YMP Toronto Distinguished Speaker Dinner with Grenville and Eira Thomas
Jun
11
6:00 PM18:00

YMP Toronto Distinguished Speaker Dinner with Grenville and Eira Thomas

Young Mining Professionals Toronto is excited to announce that we will be hosting the father-daughter team behind the Diavik Mine & so much more. Grenville and Eira Thomas will be joining us at our next distinguished speaker dinner event on Monday, June 11th, 2018 at Hy’s Steakhouse.

EIRA THOMAS
Ms. Thomas brings more than 25 years experience in the mining industry, including 16 years with Aber Diamond Corporation (now Dominion Diamond), where she served in ever increasing roles from initial discovery as a geologist to Vice President Exploration and ultimately a Director of the Board. She was co-founder of Stornoway Diamond Corp., serving first as CEO and then as Executive Chairman. There she led the acquisition of the Renard diamond deposit which subsequently became Quebec's first diamond mine. In 2007, she founded Lucara with partners Lukas Lundin and Ms. Catherine McLeod Seltzer. Ms. Thomas most recently served as CEO of Kaminak Gold Corporation which was acquired by Goldcorp in 2016 for $520 Million. Ms. Thomas is also a Director of Suncor Energy.

GRENVILLE THOMAS
Grenville Thomas has over 50 years’ experience in the mining industry, during which time he has built an impressive track record of discovery, most notably the world-class Diavik diamond mine and the Thor Lake rare metals deposit, both in the Northwest Territories.

Gren was the founder (and held positions of Chairman, President and Director) of Toronto-based Aber Resources Ltd. (now Dominion Diamond Corp.). He is also Chairman, CEO and Director of North Arrow Minerals Inc.; President, CEO and Director of Westhaven Ventures Inc.; and Chairman of Helio Resource Corp. 

Gren’s discoveries have earned him many honours, including “PDAC Prospector of the Year” for 1999; “Man of the Year” by The Northern Miner newspaper (2001); and in January of 2009, he was one of four individuals inducted into The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, located at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Canada.

 

Event Details
Date: Monday, June 11, 2018
Location: Hy’s Steakhouse, 120 Adelaide Street West
Steak or Seafood Dinner with Wine Included
Registration at 6:00pm, Dinner begins at 6:30pm
Registration Fee: $100

We would like to thank our generous sponsors and supporters whose commitment is greatly appreciated:
Barrick Gold Corporation, KPMG, Cassels Brock, IAMGOLD, Franco-Nevada and Hy's Steakhouse. 
 

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YMP Toronto Distinguished Speaker Dinner with John Burzynski
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

YMP Toronto Distinguished Speaker Dinner with John Burzynski

The Young Mining Professionals Toronto is excited to announce that we will be hosting Osisko Mining's President and CEO John F. Burzynski at our distinguished speaker dinner event on Thursday March 22, 2018 at Hy’s Steakhouse.

As well as serving as President and Chief Executive officer of Osisko Mining Inc., John has been Senior Vice President, New Business Development and Director of Osisko Gold Royalties since its inception in June 2014. Mr. Burzynski was one of the three original founders of Osisko Exploration/Osisko Mining Corp., and up until 2014 was the Vice President, Business Development. 

Among other awards, Mr. Burzynski was a co-winner together with Sean Roosen and Robert Wares of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canadas "Prospector of the Year Award" for 2007 and the Northern Miner's "Mining Men of the Year" for 2009. John currently serves as a Director with Osisko Mining Inc., Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd., and Strongbow Exploration Ltd., and is also a founding member of EurAsia Resource Holdings AG, a private resource fund based in Europe. 

Mr. Burzynski holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in geology from Mount Allison University, and a Master of Science in exploration and mineral economics (MINEX) degree from Queen's University. He is a registered P.Geo. in the province of Québec, and has over 25 years experience as a professional geologist on international mining and development projects. 

Join us for a unique and intimate event with John Burzynski and thirty of your Young Mining Professional Toronto colleagues.

 

We would like to thank our generous sponsors and supporters whose commitment is greatly appreciated:
Barrick Gold Corporation, KPMG, Cassels Brock, IAMGOLD, and Hy's Steakhouse. 

To keep updated on future events, join the Young Mining Professionals Toronto LinkedIn group.   Not a member? Click here to join.

 

Event Details
Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Location: Hy’s Steakhouse, 120 Adelaide Street West
Steak or Seafood Dinner with Wine Included  
Registration at 6:00pm, Dinner begins at 6:30pm

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YMP Toronto Distinguished Speaker Dinner with Kelvin Dushnisky
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

YMP Toronto Distinguished Speaker Dinner with Kelvin Dushnisky

The Young Mining Professionals Toronto is excited announce that we will be hosting Barrick Gold’s President Kelvin Dushnisky at our distinguished speaker dinner event on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at Hy’s Steakhouse.  

Kelvin Dushnisky has more than 25 years of international mining industry experience, with a focus on project development and public affairs. He was appointed President of Barrick Gold in August 2015 with overall responsibility for execution of Barrick’s strategic priorities, and was appointed to the Board of Directors of Barrick in February 2016.

Kelvin also represents Barrick Gold at the World Gold Council, the International Council on Mining and Metals and the Business Council of Canada. He joined Barrick in 2002. Prior to
joining Barrick, he held management positions at EuroZinc Mining Corporation, Sutton
Resources and Rescan Consultants.

Kelvin holds an Honors Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba, in addition to a Master of Science degree and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia.

Join us for a unique and intimate event with Kelvin Dushnisky and thirty of your Young Mining Professional Toronto colleagues.

We would like to thank our generous sponsors and supporters whose commitment is greatly appreciated:
Barrick Gold Corporation, KPMG, Cassels Brock, IAMGOLD, Franco-Nevada and Hy's Steakhouse. 
 

To keep updated on future events, join the Young Mining Professionals Toronto LinkedIn group.   Not a member? Click here to join.

 
Event Details
Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Location: Hy’s Steakhouse, 120 Adelaide Street West
Steak or Seafood Dinner with Wine Included  
Registration at 6:00pm, Dinner begins at 6:30pm
 

SOLD OUT! 

toronto@youngminingprofessionals.com for waitlist.

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