Geological Science and Engineering

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

Visiting Speakers

Please refer to the list of upcoming speakers to see what dates talks will be held.

Upcoming Speakers 2018 - 2019


Dennis Woods, BSc'73, MSc'76 - Canadian Exploration Geophysical Society (KEGS)

“Recent Advances in Surface and Borehole, Geological Engineering and Mineral Exploration Geophysics”

Monday. October 22nd 2:30 pm MIL210


David Gray - Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) Distinguished Lecturer

"An Unconventional View of Geoscience"

Monday, November 5th 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm MIL210


John Duhault - President, Starbird Enterprises Inc.

Tuesday, November 8th 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm MIL210


Dr. Paul Durkin - Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) Distinguished Lecturer

Thursday, November 15th


Past Speakers

Claudio Andrade - Barrick Gold Corp. 

Tuesday, March 13th

"Life of Mine - Planning for Closure"

Raymond Price - Queen's University

Monday, March 26th, 2018

"The Role of Gravity, Conceptual Models, and Geopoetry in Tectonics"

Clare Warren - Open University

Monday, February 26th, 2018

"Dates, rates and timescales: getting more out of geological time"

John Crowley - Geodetic Engineer, Canadian Geodetic Survey, Surveyor General Branch Natural Resources Canada

Friday, March 2, 2018

“Monitoring groundwater variations throughout Canada using GRACE satellite gravity measurements”

Bradley Hayes - AAPG Visiting Speaker Series

Monday, February 12th, 2018 6:30 - 7:30

Dupuis Hall Room 210

Stewart Hamilton, Ontario Geological Survey

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

"The advantages of wide-spectrum geochemical sampling of groundwater: 101 uses beyond ‘water quality data'"

Nikole Bingham, Natural Resources Canada - Geological Survey of Canada - Atlantic

CSPG University Tour Lecturer

Monday, February 12th, 2018 11:30 - 12:30

"My Geological Journey to date: The past experiences, current research, and future ambitions of an early career geoscientist"

David Thomas - Resource Capital Funds

Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

PDAC S-IMEW Speaker Series

"The Competitiveness of the Mineral Exploration Industry, a Canadian Perspective"

Jean M. Legault - KEGS Distinguished Lecturer

Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Airborne EM: Advanced Applications for Groundwater, Engineering & Mineral Exploration

Peter Hollings - Howard Street Robinson lecture tour on behalf of the Geological Association of Canada

Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 11:30 - 12:30

“Using igneous petrology to unravel the tectonic triggers for porphyry mineralization”


Dr. Keith Turner, Colorado School of Mines

Friday September 29th at 9:30 to 10:20

Challenges and Trends for Geological Modeling and Visualisation

Using 3-D Models to Support the Total Geological History Approach for Site Characterization


Dr. Nick Rosser, Department of Geography, Durham University, UK.

4D monitoring of actively failing rock slopes

Thursday, September 14, 2017


Doug SchmittUniversity of Alberta

“Geomechanics related to crustal stress determination and faulting (Alberta, Antarctica, New Zealand, India, Idaho)”

Friday, September 15, 2017


Dr. Keith Turner, Colorado School of Mines

Applications of Geological Models: Reducing Geotechnical Risk and Supporting Sustainability

Thursday September 28th


Joel Jansen, Lead - Geophysics, Anglo American

"Mineral Exploration using Natural EM Fields"

Friday, October 27th

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Miller Hall Room 105




Departmental Coordinator of Visiting Speakers

Lorna Dumond