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UBC Department of Mining Dinner

Date: Jan 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Location: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Park Ballroom 791 W Georgia St. Vancouver, BC

Join UBC Mining students, faculty, and alumni on Saturday, January 26, 2019, for the 23rd Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner. Mix and mingle with friends old and new from the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering with keynote speaker Mike McPhie

Mr. McPhie brings over 20 years as an executive in the mining and minerals industry with significant experience in taking projects and companies from discovery through to development and operations. This includes capital markets, IPO’s, M&A, and project financing. His primary expertise focused on copper, gold and silver projects in leading their design, permitting and development. Michael currently serves as Chair of the Board of IDM Mining Ltd., Founder and CEO of Falkirk Resource Consultants Ltd. and Chair of the Board of Ridley Terminals Inc. Previously, Michael was the founding President and CEO of Curis Resources Ltd., a copper development company which he led to IPO in 2010 and was subsequently taken-over by Taseko Mines Ltd. in 2014. He has served as a Director and EVP of Exeter Resource Corporation, CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia and a Policy Director with Canada’s Department of Natural Resources. He is recent past Chair of the Board of the Association for Mineral Exploration BC (AMEBC) and Chair of the Board of Governors of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Michael earned his B.Sc. from Simon Fraser University, M.Sc. from Royal Roads University and is a registered Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP).

Event Details:

Saturday, January 26, 2019
Reception: 6:00pm
Dinner: 7:00pm

Dress: Cocktail

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
Park Ballroom
791 W Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC


For more information, please email Malcolm MacLachlan at