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May 4-10, 2015 / Vol 34, No 18 / Hawai`i Island, USA

1 May 2015, 20:23 UTC
May 4-10, 2015 / Vol 34, No 18 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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Canada Hosts Two Weeks of Earth, Space and Planetary Science

The 6th joint meeting of the Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium and the Space Resources Roundtable will be held in Montreal, Québec, at the Palais des Congres de Montreal, on May 9-13, in conjunction with the Canadian Institute of Mining 2015 Convention. The purpose of PTMSS/SRR, chaired by Dale Boucher of Deltion Innovations Ltd., is to promote a closer relationship between the space and mining sectors by allowing mining experts to network with space scientists and engineers. The technology demonstration space in the exhibit hall features CM-Labs Simulations, Clearpath Robotics, Argo, Neptec Design Group, Paceas Technologies and Deltion Innovations. This follows another major event, the 2015 Joint Assembly of the American Geophysical Union, Canadian Geophysical Union, Geological Association of Canada and Mineral Association of Canada taking place May 3-7 at the same venue. The Assembly is expected to include more than 2,000 researchers sharing their findings in 250 sessions comprising nearly 2,100 oral and poster presentations, field trips, workshops, and short courses. There will be 3 Plenaries: ‘Hydraulic Fracturing and Induced Seismicity’ by David Eaton of University of Calgary, ‘Large-scale Impacts and Earth History’ by Richard Greive of ‘Natural ...

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