Tuesday, February 23, 2010

AGI offers free webinar on Future Trends in Mining

The American Geological Institute and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) are offering a free webinar on Future Trends in Mining, March 2nd from 4:00-5:00pm US EST.

This is the first of their GeoConnection series of webinars.  Here are details from the AGI announcement:
The webinar will bring leaders from different employment sectors to discuss prospects for careers for geoscientists in their field. We encourage you to pass along this email to all of your colleagues and students who are interested in employment in the geosciences.

This webinar will focus on future opportunities in the minerals industry,
including both traditional and non-traditional roles for geoscientists.

Panelists will include:

* Leigh Freeman from Downing Teal, a leading recruiter of talent for the global
  minerals industry, will look at the supply and demand trends for geoscientists
  in the minerals sector

* James Steel from HSBC Securities (USA), who will explore both the metals
  trading sector and the numerous employment opportunities in the financial

* Gavin Mudd from Monash University, who will discuss workforce and developments
  in sustainable mining practices

Following the panel presentations, an open discussion period will be held for
audience members from around the world to ask questions of the panel and each

For more information about this webinar, including how to register, visit AGI’s
GeoWebinar webpage at http://www.agiweb.org/workforce/webinars.html.

If you have questions about the webinar that are unanswered by the 
website, please contact Leila Gonzales: lmg@agiweb.org

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