Past Speakers

Attendees of the previous Canadian Mining Symposium had the opportunity to see the following industry giants take to the stage and share their insights:

Kelvin Dushnisky

Kelvin Dushnisky

President
Barrick Gold

Kelvin Dushnisky was appointed President of Barrick in August 2015 and joined the Company’s Board of Directors in February
2016. He has held a series of progressively senior positions since joining the Company in 2002.

Mr. Dushnisky represents Barrick at the World Gold Council (Chair, Investment Committee), and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM). He is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Shanghai Gold Exchange and the Accenture Global Mining Executive Council. Mr. Dushnisky served on a National Advisory Council for a series of roundtables evaluating Canada’s role in emerging markets.

Robert Friedland

Robert Friedland

Executive Chairman & Founder
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.

Robert Friedland has been a dynamic, transformative force in the Canadian and international mining industries for more than 25 years. The entrepreneur, financier and company-maker is one of the most recognized mining personalities and achievers on the world stage.

With his leadership, executives and companies affiliated with his Ivanhoe Capital Corporation have raised more than US$25 billion on world capital markets to advance a diverse portfolio of natural resources exploration and development projects, and leading- edge exploration and communications technologies, in more than 30 nations.

 

David Garofalo

David Garofalo

President and CEO
Goldcorp Inc.

David Garofalo was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Goldcorp in February 2016. Prior to joining Goldcorp,
David was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Hudbay Minerals since July 2010, where he was responsible for
setting and executing Hudbay’s vision and strategy, working with Hudbay’s Board of Directors and senior management.

David was named Canada’s CFO of the Year by Financial Executives International Canada and Top Gun CFO by Brendan Wood
International and was recognized by IR Magazine with awards for Best Investor Relations by a CFO and Best Investor Relations by a
CEO. He was also The Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the Year for 2012.

Lukas Lundin

Lukas Lundin

Chairman
Lundin Mining Corporation

Lukas Lundin is known for recognizing value and superior global investment opportunities in the natural resource sector. His uninhibited pursuit of highly prospective properties around the world has resulted in numerous large-scale developments and resource discoveries, including Bajo de l’Alumbrera, one of the world’s largest copper/gold projects and the multi-million ounce Veladero gold discovery. Mr. Lundin has also led several companies through highly profitable business acquisitions and mergers such as Lundin Mining’s $3.3 billion merger with EuroZinc Mining, the $2 billion sale of Tanganyika Oil Company Ltd. and the $9.2 billion sale of Red Back Mining Inc. He is Chairman of the Lundin Group of Companies, which comprises 12 publicly traded companies including Lundin Mining, Lundin Gold, Denison Mines, Lucara Diamond and Lundin Petroleum.

Rob McEwen

Rob McEwen

Chairman and CEO
McEwen Mining Inc.

Currently the Chairman and Chief Owner of McEwen Mining Inc., Rob McEwen is also the founder and former Chairman and CEO of GoldCorp Inc., which is, by market capitalization, the largest gold producer in the world. During the last thirteen years of Rob being CEO, the company’s market capitalization grew from $50 million to over $8 billion and its share price grew at a compound annual rate of 31%.

Rob and his wife, Cheryl, have donated in excess of $50 million to encourage excellence and innovation in healthcare and education. Rob was awarded the Order of Canada in 2007 and the Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Award in 2013. He holds an Honorary Doctor of Laws and an MBA from York University and a BA from the University of Western Ontario. Also, he received the 2001, PDAC, Developer of the Year Award.