W.M Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum
Monday, 17 October 2022
As a registered attendee of Heap Leach Solutions 2022, the conference Organizing Committee invites you to attend an evening social at the W.M. Keck Museum at the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno. We are also pleased to welcome guest speaker Gregory Crouch, who is a known author specializing in adventurous and historic subjects. Most recently, he has written The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the Battle Over the Greatest Riches in the American West.
Registration is complimentary when selected with your delegate pass to the conference. Unfortunately, we have reached our capacity for the reception and are no longer accepting registrations.
- The Reception and two drink tickets are free.
- A cash bar will be available.
- Travel from the Nugget Casino, Sparks to the Keck Museum by charter bus.
- Travel back to the Nugget Casino, Sparks after the social event by charter bus.
Enjoy the company of like-minded professionals and don’t miss the opportunity to attend this great networking social. The Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum houses an outstanding collection of minerals, ores, fossil specimens and photographs, in addition to mining related relics. The museum is also home to some of the spectacular Mackay Silver Collection, created by Tiffany & Co., for John Mackay and completed in 1878. The Museum exhibits will be open exclusively for the attendees of the social
Gregory Crouch grew up in Goleta, California, and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he studied military history. He completed US Army Airborne and Ranger schools and served as an infantry officer, leading two infantry platoons.
Gregory left the Army to pursue other interests, most notably in rock and ice climbing and high-stakes international mountaineering. He developed a particular obsession with the storm-swept peaks of Patagonia and made seven expeditions to those remote mountains, where he made a number of world-class first ascents.
For five years, Gregory was a senior contributing editor at Climbing magazine, where he focused on writing personality profiles of famous climbers. He is now a known author who specializes in adventurous and historic subjects.
Most recently, Gregory Crouch has written The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the Battle Over the Greatest Riches in the American West. Crouch’s entire career has been built from following his intellectual and adventurous interests to their absolute conclusions.