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15th Annual BC Natural Resources Forum

Our Resources, Our Future

The Forum Organizing Committee is extremely pleased to bring you the 15th Annual BC Natural Resources Forum at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre, January 16-18, 2018! 

About the Forum

The Forum offers a neutral, non-partisan and positive arena to discuss and learn first-hand the latest news, trends and opportunities linked to the resource sector in BC.  There is no other gathering that provides this diversity of speakers, delegates, exhibitors and leaders under one roof to discuss issues and explore the challenges and unprecedented opportunities unfolding in the province. This year the Forum will introduce two new panels on International Trade, and Balancing Socio-Economic, Cultural and Environmental Values. View program

We are proud to announce that Premier John Horgan will attend the Forum and give the Keynote Address at the Luncheon on Wednesday, January 17. Delegates can look forward to an outstanding roster of speakers. View speaker biographies

Attendance is again expected to reach 850 delegates making it one of the largest conferences in Northern BC each year. The 2018 Forum  will continue to include a huge contingent of federal, provincial and local government leaders, as well as continuing strong interest, support and attendance by First Nation leaders, representatives from resource developers and service and supply sectors that are the foundation of our resource economy.

2018 Panel and Keynote Topics

Growing our economy and providing benefits to communities, while ensuring environmental protection measures are upheld is paramount to the success of natural resources projects in BC. Panels and keynote speakers will address many key issues facing BC’s natural resources including:

  • Balancing Socio-Economic, Cultural and Environmental Values
  • Forestry and Forest Products
  • Minerals and Mining
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Finance and Business
  • International Trade
  • Employment, Technology and Innovation


January 16-18, 2018


Current program available here.


Prince George Civic Centre

808 Canada Games Way

Prince George, BC


Register here.