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Mine Your Potential 2017!

October 27 @ 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

CA$100.00 - CA$200.00

Women in Mining and Women in Nuclear Saskatchewan Inc. is pleased to invite you to:

Mine Your Potential 2017!

This year’s keynote speaker is:

Honourable A. Anne McLellan, P.C., O.C, A.O.E.

During Ms. McLellan’s time as Minister of Natural Resources she worked with key stakeholders in the Canadian mining industry to bring forward the Whitehorse Mining Initiative (WMI).  The WMI provided a framework for a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable mining industry able to meet the challenges of the 21st century.



7:30-8:30            Registration and breakfast

8:30-9:30            Welcome and opening remarks

8:45-9:30            Opening Speakers

9:30-9:55            Break

9:55-10:55          Breakout #1

11:00-12:00        Breakout #2

12:00-12:45        Lunch

12:45-13:45        Breakout #3

13:50-14:50        Breakout #4

14:50-15:10        Break

15:10-15:15        Scholarship announcement

15:15-16:00        Keynote speaker and closing

16:00-17:30        Cocktail Hour


Breakout sessions

We are pleased to offer a choice of breakout sessions to our attendees and this year we have selected four themes. Attendees can select sessions on the day of the conference.


Personal Growth

Alice Wheaton – The 5 Massive Mistakes We Make When Negotiating

Alice Wheaton – How to Manage the Trajectory of your Career – Your Next Promotion

Pat Katz – Boosting Energy



Amber Doney – Uranium Exploration

Monique Haakensen – Innovations in Mine Water Treatment and Closure Planning

Samantha Espley – Growing Our Leadership and Our Industry

Tabetha Stirrett – Potash around the World


Health and Safety

Eldeen Pozniak – 7½ Things that You Can do to Save Lives

Maryanne Pope – Officer Down; Transforming Loss into Positive Change


Culture and Governance

Darlene Brander – Leadership, Governance and Ethics from an Indigenous Women’s Perspective

Karen Chovan – Engaging Your Team Through Change

Terry Bird – First Nation and Metis Awareness


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Barbi Petersen – barbi@theblackdoorevents.ca

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, please notify the event organizer should the need arise. Tickets are non-refundable.

What is the attire?

Business casual.

Is there parking available?

Free parking is available for conference attendees at the hotel.

I have dietary restrictions, who can I notify?

WIM/WiN-SK recognizes that many people have dietary preferences and restrictions and we endeavour to provide common allergen and gluten free options (i.e. nuts, shellfish, etc.). If you have a severe allergy (i.e. celiac disease, not a food preference), please contact us so that we may inform the catering staff.

Contact: Barbi Petersen – barbi@theblackdoorevents.ca

Are you a student and want to attend?

Contact WIM/WiN-SK to inquire about the possibility of receiving a sponsored student registration, prior to purchasing a ticket. A limited number of sponsored student registrations are available.

Are there discounted rooms available at the Saskatoon Inn for attendees?

For anyone who might be coming from out of town, we have a block of rooms reserved at a discount – Standard King bedroom with a rate of $139.00 plus applicable taxes (reg $179.00). Click on the link below to book your rooms.

Saskatoon Inn and Convention Centre Online Booking Link


October 27
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
CA$100.00 - CA$200.00
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+Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre
2002 Airport Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7L 6M4 Canada


Women in Mining/Women in Nuclear SK