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Honorary Lecturers

Lecturer Proposed Talk Title(s)
William X. Chávez Jr. (USA)
  • Metals Mobility in the Weathering Environment and Supergene Enrichment Processes
  • Hypogene and Supergene Alteration Geochemistry Applied to Minerals Exploration
  • Minerals Exploration: A Worldwide Perspective
Michiel C. de Wit (South Africa)
  • Diamond Exploration
  • Primary and Secondary Sources of Diamonds
M. Stephen Enders (USA)
  • Opportunities and Challenges for Exploration in the Next Decade
  • An Industry Perspective on Future Geology Education
  • In My Back Yard - The Role of Mineral Resources for a Healthy Society
  • Case Histories of Discovery - the Summitville Story
  • Case Histories of Discovery - the McDonald Story
  • Exploration Efficiency: Major and Junior Company's Approaches
  • Innovation in Exploration - A Prerequisite for Success in Juniors to Majors
  • Essential Elements of Exploration Success
  • New Perspectives, Exploration Strategies and Technologies to Meet Societal Needs
  • A Paradigm Shift and Mind-Set Change for Exploration - It's About Time
Richard J. Goldfarb (USA)
  • Orogenic Gold Deposits--Geology, Exploration Criteria, and Genetic Model
  • Gold Metallogeny and Earth Evolution
  • Phanerozoic Growth of Asia and Development of its World-Class Gold Resources
Mark D. Hannington (Canada)
  • Metals in the Oceans
Kevin B. Heather (Chile)
  • Discovery History and Geology of the Haquira Cu-Mo-Au Porphyry Deposit, Peru: A Super-Giant in the Making?
  • The El Indio-Tambo Cu-Au-Ag District, Chile: Making New Discoveries in an Old District Using Good Old Fashion Field Geology
  • The Rio Grande Cu-Au-Ag-Mo Deposit, NW Argentina: Not Your Typical Porphyry!
Jeffrey W. Hedenquist (Canada)
  • Discovery vs Dogma: Lateral Thinking During Successful Exploration
  • Transition from the Epithermal Environment to the Tops of Porphyry Deposits
Douglas J. Kirwin (Thailand)
  • UST's - The Magmatic to Hydrothermal Transition as Seen in the Field
  • Jade in Myanmar
  • Gold Discovery Case Histories in South Korea
  • Discovery History of the Giant Oyu Tolgoi Gold-Copper Deposit in Mongolia
  • Diatreme Breccias and Associated Mineralization
  • Hydrothermal Breccias, Processes, Textures, and Mineralization
Chusi Li (USA)
  • Lessons From Important and Newly-Discovered Magmatic Ni-Cu Sulfide Deposits in China
Noel C. White (Australia)
  • Epithermal Gold Deposits: Characteristics, Key Processes and Genesis
  • Porphyry Deposits, Characteristics and Origins
Daniel G. Wood (Australia)
  • Some Thoughts on Discovery
  • Science, Art, and Business in Mineral Resource Discovery
  • Discovery History of Gosowong, Toguraci and Kencana Bonanza-grade Gold Ore Bodies, Indonesia
  • Discovery Challenges with Deeper Ore Bodies
  • Discovering Deeper Porphyry Ore Bodies - Is There a Role for Geophysics?
  • Creating Wealth and Avoiding Gambler's Ruin
  • Economic Geology - An Exploration Perspective