mineLatinAmerica - November 14, 2016

with Premier Sponsors
Norton Rose Fulbright &
Toronto Stock Exchange


seminar report

Our fifth full-day mineLatinAmerica seminar took place at KPMG offices in Toronto on November 14, 2016 with twenty presenters and panelists.

The program featured current updates by mining companies on their Latin American projects and presentations and panel discussions by expert advisors on Latin America in the global context, country overviews on Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela, emerging risks for mining companies in Latin America, CSR success stories, financing and crowdfunding for mining companies.

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors and co-chairs for the day; Orlee Wertheim, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange and David Knight, Norton Rose Fulbright (Janne Duncan and Rubén Eduardo Luján) and to our Corporate Sponsor and host KPMG (Daniel Ricica and Victoria Lobatch) and Corporate Sponsor Hatch (Harry Kim and Olivia Gamache) as well as our partners; Alicanto Mining, Canada-Colombia Chamber of Investment & Trade, Flow Partners, Mexico Canada Alliance of Commerce, Mineral Resource Analyst Group (MRAG), Peruvian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Women in Mining.

Download the seminar program and presenter and corporate profiles.

Click on the links below to download the presentations.

Seminar Co-Chairs
  • Morning: Orlee Wertheim, Head, Business Development, Global Mining, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange
  • Afternoon: David Knight, Senior Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

  • 0850 - Registration and Networking

  • 0915 - Welcoming Remarks - Wayne Floreani, Vice President, On the Ground Group, Daniel Ricica, Partner, KPMG, Orlee Wertheim, Head, Business Development - Global Mining, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange

  • 0920 - verbal presentation - Latin America in the Global Context: The Year Ahead - Pablo F.G. Bréard, Vice-President and Head International Economics, Scotiabank

  • 0940 - Panel Discussion - Dual Listing on Toronto Stock Exchange/TSX Venture Exchange and Santiago Stock Exchange - Orlee Wertheim, Head, Business Development - Global Mining, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, Patrick Cruikshank, President and Chief Executive Officer and Terry Lynch, Chairman, Chilean Metals Inc.

  • 1010 - The La Victoria Gold/Silver Project: The Next Great Gold Discovery in Northern Peru? - Jim Steel, Vice President, Mining, Eloro Resources Ltd.

  • 1030 - EDC and Mining in Latin America: Go, Grow and Succeed - Joey Barnes, Senior Account Manager - Extractive Industries Team, Export Development Corporation

  • 1050 - Networking Refreshment Break

  • 1110 - Panel Discussion: Brazil's Mining Sector: An Overview on its Current Challenges and Opportunities - Daniel Ricica, Partner, KPMG, Hashim Ahmed, Chief Financial Officer, Jaguar Mining Inc., Jaret Anderson, Principal, Bordeaux Capital

  • 1150 - Update on Colombia and Ecuador: A Project Generating Company's Perspective - Raziel Zisman, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Alicanto Mining Corp.

  • 1210 - Exploration and Development of a Producing, District-Scale Gold Discovery in Paraguay - Michael Hepworth, Director, Latin American Minerals Inc.

  • 1235 - Networking Lunch

  • 1335 - Panel Discussion - Country Spotlight - Venezuela & Colombia - Rubén Eduardo Luján, Co-Head Banking and Finance, Latin America, Pierre Dagenais, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

  • 1405 - The Potential of the Laguna Salada Deposit to Contribute to the Clean Energy Initiative in Argentina - Richard Spencer, President, U308 Corp.

  • 1425 - Are You Risk Ready? - Janne Duncan, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and Michael Torrance, Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

  • 1445 - Networking Refreshment Break

  • 1510 - Learn from Leaders: CSR Success Stories in Latin America - Panel Discussion presented by Hatch - Harry Kim, Managing Director for Global Environmental Services, Hatch, Todd Minerson, Executive Director, White Ribbon Campaign, Jim Steel, Vice President, Mining, Eloro Resources Ltd., Bernarda Elizalde, Co-Founder and Principal, Responsible Mineral Development Consultants Inc.

  • 1555 - Innovative Financing Alternatives in Latin America - Chad Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Red Cloud Klondike Strike Inc.

  • 1615 - Wrap Up - David Knight, Senior Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Bruce Shapiro, President, On the Ground Group

  • 1625 - Networking Cocktail Reception

  • Presenter and Partner Reference Material and Corporate Brochures
  • Mining in Venezuela: Ten things to know
    - Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Dealing with legal and regulatory risk - mining
    - Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Mining Our Canadian credentials
    - Norton Rose Fulbright
  • TSX Dual Listing
  • Global Metals and Mining Outlook 2016 - KPMG
  • Hatch - mining
  • Introduction to Bordeaux Capital
  • Flow Partners

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