Program committee

John Thompson
Cornell University & PetraScience Consultants Inc. / RFG 2018 General Chair
Roger Beckie
University of British Columbia
Peter Bobrowsky
NRCan, Former IUGS Secretary General
Oliver Bonham
CEO, Geoscientists Canada
George Eynon
Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists
Kendra Johnston
Independence Gold Corporation
Steve Rowins
British Columbia Geological Survey & Geological Association of Canada
Jim Ryan
NRCan & Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences
Glyn Williams-Jones
Simon Fraser University
Kirstie Simpson
Technical support

Theme Leaders

The Earth Steve Rowins 
GAC-MAC 
Energy Greg Lynch
CSPG
Mark Cooper
CSPG
Minerals Liz Stock 
MDD
Dave Lentz
SGA/CIM/IAGOD/SEG
Water Diana Allen
IAH
Roger Beckie
IAH
Resources & Society Oliver Bonham 
Geoscientists Canada
Rob Stevens
CIRDI
Stephen Morison
SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd

Plenary Leaders

Jean Vavrek 
CIM Executive Director
Colin Joudrie 
Vice President Business Development and General Manager Hydromet, Teck Resources

Short Courses

CHAIR                             

Tony Simonetti
University of Notre Dame , MAC
VICE CHAIR Cathie Hickson
Tuya Terra Geo Corp. 

Field Trips

CHAIR                                
                             
Dan Gibson
Simon Fraser University, GAC
VICE CHAIR Vincent Van Hinsberg
MCGill University, MAC
  Adrian Hickin
British Columbia Geological Survey

AAG

ORAL SESSIONS               

Peter Winterburn
Association of Applied Geochemists

Extended Program Leaders

Volunteer Program Leader                           

Lindsay Steele
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC

Ad hoc members

Jean Vavrek
CIM Executive Director
Bill Mercer
Avalon Rare Metals / RFG 2018 Vice Chair, Steering Committee
Lise Bujold
CIM Director, Conferences & Trade shows
Andrew Stumpf
University of Illinois / RFG 2018 General Secretary, Steering Committee