Ascendant Copper Corporation
TSX : ACX
TSX : ACX.WT
FRANKFURT : A5C
BERLIN : A0HMLE

Ascendant Copper Corporation

April 16, 2007 10:00 ET

Ascendant Copper Announces Participation in INVESTORIDEAS Online Mining Investor Conference

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 16, 2007) - Ascendant Copper Corporation (the "Company") (TSX:ACX)(TSX:ACX.WT)(BERLIN:A0HMLE)(FRANKFURT:A5C)(WKN:A0HMLE) announces that it will be a participant in the Investorideas Online Mining Investor Conference. More than two dozen mining companies and six well known industry speakers will take part in this day long mining investment conference in Podcast format.

To listen to and view the Company's power point presentation, please logon and register at www.investorideas.com/forums/Register.aspx. The concept of this online forum is that it will be like attending a mining conference, but from the comfort of your office. Ascendant's Chief Executive Officer, Gary E. Davis, will be making the presentation starting at 9:00 a.m. (MDT), Wednesday, April 18, 2007.

Ascendant Copper Corporation is a mineral exploration and development company responsibly advancing its Chaucha and Junin copper-molybdenum projects in Ecuador toward a verifiable economic base metal discovery. Ascendant has a solid asset base, proven management, and is committed to becoming a mid-tier copper producer with its joint venture partner Antofagasta PLC and its strategic alliance with Rio Tinto.

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