ABOUT MEG CALGARY
Our monthly lunch talks are held in Lecture Room 205, at the Kerby Centre, 1133 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB. The talks will generally be held on the first Friday of the month, but may vary occasionally to avoid conflicts with other events, or to accommodate speaker availability. The Kerby Centre is conveniently located at a C-Train station and offers free parking with validation. The main entrance to the Kerby Centre is located near the eastern end of the building, adjacent to the C-Train station. The Reception Desk can direct you to Room 205. If you are using the Kerby Centre parking, please enter your plate number on the computerized console at the registration desk.
If you would like to attend a talk, please email email@example.com. We don’t sell tickets or take payment in advance, but we do like to have a rough idea of attendance so we can order enough food. If you’re not able to RSVP, you are welcome to show up at the door. We usually order a bit extra food. All payments are made at the door.
The Calgary Mineral Exploration Group Society is a non-profit association incorporated under the Societies Act of Alberta. The mandate of the Calgary MEG is to foster a recognition of the importance of mineral exploration and the development of mineral resources to the province of Alberta.
The Society endeavours to promote public understanding of the Earth Sciences and the business interests of its members. The society offers monthly lunchtime seminars relating to geology and mineral exploration in the province of Alberta, across Canada and around the world. We also offer occasional short courses on individual subjects for the professional development of our members.
Alternatively, you can attend a lunchtime presentation and provide your contact information at the desk, or download the Membership Form and mail it to Calgary MEG, PO Box 1027 Calgary AB T2P 2K4.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CALGARY MEG
In the mid to late 1960’s, the mineral exploration scene in Calgary was small. Great Plains Development, Imperial Oil, Scurry Rainbow and others maintained small mineral exploration groups, mainly engaged in the search for gold and base metals. Don Sawyer, Murray Pyke, Sandy Dean and Al Swanson were some of the geologists working for these companies. At this time the Red Fox bar in the Holiday Inn (now Ramada) was the informal meeting place for the mineral exploration community …
SPONSOR A LUNCHEON
Sponsor a Calgary MEG Society Luncheon. Benefits include your logo and a website link on the Email Distributions to our membership; your logo and website on the event page of our website; and time for a 5 minute information sharing session about your business, product, service or project at the luncheon.
For more information on how to present a talk or sponsor one of our Luncheons please click here to email the President of MEG.