The Virtual Experience


The CIM Virtual Convention + EXPO is coming to YOU! Access the learning, the insights, the community, the celebration that define the CIM experience from wherever you are in the world.




Over 150 technical presentations
(including live Q&A sessions with presenters)
Digital Transformation The impact of COVID-19 on the mining life cycle
Production Pit to Port
Surface Mine Geotech Working with the Rock
Risk Management Geology: Mineralizing Systems and Beyond
Diversity and Inclusion Environmental Engagement and Expertise
Mineral Economics Changing World of Health and Safety


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The CIMVTL21 platform features:
Browse abstracts
Attend sessions live, or review them on-demand
Connect with presenters for focused follow-up
Build your schedule
Find the content you are looking for with keyword searches
Meet the next generation of industry leaders at our student program
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Virtual Mine Tours

Explore mining facilities in Canada and beyond with virtual site visits. Wherever you are, go from the pit to the plant to the port. Operators with working knowledge of the installations will host you and answer your questions.




Canada's Mining Marketplace

Discover the latest innovations through video, view product videos and specifications, chat with solution providers, book one-on-one meetings, download product material, and much more!

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The Awards

The CIM-Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence is an occasion the mining community anticipates each year. The event recognizes and honours the industry’s finest for their outstanding contributions to safety, operations, and the wider mining community. Take part in the celebration on April 29

The event features cyber mentalist Colin Cloud. It’ll be an experience that will virtually blow your mind. For the first time, access to the CIM-Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence is included in your delegate registration.

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Young Leaders

Never mind getting a foot in the door, the student and young professionals program has four days of programming designed to swing that door open.



A keynote speaker will help participants set clear goals and networking strategies to complement their education and training for career success and lifelong growth. 

Career Coaching

Career coach Mike Bird will give participants the tools they need to plan their next move, distinguish themselves as candidates and land their first "real" job faster.

Get in Front of the Experts

Showcase your talents to an international delegation of mining professionals on a wide range of topics in the student poster competition. Present your work and compete with peers for prizes and gain recognition for your work.

Speed Mentorship

Join round tables with a mentor and within a 20-minute time limit, ask questions about their experience in the industry, how they got started and what advice they have for you as you begin your own journey. Then, chat with the next mentor!

Industry Meet and Greet

With topics provided beforehand, meet with industry professionals to discuss key themes and issues in small, structured breakout sessions.


Join us at CIMVTL21

Register by April 8 to get our early bird registration rates!