Dr. Annie Quinney is an Instructor in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Calgary. Prior to this she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Arctic Institute of North America.
Robert studied the impact of development in the Arctic and drew on his experience as mineral advisor to TFN during Nunavut land claim negotiations. The result of his work was published by AINA and U of C Press in 2003 the book "New Owners inTheir Own Land - Minerals and Inuit Land Claims" Robert has lectured on the subject a number of times including a march 2004 address at the convention of the Prospectors and Developers Association in Toronto. The event was hosted by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., an agency that administers Inuit owned lands and resources.
Ken holds B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in geology from the University of Durham, England and has worked for more than 40 years in the international oil and gas exploration industry. He has long held an interest in the Arctic and Far North since he worked on geological field parties in the Canadian High Arctic and in Alaska in the 1970s.
A graduate of the Univeristy of Toronto (B.Sc.) and the University of Calgary (Ph.D.), Jon's first experience in the Canadian Arctic was as a field assistant with the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research on Baffin Island in the 1970's. Subsequent fieldwork with the Geological Survey of Canada included Melville Peninsula and Kluane National Park.