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REF NO.: 8

SUBJECT: Public lecture: What might industry disruptions in mining look like?

DATE: Oct. 25

Innovation creates new jobs and industries, but sometimes it also means the destruction of existing businesses.

The mining industry has largely been the same for decades, but what might disruption look like in mining?
Join Dr. John Steen, discipline leader in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of Queensland’s Business School in Brisbane, as he explores some of the trends in the mining industry and what form this disruption might take.
This Speaking of Engineering lecture series, hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, will be held on Monday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Engineering building’s Fortis Angus Bruneau Lecture Theatre, room EN-2006, on Memorial’s St. John’s campus.
Admission is free. Free parking is available in lot 60. All are welcome. Reception to follow.

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