Speaker:  Dr John Thompson, Chief Innovation Officer, PetraScience Consultants; Regeneration Enterprises

Abstract:  This seminar will present on the need for responsible mineral exploration focused on the discovery and assessment of quality deposits that maximise benefits, particularly for traditional owners and communities.

Bio:  John partners in a consulting business in Vancouver, BC, focused on exploration, mining, innovation and sustainability. He combines academic experience – Honorary Professor of Sustainable Resources, University of Bristol, and prior positions at Cornell University and the University of British Columbia, with industry experience – 35 years in mining and exploration. John has held diverse leadership roles in many organisations – Teck Resources, MDRU-UBC, Genome BC, World Economic Forum, Society of Economic Geologists, Geoscience BC and Canada Mining Innovation Council. He is a director of KoBold Metals and MineSense, a co-founder of Regeneration, and has roles in other exploration, technology, venture capital and research organisations.

About JKMRC Friday Seminars 2023

Welcome to the 2023 Series of the JKMRC Friday Seminars.  The list of presentations will aim to cover a range of topics related to the minerals sector from decision making in exploration, new mineral processing technologies, social licence to operate and mine closure.

The JKMRC Friday Seminars will be presented often in person, at the Indooroopilly Mine Site Lecture Theatre, and also as webinar.  Registration for the webinar is required and can be made via the registration link in each seminar overview.

A large number of past webinars can be accessed on the SMI website: https://smi.uq.edu.au/webinars

Previous seminars have been uploaded to YouTube via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/smiuq

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Indooroopilly Mine Site
40 Isles Road
Indooroopilly Qld
Lecture Theatre