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Understanding the Essential Building Blocks of Integrated Resource Management (IRM)

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Understanding the Essential Building Blocks of Integrated Resource Management (IRM)

Time: March 5, 2017 from 2pm to 5pm
Location: PDAC Room 803, South Building, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Street: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
City/Town: Toronto
Website or Map: http://www.pdac.ca/convention…
Event Type: workshop, and, panel, discussion
Latest Activity: Mar 2, 2017

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Event Description

Join Cassie Doyle, Dirk van Zyl, Susan Joyce and other Canadian and international experts for an informative three-hour workshop: Understanding the Essential Building Blocks of Integrated Resource Management (IRM) on Sunday March 5, 2-5 pm in Toronto. The workshop is part of the CSR Event Series at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual conference and is free of charge to PDAC delegates.

Keynote presentations and case studies will review both social and landscape/biophysical dimensions of IRM. The workshop will also provide participants with an opportunity to share experiences through a breakout session and a panel discussion focusing on practical tips and decision-making tools.

Topics include:

Integrated resource management in the twenty-first century: Confronting the challenge of delivering global intent at the local level. Personal perspectives on IRM
Presenter: Derek Thompson, Derek Thompson & Associates

Physical elements towards building an IRM
Presenter: Professor Dirk van Zyl, University of British Columbia.

Water for mining, clean water for community: A win-win project
Presenter: José Luis A. Valverde, Cerro Verde copper mine, Peru

Social considerations in IRM
Presenter: Susan Joyce, On Common Ground Consultants

IRM challenges in mining, agriculture and fisheries communities in southern Ecuador
Presenter: Colón Velásquez, Universidad Técnica de Machala, Ecuador

Panel discussion

The afternoon will conclude with an interactive discussion session that will focus on IRM decision-making tips or tools. Panelists include Linda Wrong, Lundin Mining Corporation; Arjun Bhalla, International Finance Corporation; Sharon Peake, Global Affairs Canada and Jocelyn Fraser, University of British Columbia.

For more information, please contact:
Olga Cherepanova
Learning and Training Manager, CIRDI
O:  604.822.6259

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