Mexico Mining Forum 2019 Preliminary Program - Mexico Business Events (mbe)
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Mexico Mining Forum 2019 Preliminary Program

08:00
Registration
08:30
A New Vision for the Industry – Sexennial Objectives
  1. Speaker
    Francisco Quiroga
    Undersecretary 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.

09:00
GRASSROOTS APPROACH TO CSR: HOW TO ADEQUATELY INVOLVE COMMUNITIES AND SOCIETY IN PROJECTS
  1. Moderator
    David Guillén
    Founding Partner of Rios Ferrer
  2. Panelist
    Mario Salomón
    Country Manager of Multisistemas de Seguridad Industrial
  3. Panelist
    Renato Urresta
    Director Mexico of ERM
  4. Panelist
    Luiz Camargo
    Director of Finances and Corporate Affairs of Minera Cuzcatlán
  5. Panelist
    William Zisch
    COO of Argonaut Gold

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.

10:00
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
10:30
The Value of Real-Time Data. Can we afford to continue business without it?
  1. Moderator
    Cindy Collins
    Founder of Mining Technology Partners
  2. Panelist
    Antoine Caté
    Structural Geology Consultant at SRK Toronto
  3. Panelist
    Miguel Soto
    Vice President of Exploration at Magna Gold
  4. Panelist
    TBC
    Teck Resources
  5. Panelist
    Lynda Bloom
    President of Analytical Solutions
  6. Panelist
    Ben Pullinger
    Senior VP of Geology at Excellon Resources

Big data and IoT, Internet of Things are becoming a part of daily life in mines across the globe.

11:30
Presentation
  1. Speaker
    TBC
    Of Emerson
11:45
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
12:15
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COOPERATION FOR A HEALTHY MINING SECTOR
  1. Speaker
    Laura Díaz
    Director General of Mines at the Ministry of Economy

When fostering economic growth, industries such as mining are pillars that prop up the national GDP.

12:30
INDUSTRY INSIGHT TO STRENGTHENING MEXICO'S SUPPLY CHAIN
  1. Moderator
    Hector Quezada
    Director Mexico of Victaulic
  2. Panelist
    Alberto Orozco
    President of the Sonora Mining Cluster
  3. Panelist
    Alfredo Phillips
    President of the Guerrero Mining Cluster
  4. Panelist
    Jaime Lomelín
    President of Zacatecas 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.

13:15
HUMAN CAPITAL AND ITS IMPACT ON MINERS
  1. Speaker
    TBC

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.

13:45
NETWORKING LUNCH
15:15
CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN CAPITAL AND PROJECTS
  1. Panelist
    Rob Peterman
    Vice-President, Global Business Development at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)
  2. Panelist
    José-Oriol Bosch
    CEO of BMV Group
  3. Panelist
    José Corona
    CFO of Minera Frisco
  4. Panelist
    Javier Reyes
    Co-CEO of Accendo Banco
  5. Moderator
    Alberto Vázquez
    Partner at VHG Abogados

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.

16:15
Closing Presentation
  1. Speaker
    TBC
16:45
Networking Cocktail

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 2019. 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.

Register today and join us on February 6, 2019

Our Networking Cocktails are a must for C-level professionals who want to expand their business, improve their contacts or who simply want to gain insights from other key stakeholders in their industry. By invitation only, these exclusive events provide enhanced networking and put you in front of the people and businesses that matter to you. Organized around specific topics and themes, our intimate Networking Cocktails are a value-added opportunity to discuss the latest trends and strategies impacting your sector.

Let us help you open doors to fresh opportunities.