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KEG Conference Delegate Registration 2018

When: Mon, 09-Apr-2018 - Thu, 12-Apr-2018

Where: 1250 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC










The inaugural KEG Conference took place 31 years ago led by a small group of dedicated individuals who were passionate about providing a platform to discuss industry-specific topics and create positive networking opportunities. Today, the KEG Conference has grown to include numerous individuals and businesses and continues to provide an informative and networking based platform connecting prospectors, geologist, suppliers, manufacturers and investors alike.


Online Registration will open at 10am on Friday February 2, 2018.

Online Registration will remain open until Friday April 6, 2018 at 5pm.

After 5pm April 6, 2018, registration may only occur in person at the registration desk during conference hours. Expect line-ups and possible waits to register. You are encouraged to register here online if at all possible.

If you experience any technical difficulties while registering, please contact our registration software company, Karelo, directly at 1-888-484-3052.


Conference Fees (Brief Overview):

Conference Delegate - Early Registration

$175.00 (Deadline is March 2, 2018)

Conference Delegate - Late Registration

$230.00 (March 3, 2018 onwards)

Conference Delegate - One Day (NEW FOR 2018!)




Banquet Tickets


Women in Mining (South Central) Hosted Wine Social


Short Course: Orogenic Gold Deposits of B.C.


Field Trip: Tour of the Geology & Mineral Deposits of the Historic Stump Lake Mining Camp and Surrounding Area


Trade Show Booth

$550.00 (inc. one delegate)

Core Shack Display


Prospector Display



5% GST will be added to all fees. Please note conference fees and items are subject to change without notice.


Conference Fee - Brief Component Descriptions:



The cost is always a bargain and includes:

  • two days of technical presentations (or one day if One Day is chosen)
  • access to the Trade Show
  • access to the "Ice Breaker"
  • lunch for both days (if you have severe food allergies, please advise within the notes section at the bottom of the registration page so we can try our best to accomodate)
  • KEG Membership


SHORT COURSE:  Orogenic Gold Deposits of British Columbia

(OPEN TO EVERYONE. No delegate registration required to register for this course.)

Date: April 9, 2018

Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm

Location: Columbia Room (within the Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention Centre)

Cost: $75 (Coffee/tea and light snack will be provided)

Presented by: Murray Allan, Research Associate, MDRU - University of British Columbia


Description: Orogenic gold and its detritus (placer gold) propelled the early mining economy of British Columbia, and this deposit type remains one of the most attractive exploration targets today. This half-day short course introduces participants to the orogenic gold model, with case studies from BC and similar tectonic settings that illustrate the key geological and structural factors to consider in gold exploration. The course will include hands-on exercises, so come prepared to draw!


Participants: Geologists from industry, government, or academia. No previous formal training in orogenic gold required. No limit to number of participants. Bound course materials and excercise materials will be provided.



Date: April 11, 2018

Time: 7am to 9am

Location: Brock Arena Kamloops 

Cost: Complimentary. No tickets required.


Description: Let's fill stands with fans and cheer on all the players!! 

To play on either the Lemon or Blackjacks teams, contact Ian - Stilwell istilwell(at)bgcengineering.ca

If you would like to sponsor the hockey, please contact Ian Stilwell or Jen Barter kegconference(at)gmail.com



Date: April 9, 2018

Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Open to: All conference delegates

Location: Romeo’s Kitchen + Spirits (within the Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention Centre)

Sponsored by: 

Description:  Come and join fellow delegates at this fun, social event. Complimentary appetizers will be served. No host bar will be open. Please visit Delegate Registration table PRIOR to attending to pick up your name tag and 2x complimentary drink tickets for this event (must be 19yrs + to receive drink tickets within your delegate package. ID will be required at time of check-in). 



Date: April 10, 2018

Time: 4pm-5:30pm

Location: Romeo’s Kitchen +Spirits (within The Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre)

Sponsored by: 

Cost: $15.00 (open to everyone to attend)


Description: Please join members of the Women In Mining South Central Branch for appies and a no host bar reception. Meet the executive and other people within the industry. This event is open to all to attend who are over 19yrs of age.



(Must be registered as a Delegate to sign-up and attend. This person may then purchase additional tickets under their order for accompanying staff, spouse etc)



Date: April 10, 2018

Time: 6:30pm-9pm 

Location: The Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention Centre Theatre

Wine Sponsored by: 

Cost: $65.00


Come gather among fellow geologists, prospectors, manufacturers and more for an evening of recognition, food and laughter.

The evening will begin with a jovial welcome, tribute to our past Vice President John Dormer and presentation of two awards of recognition for outstanding service and contribution to the mineral industry – The Ron Wells Award and The Gold Pick Award.

A delicious buffet-style dinner will follow.

Apres dinner, sit back, relax and be ready to be entertained by the talents of vivacious ventriloquist-Norma McKnight!  Norma has been keeping her mouth shut for years…but word’s out that her technique is unprecedented.

A Vancouver, British Columbia resident, Norma pairs mind boggling vocal skill with hilarious puppet characters. She astounds audiences worldwide- aboard cruise ships, at festivals, casinos, theatres, comedy clubs, state fairs and corporate special events.

Norma’s flexibility as an entertainer allows her to customise shows to seamlessly blend comedy, nuance, and distinctive ventriloquism with music and uproarious audience participation. A classic show with a modern twist and one not to be missed!



Dates: April 10 & 11, 2018

Open to: Registered delegates

Description:  Take part in our fabulous technical presentations over the course of our two-day conference. From project updates to field studies and more. 


TRADE SHOW BOOTH (Trade Show runs April 10 (8:30am-5:00pm) & April 11 (8:30am-3:30pm):


Set-up must be completed by April 10 at 8:30am. Set-up times run April 9 from 5pm-9pm and April 10 from 7:00am-8:30am)

You may have additional booth workers attend to work your booth without the cost of a full Delegate admission. Please note, booth attendees receive name tags, however, will NOT be granted access to talks or any other conference items. There will be a charge per worker of $75 (to cover lunch, coffee/snack, and name tag costs) . 

Extra equipment and services (e.g. lighting, furniture, labour, display storage) can be arranged through Showtime Event & Display (Geoff Neufeld - 1-800-721-0029).



CORE SHACK DISPLAY (April 10 - 8:30am-5:00pm & April 11 - 8:30am-3:30pm):

(Must be registered as a Delegate to sign-up)


This will be our seventh year offering core shack during the KEG Conference.  If you have a BC-based project with drill core, other samples and supporting maps that you would like to display, please contact Jen Barter today!  Priority will be given to companies or individuals that are presenting at the KEG 2017 Technical Sessions, or have new and interesting projects to display. Note - you must be registered as a delegate to request a Core Shack display.


Display includes: 2 - 6'x2' tables and 1 backboard.


Set-up must be completed by April 10 at 8:30am. Set-up times run April 9 from 5:00pm-9:00pm and April 10 from 7:00am-8:30am).


Extra equipment and services (e.g. lighting, furniture, labour, display storage) can be arranged through Showtime Event & Display (Geoff Neufeld - 1-800-721-0029).


Space is available upon request. $250 +GST for 2 days to display rocks, core and maps. 



PROSPECTOR DISPLAY (April 10 - 8:30am-5:00pm & April 11 - 8:30am-3:30pm):

(Must be registered as a Delegate to sign-up)


Individuals are invited to display maps and rocks from their properties. Prospector Booths are available on a first come first serve basis.  Upon registering as a conference delegate you can email Jen Barter to apply for a booth space.  You will be given a private url for booth registration and charged $100.00 + GST which will be refunded in person at your booth upon conference completion. Presentations are welcome. 


FIELD TRIP - Tour of the Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Historic Stump Lake Mining Camp & Surrounding Area

(Must be registered as a Delegate to sign-up and attend)

Date: April 12, 2018

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: Stump Lake Mining Camp and Surrounding Area

Cost: $100


Enjoy a day tour (bus transportation provided) of the historic Stump Lake mining camp and surrounding area.  A bagged lunch will be provided.  Participants must be prepared to walk up to 600m to access some sites along the tour (walks will be along uneven and unpaved ground).



Interested in sponsoring a portion of this years conference? All sponsors logos will revolve on multiple digital screens throughout the conference and be showcased on easel-boards. Items from coffee or course sponsorship, to wine or banquet sponsorship are available to showcase your company. This is the ideal place to showcase your brand to potential investors, community members and more!


Sponsorship levels include:

Diamond - $4000 minimum

Platinum - $2000 minimum

Gold - $1000-1999

Silver - $500-999

Bronze - $250-499

Drillers Luncheon - $200


Note: We are still looking for a Banquet Evening Sponsor Sponsor ($3500 +GST) and Banquet Wine Sponsor ($2000 +GST). This is a fabulous opportunity to showcase your brand to your target audience and show your support of KEG.

You may pay for sponsorship online during your delegate registration on the next page. OR, feel free to contact Jen at kegconference(at)gmail.com OR 250-318-3007 to sponsor today!




 Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre
 1250 Rogers Way.  Phone (250) 828-6660 or (800) 665-6674

For detailed conference information and updates, please visit the conference website at www.keg.bc.ca or email to: kegconference(at)gmail.com



Please ensure you will be registering under the correct Fee in the drop-down menu on the next page!

If you experience any technical difficulties while registering, please contact our registration software company, Karelo, directly at 1-888-484-3052.

Early Bird, Cdn $175/ Regular, Cdn $230/ Regular ONE DAY, $180 - is for delegates and/or additional staff working a trade show booth wishing to register for talks, courses, banquet etc (the majority will fall within this category)


Student, Cdn $40 - for students who are currently enrolled within a post secondary institution or program.


Confirmed 2017 Booth Holder, Cdn $0.00 - is for those who have ALREADY REGISTERED A BOOTH and been given one (1) complimentary Delegate registration. These Delegates may use this option to register for additional courses, banquet etc.


Registered Delegate, Cdn $0.00 - this is for Delegates who have ALREADY REGISTERED and want to go back to register for additional items (banquet tickets, courses etc).


Short Course ONLY - no delegate registration, Cdn $0.00 - this is for people unable to attend the remainder of the conference who wish to only register for the short course.


Please Note:

In-person registration will be available at our convention Registration Desk* within the Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention Centre during the following times:

  • Monday April 9, 2018 – 4:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Tuesday April 10, 2018 – 7:00am to 5:00pm
  • Wednesday April 11, 2018 – 7:00am to 12:00pm

Please note that debit is not accepted at the Registration Desk. The following payment types will be accepted: Cash, Visa, MasterCard.

Pre-Registered Delegates may also come during the posted times to pick-up their name badges and tickets to conference activities they have purchased.

* Registration Desk location is within the main hallway between the Ballroom and Theatre.



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Fri, 06-Apr-2018 23:45


Tel: (250) 318-3007
Email: Click here


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