The Forum organizers are extremely pleased to welcome you to the 16th Annual BC Natural Resources Forum! This event has grown to become the largest and most important Natural Resources We would Forum in Western Canada. We look forward to seeing you at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre, January 22-24, 2019.
About the Forum
The Forum offers a neutral, non-partisan and positive arena to discuss and learn first-hand the latest news, trends and opportunities linked to the resource sector in BC. There is no other gathering that provides this diversity of speakers, delegates, exhibitors and leaders under one roof to discuss issues and explore the challenges and unprecedented opportunities unfolding in the province.
Attendance in 2018 reached over 900 delegates, making it one of the largest conferences in Northern BC each year. The 2018 Forum included a huge contingent of federal, provincial and local government leaders, as well as continuing strong interest, support and attendance by First Nation leaders, representatives from resource developers and service and supply sectors that are the foundation of our resource economy.
2019 Advisory Committee
We would like to offer sincere thanks and acknowledgement to the members of the Advisory Committee for their direction and expertise in shaping the 2019 program.
2019 Panel and Keynote Topics
Growing our economy and providing benefits to communities, while ensuring environmental protection measures are upheld is paramount to the success of natural resources projects in BC. Panels and keynote speakers will address many key issues facing BC’s natural resources including:
- Innovation and Technology
- Indigenous Innovations
- Minerals and Mining
- Transforming the Resource Sector
- Energy, Oil and Gas
- Forestry and Forest Products
- and many other pressing topics that relate to all resource sectors