CIM Distinguished Lecturers

CIM Distinguished Lecturers are chosen on the basis of their accomplishments in scientific, technical, management or educational activities related to the minerals industry, and speak at CIM Branch and Student Chapter meetings across the country.

Meet our new lineup of experts:


Cameron Harris headshot
President, Director, Technical Expert, Canadian Engineering Associates Ltd.            
The Mining Industry: So we've survived... What now?
Guy Desharnais headshot
Geological Consultant            
1- Metallurgical Sample Selection: A Simple Step that has the Potential to Sink your Project
2- Mining BIG Data: the Future of Exploration Targeting
3- Resource Over-Estimation: Post-Mortem and a Path Forward
John Starkey headshot
Principal Consulting Engineer and President, Starkey and Associates
Comminution circuits
Michael Samis headshot
Associate Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Managing capital risk exposure by design
Marty Wacker headshot
Principal Engineer Technical Services, Corporate, Cameco Corporation
Development of the Cigar Lake jet boring mining method
Peter Calder headshot
Emeritus Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, Queen's University
Investigation of a complex rock slope displacement at Brenda Mines

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