Student & Young Leader Program

Whether you’re a student, a recent grad or have a few years already under your belt, you are positioned to lead the mining industry. Check out these #CIMTL23 events designed especially for you. 


As a bonus, your registration gets you a seat at Monday’s Plenary and Tuesday and Wednesday’s Panel and Keynote Sessions, plus entry to the Technical Program, CIM Opening Reception, CIM Expo and lunch, CIM Student-Industry luncheon, and Wednesday’s lunch with a Guest Speaker. Grab your formal wear and join all your new connections at the Komatsu Gala and the Closing Reception. 

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Speed Mentorship
Monday, May 1 | 11:00 – 12:00

Just like speed dating, you’ll have a chance to chat with mentors from different companies, roles and disciplines until you find the perfect match.  

Student & Young Leader Pavilion in the EXPO
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The CIM 2023 Convention in Montréal is the ultimate professional networking opportunity. Join us at the Student Pavilion to discover and try Science North’s latest mining game, to have a headshot done by a professional from LinkedIn or admire the poster competition.  

Poster Competition
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Showcase your talents and ideas to leading mining professionals in the poster competition. How will you tackle this year’s theme? “Building Trust to Decarbonize the World 

CIM Poster Competition Reception
Monday, May 1 | 15:30 – 17:00

Enjoy catching up with others who share your interests and watch the judges review the posters. Poster competition winners will be announced at the Student-Industry Luncheon on Tuesday, May 2. 

Student-Industry Luncheon
Tuesday, May 2 | 12:00 – 14:00

Celebrate the winning abstract, poster and mine waste disposal idea and connect with leaders from Hatch and Teck. You’ll foster new friendships that will support your professional growth throughout your career.

Recruiters’ Reception
Tuesday, May 2 | 15:30 – 16:30

Get your foot in the industry by mingling with the recruiters from top companies.