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Mini-Symposium – Mexico Exploration: Finding the Treasure of the Sierra Madre and more

  • 09 Apr 2014
  • 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Goodmans, 333 Bay Street, Suite 3400, Toronto.
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  • Includes annual TGDG membership.
  • Free after registration for (free) student membership – student card required at the door.

Registration is closed

The TGDG is pleased to present a mini-symposium on Mexico Exploration: Finding the Treasure of the Sierra Madre and more. This mini-symposium will feature a variety of exciting talks from industry leaders, and will be followed by a networking event. A portion of this event will be broadcast online FREE of charge. Please see event details below (or download the mini-symposium flyer).


Pre-registration is required for this symposium. Cost is $80 for TGDG members, $115 for non-members (includes admission and annual membership) and free for students (registration and student card required). Please complete your registration online to secure your spot. Space is limited, so book early! Please contact us if you have any issues registering online. 

Note that registration closes April 2. There will be no refunds for no shows, to receive a refund the TGDG needs to be notified prior to April 2. If space remains, registration will be available at the door at a surcharge of $20. 

Registration for Online Broadcast only:

A portion of this event (13:00-16:30 pm) will be broadcast online FREE of charge. Register for FREE online. This event broadcast is made possible through Geosoft.


12:30 pm  Doors open and late registration. (Avoid surcharge at the door by registering online!).

13:00 pm Welcome and Introduction

13:15 pm Glen Jones (Director, Mining and Metals Database, SNL Financial) - Mexico Exploration undefined Trends and activity

13:45 pm Alejandro Kakarieka (VP Exploration, Torex Gold) – Geology of the Morelos skarn-hosted Au and Au-Cu-Ag deposits, Guerrero, Mexico

14:15 pm Jose Texidor (Principal Geologist, Primero Mining) – San Dimas mine - A history of continuous exploration success

14:45 pm Coffee break 

15:00 pm Chris Rockingham (VP Exploration and Business Development, Aurico Gold) – The Geology of the El Chanate mine, Sonora, Mexico

15:30 pm Gassaway Brown (Sr Corporate Geologist, Goldcorp) – Geology and exploration of the Peñasquito Au-Ag-Zn-Pb ore system, Zacatecas, Mexico

16:00 pm John Read (Sr Geological Consultant, McEwen Mining) - El Gallo, Sinaloa, Mexico undefined From discovery to production

16:30 pm Manuel Padilla (Director Exploration, Mexico, Agnico Eagle) – La India - a new mine with lots of exploration potential

17:00 - 18:30 pm Networking and refreshments at Goodmans 

View presentation abstracts and speaker bios online. 

We look forward to seeing you April 9th. Please contact us if you have any questions.  

You can also download the mini-symposium flyer and help share this opportunity with your friends and colleagues!


This event is graciously sponsored by AuRico Gold, Torex Gold Resources, Agnico Eagle, Goldcorp, SNL Metals and Mining, and Goodmans. 





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