Labrador West Speaker Series

The Labrador West Speaker series launched on May 9, 2017.
Locations will vary with each session. For a full playlist, visit our Labrador Institute YouTube page.




November 14, 2018:  Introduction to Hyperspectral Imaging for Mineral Exploration & Mineral Display.  Speaker: Philip Lypaczewski, Geology Researcher, Labrador Institute.

February 20, 2018: In partnership with The Labrador Heritage Society & Grenfell Campus: The Northern Lights: the science, the mystery, and the photography. Speakers: Steven Day, Observatory Technician, Grenfell Campus, Memorial University; Monika Rumbolt, Indigenous Storyteller; & Larry Jenkins, Photographer.


November 22, 2017:  In partnership with the Labrador Heritgae Society; A Labradorian for Labrador: A discussion of The New Labrador Party and it's leaders, Mr. Tom Burgess and Mr. Michael Martin, with Mr. Jordan Brown.


May 9, 2017:  In partnership with The Gateway, Labrador City & Labrador Heritage Society, Height of Land Branch: An Archaeological History of Ashuanipi  with Dr. Scott Neilsen.


May 8, 2017: Having a Blast in Labrador West! In partnership with the Labrador Heritage Society, Height of Land Branch and the Iron Ore Company of Canada, we presented our Speaker Series kick-off event with several featured presentations by Dr. Scott Neilson, Archaeologist; Mr. Scott Barney, GM, Mine and Ore Delivery, IOC; Mr. Pat Moran, Geologist; and Dr. Martha MacDonald, Folklorist; as well as two film screenings in celebration of National Mining Week, 2017.



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Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000