Everyone is invited to attend Discovery Day. Explore and enjoy the interactive, innovative and educational displays. Bring the whole family down to experience the intrigue and excitement of our industry, with interactive and educational displays that will engage both adults and children.
— Visit the Below BC Booth and learn about the local geology of BC with our hands on mineral, rock and fossil collection.
— Curious about what a day exploring for minerals looks like? We will have a mock-up exploration camp including a canvas tent, sleeping cot and other field gear, set up by Equity Exploration.
— Learn about our national mineral resources and natural hazards from Canada’s oldest scientific agency, the Geological Survey of Canada. See how ground movement caused by earthquakes are measured with a demonstration seismometer.
— Experience the latest technological innovations in the mineral exploration and mining industry – fly over a mine site and go underground with Moon Patrol VR’s virtual reality experience!
— Meet some of the female leaders in the mineral exploration industry while engaging in hands-on rock and mineral experiments.
— Have you ever wondered how to turn a pile of dirt into a pile of gold? Learn the trade secrets from a professional, award-winning gold panner, Yukon Dan, who will show you how to pan for gold in minutes.
Who is it for?
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time: Sunday, January 27, 2019 | 10:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Venue: Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Pl, Vancouver,
East Convention Level
East Ballroom A
Street Parking, Paid Parking
Public transport accessible