Northeast British Columbia Coal Forum

Northeast British Columbia Community Coal Forum Registration Form

October 19th & 20th, 2005

Admission: No charge for Opening Ceremonies October 19th

All Day Conference October 20th

Coffee Breaks, & Luncheon

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Attendance:

oOctober 19, 2005 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Coal Display Show

Refreshments & Snacks sponsored

by Western Canadian Coal

oDay Conference October 20, 2005

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

oLuncheon October 20th

Guest Speaker

Honourable Bill Benett,

Minister of State for Mining

Deadline Date for registration:

October 3rd at 4:00 pm

Please mail completed entry forms to:

The Tumbler Ridge Chamber of Commerce

Box 1780 Tumbler Ridge, BC, V0C 2W0

Coal Display Show

Coal mine companies, suppliers and

contractors to the coal industry together with members of the general public who are interested in participating in our Coal Display Show.

For more information please contact:

Ray Proulx, Economic Development Officer

District of Tumbler Ridge

Email: edo@dtr.ca

Tel: 250-242-4242 ext. 225

For more information about the conference please contact:

The Tumbler Ridge Chamber of Commerce

Brenda Banham, President

Email: bbanham@neonet.bc.ca

Tel: 250-242-3266

If you are interested in learning more about the resurgence of a vibrant coal industry in the northeast, this conference is a ?must attend? event.

? Meet the representatives of the companies developing the coal deposits.

? Learn the reasons behind the increased interest in the area?s abundant coal reserves.

?Ask industry and government experts about

the coal industry.

?Understand more about responsible coal development.

?Find out how you might benefit either

directly or indirectly from the increased coal mining activities, including:

ØPotential employment opportunities

ØPotential opportunities for business

growth and development.

The Forum provides an opportunity for industry and government representatives to share information on:

Øcoal mining industry and reclamation requirements.

Øeconomic development.

Øindustry opportunities.

Who Should Attend?:

?All members of the public interested in learning more about the coal mining industry,

?persons interested in pursing coal industry career opportunities,

?suppliers and mine operators,

?local government representatives,

?teachers and students.