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Ontario Exploration and
Geoscience Symposium 2009

The Ontario Exploration and Geoscience Symposium is OPA's annual symposium with workshops, a variety of speakers, poster displays and an exhibit floor.

5th Annual OPA Award

Final call for nominations for the annual Ontario Prospectors Association award for 2009. The Award can be given for any aspect of prospecting and exploration.

The Award will be presented at the OPA Awards Dinner on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 in the Grand Paris Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel, Sudbury, Ontario.

Please send your nominations (no nomination form required) to Garry or Susan.

Thank you!

The Ontario Prospectors Association presents:

Ontario Exploration and Geoscience Symposium 2009
"A Decade of Risks and Rewards"

December 15th & 16th, 2009, Radisson Hotel, Sudbury, Ontario

The abstracts from the presentations at the 2009 OEGS are now available here *posted Jan 18/2010* (168 kb PDF).


The FINALIZED Agenda for the symposium is now available for download (Dec 9).

Delegate Registration

Pre-registration deadline is November 20, 2009.
Registration fee details are included on the registration form.

Download a Delegate Registration Form

Two days $260 before November 20, 2009
Two days $290 after November 20, 2009
One Day Only $145
Students Pay Only $85


Ontario Prospectors Association - Awards Dinner

Tuesday, December 15th
$40.00 per person



Poster Display (includes 8' x 4' velcro friendly backboard and skirted table)
Also includes one 2009 OPA Membership and one Registration for the Symposium.
See application form for full details
• $380 Poster Price
• $270 Prospectors Rate
Download a Poster Application Form

Booth Display (8' x 10' space)
Suitable for standard trade show display units with one 6 foot skirted table, chairs and an electrical outlet upon request.
Also includes one 2009 OPA Membership and two Exhibitor/conference passes.
See application form for full details.
• $850
Download a Booth Application Form

All above prices include applicable taxes and registration benefits.
Registration benefits: 2010 OPA Membership, Coffee breaks and Lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday (December 15th & 16th), Technical Presentations and Exhibits.


Accommodations & Travel

The Radisson Hotel, located downtown Sudbury offers convention rates for delegates attending the Ontario Exploration & Geoscience Symposium. To take advantage of these rates contact the hotel directly 705.675.1123 and Quote "Ontario Exploration & Geoscience". Radisson Sudbury website
The Travelodge Sudbury is also offering a special rate for delegates of the Ontario Exploration and Geoscience Symposium. Please see the flyer link below for more details. Travelodge Sudbury Flyer



Accentuate your presence by obtaining beneficial exposure through a sponsorship. All sponsorships provide you as a sponsor with the following basic benefits: Your name on the Symposium page of the OPA website, listing as a Sponsor in the Symposium Program, listing on the Sponsor Poster Board at the event, and may include items for delegate bags. See the like immediately below for more benefits of sponsorship!
Sponsorship Form with More Information

Thank you to the Sponsors of the 2009 Ontario Exploration & Geoscience Symposium

Boart Longyear Drilling Services
Canadian Exploration Services Limited
ClearView Geophysics
Clifton Star Resources
Dean S. Rogers Geological Mining Consultant
Discovery Mining Services Ltd.
FNX Mining Company Inc.
Freewest Resources Canada Inc.
Industries LacWood Inc.
Instrumentation GDD Inc.
Landore Resources Canada Inc.
N.W. Rayner & Associates Inc.
Norex Drilling
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation
Ontario Exploration Corporation
Overburden Drilling Management Limited
Queenston Mining Inc.
Sharpstone Geoservices
Temex Resources Corp.
Treasury Metals Inc.

Short Courses eligible for APGO - CPD

The Basics of 43-101 and Technical Reports (what regulators look for?)
Monday, December 14th - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Craig Waldie, Senior Geologist, Corporate Finances, Ontario Securities Commission
Fee: OEGS Delegates $30.00 / Non Delegates $50.00
Sponsored by:
Rare-Element Pegmatite Exploration
Monday, December 14th - 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Click here for course details
Julie Selway, Senior Project Geologist, Caracle Creek International Consulting Inc.
Fee: OEGS Delegates $30.00 / Non Delegates $50.00

Space is limited. Register early

You can register by: Telephone: 866.259.3727 or via Email Or via Fax 807.622.4156 or Mail to 1000 Alloy Drive, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6A5

Click here for short course announcement with registration form

For more information please contact:
1.888.259.3727 (807.622.3284)