2023 BC/Yukon Canadian Mineral Processors Regional Conference

By October 12, 2023 No Comments

The 2023 conference and AGM of the BC/Yukon Branch of the Canadian Mineral Processors is back in Vancouver.  Eventbrite is live, please see link below to purchase tickets.

CMP BC/Yukon Conference 2023 Tickets, Wed, 29 Nov 2023 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

Notes: times are subject to change as we get closer to the conference.

It will be held on Thursday, November 30 at the Sutton Place Hotel, 845 Burrard Street in Vancouver. Registration for the AGM will be begin at 7:30am and the meeting will begin at 8:30am. Reception at the end of the day.

A conference rate has been negotiated with the hotel. Please see the link below to reserve your room. Book your room by October 30 in order to receive the rate.

There will be a reception held on Wednesday, November 30 from 6:00pm at the Butcher and Bullock , 915 Pender St in Vancouver. The reception is also open to those who cannot attend the conference. Again this year, we are holding a toy drive for the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. For every unwrapped toy brought to the reception, a free beverage ticket will be provided. We encourage you to bring as many toys as you can and there is no limit! If you would like to provide a cash donation instead, a link will be provided as soon as possible or use the Toy Drive Ticket option in the registration process.

Early registration for this year’s meeting and reception will be $345 for regular members and $50 for students, payable by credit card online via Eventbrite.  The rate for authors will be $200. If you are only interested in attending the reception, the cost is $60. Early registration is open until Friday, November 10th and late registration will be $395 for regular members and $70 for students.

This year’s conference will feature a keynote presentation TBD. If you are interested in presenting a paper, please contact Rob Piccolo ( by October 30th, with your abstract. The format of the presentations is a PowerPoint file approximately 20 minutes long – no written paper is needed. The selection process will give preference to papers with content relevant to operations especially with content related to the BC/Yukon region.

Finally, if you are interested in sponsoring this year’s event and the initiatives of the BC/Yukon Branch in general, please contact Chris Burke ( or Steve Prystie ( Sponsorship helps subsidize the cost of the event as well as provide scholarships, student initiatives and donations to charitable organizations that the CMP supports. Typical sponsorship amounts range from $500-$5,000, but any contribution is greatly appreciated. Sponsorship can be done via Eventbrite or by cheque directly. Sponsors will have their logo displayed at the reception, throughout conference and via LinkedIn.

If you need further information about the meeting or sponsoring, please feel free to contact me or anyone on the committee. We look forward to seeing you in November!