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Please join us at Parq Vancouver on Thursday 21st November for Lyceum Vancouver 2019. Registration will begin at 8:00 am, with the first sessions kicking off at 8:30 am. From then until mid-afternoon, we’ll host a diverse series of presentations from respected technology partners, geoscience professionals, and Seequent employees (with coffee and lunch networking breaks between sessions).

Then, we’ll invite you to our Solutions Kiosks – where you can learn more about Seequent solutions and provide direct, in-person feedback to our product specialists.

We’ll be rounding off the day with drinks, appetisers, and informal networking.

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*More Speakers To Be Announced Soon.

Seequent CEO Shaun Maloney

Shaun Maloney

Chief Executive Officer at Seequent

Shaun Maloney is the Chief Executive Officer at Seequent.

Under Shaun’s leadership, Seequent has grown to more than 350 staff in 18 locations around the world. A proven transformational leader, Shaun is responsible for managing strategy, risk, return and growing Seequent into a full-service software provider with a global presence.

Shaun has a background in international banking and has provided strategic direction to New Zealand technology businesses. With experience in both small start-ups and large-scale commercial operations, he brings the unique know-how required to concurrently manage both current and future opportunities for successful business growth. In 2014, Shaun was awarded a Prime Minister's Business Scholarship to study at Harvard Business School and London Business School on innovation, emerging markets, strategy for value creation, and global business leadership.

Seequent CTO James Lawson

James Lawton

Chief Technology Officer at Seequent

James recently joined the Seequent team from Toronto-based Dealer-FX Group, the leading customer experience management provider for automotive OEMs and their retailers, where he held the roles of CTO and most recently Chief Product Officer.

Prior to this, he spent 14 years with Siemens Enterprise Communications (now Unify) in a variety of roles including VP Strategic Business Development and VP Strategic Portfolio Integration, following several years at IBM Canada as an IS systems, operational team leader.

He started his career as a Project Geologist and worked on numerous geological exploration projects in Canada and Guyana. Lawton gained a B.Sc. (hons) in Geological Sciences from Ontario’s Queen’s University.

Sarah Devriese

Condor Consulting

Sarah received a BSc in geophysical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a PhD in geophysics from the University of British Columbia. In 2017, Sarah joined Condor North Consulting as a project geophysicist. In the last decade, Sarah has primarily focussed on the inversion of geophysical data: potential fields, ZTEM, EM, and DC/IP data for many types of exploration projects.

Gabriela Brandao

Teck Resources

Gabriela is a geologist with 16 years of working experience in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and Chile. She has a wide range of skills including database management, geological modeling, geostatistics, resource estimation, grade control, technical report and support in due diligence. Gabriela is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and she is an advanced user of Leapfrog GEO, Central and EDGE. Gabriela currently works for Teck as a Principal Resource Modeler.

Liane Boyer

Broken Rock Resources

Liane is a Professional Geologist who holds a MSc from the University of British Columbia and an Undergraduate degree in Geological Engineering from Queen's University. Liane spent the beginning of her career as a field geologist exploring for a range of commodities in diverse locations. Currently she is employed as a resource geologist.

Alexandria Marcotte

Osisko Mining

Alexandria is a Professional Geologist with 12 years experience working in exploration and mining. She is the Vice President Project Coordination for Osisko Mining. Previously, she worked as a project and resource geologist for various precious and base metal exploration companies. She has a BSc (Hons) in Geology from the University of Toronto and a Certificate in Mining Management from Ryerson University. She is a member of the PDAC’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and is passionate about responsible business practices.

Alastair McClymont


Alastair McClymont, Ph.D., P.Geo. is the Global Geophysics Lead for Advisian (the technical consulting division of Worley Group). He has over 15 years of experience in the application of diverse near-surface geophysical techniques to geotechnical site characterization, groundwater exploration, contaminated site remediation, archeological investigations and other projects. His recent archaeological work at Holocaust sites in Lithuania was the subject of the PBS NOVA science television documentary Holocaust Escape Tunnel (2017) and the feature film The Good Nazi (2018).
Lee Barbour

Lee Barbour


Lee Barbour has served as a Technical Advisor and Chairman of the Board for nearly 35 years with GEOLOPE International. Lee is also a Professor Emeritus at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada in the department of Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering where he has worked for over 35 years. Lee’s research during most of his tenure at the University was directed towards mine closure challenges associated with metal, potash, uranium and coal mining. His primary focus in this research was on water flow and chemical transport in saturated and unsaturated soils with a special focus on the hydrologic performance of reclamation covers. His research culminated in 20 years of applied research with Syncrude Canada Limited (Canadian Oilsands) where he held an Industrial Research Chair for approximately 7 years. He has recently been involved in 10 years of applied research with Teck Resources (metallurgical coal) where he served on a number of Environmental Advisory Panels to apply R&D to operational challenges as well as serving on the Geotechnical Review Board (GRB).

David Kerr


David is the Head of Product for MX Deposit where he oversees the product lifecycle from idea generation through to design, development, implementation, and ongoing support. David is an experienced product leader with a track record of building commercial software products for the mining and exploration industries, with a heavy focus on solving data management challenges.

Christopher Kelly


Chris Kelly, Project Geologist for Wallbridge’s Fenelon Gold project, has 5 years experience focused dominantly on Archean gold mineralization. Prior to joining the Wallbridge team, he has worked on exploration drilling and mapping projects in the Abitibi greenstone belt with Kirkland Lake Gold and Bowmore Exploration, as well as in the Finlayson Lake greenstone belt with Osisko. He completed his BSc at McGill University and is currently finishing his MSc at Laurentian University on understanding the formation Hislop and Grey Fox gold deposits, owned by Kirkland Lake Gold and McEwen Mining, respectively, by studying the geochemistry and alteration associated with the mineralization.

Scott Briscoe

Nevada Gold Mines

Scott Briscoe is the Chief Geologist MRM for Nevada Gold Mines. Scott has worked in various capacities in geology since 2001. Scott specializes in geological modeling, field mapping and leading other geologists toward the discovery and mining of ore deposits. Scott got his B.Sc. in Geology from the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada Reno in 2007. Scott is a Professional Geologist of Louisiana, member of GSN and registered member of SME. Scott has worked in a variety of deposits including the Comstock Lode, VMS in Alaska, Archean greenstone gold in Australia, Orogenic systems in California and Nevada and Carlin style gold in Nevada.

Scott has worked with several teams with economic discoveries and has lead teams in both exploration and production geology roles. Scott’s current focus is in improving the way geological models are built within Nevada Gold Mines. Having started as a field geologist, Scott sees the input of direct observable geological information as the most important building block in the construction of sound geological models. Scott has four children with his wife Katie. Spending time with family and going on adventures is one of their favorite hobbies. Scott also is an ABS apprentice bladesmith and enjoys forging knives in his sparse free time.


*Subject to change.


Coffee and meet the Seequent Team


Heather Ferguson, Seequent
Shaun Maloney, Seequent 


Session 1
Lee Barbour, Geoslope  From Complexity to Clarity…to Imagination – Reimagining Numerical Analyses in Mining
Lorraine Tam, Seequent – Tips & Tricks 


Coffee Break


Session 2
Scott Briscoe, Nevada Gold Mines
David Kerr, Minalytix  An Agile Approach to Data Risk Management
Christopher Kelly, Wallbridge
James Lawton, Seequent 





Session 3
Gabriela Brandao, Teck Resources
Sarah Devriese, Condor Consulting
Liane Boyer, Broken Rock Resources
Lorraine Tam, Seequent – Tips & Tricks 


Coffee Break


Session 4
Lucy Potter, Glencore
Alexandria Marcotte, Osisko Mining
Alastair McClymont, Advisian
Lorraine Tam, Seequent – Tips & Tricks 


Visit the Seequent solutions kiosks to learn more – featuring:
MySeequent Kiosk

  • Launch of MySeequent and Seequent ID

Data Management Kiosk

  • Seequent Central Portal and Browser
  • DAP and DAP Dynamic
  • MX Deposit

Collaboration Kiosk

  • Collaborative modelling workflow
  • Notifications prototype

Modelling & Geostatistics Kiosk

  • Leapfrog Geo and Edge (variable orientation and transform variography)
  • Oasis montaj/Leapfrog interoperability
  • UAV Geophysics – new drone extension for Oasis montaj
  • Target Pro – new subsurface workflows  for Esri ArcGIS
  • GeoStudio – Geotechnical analysis for Geo-engineers and Geo-scientists


Drinks and Nibbles – Relax, socialise, discuss  

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