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Wednesday, June 8, 2011
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel - Room: Oceanview 5

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?

Event Agenda

*subject to change

 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.