March 2018

SFU Geoscience Student Seminar

Status: Advanced registration is now closed.
Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM–7:30 PM
Location: TASC 1 - 9204, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
Presenter: Laura Findlater, P.Geo.
Project Hydrogeologist, Lorax Environmental Services

Dan Meldrum, P.Geo.
V.P. Exploration, Northern Superior Resources Inc. 
Cost: Free. Complimentary pizza provided.
Contact: Andrea Michaud | Student Program Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4860
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4860
Fax: 604.430.8085
Email: [email protected]
Earth science students are invited to join us for a seminar on professional registration and careers in geoscience.

Presentation Topics

First, the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Student Program Coordinator will give a brief overview of the registration process to become a geoscientist-in-training (GIT) or professional geoscientist (P.Geo.). Afterwards, professional geoscientists will present on their experiences in the field.

This event is meant for SFU earth science students. However, students from other schools or departments are invited to attend. Online registration is required for this event.


Laura Findlater, P.Geo.

​Project Hydrogeologist, Lorax Environmental Services

Laura-Lee Findlater, P.Geo., is a hydrogeologist with over 12 years of experience in the mining industry. Ms. Findlater graduated in 2001 from UBC with a B.Sc. (Hons) in geological sciences and derives most of her professional experience from working at local firms providing environmental consulting to mining proponents and regulators. She has worked on mining projects in Australia, Chile, Canada, and the USA. Her recent project experience includes environmental assessments and permitting of underground and open pit metal and coal mines in BC and Yukon.

Dan Meldrum, P.Geo.

V.P. Exploration, Northern Superior Resources Inc. 

Dan is a professional geoscientist (P.Geo.) with a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in geology from the University of Alberta. For the last 25 years, he has been exploring for oil and gas, gold, copper, tungsten, coal, and gemstones in Canada, USA, Mexico, Russia, Mongolia, China, Laos, and Vietnam. He is based in Port Coquitlam and is currently employed as VP Exploration for Northern Superior Resources (gold/silver/copper in Ontario and Quebec).

Event Registration Instructions

Click the "Register" button at the bottom of the page. You will be prompted to log in with your User ID and password. If you have not logged in before, click "create new account." If you are a student and you wish to become a Student Member, you can activate your membership after creating your account.

Sponsorship Information

This event is generously sponsored by the BC Public Service.

​If you are interested in supporting a future event, please contact Andrea Michaud, Student Program Coordinator, at [email protected] or 604.412.4860, for more information.

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