Upcoming Events

Coal Association of Canada 2018 Coal Conference

The 2018 CAC Coal Conference will once again be held in beautiful Vancouver, Canada from September 12-14, 2018 at the Westin Bayshore. More information will be available soon.


Industry Events:

CoalSMART 2018

February 21, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia

The Western Canadian Coal Society is hosting it’s 4th annual CoalSMART Forum on
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Once again, our venue is
the Best Western, Chateau Granville, 1100 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC.
We are still finalizing the program but we expect that our forum will include 5 speakers
and a panel discussion in our technical session. The Technical Session will provide a
variation of topics including: coal exploration, resource development, environmental
issues and reclamation. The finalized Technical Session will be included in the second

More information and registration is available at https://coalsmart2018.eventbrite.ca

Cokemaking & Ironmaking Short Course

February 22 – 23 in Vancouver, British Columbia

The Western Canadian Coal Society is pleased to present this short course.

This two day course will be taught by Ted Todoschuk, Principle Researcher for ArcelorMittal Dofasco. Ted has worked in research at AMD for the past 37 years. He specializes in Ironmaking raw materials (iron ore pellets, coal and coke)
Cokemaking (coal, cokemaking, cokemaking process, coke product, coal and coke quality). He is currently the chairman of the board of the Canadian Carbonization Research Association.

More information and registration is available here: www.eventbrite.ca/e/cokemaking-ironmaking-short-course-tickets-39781238756

Mine Water Solutions Conference 2018

June 12 – 15 in Vancouver, British Columbia

For the third time, the Mine Water Solutions organizing committee and the University of British Columbia are hosting this innovative conference to examine the societal, financial, business and technical impacts of a wide range of water related issues.

The conference will provide experts with a forum for presentation and discussion about successful practices that enable responsible mining to be undertaken in challenging environments. Given below is the Conference Program:

June 12, 2018 – Short courses – all day and Evening reception
June 13-14, 2018 – Single track of conference proceedings

June 15, 2018 – Field trips to near-by mining operations

More information is available here: www.2018minewatersolutions.com