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Geological Framework for the Business of Exploration and Mining

A Two-Day Short Course prior to PDAC 2013

Friday & Saturday, March 1 & 2, 2013
Toronto Board of Trade
1st Canadian Place
77 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, ON, M5X 1C1

by David Groves
Emeritus Professor, Centre for Exploration Targeting, University of Western Australia's Centre for Global Metallogeny. Recipient of 2009 SEG Penrose Gold Medal and the 2011 SGA-Newmont Gold Medal.


Presented by MDRU and Market Motion Media Inc.


This unique, two-day seminar focuses on the methodology that David has used when consulting with and training many of the PHD students who now work at some of the largest gold producers in the world. David himself has been instrumental in targeting anomalies for large to small cap companies and now you can learn why. What kind of geological framework needs to be in place to increase the chances of a company finding economically viable exploration targets, and what is the best approach? As an attendee you will be guided through this process. Topics covered will include Fundamentals of Mineral Exploration; Geological Real Estate Value; The Business of Assessing the Best Investment; and actual case studies on evaluating an exploration company and its press releases.


  Early Registration
(until Feb. 1)
Late Registration
(after Feb. 1)
MDRU Corporate Member $595 + HST = $672 $795 + HST = $898
Non-Member $695 + HST = $785 $895 + HST = $1011

* Ontario HST = 13 % Harmonized Sales Tax


Host Welcome
Section 1 - The Business of Mineral Exploration: Introduction
Section 2 - Geological Process Relevant to Exploration
Section 3 - Metallic Mineral Resources, Their Distrubution and Strategic Importance
Section 4 - Fundamentals of Mineral Exploration
Section 5 - Geological Real Estate Value: The Business of Assessing the Best Investment
Section 6 - Evaluating an Exploration Company: Case Studies
Section 7 - Evaluating Company Press Releases of Exploration Results
Section 8 - From Mineral Deposit to Ore Body and Mine
Section 9 - Graduation Ceremony

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Testimonials from
PDAC 2012 Course

"I found the David Groves GEO Course very good and informative."
Equity Research Metals & Mining - Credit Suisse

"The course was excellent! David Groves is a very interesting guy."
Equity Research - Clarus Securities

"...great course - I was there to learn and I loved it!"
Trader - Polar Securities

"Great course! I will definitely recommend it to my colleagues to attend next year."
Corporate Financing Mining - Heenan Blaike LLP

"Great program - I would attend other courses put on by Market Motion Media."
Investment Advisor and Financial Planner - The Tick Investment Group

"I enjoyed the course and was worthwhile attending!"
Investment Advisor - Raymond James Ltd.

"...Very informative program. David is great and the content was very interesting."
Director & Portfolio Manager - MacDougall, MacDougall and Mac Tier Inc.

"...course was very well organized. I found the content industry relevant and technical, which I liked."
Research Associate - Clarus Securities

"...I enjoyed the course and would be very interested in attending other Market Motion Media Seminars."
Investment Advisor - Northern Securities


Read Northern Miner Article about David