April 24 - 26, 2018 / Katittavik Town Hall, Kuujjuaq

Conferences program 

Social Acceptability : Understanding The Balance

Tuesday April 24, 2018 

Session 1 - Regional geoscientific projects and mines

Overview 2017 Mapping Survey - Coming up activities 2018

Patrice Roy, Directeur - Bureau de la connaissance géoscientifique du Québec (MERN)


GEM2 - Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals : Global Portait and coming up projects

Michel Plouffe, GEM Coordinator - Geological Survey of Canada (GSC)


Tamatumani : Sustainable Employment in Mining 

Samwillie Grey-Scott, Mine School Trainer Supervisor - Glencore

Putulik Kulula-Lance, apprentice Miner - Glencore


Raglan Mine : Building the future

Amélie Rouleau, Director - Public Affairs, Communications and Community Engagement - Raglan Mine

Update Strange Lake project

Dirk Naumann, President - Quest Rare Minerals


Session 2 - Exploration projects

Kan project Update

Simon Hébert, Project Geologist Osisko Mining Inc.


Willbob Project

Sylvain Trépanier, VP Exploration James Bay Northern Quebec - Midland Exploration Inc.


Qiqavik project

Alger St-Jean, Vice-President Exploration Orford Mining


IBA with TMAC Resources Inc - Hope Bay Greensone Belt project

Stanley Anablack, President

Geoff Clark, Director - Land, Environment & Resources

Kitikmeot Inuit Association - Cambridge Bay


IBA with De Beers - Victor Mine, Northern Ontario

Charles Hookimaw, Member Attawapiskat First Nation


On-site food production : owned and managed locally

Branavan Tharmarajah, Project Consultant - The Growcer


Wednesday April 25, 2018

Session 3 - Social acceptability

How MERN fosters social acceptability?

Claude Leblanc, Social Acceptability Concillor

Ève Harbour-Marsan, Advisor on Indigenous Affairs

Direction générale des mandats stratégiques


Mining related social issues - Aupaluk - A case study

Julie Fortin, PhD student, Public communication - Université Laval / Arctic Net

Martin Scott, Manager - Nunavik LHC of Aupaluk


Exploration project development - Social acceptability

Christopher Grove, President - Commerce Resources


Focus group session - online soon...


Nunavik Abandonned Mineral Exploration Site Rehabilitation Project

Nancy Dea, Project Coordinator - Kativik Regional Gouvernment


Inuit Businesses Experiences with Major Mining Projects in Nunavik/ Nunatsiavut

Stephan Schott, Associate Professor, Carleton University


Session 4 - Economic and training initiatives

Vocational Schools

Robert Marquis, Président-Directeur Général - Institut National des mines


Société du Plan Nord : a partner for Nunavik

Jocelyn Douheret, Director - Bureau de commercialisation, Société du Plan Nord


Avataani Environmental : a successful Partnership

Karl Côté, Project Director

Christine Nakoolak, Executive Director

Avataani Environmental


Alternative energy source : deep water turbine

Alexandre Paris, Président-Directeur Général/CEO - EMARQ


Launch and information session of the Nunavik Regional Chamber of Commerce

Andy Moorehouse - VP Economic Development, Inukjuak


Delegates list 


For more information about the Nunavik Mining Workshop, please contact:

Ms. Cynthia Brind’Amour-Côté at: Tel.: (819) 964-1316; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.