Latin American mining authorities and a host of private sector industry experts will be gathering next month in Santiago, Chile on December 1-2 for the Latin America Mining Summit 2014, also known as LatAMin 2014, underscoring the continued strong interest in Latin American mining potential for the coming year.
The Summit will provide updates and exploration opportunities for all mining companies - medium, juniors and majors - including all new players and investors from Central and South America, the Caribbean, North America, Asia, Russia, the Middle East, South Africa and Australia. Packed with Vertical Roundtable sessions, The conference will provide the ideal, single strategic platform for both ‘buyers’ and ‘sellers’ in the mining and metals ecosystem, to deal, wheel and seek their financing and mining solutions.
LatAMin 2014 is taking place when medium mining is touted as the future for industry in Chile and the rest of Latin America - with the Chile's mining sector undergoing tremendous transformation, new productivity levels targeted and big capital injection budgeted for - all these done to bring the industry to a next stage of higher growth.
The Conference will cover hot industry-relevant issues such as: New Incentives for Foreign Investments in Chile, Peru, Colombia, the Dominican Republic; Risk Management to Secure Your Business Assets and Safeguard Revenue Streams for Your Investments in Latin America; An Update on International Standards for Reporting Mineral Resources, Mineral Reserves, and Mine Ventures; The World and Latin America Silver Sector Outlook 2015: Market Challenges and Opportunities; and many more industry-relevant presentations.
Participating government authorities from the Latin American region include: Cristina Thomen, Board Director, Camara Minera de Petrolera, Dominican Republic; Mario Huapaya Nava, Secretary General, Ministry of Mining, Peru; Fidel Baez Nunez, Vice President, CODELCO, Chile; Dr Adolfo Lopez, Director (International), Chilean Copper Commission (COCHILCO); Edmundo Tulcanaza, Chairman, Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards (CRIRSCO), Chile; Samuel Apaza Cossio, Planning Department, Corporacion Minera de Bolivia; and others.
Key financing and investment sector experts in-attendance include: Juan Martin, Head of Structured Commodity Trade Finance and TF Loan Syndication & Trading, Deutsche Bank; Javier Aguilar, Deputy Program Manager, EITI MDTF Global Program Oil, Gas and Mining (SEGOM), The World Bank; Fabrizio Vásquez Curotto, Funcionario de Producto - Comercio Exterior, Banco Financiero, Peru; Simion Candrea, Vice President, Investment Banking, Jennings Capital.
Also speaking on the latest industry issues, technologies and best practices are senior management from: Galaxy Lithium (Hong Kong SAR, China), Pan American Silver (Peru), Panoro Minerals, GeoInvestment, Green Mine Gold Inc, JLT Re, Mineralium Consulting Group, Mineria Activa, Cia Minera Pampa Camarones, Universidad Católica de Chile, Risk Control Chile, Consulting Geologists, Chile, LTR Global, Willis, and others.
The Summit exhibition partner is JLT Re, the global reinsurance broker and consultancy providing full-service reinsurance broking and risk management for specialty and regional insurers through a network of 700 professionals across 14 countries.
“This region presents great opportunities but also significant challenges, both business and technical-related. We are very pleased to bring together an outstanding panel of industry partners to address these challenges,“ commented Ms Maggie Tan, CEO of the Summit organizing company, Magenta Global Pte Ltd, Singapore.
The event will be held at the Hotel Mercure Santiago Centro in Santiago, Chile.