Progressive Mine Forum 2017

DISCOVER THE FUTURE OF MINING & EXPLORATION – October 10, 2018 – Toronto, Ontario

The Northern Miner is bringing the Progressive Mine Forum back for another year. Toronto audiences of executives, young professionals and mining suppliers will gather at the MaRS Discovery District on October 10, 2018 to hear from industry’s leaders and innovators. Please apply to attend by emailing us at Complimentary food and cocktails will be served and the event will present a premium networking opportunity for all delegates.


Keynote Speaker

Sean Boyd, Vice-Chairman and CEO, Agnico Eagle

Sean Boyd

Vice-Chairman and CEO, Agnico Eagle

Mr. Boyd serves as the Vice-Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited. Sean was appointed the Company’s Chief Executive Officer in 1998 after having served as the Chief Financial Officer from 1990 to 1998 and Comptroller from 1985 to 1990.

During Mr. Boyd’s tenure as CEO, Agnico Eagle has grown from a small, single mine gold producer to a multi-mine international gold mining company. Mr. Boyd has been recognized as The Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the year in 2007 and 2017. He has appeared on the list of The Best-Performing CEOs in the World in the Harvard Business Review in 2010, 2016 and 2017.

Mr. Boyd also serves on the Board of Directors for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation where he chairs the Granting, Impact and Stewardship Committee. He has also served on the Board of the World Gold Council and as a member of the St. Francis Xavier University Board of Governors.


Featured Speakers

Geroge Hemingway, Partner - Head of the Innovation Practice,The Stratalis Group

George Hemingway

Partner – Head of the Innovation Practice
The Stratalis Group

George Hemingway serves as Partner and head of the Innovation Practice at Stratalis, a growth strategy and innovation consultancy, where he advises CEOs and Boards of leading organizations on the future and how to conquer uncertainty. Through his work, he has collaborated with the leading global mining companies to set their future visions and re-imagine what is possible from a mining company.

George is considered one of the leading futurists in the mining industry, having delivered over 100 keynotes globally on innovation and the future at venues ranging from the World Mining Congress to NASA, the Pentagon and leading universities. He is a published author and a monthly columnist on the future of industry and disruption.

George serves on several corporate and philanthropic boards and as Strategic Advisor on Innovation and Growth to the Lassonde Institute at the University of Toronto.

October 10, 2018

MaRS Discovery District
101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

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MaRS Discovery District

Scenes from Last Year’s Event

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