/QEC Technical Forum – 26 February 2019
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Registrations are now open for the 2019 QEC Technical Forum on 26 February 2019.

This popular and well regarded forum provides a platform for the sharing of the latest information and technology in the exploration field, featuring a wide selection of highly regarded exploration industry experts. To fit with the event theme for 2019, for the first time, this forum will also include student presentations on their areas of research. After the day of presentations, a casual networking session is held for the exploration community to ‘catch-up’ with old friends and new.


The event program includes a wide range of highly regarded industry, government and exploration professionals, academics and students who will share their valuable insights talking to the event theme of “Linking industry with research”.

Keynote speaker

Our keynote speaker is Professor Sue Golding. Prof Golding’s research interests are in the fields of ore deposit geology and geochemistry, application of isotope geochemistry to minerals and energy exploration, coal bed methane, carbon sequestration, geomicrobiology. Sue Golding received her PhD from The University of Queensland. She has been involved with resource exploration and isotope geochemistry research since 1977, following some 8 years industry experience in Australia and Africa.

Our confirmed speakers for 2019 include:

  • Prof Sue Golding, UQ SEES (keynote speaker)
  • Dr Matthias Klawitter, UQ SMi
  • Prof Joan Esterle, UQ SEES
  • Jonathan Loraine, Neuchatel Partners
  • Dr Helen Degeling, GSQ
  • Prof Gordon Lister, ANU

+ many more

The full program of speakers will be released in early 2019.

Date and venue:

The forum will be held at the Royal on the Park Hotel, Alice Street Brisbane on 26 February 2018, from approximately 8:30am (registrations open, for 9am start) to 6:00pm (conclusion of networking session).

Ticket prices:

QEC and QRC members: $87 + GST

Non-members: $98 + GST

Unemployed and concession: $50

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for this event or would like to know more info, please contact QEC Marketing Manager Samantha Nasternak at samanthan@qrc.org.au or phone 07 3316 2515.

We look forward to seeing you there!

The QEC Team.