Join CSA Global at PDAC 2021 Virtual Convention

    Published on February 18th, 2021

    Join CSA Global, an ERM Group Company for two exclusive workshops to be held during the PDAC Virtual Convention 2021.

    Visit our virtual booth throughout the week, and read more about our hosted sessions on ‘A Pathway to Navigating Geological Data’ and ‘Structural Geology: Easy Wins and Deadly Sins’ below.

    A Pathway to Navigating Geological Data, hosted by CSA Global
    Monday March 8, 2021 – 2.00pm to 3.30 pm EST (US and Canada)

    This workshop is designed for geologists, GIS specialists, junior database administrators, and other professionals interested in learning geological data management and data best practices. At the end of the presentation, participants should have an overview of geological data management and enough knowledge to ask the right data management questions in their companies.

    CSA Global will present an introduction to effective geological data management, highlighting industry best practices with practical examples on how to extract the maximum information and value from the data.

    The workshop content will include:

    • Data management principles and their relevance to international reporting codes.
    • An introduction to relational databases with practical concepts and examples.
    • Managing project data – from start to finish.
    • Real time data for real time decision making.
    • The 4th industrial revolution – what could the future hold for geological data management.


    About our Presenters:

    Maeve Murphy, CSA Global Principal Data Analyst/Operations Coordinator
    Maeve Murphy
    Principal Data Specialist

    Maeve Murphy is a seasoned Geoscientific Data Manager and has more than 25 years’ experience in geological computing and is an accredited acQuire practitioner. She has worked on various systems in both mining and exploration across the globe and has been involved at all stages of the mining cycle with the collection, management and reporting of detailed data.

    David Muir
    Principal Data Geologist

    David Muir is an experienced data geologist who has worked in the mining and exploration industry for the previous thirteen years. He is a Qualified Person (QP), as defined in the CIM code as well as a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. His expertise includes data and content management across the mine value chain, SQL databases, QA/QC procedures and analysis, sampling, laboratory auditing, technical reporting, project evaluations, training and GIS.


    Structural Geology: Easy Wins and Deadly Sins, hosted by CSA Global
    Tuesday March 9, 2021 – 3.30 pm to 5:00 pm EST (US and Canada)

    This workshop is designed for geologists, exploration managers or other professionals who would like to utilize structural data in their exploration and mining projects and who would like to ensure that they are collecting and using structural geological data optimally.

    We will present an overview of structural geology and structural data collection in mineral exploration and mining and highlight some common pitfalls and easy to implement solutions and tips for integrating structural geology into your project.

    The workshop will benefit mining and exploration professionals who would like to make better use of structural geology across their projects and will include:

    • Basic principles of structural geology and their application to mineral exploration.
    • How to collect and organise structural geology data.
    • Deadly sins: common structural geology mistakes and how to avoid them.
    • Easy wins: tips for integrating structural geology into your project.


    About our Presenter:

    Luke Longridge
    Luke Longridge
    Senior Structural Geologist

    Luke Longridge is a structural and economic geologist with advanced structural geology, 3D modelling and GIS capabilities. His expertise spans across several deposit styles including mafic complexes, structurally controlled gold and base metal deposits, placer gold deposits, and granite/pegmatite-hosted deposits. He possesses technical and management experience in both exploration and mining, and has delivered a plethora of targeting, project development, scoping and feasibility studies, and due diligence reviews.

    Search for us on the virtual trade show floor under our parent company, ERM.

    Please contact Magda Fimmano, Marketing Communications Manager (CSA Global) for more information or further questions.

    To connect with any one of our presenters, please send us an email at for further assistance.


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