Mexico Mining Forum brings together the most influential business and political leaders in the Mexican Mining industry, including the interviewees featured in Mexico Mining Review 2020. Register now or risk missing this opportunity to get the insider's perspective and network with the industry’s main stakeholders at this high-profile conference and networking event.
Mexico Mining Forum 2019 Preliminary Program
- SpeakerFrancisco QuirogaUndersecretary of Mining at the Ministry of Economy
A new administration in Mexico implies a fresh vision for national development, including policies and objectives in the mining industry. In light of the context, the Undersecretariat will highlight the priorities of the governmental organism for the next sexennial and strategies that will be used to achieve these goals.
- ModeratorDavid GuillénFounding Partner of Rios Ferrer
- PanelistRenato UrrestaPrincipal Consultant at ERM
- PanelistMario SalomónCountry Manager of Multisistemas de Seguridad Industrial
- PanelistLuiz CamargoDirector of Finances and Corporate Affairs of Minera Cuzcatlán
- PanelistJosé Antonio BerlangaCEO of Telson Mining Corporation
The art of acquiring a social license in mining projects goes beyond meeting norms and legal obligations, companies must also go out of their way to make sure communities feel involved in the changes that are happening to their surroundings. In this panel, leading experts will share the strategies they have used to establish a bottom-up approach to getting community approval and how this has benefitted their operations.
- ModeratorHector QuezadaDirector Mexico of Victaulic
- PanelistAlberto MendozaDirector of Zacatecas Mining Cluster
- PanelistAlberto OrozcoPresident of the Sonora Mining Cluster
- PanelistAlfredo PhilipsPresident of the Guerrero Mining Cluster
The mining industry's value chain is a key area of opportunity for Mexican companies, and none more so than operators, who are among the top stakeholders. Ultimately, the success of mine operations is based on the strength of its supply chain. In this scenario, service providers and industry clusters are focusing on streaming supply chains to make the links of innovation, investment in new technologies and the professionalization of customer service stronger. This panel addresses the best practices to strengthen Mexican mining's supply chain and foster its competitiveness.
- SpeakerGuido MangieriDirector of IIoT, Plantweb and Digital Transformation at Emerson
Rising productivity, efficiency and ore grade levels are the central goals for mine operators. To achieve it, the digital transformation has promised to revolutionize the industry, but the path to becoming a digital miner is often not so clear. An expert technology company addresses the key steps to ease the transition into the digital world.
- ModeratorCindy CollinsFounder of Mining Technology Partners and CTO of Geosite
- PanelistAntoine CatéStructural Geology Consultant at SRK Toronto
- PanelistDanté ÁguilarFounder and Director of Geotech and Exploration Support
- PanelistLynda BloomPresident of Analytical Solutions
- PanelistBen PullingerSenior VP of Geology at Excellon Resources
Big data and IoT, Internet of things are becoming a part of a daily life in mines across the globe. With sensor-based information, field based instrumentation, artificial intelligence and growing demands to find ore deposits in an ever-shortering timeframe, the industry looks for better ways to operate and make decisions.
- ModeratorSara WardenSenior Editorial Manager of Mexico Mining Review
- PanelistCarlos SilvaDirector General of Carrizal Mining
- PanelistRob PetermanVice President, Global Business Development at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)
- PanelistAlfredo TijerinaDirector of FIFOMI
- PanelistJavier ReyesCo-CEO of Accendo Banco
Playing in a capital-intensive industry with high risks, mining companies find often struggle to raise enough funds to develop their next major project. Developing bridges between the mining industry and the financial sector has become a rising priority. This panel will discuss strategies that the public and private sector are using to develop more financial opportunities for the Mexican mining industry nationally and internationally.
- SpeakerNapoleón GómezSenator of the Republic
In any industry when increasing productivity and efficiency and reducing costs, human capital is key. Thus, mining companies are increasingly looking for the best practices for the attraction, development and retention of the best talent. While human capital issues gain momentum, it is essential for competitive companies to understand how investing in talent is perhaps the most profitable practice for their operations.
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