Yellowknife Geoscience Forum

Welcome to the 44th Annual
Yellowknife Geoscience Forum!

November 15-17, 2016

The Yellowknife Geoscience Forum provides an intimate setting for delegates from industry, academia, government, and other organizations to exchange information on mineral and petroleum exploration, mining activities, and geoscience and environmental science research in Canada’s North. The Forum consists of a trade show held at the Multiplex (41 Kam Lake Road) and a technical program held at the Capitol Theatre (4920 - 52 Street).

The Yellowknife Geoscience Forum is organized by the NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines and the Government of the Northwest Territories, Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment. Registration for the Forum is through the NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines.

All delegates including speakers, poster presenters, and session chairs must register for the conference.

Registration for the 2016 Geoscience Forum 
Early Bird Deadline October 31, 2016

Submit an Abstract
Submission Deadline Friday October 21, 2016 (closed)

Program Sessions
Geoscience and Geoscience-related presentations welcome

2016 Organizing Committee

Technical Program Chair – Philippe Normandeau
Abstract Submissions Chair – Doug Irwin
Abstract Volume Compiler – Doug Irwin, Sarah Gervais and Viktor Terlaky
Communications Chairs – John KetchumBob Kelly, Kathleen Graham, Tom Hoefer
Student Volunteer Coordinator – Sarah Gervais, Asif Mirza
Student Travel Coordinator – Susan Sample
Camsell and Keynote Speaker Coordinator – Steve Kokelj and John Ketchum
Short Course/Workshop Coordinator – Kumari Karunaratne and Erin Palmer
Student Awards Coordinator – Hendrik Falck
Technical Coordinator – Kelly Pierce
Technical Team Members – Vivi Lazar and Doug Irwin
Webmaster – Kumari Karunaratne
Conference Coordinator - Cheryl Wourms