Student Lectures

On this webpage, you will find information regarding past and upcoming lectures exclusive to students at Laurentian University. These lectures provide students a line of communication directly with the speakers as these lectures are usually limited seating. Participants are encouraged to take advantage of these unique opportunities in which they can ask questions and learn first-hand from experienced industry professionals.

Upcoming Student Lecture:


Robert Quartermain

Executive Chairman, Pretium Resources Inc.

Robert Quartermain Student Lecture


Robert Quartermain DSc. is a quintessential Canadian Mining entrepreneur. Early in his career he was involved in drilling off the David Bell Gold Mine for Teck in 1982; was President of Silver Standard Resources until 2010 when he started Pretium Resources to explore and develop the Brucejack Gold Mine in northern BC.   Robert will speak about the high-grade Brucejack Gold Mine located in the famous Golden Triangle in Northern British Columbia.


All graduate and undergraduate students and faculty are welcome to attend.   Pizza and Q&A to follow.    


Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Time: 11:30 am

Location: Willet Green Miller Centre, Laurentian University

Robert will also be giving a Public Lecture the same evening.

Robert Quartermain Public Lecture


Against the current backdrop of global trade challenges, getting products to growing markets, ‎and Canada’s GDP reliance on our resources, Robert presents a timely review of Canada’s contribution to the Global Resource sector, the role played by Earth Science professionals, and concludes with a review of the profitable Brucejack Gold Mine in northern British Columbia, and its contribution to the Canadian economy.


Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Fraser Auditorium, Laurentian University

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