Science Café April 26 – Laughing Buddha

Title: Modern Mining & You: What’s in the Future?

Location: The Laughing Buddha, 194 Elgin St

With over 500 mining sector companies currently operating and innovating in the Greater Sudbury area, our community has been dubbed “the Silicon Valley of mining”. The mining sector isn’t just a huge driver locally; some of the greatest recent innovations in mining have originated here and are being adopted globally. But many questions remain in the field of mining innovation. What impact do these innovations have on improving health and safety and reducing risk? Will they replace existing jobs? When we look at mining then and now, how far have we come – and where are we going?

Panelists are:
Douglas Morrison, President & CEO, Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI)
Don Duval, CEO, NORCAT-Northern Centre for Advanced Technology Inc.
Dr. Tammy Eger, Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH)
Faculty Researcher, Associate Professor, School of Human Kinetics, Laurentian University

Science Cafés are informal discussions, not lectures, allowing the general public access to local science experts about a number of topics.

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