Publication: AME Blog
Article Type: Blog post
Published on: 19 Feb, 2018
New CEO, new program reach for a wider audience
Driven by some healthy inter-jurisdictional competition, Minister Michelle Mungall, BC Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and Edie Thome, AME President and CEO, agree that British Columbia can be the number one exploration and mining jurisdiction in Canada, if not the world. To make this target a reality, AME has worked hard to shape Roundup into an annual event that engages with existing and new audiences in a dialogue about sustainable exploration and mining.
“We want to modernize the image of mineral exploration and mining,” said Thome, “The Innovation Hub and the Reconciliation Breakfast are new events for us. We’re showing the mineral exploration and mining community as leaders in the areas of innovation and reconciliation.”
The 2018 theme “A New Generation of Discovery” was designed to portray British Columbia as a global industry leader, demonstrate our forward thinking through new geoscience ideas, and show the audience beyond our industry that we are the people with our boots on the ground using innovation, passion, and grit to find the materials necessary for a clean energy future.
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