mineLatinAmerica - November 15, 2013

with Premier Sponsors
Norton Rose Fulbright & TMX Group


seminar report

On the Ground Group's second full-day mineLatinAmerica seminar took place in Toronto on November 15, 2013 with thirteen presenters and one hundred and thirty participants over the course of the day.

The program featured current updates by mining companies on their Latin American projects and presentations by expert advisors on current mining issues in the region; including state of the mining market, commodity outlook, risk management planning, financing, managing political risk and maintaining your social license.

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors and co-chairs for the day; Richard Rohan, VP Corporate Sales, TMX Equity Transfer Services / Toronto Stock Exchange and Richard Lachcik, Senior Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and to our Corporate Sponsor and host KPMG and Derek Peters (Partner, Mining Group).

On November 14 mineLatinAmerica delegates opened trading at the Toronto Stock Exchange. Watch the 30-second video.

See the photo gallery for the mineLatinAmerica seminar and the Market Open.

Download the seminar program and presenter and corporate profiles.

Download the presentations:

  • Presentation 1 - Outlook for Base Metal & Gold Prices, 2013-15 - Will the Bull-Run in Commodities Return? - Patricia M. Mohr, Vice-President, Economics & Commodity Market Specialist, Scotiabank

  • Presentation 2 - Pershimco Resources Inc. - The Next Gold Producer in Panama - Alain Bureau, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pershimco Resources Inc.

  • Presentation 3A & Presentation 3B - When the Tide Turns: Risk Management Planning for Mining Projects in Latin America - Rubén Eduardo Luján, Co-Head of Banking and Finance, Latin America, Norton Rose Fulbright and Daniel Linsker, Vice President, Global Services, South America, Control Risks

  • Presentation 4 - Hard Times for Juniors: Dealing with Reality - Jim Borland, President and Chief Executive Officer, Strait Minerals Inc.

  • Presentation 5 - Financing Mining Projects in Latin America Today - Max Satel, Vice President, Investment Banking, Mackie Research Capital Corporation

  • Presentation 6 - Belo Sun Corporate Presentation November 2013 - Mark Eaton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Belo Sun Mining Corp.

  • Presentation 7 - TSX & TSXV: Myths and Realities in Challenging Times - Carlos Espinosa, Head of Business Development, Mining Americas, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange

  • Presentation 8 - State of the Market: Latin America - Glen Jones, Executive Director, The Americas, IntierraRMG

  • Presentation 9 - An Invitation to Explore the Largest Under-Explored Areas in the Largest Copper Producing Region in the World - Daniel Jiménez Schuster, Senior Vice-President Exploration, SQM (Sociedad Quimica y Minera)

  • Presentation 10 - U3O8 Corp: Emerging Low-Cost Uranium Projects in South America - Richard Spencer, President and Chief Executive Officer, U3O8 Corp.

  • Presentation 11 - Perspectives on Achieving and Maintaining Your Social License in Latin America - Corinne Boone, Managing Director, Environmental Services Group and Olivia Gamache, Environment and Social Risk Consultant, Hatch

  • Presentation 12 - Financing, and Managing Political Risk in Latin America's Mining Sector - Tim McGuire, Strategic Account Executive - Extractive Industries Team, Export Development Corporation

  • Presentation 13 - The Benefit Footprint of Mining in Latin America - Ed Opitz, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Kinross

  • Wrap Up - Terry Ortslan, Managing Director, TSO Associates and Chairman, Mineral Resource Analyst Group