Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) PDAC is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community.
Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) PDAC is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community. With more than 7,200 members around the world, its mission is to promote a globally responsible, vibrant and sustainable industry that encourages best practices in technical, operational, environmental, safety and social performance. A Board of Directors, 16 volunteer committees, and team of staff carry out the work of the association. A five-year strategic plan developed by the Board on behalf of members and the industry guides the direction of PDAC. Its goals and objectives centre on the themes of competitiveness, influence, engagement and leadership. Become a member today. PDAC is proud to host the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining convention every year. It has attracted more than 25,000 people from 135 countries in recent years, and will be virtual in 2021.