Technical Meeting
Presentation of the challenges and opportunities in removing various toxic and other heavy metals from acid mine drainage by Dr Sanaz Orandi, Environmental Geologist, The University of Adelaide
29–30 August
Brisbane, Queensland

Mining 2017
Now incorporating the Australian Copper Conference, this event provides presentations from key resource industry experts
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia will be in attendance

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September

13–14 September
Perth, Western Australia
RIU Good Oil Conference 2017
A pre-eminant investment forum for junior and emerging oil and gas explorers and producers
Members of the Energy Resources Division, Government of South Australia will be in attendance
20–22 September
Hobart, Tasmania
10th International Mining Geology Conference 2017
'Setting new standards'
Convened by the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), focussing on improving the quality and standard of current work processes in mining geology; includes practical case studies
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia will be in attendance
24–26 September
Tianjin, China

China Mining 2017
Covering the whole mining industry chain, China Mining has been included amongst the world's top mining events and plays a critical role in the global mining industry
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia will be in attendance

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October

21–25 October
Toronto, Canada 

Exploration '17
'Integrating the Geosciences: The Challenge of Discovery'
An integrated  geological, geophysical and geochemical forum with a multi-national, multi-disciplinary technical program, exhibition, workshops and field schools
Members of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia will be in attendance

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November

31 October – 02 November
Melbourne, Victoria

IMARC (International Mining and Resources Conference)
Opportunity for business and industry to discuss issues impacting the mining sector – for mining companies, government, technology developers, investors and financiers

14–15 November
Perth, Western Australia  

Low Emission and Technology Minerals Conference
Details to follow

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December

07 December
Adelaide Convention Centre,
Adelaide, South Australia

Geological Survey of South Australia Discovery Day (GSSA DD)
Showcasing the latest innovative work of the GSSA staff and key collaborators - discover new data, new technology and new insights. Held the day before the South Australian Exploration and Mining Conference (see next entry)
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia will be in attendance

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Geological Survey of South Australia Discovery Day 2016

08 December
Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

South Australian Exploration and Mining Conference (SAEMC)
Technical updates from active South Australian mineral explorers and miners on flagship mines and exploration projects
Member(s) of the Mineral Resources Division, Government of South Australia will be in attendance

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