As a self-regulatory body, PGO monitors members’ compliance with the continuing professional development (CPD) requirements as a condition of their membership. PGO actively works to provide learning opportunities for its members to help maintain competency. Visit this page regularly to check out a listing of learning events provided by PGO. You are also encouraged to subscribe to PGO’s weekly e-newsletter, Field Notes, to keep yourself informed of relevant professional development opportunities provided by other organizations. Disclaimer: The information, views and statements presented by speakers at PGO events are solely those of the speakers and do not reflect the views of PGO nor do they represent explicit or implied endorsement by PGO.

PGO 2024 Annual General Meeting
Virtual, June 20, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. ET  

Click here to see the AGM agenda package.

Please register online to participate in the AGM.  

PGO 2024 Virtual Symposium Recordings
April 16, 18, 23, 25, 2024 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. ET 

PGO presents its annual Virtual Symposium, providing an opportunity to  discuss some of the most interesting issues and pressing challenges currently facing the geoscience profession.

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Webinar: Exploring Professional Digital Signatures and Document Reliability Notarius
June 4, 2024 - 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM EDT 

Our session will focus on the practical aspects of the digital signature as per legal requirement (Electronic commerce Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 17) , which is designed to ensure document reliability.

• Attendees will gain insights into the essential components of electronic document reliability.
 We'll explore various e-signature solutions and discuss their reliability levels.
 Learn about the importance of the digital seal policy in maintaining standards and public safety.

Additionally, we'll provide a live demonstration of the digital signature services. Don't miss out on this opportunity to understand how to maintain document integrity and reliability.

The session will be recorded for future reference and shared with participants.

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4 Seasons of Reconciliation - Indigenous Awareness Online Course
Available at a discounted rate of $50.00

A series of online resources which promote a renewed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canadians, through transformative and engaging learning towards anti-racism education.  

Please click on this link to see the 
video trailer for an overview on the course. 

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Practical Geocommunication Online Course
Free to PGO registrants, GITs and student members

Developed by Dr. Haydon Mort of Geologize Ltd, this is a 10-hour online course, which aims to help geoscientists communicate effectively to the public the important role of geosciences.
Please click on this link to get an overview of the curriculum.

Please send an email to to access Geocommunication online course.

26 Common Flaws Encountered in Mineral Resource Estimation

Speakers: Reno Pressacco, P.Geo., Luke Evans, P.Eng. and Pierre Landry, P.Geo., SLR Consulting Canada
Recording is available on-demand. 

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Webinar Slides - Secondary Market Liability: Lessons and Strategies for Professional Geoscientists

Speakers: Kimberly Burns and Samantha Chang, Dentons LLP

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Webinar Slides - NI 43-101 Consultation: Stakeholder Feedback

CSA Staff Notice 43-401 Consultation on NI 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects
Speakers: Craig Waldie, P.Geo., FGC and James Whyte, P.Geo., Ontario Securities Commission

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