Progressive Mine Forum Agenda – October 23, 2017

This is a preliminary conference agenda and subject to change. We encourage you to check back for updates.


Registration and Coffee


Introduction remarks from IAMGOLD CEO Steve Letwin


The Next Phase in CSR: How a Partnership Model Will Pave the Way to a Brighter Mining Future

Moderator: Trish Saywell, Senior Staff Writer, The Northern Miner

Andrew Cheatle Executive Director PDAC
Kulvir Gill Senior Principal Clareo
George Hemingway Partner & Innovation Practice Lead Stratalis Consulting
Doug Morrison President & CEO Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI)
Stéphane Leblanc Managing Director Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium – Energy & Minerals
Lisa Davis CEO PearTree Securities


Exploration Round Table: How Big Data Can Lead to Big New Discoveries

Moderator: Lesley Stokes, Staff Writer, The Northern Miner

Pavel Rahman Data Scientist & Associate Partner, Cognitive & Advanced Analytics Solutions IBM Canada
Robin Lee Fell Director, Strategic Technology Solutions Goldcorp Inc.
Richard Spencer President & Director Aurania Resources Ltd.
R. Mohan Srivastava Vice President TriStar Gold
Michael A. Dehn Management Consultant Avanti Management & Consulting Limited


Mine Development: How to Build the Future Mine

Moderator: John Cumming, Editor-in-Chief, The Northern Miner

Subo Chatterjee Business Transformation Leader PwC
Gord Stothart COO IAMGOLD Corporation
Matt Manson President and CEO Stornoway Diamond Corporation
Walter Siggelkow President and Founder HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc.
John Mullally Director Government Relations and Energy Goldcorp Canada Ltd
Ewan Downie President & CEO Premier Gold Mines Limited


Presentation of The Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the Year Award to Matt Manson


Complimentary Lunch Served


Finance Round Table: New Frontiers in Mining Finance

Moderator: Anthony Vaccaro, Publisher – The Northern Miner

Dave Donato President and Head of Banking PearTree Securities
David Thomas Partner and Managing Director Resource Capital Funds
John Burzynski CEO Osisko Mining
Ron Sedran Managing Director Equity Capital Markets Canaccord Genuity
Liam Fitzgerald Partner, National Mining Leader PwC Canada


Mining Operations: What Technologies are Poised to Change the Way We Process Metal

Moderator: Matt Keevil, Western Editor, The Northern Miner

Carl Weatherell Executive Director and CEO Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC)
Eira Thomas Founder and Director Lucara Diamond Corporation
Michelle Ash Chief Innovation Officer Barrick Gold
Nathan Stubina Managing Director McEwen Mining
Larry Radford Senior VP – Operations Hecla Mining Company
Joe Lombard Global Managing Director – Metals Hatch


Mine Closure: New Developments that Make Closing a Mine Clean and Efficient

Moderator: Alisha Hiyate, Editor, Canadian Mining Journal

Ken Bocking Principal, Mine Waste Division Golder Associates
Doug Morrison President & CEO Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI)
Steve Woolfenden Director, Environment IAMGOLD Corporation


Closing Remarks


Cocktail Reception

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