AME Board of Directors 2020
AME is proud to introduce the 2020 Board of Directors , announced at the Annual General Meeting at AME Roundup. Collaboratively, the diverse group of industry leaders will continue to grow the mineral exploration industry.

AME's Early Engagement Tool
AME's   Early Engagement Planning Tool helps mineral explorers develop an effective plan for engagement. The tool consists of 14 questions designed to generates a report upon completion with tips, guidance and tools for undertaking early engagement with Indigenous groups. Check out the tool .
AME MinEx Talks: Call for Submissions
The second annual AME MinEx Talks will be held on Thursday, April 16 at UBC Robson Square. The AME MinEx Talks are discussions centered on ways to approach the rapidly changing landscape of the mineral exploration sector. Submit your talk. For sponsorship inquiries, please email Stasia Wegner.
An AME Exclusive Interview with Minister Bruce Ralston
Following Mining Day at the Legislative Assembly of BC in Victoria, AME took the opportunity to speak with Bruce Ralston, the new Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.The article discusses his plans to address the priorities for AME members. Read more .
AME's Field Safety Workshop
Register today for AME's 17th Annual Field Safety Workshop at UBC on Saturday, March 14, 2020 . This one-day workshop provides an overview of risks and hazards in exploration, and you will come away with the tools and knowledge needed to explore safely in the field. View the agenda
AME Blog: The Thrill of the Hunt
Modern-day prospectors Krisztina Pandur and Connor Malek captured the imaginations of the audience at the 2019  AME MinEx Talks   discussing the potential rewards and importance of prospecting in today’s modern mineral exploration and mining industry. The blog post features an exclusive interview with the pair . Read more .
Send us your videos | AME For Explorers
Submit your 30-second video clip telling us who you are, what you do and the most interesting thing about your career. Send yours to jtownley@amebc.ca . To give you inspiration, check out our Youtube channel to view latest videos.
Save the Date: AME Charity Golf Tournament
The 2020 AME Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Thursday, May 28 at the University Golf Club in support of St Paul's Foundation. Ticket information coming soon .

For sponsorship inquiries, please email Stasia Wegner .
Industry News
Mineral and Coal Exploration Notice of Work Application Companion
The BC Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources has produced a comprehensive, new guidance tool for companies and individuals seeking Notice of Work (NOW) authorizations for mineral and coal exploration programs in BC. The ‘ Mineral and Coal Exploration Notice of Work Application Companion ’ will be available online beginning March 2020.
Update from BC Geological Survey
New releases from the British Columbia Geological Survey: Open Files, GeoFiles, Information Circulars,
and database updates. Learn more .
EGBC is Seeking Presenters for 2020 Annual Conference
Engineers and Geoscientists BC is seeking presenters for its professional development sessions, including technical, business, managerial, and personal development, for its 2020 Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting. This year, the annual conference and AGM are scheduled for October 15–17, 2020 , at the Victoria Conference Centre, in Victoria, BC. For more information, please email conference@egbc.ca .
MDRU SC109: Mapping For Discovery: 
This 2-day short course is for explorers who want to improve their understanding of modern structural geology as it applies to exploration decision-making and integrates tectonic, structural, geophysical, geochemical and metallogenic concepts to vector towards mineral deposits. Learn more.
In Memoriam: Merl Cloutier and Fred Sveinson
Merl Cloutier , legendary prospector, passed away on March 23, 2019. Please see the obituary.
Fred Sveinson, longtime AME member, passed away on December 13, 2019. Please see the obituary .
Courses & Events
Safe travels to all those attending PDAC in Toronto next week.

The 6th annual Mining Investment Asia is the foremost South East Asian forum for the global mining community. Read more and register today .

March 17-19, 2020
Singapore

The 2020 perspective workshop is devoted to the latest research about the geology, geophysics, metallogeny, and mineral deposits of the Cordillera. Want to get involved? Read more .

March 24 - 25, 2020
Vancouver

Yukon Dan is hosting the 13th annual Fraser River Gold panning championships. Come and learn how to pan for Gold with lots of great prizes up for grabs.

July 16 - 19, 2020
Fraser River
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