Wednesday, June 8, 2011
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join PwC for a discussion about mining in Colombia and its prospects
Join PwC for a discussion about mining in Colombia and its prospects: See complete details in the agenda below.
Colombia offers enormous potential for mining development with 80% of unexplored territory: With a flourishing business environment, its mining industry is following the path of other Latin American territories attracting the attention and money of global investors.
Is your company investing in Colombia?
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|1:00 pm||Registration and networking|
|1:30 – 1:40||Introduction and welcomeJohn Gravelle, PwC Mining Leader for the AmericasAndrés Triviño, President, Canada Colombia Chamber of Commerce|
|1:40 – 2:10||Mining activity and opportunities in ColombiaNicolás López, Secretary of Mines of Antioquia, Colombia|
|2:10 – 2:30||Assisting Canadian companies in the Colombian mining industryFernando Vargas, Trade Commissioner, Canadian Embassy in Colombia|
|2:30 – 3:00||Views and experience from a mining company in ColombiaDavid Forest, Chief Operating Officer, Sunward Resources, Ltd.|
|3:00 – 3:30||Networking break|
|3:30 – 4:00||Highlights of Colombia’s Mining Code and tax legislationCarlos Miguel Chaparro, Partner Tax & Legal services, PwC Colombia|
|4:00 – 4:20||Canadian capital markets’ views and interests in ColombiaVincent Narang, Edgemont Capital Markets Inc.|
|4:20 – 4:50||Attracting and retaining specialized mining human resourcesFrank Galati, Partner Resources and Juan Moreno, Principal, The Bedford Group|
|4:50 – 5:15||Corporate Social Responsibility: environmental principles and community relations
Andrés Romero, Manager, Sustainable Business Solutions, PwC Colombia
|5:15- 5:30||Discussion and closing remarks|
|5:30 pm||Cocktail reception|
Bookings are closed for this event.