The Explorer’s Experience Symposium at PDAC 2019

The Explorer’s Experience
How Airborne Technology Benefits Exploration

The session will include industry experts who will present on a variety of case studies, trends and topics related to airborne geophysics.


Tuesday March 5th, 2019
Technical Program: 9AM-12:10PM
Catered Lunch from: 12:10-1:30PM


Steam Whistle Brewery
The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Blvd
Toronto ON M5V 3M9
(located across from the MTCC South Building Entrance)


Hosted by Geotech – Event for clients and consultants only.
Please confirm your attendance by emailing



9:00 – 9:05AM Opening Remarks
Paolo Berardelli, Geotech Ltd.
9:05 – 9:35AM The Borden Gold Deposit, northern Ontario: Contributions of helicopter time-domain EM and aeromagnetics leading to discovery.
By Jean Legault, Geotech Ltd. , Aurora ON
9:35 – 10:05AM Kemess Cu Porphyry: A review of ground and airborne geophysics.
By Sarah G. R. Devriese, Condor North Consulting ULC, Vancouver, BC
10:05 – 10:35AM Cave Rocks: An airborne EM case study and integrated geophysical interpretation for Kambalda-type komatiitic nickel deposits, Australia.
By James Reid, Mira Geoscience, Perth, WA
10:35-11:05AM Time Domain EM inversion with VOXI Earth Modelling.
Taronish Pithawala, Geosoft Ltd., Toronto, ON
11:05-11:35AM Application of machine learning and predictive algorithms to airborne geophysical data of Burkina Faso – Impact on the mineral potential
Nasreddine Bournas, Geotech Ltd., Aurora ON
11:35AM-12:05PM Comparison of ZTEM, MT and DC Modeled Resistivities at the Quinchimale porphyry project, Northern Chile.
Mark Thoman, Freeport-McMoRan Exploration, Tucson, AZ
12:05-12:10PM Closing Remarks (with luncheon to follow)
Paolo Berardelli, Geotech Ltd.
12:30-1:00PM Luncheon Speaker – INFACT Project: The role of airborne geophysics for non-invasive and acceptable exploration
Leila Ajjabou, HZDR Helmholz Institute Freiberg, GER
1:30PM End of Luncheon




For the invitation PDF click here.

Category: Conference

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